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Within the Marketing, Recruitment & External Relations Directorate, the communications team is responsible for supporting the delivery of the University’s strategy and branding, focusing on enhancing its national and international profile for research and expertise, industry partnerships and work-ready graduates, and communicating to its own staff.
We are currently seeking a Graduate Trainee Communications Officer to support the team in all aspects of its work, offering a wider-ranging experience in public sector communications.
Working as part of a team of journalists and PR practitioners, video-makers, marketers and social media specialists, you will be involved in proactive media management, including story generation and promotion, leveraging expertise and activities in the media, shooting and editing video and running the Twitter channel @SalfordUniNews
You will be expected to establish your own contacts and contribute ideas and solutions during team discussions and planning meetings. You will take responsibility for multiple projects, both planned and reactive to external media demand.
You will be a final year under or postgraduate student of journalism/PR at the University of Salford with good knowledge of the media landscape and a desire to learn in a stimulating and creative environment. You will promote creativity and innovation whilst ensuring quality, consistency and efficiency in all areas of media and PR activity.
In return for your expertise, we offer a supportive environment, competitive terms and the opportunity to make a real difference.
All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants.
We offer flexible working patterns, enabling our colleagues to accommodate work life balance.
Please note this vacancy closes at 23.59 on the 12th May 2019.
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