Internal Communications Officer Ref: 8954

School/department: Communications, Marketing and Advancement
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 36.5 hours working hour week. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 8954
Salary: starting at £27,131 to £31,411 per annum, pro rata
Placed on:  23 August 2022
Closing date:  30 September 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed  
Expected start date: to be confirmed

Job description

The University of Sussex is looking to appoint a confident communications professional to support the internal communications function.

You will have worked in a similar role in a large or complex organisation, where you will have supported communication teams to deliver plans and strategies in support of the organisation’s objectives.

You will be able to turn your hand to internal communications and engagement, event management and work with digital/social media. You’ll also be able to engage with and work alongside senior stakeholders.

In this role you will support priority projects utitlising a variety of communications channels

You will be responsible for keeping our internal communications plans up to date, tracking our progress and keeping records as we deliver against the plans.  

You will help to develop materials, support the delivery of events and develop a range of engagement tactics.

You will attend key meetings and working groups as required and work closely with Communications, Marketing and Advancement colleagues, ensuring an integrated approach to communications across the University.

Please contact Charlie Littlejones for informal enquiries.

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

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 8954 [PDF 99.35KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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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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