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Digital Communications Officer - QMUL17240

Department: Blizard Institute
Salary: £33,615 - £39,483 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL17240
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 18-Dec-2018
Closing date: 15-Jan-2019

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Applications are invited for the post of Digital Communications Officer within the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. The Blizard Institute is the largest institute of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and aims to deliver excellence in all aspects of research, teaching and clinical service.

The post holder will coordinate and maintain the ongoing re-development of the Institute's web presence and will help develop and deliver the Institute’s internal and external communications strategy. They will also support the expansion of the Institute’s social media presence, in order to deliver its strategic priorities and objectives. In addition to this, the post holder will be responsible for facilitating and strengthening the Institute community.

The successful candidate should have a degree and/or significant vocational experience in the fields of communications and marketing, as well as experience maintaining and developing websites using a Content Management System. They will possess excellent organisational skills, including the ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise workloads and be able to work effectively with colleagues across an organisation at all levels.

The post is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of January 2019. Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 - £39,483 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Kat Kemp at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 2299.

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The closing date for applications is 15th January 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.


Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers. We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support. As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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