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Digital Communications Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years.

The Department of Computer Science and Technology wishes to recruit a Communications Coordinator to implement the Department's digital communications and outreach strategies.

The Department has a strong record of research, industrial impact and a range of innovative teaching techniques. The primary role of the Digital Communication Coordinator will be to promote the research, teaching and impact activities of the department through the use of digital communications. This work will aim to raise awareness of general and specific activities with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and audiences, and includes content creation, editorial support, and development of strategy and processes to support and enhance the Department's communications. To this end, it is essential that the Digital Communication Coordinator will develop a strong working relationship with other colleagues in the Department, with a particular focus upon understanding the work of its academics to support them in publicising their research digitally, promoting their outreach activities and industrial collaborations.

Applicants should have a degree level qualification in a relevant subject/Level 6 vocational qualification (or equivalent), have experience of working with a broad range of communication channels and, most importantly, digital communication. Some experience of scientific or technical writing would be desirable.

More information about the Department of Computer Science and Technology is available here:

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure you upload your Curriculum Vitae, covering letter including a summary of your past work which makes you a suitable candidate for this role and an sample of your writing (500-1500 words) which illustrates your suitability for the position. Any relevant examples of social media communication - e.g. link to organisational/corporate Twitter account, blog, etc. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR17148 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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