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Digital Communications Coordinator

Can you create compelling and accessible content for a variety of digital platforms? Are you looking to develop your copywriting, graphic design, brand identity, and audio-visual skills? Would you like the opportunity to nurture our online presence and shape digital communications campaigns? Do you want to share important stories about climate change, air pollution, and extreme weather?

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) is a world leading research centre, dedicated to the advancement of atmospheric science. Our research falls into three key areas: air pollution, climate and high-impact weather and long-term global changes in our atmosphere. 

We also provide the UK with state-of-the-art services for observing and modelling the atmosphere. These include a research aircraft, advanced ground-based observational facilities, computer modelling and support, and facilities for storing and analysing data. 

We play a significant and influential role in many international science programmes and provide advice, leadership and national capability in atmospheric science. 

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science is supported by the Natural Environment Research Council, and has 250 members of staff embedded across UK universities and research institutes.

The National Centre for Atmospheric Science  is seeking to employ a Digital Communications Coordinator to join our Operations Team based at its headquarters in Leeds. 

As the NCAS Digital Communications Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in elevating NCAS’ online identity and improving engagement with our science-related content across websites, social media channels, and beyond. 

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx.16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!  

If you are looking for a role that will provide an exciting opportunity to develop your digital communication skills and experience, within a supportive and enthusiastic team, apply today. Interviews will be held during the week of 24 June 2024.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Harriett Richardson, NCAS Communications Manager


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Environment
School/Institute:  National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS)
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £30,487 to £36,024 per annum
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 24 April 2024
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 May 2024
Reference:  ENVNC1022
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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