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Alumni Communications Officer

Job title Alumni Communications Officer

Department Advancement Office

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024

Grade Grade 6

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Friday 09 February 2024

Closing date Sunday 10 March 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11441

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Join the University of Bath's Advancement Office as our Alumni Communications Officer. 

About the role:

Working with the Alumni Communications Manager, you’ll produce engaging content across multiple channels including social media, the alumni blog, website, BA2 magazine and donor impact publication. 

The role is as varied and creative as the communications you'll produce. One moment you could be writing about our globally impactful research in areas such as sustainability and health, and the next you could be reporting on our Olympic medal-winning student-athletes. 

This is a full-time role, working 36.5 hours per week on a permanent basis, with a mixture of home and office working.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Jodie Williamson via jdt52@bath.ac.uk.

About you:

As Alumni Communications Officer, you’ll bring experience of writing professionally for online and print, enabling you to engage and inform our community of over 150,000 graduates and supporters worldwide.

You’ll have an eye for a good story and an eagerness to get stuck in and interview alumni, students and researchers to produce quality content to deadline. You should be organised, work well in a team and successfully manage priorities. 

About us:

The Advancement Office supports a network of over 150,000 University of Bath alumni across 170 countries, as well as our wider community of supporters who generously give their time, expertise and philanthropy to the University. 

Fundraising is one of the main aspects of our work. Donor gifts transform students’ lives through removing barriers to education, and advance important research in sustainability, health and wellbeing, and digital.

We keep in touch with our community of alumni and friends, informing them of the latest University news and events, and providing unique benefits and services.

Watch this video to find out more about the role of advancement at the University of Bath.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.