Salary: Grade 7, £31,076 – 38,183 per annum
Full time, permanent role.
The University of Oxford has a rare opportunity for an exceptional communicator within its media team. An expert storyteller, confident and creative digital practitioner, and strong champion of our institutional reputation, you will be working at the heart of the world’s number one ranked university (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016).
You will share the overall work of the media team (see http://po.st/EzXGC2), with particular responsibility for engaging global audiences with the world-leading research undertaken in our academic Divisions. You will also play an energetic role in broadening appreciation of Oxford’s forward-looking and diverse community, raising understanding of the educational opportunities we provide to the best and brightest from every walk of life.
With first-hand media experience, ideally at national level, you’ll possess a sharp news sense, sound understanding of journalism, writing talent and a strong intellect. We will expect you to grasp and translate complex concepts for specialist and general audiences. Working with preeminent research groups and a broad array of University colleagues, you will need to be diplomatic, responsive and resilient.
You’ll find yourself quoted regularly as a University spokesperson in the national and international media, and reach sizeable audiences through social media. If you want to tell the world about research that truly makes a difference to society, and broaden awareness of opportunities to fulfil talent, we look forward to hearing from you.
Only applications received by 12.00 noon on Friday 30 June 2017 will be considered. Interviews are anticipated to take place on the week commencing Monday 10 July 2017
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