University of the Arts London

Communications Assistant

  • Date Posted:
  • Recruiter:University of the Arts London
  • Location:London, UK
  • Workplace:On-Site
  • Specialism:Content Marketing / Social Media
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary:£32,624 to £39,342 GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

The Opportunity

University of the Arts London is looking for a Communications Assistant to support digital communications and marketing campaigns for our Communications and External Affairs department.

As a Communications Assistant, you will provide content support, utilising your creative skills to create impactful content that tell great stories as well as impart key information. Your role will be focused on providing communications to current students inhouse, prospective students and external guests for our commercial business. Content produced will be delivered across all Accommodation Service’s social media channels, website and print materials.

You will also provide vital administrative support to the management team as required, which will include monitoring Accommodation Service’s social media forums and team inboxes to ensure enquiries are triaged and responded to in a timely and professional manner.

About You

You will be an organised, enthusiastic and hard-working team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. A degree in in a Communications/Writing/Content related subject or relevant equivalent experience will be essential. You will demonstrate experience of digital communication/social media communications, including experience of creating content in a variety of formats such as film/video. Knowledge of social media monitoring and publishing tools e.g. Social Studio would also be ideal.

You will be digitally savvy, possessing excellent IT knowledge and skills across the full Microsoft Office package and Adobe Suite, and will be proficient in Premier Pro, InDesign and Photoshop. An excellent command of English plus meticulous attention to detail is essential, as are good researching skills. Candidates with a background in journalism, digital media or content creation would be ideal.

We are UAL

For the fifth year running, University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2023. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better and more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

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Closing date: 23:55, 21st August 2023.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.