Communications Coordinator (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

The Centre for Landscape Regeneration (CLR) and the Conservation Research Institute (CRI) are seeking to recruit an experienced and skilled individual to plan and deliver impactful and concise communications activities. You will help us to effectively convey our aims, ambitions, and achievements to a wide internal and external audience, including researchers, collaborators, internal and external stakeholders, policy makers and research funders. You will be responsible for ensuring clear, professional and up-to-date website content, social media, newsletters and publicity materials promoting events and seminars.

The hours are flexible and available for up to 2.5 days per week (0.5 FTE). An initial contract is fixed term for 1 year, with the possibility to extend.

An in-depth scientific background is not required for this role, but an interest in the environment and conservation, and a passion to engage others in these would be beneficial.

You will have good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. You will be organised, with an ability to prioritise and move between tasks as needed.

As Communications Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting and implementing the CRI and CLR's communication strategies. You will play a crucial role in communicating the aims, ambitions and achievements of each of the centres, ensuring that all internal and external communications are clear and engaging. You will work in collaboration with researchers across both centres, other communications teams across the different departments and across the wider University.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society. We also support family-friendliness, and we welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for flexible working arrangements. The role is based at the David Attenborough Building in central Cambridge. We practice a hybrid working model and although staff can work at home, regular office attendance in Cambridge will be required.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 1 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

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Please notice that if you have not received any news from us 1 month after the closing date you should consider that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Please quote reference PD39391 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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