52 weeks per year

Salary: Grade 4, Spinal Point 25 (fixed point) – £27,247.41

Permanent

HSDC is seeking to appoint a self-motivated and innovative individual as PR Communications & Content Officer across all 3 of our campuses (Alton, Havant and Waterlooville), who has the ability to develop and deliver information to a range of audiences.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, knowledge of social media channels and the audiences for these, experience in journalism as well as strong administrative, time management, organisational and proof-reading skills. You will have a flexible and proactive approach, be able to react quickly to changes in circumstances and the environment and meet tight deadlines.

This post will involve generating positive publicity to create an excellent reputation for HSDC for both internal and external audiences, producing a range of written content for internal and external audiences, including copy for web, social media, publications, newspapers, newsletters and general marketing purposes. You will also be required to manage and develop relationships with the media, in addition to preparing and delivering crisis communications.

Applicants must be qualified to a degree level, relevant to Marketing, Communications, Journalism, PR or related. You will be required to travel to external locations.

This position is a true hybrid working role with the flexibility to work from home or on one of our three campuses, depending on the needs of the job.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, expecting all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

HSDC actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion at all levels, including its employees, students and customers. Ensuring that we are always recruiting, retaining and promoting a diverse mix of colleagues allows us to have a workforce that is representative of our students and the local community. Therefore, providing us with access to a wide range of skills and experiences.

Closing date: Thursday 5th January 2022 (midnight)