Digital Communications Officer

University of London - School of Advanced Study

The Role

The main responsibility of this role will be to develop and implement an operational plan for digital communications in line with the strategic priorities set by the Institute. You will coordinate, create and maintain digital content for the Warburg Institute’s website and social media platforms and set targets for and monitor all web and social media performance. 

To succeed in this role, you will need to have previous experience in developing a digital communications operational plan, as well as designing, creating and editing both written and visual web and social media content (news, features, blog posts). 

Knowledge and experience of using web and social media tools, which includes: Content Management Systems, Photoshop, search engine optimisation tools, Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin is an essential requirement of this role.

In addition to this you will need to have demonstrable ability to manage multiple tasks often to tight deadlines and ability to convey complex information to a range of people including academic, professional staff, key stakeholders and members of the public.

For more information on the role and responsibilities please download the job description below.

The School of Advanced Study

The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is a unique institution in UK higher education. Comprising a set of postgraduate institutes and a variety of central academic initiatives, it is located within the Bloomsbury precinct of the University in the intellectual heart of London. It is the UK’s national and international centre for the support, promotion and facilitation of research in the humanities, broadly defined. It does this in collaboration with other organisations, notably the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy (BA), learned societies and government agencies.


The Warburg Institute is known throughout the world for its expertise in the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture. The Warburg Institute Library is ranked amongst the twenty libraries of all time which have changed the world; its Photographic Collection houses an unprecedented collection of photographs organized by subject matter. The work of the Institute is cross-disciplinary and global. Its researches are historical, philological and anthropological. It is concerned with the history of culture in all its forms, particularly the study of the survival and transmission of cultural forms – whether in literature, art, music or science – across borders and from the earliest times to the present.

Further information

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter (by clicking ‘apply now’ at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on Sunday, 8 April 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday, 23 April 2018. 

Pursuing equal opportunities and excellence in education.

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