Communications Assistant

Development Office

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


  • Posted on: 10th Jan 2022
  • Salary: Grade 4: £22,847 - £26,341 per annum with possible extension to £28,756
  • REF: 154315
  • Closes: 09th February 2022
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time

Job Details

Communications Assistant

Development Office, University Offices, Wellington Square, but you may be able to agree a pattern of regular remote working with your line manager.

Grade 4: £22,847 – £26,341 per annum with possible extension to £28,756

The Development Office is seeking an aspiring communications professional to support the work of the UODO communications team in assisting colleagues to secure funding and in conveying the impact and power of philanthropy at Oxford.

The Communications Assistant role is a new position that will provide vital administrative and practical support to the communications team. The team is responsible for a variety of work streams including the creation of content for the Development Office website, an annual report on the impact of philanthropy, social media, internal communications, and the creation of bespoke proposals for major prospective donors.

The post-holder will have strong interpersonal and writing skills with excellent attention to detail. They will be organised and keen to learn new skills and embrace new technology. A familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) is required, along with an interest in the role that higher education plays in effecting positive change. The role is a varied and busy one and will require the post-holder to juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

The office seeks to support and encourage staff to help them reach their potential, providing access to appropriate courses and training whenever possible.

We encourage applicants from all sectors of the community and are especially keen to encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Wednesday 9 February 2022 can be considered. You will be required to upload a letter of application as part of your online application. Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 24 February 2022.

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