Information Coordinator Ref 6589

Post Title: Information Coordinator (Communications and Events)
School/department: School of Media, Arts and Humanities
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent
Reference: 6589
Salary: £22,254 to £25,627 per annum, pro rata if part time
Closing date: 18 October 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: ASAP

We are seeking an experienced, creative and organised individual to join our Communications team working on internal and external communications, social media, marketing, admissions and recruitment-related events and activities. Initiative, flexibility and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing is essential, as is experience of web design.

Working as part of a team, you will be responsible for the development, management and sharing of information and communications across the School. Working in partnership with colleagues in Research and Education, you will be able to identify creative solutions which drive forward our communications and information management.

 The post holder will:

  • support the coordination of information and activities across the School, ensuring the processes and services for which they are responsible operate smoothly
  • be a key point of contact and liaison with other teams in the School
  • support the production and delivery of effective communications and information in various formats
  • support student recruitment events, such as Open Days and Applicant Visit Days

 The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and creative flair, as well as experience using databases and communication software. They will have a keen eye for detail, be dynamic and self-driven with a can-do attitude, eager to learn and take on responsibility. They should have an interest in web editing, content creation and an aptitude for online systems.  Experience in using social media for professional purposes is essential, as is a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Adobe Creative Cloud.

 Proficiency in creating and editing short videos would be advantageous.

 Please contact Ian Tout, for informal enquiries.

Download the full job description and person specification (reference number 6589) (PDF XKB)

 The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 119.50KB] 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 in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as or pages) 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.

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