Call: 0114 234 5197
Call: 0114 234 5197

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Join the ASET team as our new Communications Officer (Closing date: 5pm Friday 28th June 2024)

The ASET team is expanding and we’re looking for a self-motivated Communications Officer to take the lead on all aspects of our communications and marketing. If you are a creative individual who is able to lead campaigns, write engaging copy and improve our SEO we’d love to hear from you.

As ASET’s Communications Officer you will lead on all aspects of external communications to drive our member engagement. An effective communicator, you will manage our website, be responsible for targeted email campaigns, design and write ASET newsletters and manage our LinkedIn. You will identify key audiences and devise strategies to build engagement alongside evaluating and measuring the effectiveness of campaigns. Your keen eye for detail will ensure all ASET communications and publications are in line with our branding and convey a uniform tone and approach. This role offers an opportunity to demonstrate initiative and work autonomously.

We are looking for a strong communicator, with excellent written, verbal and design skills. You will be self-motivated, good with technology and be confident using design softwares and WordPress. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to work in the HE landscape and in the employability space and has the motivation to shape this role to help ASET grow for the benefit of its members.  An understanding and knowledge of work based and placement learning would be beneficial. This role is home based with occasional UK travel to ASET events (annual conference, biennial Leadership Exchange).

Essential

  • Experience using WordPress with a knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Experience using design platforms e.g. Canva or Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator etc)
  • Prior experience working in a communications or marketing role
  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written
  • Eye for design and a keen attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and versatile, able to adjust to the changing demands of an evolving organisation
  • Able to evidence an ability to work independently, managing competing demands in order to meet tight deadlines and deliver multiple and complex projects
  • Enthusiastic and supportive team player
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Flexible to travel to events UK wide including occasional overnight stays (e.g. Conference)

Desirable

  • Experience and/or knowledge of Work Based and Placement Learning within the HE sector

Salary

£28,000 – £30,000 pro-rata

Hours

16 hours per week (0.4 FTE, based on an ASET FTE of 40 hours)

We are open to a discussion on days/hours worked but would be looking for a commitment of regular fixed days/hours within UK Office hours.

Location

Home-based, with occasional UK travel (e.g. attendance at ASET Conference)

How to apply

Send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] using the Subject Header: COMMS 24

Closing Date

5pm Friday 28th June 2024

Interview Date

We anticipate interviews will take place, online, on Wednesday 10th July 2024

Enquiries via the ASET Office [email protected] or 0114 234 5197 (no recruitment agencies)