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Information and Communications Assistant

Are you a confident communicator who is interested in writing content for print, digital and social? Are you a highly motivated and organised individual, with attention to detail and an ability to work well in a team?

The Cultural Institute has three main aims: to increase pioneering research collaborations with our partners, to widen cultural engagement and participation, and to create more opportunities for – and build the skills of – our students. We aim to transform how higher education and cultural organisations work together to harness the power of culture, creating a more diverse, sustainable and resilient cultural sector and a more connected and engaged university.

The Information and Communications Assistant will play a key role in supporting, planning and delivering Cultural Institute communications to key groups, such as external partners, public audiences or University of Leeds staff. Working within the Cultural Institute team and reporting to the Project Manager: Communications, you will have the chance to engage with our cultural and creative industries partners across the region.

The Information and Communications Assistant will undertake the delivery of the Cultural Institute’s communications strategy in collaboration with relevant staff, targeting key audiences both internally and externally. You will be involved in writing, editing, co-ordinating and publishing content across various digital and print communications channels, and work on delivery of key events both on and off campus. 

You will have excellent organisational and planning skills and the ability to complete tasks to agreed deadlines. You will also have strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team; with a positive and proactive approach to problem solving and making improvements. You will be IT literate and able to work across web applications to manage digital content.

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

Nichola Casse, Cultural Institute 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 3143, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  Cultural Institute
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 4
Salary:  £19,612 to £22,417 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  50%
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (One year secondment cover)
Release Date:  Friday 10 January 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 January 2020
Reference:  AHCCI1010
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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