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This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.

About the role

Are you a digital content creator with an ability to think creatively to communicate a wide range of topics? Can you plan and devise campaigns to tell a compelling story across different channels? Are you a motivated individual, who thrives in a fast-paced team and can work to discover and identify projects where digital activity can add value?

The University of Leeds is one of the top 75 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

The University’s approach to digital channels is increasingly focused on two-way communication and engagement across a range of communities; informing, engaging and inspiring people with a variety of news, insights and information. These audiences range from current students and staff to prospective students, research partners, alumni and media.

We want to use engaging stories about research and innovation, the student experience and life in Leeds to support the University’s strategic priorities for research and education.

You will plan, create, edit and publish content on social media channels and websites to engage, excite and inform our audiences. You will also help with day-to-day community management and support colleagues to refine their content to deliver authentic, audience-focused communications.

What we offer in return

  • 26 days holiday plus approx. 16 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – that’s 42 days a year!
  • Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and much more.
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.

And much more!