Ref OTR0813
Location Canterbury
Job Type Office & Clerical
Contract Type Fixed Term
Salary Type Per Annum
Salary (£) 18185 - 20374

OTR0813, Information Services, Closing date: 05 Dec 2013

The Role
This is an exciting post for a Communications Assistant to join a busy and developing team at the University, where you will have the opportunity to support the Information Services Publishing team with Library and IT services communications. You will be assisting with production of online and printed materials, displays, newsletters, events, blogs, website updates, social media, posters and other print/digital signage.

The role will also include regular compilation of website, newsletter and social media content. You, will support the team in researching and gathering information through internal/external data in order to inform projects and development. You will provide evaluation of campaigns/website through analytics, gathering feedback data and helping with surveys.

The Person
The successful candidate will be experienced in disseminating and writing accurate and accessible on and off-line content including for social media. You will have experience of creating, publishing and maintaining content for the Web. In order to be successful in this role you will have well-developed interpersonal skills, and will be able to liaise and build relationships with staff, and external suppliers.

For full details of the role and the selection criteria, please refer to the job specification attached.

The Department
Information Services is comprised of four sections: Customer Support, Library Collections and IT Development together directly support almost all areas of University activity, and the Planning and Administration section supports the work of the department.

A strong emphasis is placed on user support and all provision is targeted as closely as possible to user needs. In line with the University’s strategic direction on information management, further emphasis is now being placed on the importance of increased electronic information provision, with a view to making more effective provision in some areas and developing new provision in others.

Website: Organisational structure - Information Services - University of Kent

Further Information

Closing date for applications: 05 Dec 2013

Interviews are to be held: 17 Dec 2013 (notifications will be sent by Tues 10th Dec)

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post (please do not send your application directly to the department).

How to apply - for this type of position you will be required to complete the on line application process. Please note we do not accept CVs for this post.

If you require further information regarding the post or application process please contact Gemma Ray on Please note applications sent directly via email cannot be considered.

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