Communications Officer

Magdalen College, Oxford

Applications are invited for this post in the Development Office of one of the leading Oxbridge Colleges in fundraising with a well-staffed and innovative team and an engaged Fellowship. The Communications Officer will have a great opportunity to help deliver a successful and ambitious alumni relations and fundraising programme in one of the largest colleges in Oxford University in terms of students and alumni. Further information about the College and its Development Office is available from the website:

You would join a friendly, team-spirited office tasked with developing the College’s success in alumni relations and fundraising. You will review and enhance current communication strategies as well as introduce new creative ideas for engaging with our alumni. The role will require the ability to communicate clearly and appropriately, and to gather and write stories that successfully communicate key messages, as well as technical ability with print, web editing, video and email marketing software. Other requirements include an understanding of marketing/PR and social media, creativity, initiative, accuracy, flexibility, and a willingness to accept responsibility.

The salary will be at University Grade 6 Scale £28,098 to £33,518 dependent on level of experience. Benefits include contributory pension scheme, generous holidays, free lunch, car parking, and use of sports facilities. Flexible working requests will be considered.

Further particulars and application form are available from or telephone 01865 276033.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 18th December 2017. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 10th January 2018.

Magdalen College is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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