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[Met-jobs] Job Opportunity: Communications Officer at NCAS Leeds

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2016 17:37:17 +0000


Job Opportunity: Communications Officer at NCAS Leeds

Location: University of Leeds - Main Campus

Faculty/Service: Faculty of Environment

School/Institute: School of Earth and Environment

Salary: £21,605 to £25,023 per annum

Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months)

Closing Date: Sunday 22 May 2016

Interview Date: Wednesday 01 June 2016

Reference: ENVEE1113

As NCAS Communications Officer, you will work as part of the communications 
team within the headquarters of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science 
(NCAS), based at the University of Leeds. You will contribute towards the 
overall aim of promoting the science and facilities of the National Centre for 
Atmospheric Science to its target audiences and stakeholders, including the 
general public, media, funding bodies and the government.

Working with the NCAS Communications Manager, you will assist with reviewing 
and editing written documents and media from across the NCAS science and 
facilities and will source and edit web content including the publication of 
news stories, blogs and features. You will act as a first point of contact for 
media enquiries and will assist with writing press releases, briefing notes and 
Q & A documents.

You will have the ability to clearly communicate often complex information to a 
wide range of audiences, often working under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
You will have well developed organisational skills, with an ability to 
prioritise a complex, diverse and varied work load. With excellent written and 
verbal communication skills, you will have the ability to confidently and 
proactively interact with a diverse range of people. Your role will involve a 
high degree of autonomy so it is essential that you take a proactive approach 
to work, demonstrating personal responsibility with good use of initiative.

NCAS is not based in one location but distributed across many UK universities 
and related institutions. This post forms part of the NCAS operational team and 
is based at the University of Leeds. Your role will involve some travel, 
occasional overnight stays away from Leeds and some weekend working.

Informal enquiries may be made to Felicity Perry, NCAS Communications Manager. 
Telephone: +44 (0)113 343 4212<tel:%2B44%20%280%29113%20343%204212>, email: 
felicity.perry@ncas.ac.uk<mailto:felicity.perry@ncas.ac.uk>

For more information and to apply, visit: http://bit.ly/NCAScomms




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