Media Relations Assistant (Maternity Cover)

    Cranfield University
    Marketing / Media
    Cranfield, Beds
    25 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered
    £20,152 to £22,462 per annum, pro rata (25 hours per week)
    Job description

    Cranfield is a world-renowned, specialist postgraduate University, creating leaders in technology and management.

    Communications and External Affairs (CEA) is responsible for enhancing and protecting Cranfield’s reputation, engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders and raising awareness of Cranfield’s brand and its distinctiveness. CEA is a dynamic, fast-paced department that is involved in multiple projects across the University. Working in a friendly and lively office, the role holder will be a crucial lynchpin between the various teams that make up CEA.

    As a part of the media and external communications team, the role holder is the first point of contact, during office hours, for journalists and plays a vital role in delivering Cranfield University’s media relations strategy.  The role would suit someone with strong organisational skills and a strong interest in the news agenda. The post holder must be educated to A Level standard or equivalent.

    For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Leaman, Head of Communications and Public Affairs on (T); +44 (0)1234 75 8069 or (E);

    At Cranfield we value diversity and inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.  We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

    Fixed term to 31/03/20

    Closing date for receipt of applications: 11 September 2019

    How to apply