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Senior PR & Communications Officer


£27,472.31 - £29,146.30 per annum, pro rata





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Director of Marketing, Sales and Corporate Affairs


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


As PR and Communications Officer you will play a pivotal role in managing the Group’s internal communications channels as well as coordinating external PR activity.  Through your creativity and expertise, you will support the Group and subsidiaries to deliver engaging, timely and relevant communications to both internal and external audiences.

You’re passionate and enthusiastic, with a proven track record of planning and delivering PR and communications campaigns using a range of channels and tactics. You will have the ability to research messages from a variety of different sources and align this to the college’s strategic objectives and brand positioning.

Due to the nature of the post, it is imperative that you have excellent writing skills, in particular the ability to understand complex issues and turn them into clear and engaging content for on and offline platforms.

You will be comfortable advising and supporting internal stakeholders.  Good planning and project management skills are essential, coupled with the ability to problem solve effectively. This is an exciting time to join the college, and the role will be key in helping to shape and deliver our communications and PR activities.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate, in their personal statement, practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Friday 01 December 2017

 It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Friday 08 December 2017

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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