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Communications Assistant (Alumni and Development)

Are you a confident communicator who is able to write content for print, digital and social? Can you support communications campaigns to engage a range of audiences and build a community? Do you have exceptional organisational skills? 

The University of Leeds has one of the largest alumni communities in the Russell Group. Through our communications, the Alumni and Development Team encourage a warm relationship between the University and our 270,000 former students. The University benefits from the support of this global community in myriad ways, including volunteering, fundraising, advocacy and recruitment.

Our communications keep alumni and supporters connected to each other and the University. We provide relevant and interesting content that instils a lifelong pride in their membership of the University of Leeds community. 

With an understanding and appreciation of the relationship between a University and its alumni, you will be a strong writer, an impeccable proofreader, an informed social media strategist and a determined researcher. 

You will need organisational skills, flexibility and initiative to manage several tasks at once and work with a range of people in the team and the University to ensure our alumni and supporters feel connected to and proud of the University and their fellow alumni.

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

Mark Dorey, Senior Communications Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1554, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Alumni & Development Team
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 05 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 November 2019
Reference:  CSADT1057
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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