|£32,332 to £34,980 per annum, pro rata for part time hours, Grade 5
|30th November 2023
|7th January 2024
An exciting new communications role has arisen to join a new Research Centre for Adult Social Care Research (CARE) within Cardiff University.
You will create, manage and deliver communication strategy and plan and develop high quality and engaging content and messaging for a range of channels, including a website, intranet and other digital platforms and newsletters.
You will have exceptional communications and relationship-building skills, proven experience of creating effective digital content and communications and the ability to manage content management systems. You will be able to interpret complex information and communicate effectively to a range of audiences.
You will support CARE and its researchers with communications and events promote the work of the Centre provide advice, guidance, and support, and leading on projects within this area. This will include holistic development of events, sourcing speakers and making the arrangements to promoting events, delivering on the day, and evaluating the impact of the events. A CARE administrator will be able to support event administration.
You are responsible for maintaining and reviewing content to ensure its accuracy, consistency, and effectiveness, and you will plan and deliver new content and features as required. You will proactively research customers’ needs, using your findings to help inform the development of impactful and effective content.
You will be expected to ensure that all related communications and engagement are targeted to reflect audience needs and information consumption habits and are both timely and well planned and reactive according to the communication plan.
This post is part-time (21 hours per week), fixed term until 31st March 2028 and immediately available.
Salary: £32,332 - £34,980 per annum, pro rata for part time hours, Grade 5 (with 3 annual increments up to £34,980 per annum, pro-rata (final salary at top of grade).
Responsible to Centre Manager.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30th January 2024
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jo Parry. ParryJ7@cardiff.ac.uk.
Candidates with personal lived experience of social care services are especially welcome. Note that applicants will not be expected to disclose, evidence or demonstrate this either at application or if selected for interview.
Cardiff University offers many excellent benefits, including 45 days annual leave, pro rata for part time workers (including bank holidays) blended working (meaning you will be able to work from home for some of your time), a cycle to work scheme and other travel initiatives, annual increments up the pay scale, and more. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work, with many different challenges and is a proud Living Wage supporter.
Closing date: Sunday, 7 January 2024
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
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