Internal Communications and Digital Officer

Lincolnshire Permanent £23,753 - £23,754
  • Lincolnshire based - some remote working
  • Fantastic opportunity to work for a dynamic organisatoin

About Our Client

Higher Education

Job Description

Reporting to the Digital Media Manager, this role supports the development and delivery of a proactive and exciting media strategy for the University of Lincoln. The post holder will contribute significantly to:

  • Delivery of the objectives of the Social Media team, which are to manage engagement with our stakeholders, nationally and internationally, including current staff and students.
  • Support the broader objectives of the University which include increasing recruitment, profile raising and building the reputation of the institution in the UK and overseas across our portfolio.
  • Delivery of internal communications activity within the University community (staff and students), including on significant issues and campaigns.
  • Supporting other marketing communications activities, such as sponsorship, events and content creation for online channels and publications.
  • Conversion through international social media.
  • To proactively deal with customer enquiries coming through social media on a day to day basis in a professional and timely manner.
  • To raise the profile of the University through positive online engagement.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the University's internal and external communication strategies.
  • Work with the team to produce media plans to raise the profile and build the reputation of specific Colleges, Schools and Departments regionally, nationally and internationally.
  • Copywrite and manage the distribution of information to internal and external audiences in an appropriate way to avoid negative impact on the University's reputation.
  • Work closely with the PR team to monitor on-line opportunities and risks and maximise global communications penetration through creation of multi format content such as web and audio
  • Maintenance of social media networks, ensuring that communications are managed in a timely and professional manner. This includes, but is not exclusive to, the maintenance and development of the social networks, blogs and online communities for which Marketing is responsible.
  • Ownership of the monitoring of social media on a daily basis in addition to the responsibility of reporting on social media content and use on a weekly and project basis
  • Use the appropriate style, tone of voice and key messages in communications to help promote the University's profile internally and externally.
  • Contribute to internal communications and provide advice to senior University staff on how to use social media.
  • Support daily internal communications activities including maintenance of staff and student news sites and appropriate use of all staff and student emails

The Successful Applicant

  • Previous experience in a communications setting
  • Excellent time management and prioritising skills

What's on Offer

Salary from £23,754

Remote working initially, with requirement to be on campus thereafter

Charley Ford
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+44 121 230 9435

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Charley Ford
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+44 121 230 9435
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