Senior Content & Communications Officer

Closing date
8 Oct 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Job Details

As a member of the Content & Creative team, the Senior Content and Communications Officer will support LSBU in leading the design and implementation of an engaging communications programme to a range of audiences, informing and engaging them of our work, why you should study and work here, our student successes and the many projects and programmes happening across the wider LSBU Group.

About you

We're looking for someone with a strong grasp of content with excellent writing and editing skills, a passion for communication and most importantly solid social media experience. To manage a range of projects in varying sizes you'll also need to be agile in how you work and be able to use your communications skills to effectively plan and execute brand campaigns and content that enhances our external profile as well as a student's journey at LSBU.

Exciting work you will do

The role will work on a multitude of projects including our student Content Influencer Programme, student experience, our campus redevelopment and welcome week for our new and returning students. You'll be using your skills to develop a blend of fun, useful, beautiful and inspiring content about life in London and studying at LSBU as well as taking a leading role in managing and enhancing our digital communications and engagement.

The skills and experience you will need to be successful

You will have experience working in a fast-paced environment and relish working on multiple projects at once, especially those focussed on creating a more engaged social media following. Experience in writing briefings and plans, creating presentations and delivering communications digitally as well as engaging with stakeholders is essential.

Details about the role and how to apply

The role is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours a week Mon-Fri. The team works from home 3 days a week with 2 days in the office (Southwark). Of the two days in the office one is fixed as Wednesdays and the second is flexible.

Interview and assessment process

It is expected that the interview will be held on (or close to) Wednesday 13 October with a written test to be completed the week prior.

Please Note: The Job Reference number for this post is REQ6306

Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.

Please be advised that currently LSBU will only support the Certificate of Sponsorship for any employment visas and will not support the payment of the employment visa for the offered candidate and/or dependants.

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