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Communications Assistant


Location:  Egham
Salary:  £24,981 to £29,250 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Friday 08 July 2022
Reference:  0622-278

Please note: this opportunity is only available to current employees of the University

Full-Time, Fixed-Term until December 2022

Would you like to work at the heart of innovation in creative industries? Are you excited about the possibilities that new storytelling forms and technologies bring? This role may be for you.

We are looking for an organized, personable and enthusiastic Communications Assistant to assist with our communications work. 

StoryFutures Creative Cluster exists to fuel innovation in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence and all types of immersive and next generation storytelling and is led by Royal Holloway, University of London.  It is a partnership between higher education, creative producers, companies (SMEs) and major industry partners such as Pinewood Studios, Imaginarium, The National Gallery, BBC Studios, Sony Interactive Entertainment and Heathrow Airport. Based in one of the UK’s top creative and digital industry areas, it is part of an unprecedented public investment in creative industries Research & Development (R&D) through the Creative Industries Clusters programme

The post holder will assist across all our communications activities. 

At StoryFutures we work with an agile, start-up mentality and so you will enjoy a truly innovative, and collaborative environment.  

All in all, this is an exceptional opportunity for someone with the right skills and attitude to make a difference and support innovation and growth in the UK’s creative industries.   

You are likely to have some experience working in the creative, digital or marketing communications environment, and have strong communications and organisational skills. 

This is a full time post available from 15th July 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, with strong potential for extension. This post is based in Egham, Surrey on our beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Moira Noble at 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0622-278

Closing Date:  23:59, 8 July 2022

Interviews: Interviews will take place between 11 July and 31 July 2022.  Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a few skills-based tasks on the day of the interview.  

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.



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