Assistant Communications Manager

United Kingdom
Oct 17, 2016
Oct 21, 2016
Organization Type
University and College
Part Time
Assistant Communications Manager NETSCC

Location: Chilworth

Salary:  £23,879 to £28,452 Pro rata, per annum

Part Time (0.6 FTE), Fixed Term (5 Months)

Closing Date:  Friday 21 October 2016

Interview Date:  Friday 04 November 2016

Reference: 792816VB

The University of Southampton is home to the NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies Coordinating Centre (NETSCC). NETSCC manages evaluation research programmes and other research on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

A vacancy has arisen for an Assistant Communications Manager to join the team which manages communications support for a number of research programmes managed by NETSCC as well as cross-cutting research management functions and contributions to NIHR communications. This is a full-time post on a fixed term to the end of March 2017.

The post would suit someone who is naturally well organised, enjoys working as part of a busy and varied team, has a flexible approach to work and is able to demonstrate initiative. You should be qualified to at least A Level (or equivalent) and have excellent written and oral communication skills, a creative and innovative approach to work, and the ability to develop positive working relationships with colleagues of all levels across NETSCC and external stakeholders. You will have experience of working in a communications or marketing role, ideally with knowledge of specialist software packages. Typical duties of the post can be found in the job description. Strong team-working skills are essential and you will join an enthusiastic and supportive team.

We offer excellent benefits including generous holidays and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional, friendly, pleasant working environment.

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The vacancy will close at midnight on the closing date as shown above. If you need any assistance, please contact Anastasia Shikhareva on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote vacancy reference number 792816VB on all correspondence.