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Communications Assistant

StoryFutures

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £25,849 to £30,036 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 04 December 2022
Reference:  1122-516

Fixed Term till March 2023

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

We are looking for an organised, personable and enthusiastic Communications Assistant to assist with our communications work including helping to help create digital assets and maintaining social media activity.

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. 

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 

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 Prof Will Saunders at will.saunders@rhul.ac.uk

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukThe RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk.

Please quote the reference: 1122-516

Closing Date:  23:59 04 December 2022

Interview: TBC

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

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.


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