PR & Communications Officer

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Posting date: 16 February 2021
Salary: £25,217 to £28,331 per year, pro rata
Additional salary information: £25,217 - £28,331 pro rata (£12,608.50 - £14,165.50 per annum)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 07 March 2021
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Company: Leeds Arts University
Job type: Temporary
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Salary: £25,217 - £28,331 pro rata (£12,608.50 - £14,165.50 per annum)

Contract: Fixed Term (Up to 12 months with potential to become permanent)

Hours: Part Time – Job Share (0.5 FTE)

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

The post holder will jointly manage the media relations function for the University and aim to increase coverage across print, broadcast media, online and blog sites at a regional, national and international level. The post holder will jointly be the main contact for media and will monitor and evaluate any coverage that the University receives and will provide written reports to the Senior Management Team.

Other duties will include planning, developing and implementing communications campaigns, researching and writing website content and working with other members of the Marketing Team to develop and plan social media output. The role requires a high standard of factual and editorial accuracy, a strong eye for detail and the ability to comply with University guidelines to ensure consistency.

The successful candidate will need to be educated to a minimum of degree level from a Marketing, PR Business or other related discipline or hold a CIPR qualification, have experience in PR/Communication and have an understanding of PR campaigns. They will also have an understanding of different social media platforms and experience of working within an art and design related field would be desirable.

Full details of the essential and desirable criteria which need to be demonstrated for this role can be found in the relevant job description.

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Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Closing date: Sunday 7th March 2021 at 23.59pm

Interview date: Thursday 18th and Friday 19th March 2021

Leeds Arts University is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment. We would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at this level

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