Student Digital Communications Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Aug 2021

Open-Ended, Full-time, 35 hours per week

We are looking for a highly organised, professional, approachable and self-motivated individual to undertake the role of Student Digital Communications Officer.

The Opportunity:

The post holder will be required to oversee and administer all student digital communication activities for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught programmes within the Biomedical Sciences Teaching Organisation. The post holder will also be responsible for the creation and production of print media. The post holder will have experience of website content design (creation, editing, publishing and maintaining) as well as excellent communication skills and, in particular, being able to communicate to a variety of audiences.

Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Experience of website content design and of working with specialised web techniques such as html and css.
  • High level of copy-writing and editorial accuracy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles for varied projects with diverse audiences.
  • High level of IT literacy, experience of working with a range of software and procedures, including graphics packages. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently, work under own guidance and as part of a team. 

Click here for a copy of the full job description.

As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme , staff discounts, family friendly initiatives , flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interviews will be held: date to be confirmed.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

Closing date 20th Aug 2021, 5pm. For a full copy of the job description and to apply please visit the University of Edinburgh website.

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