Research Communications and Events Assistant ref 2628

School/department: School of Business, Management and Economics
Hours: part time (0.6 FTE/22 hours per week)
Contract: fixed term until 31 July 2018  
Reference:  2628
Salary: starting at £20,989 and rising to £24,285 per annum, pro rata
Placed on: 05 January 2018
Closing date:  24 January 2018.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected interview date: 31 January 2018
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

This post provides support for the School’s research impact, communications and engagement activities, working closely with the Research and Communications Coordinator, Research Impact Officer and Faculty within the School as required.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake a variety of tasks in support of research communications and engagement. Tasks include: updating webpages, assisting with the organisation of events, maintaining databases, planning and preparing written content, proof reading, as well as general administration duties.

The position would be suitable for someone with an interest in communications and events coordination as well as current affairs. The successful candidate will be a highly organised, enthusiastic and motivated individual, with excellent attention to detail and who is able to work independently. Excellent written and communication skills, solid administrative skills and good IT skills, including proficiency in using Word, Outlook and Excel are essential.  Editorial or web management experience of would be an advantage.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 2628) (PDF 107.87KB)

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

See our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]


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