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Digital Communications Officer (Social Media)

Marketing - Digital

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £29,645 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Sunday 06 October 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 14 October 2019
Reference:  0919-355

Full Time, Permanent

Applications are invited for the post of Digital Communications Officer (Social Media) in the Marketing and Communications Department.

Royal Holloway’s Marketing team is responsible for motivating and engaging target external audiences by identifying, bringing to life and effectively expressing Royal Holloway’s stories through a variety of channels in the most inspiring, impactful and relevant way. The Digital Communications Officer (Social Media) is responsible for planning, managing and sourcing all major social media channel content; ensuring it is engaging, impactful and targeted at our key audiences.

As part of the Digital team, you’ll manage the university’s main social media feeds on a day-to-day basis. You’ll be responsible for taking an overview of upcoming activity and opportunities, working in collaboration with colleagues across the organisation, and for planning, scheduling and posting messages that promote the reputation of Royal Holloway and support student recruitment. You’ll be responding to queries; creating engaging digital content that is relevant to target audiences in support of both strategic and tactical objectives; and monitoring and reporting on the success of this content.

To succeed, you will need to be a dynamic individual with excellent communication and collaborative skills and both a creative and analytical mindset. You’ll have a proven track record of working with social media in a professional environment and understand trends in both the digital landscape and audience behaviour. If you’re energetic, can handle multiple projects and enjoy working in a team, we’d like to hear from you.

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 30 of all UK universities. Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Please quote the reference: 0919-355

Closing Date: Midnight, October 2019

Interview Date: w/c 14 October 2019

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. 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship 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 is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

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