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Multimedia Reporter

Bournemouth University

Location: Bournemouth
Salary: Starting salary from £21,414 - £24,029 per annum with further progression opportunities to £26,243
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th June 2019
Closes: 3rd July 2019
Job Ref: MC238

Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.

We’re looking for a talented professional capable of delivering a range of multimedia content to promote the University. Candidates should have an eye for a good news story and should have demonstrable multimedia skills, including the ability to shoot and edit pictures and videos.

As a ‘multimedia’ reporter, we would expect candidates to be able to create content for a variety of channels, with a good understanding of both traditional and social media.  They will be the eyes and ears of the PR team, attending events and capturing key moments to give external audiences a flavour of BU.

Working within our in-house PR team, the position holder will be responsible for working alongside PR colleagues to promote the University through creative content, writing press releases and news stories for the website, and engaging with journalists as appropriate. The post holder will be encouraged to think creatively to provide added value to PR campaigns, increase media coverage and use multimedia skills to highlight the strengths of the university to an external audience.

The post holder should be able to create videos, take photos and be proactive with creating social media content to enhance news stories and related PR campaigns which support delivery of BU’s strategic marketing objectives to build reputation, deliver against recruitment targets and support partnership development.

This is a key role within the communications team at Bournemouth University and candidates should also be able to demonstrate skills and experience in line with the job description and personal specification.

For more information about the job role, contact Nathaniel Hobby, PR and Corporate Communications Manager on 07715 812218.

BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

Closing date: (Midnight) Wednesday 3 July 2019


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