Our client, a research institute in Cambridge, is looking for a Communications Assistant to join their team of experts.
Our client, a research institute in Cambridge, is looking for a Communications Assistant to join their team of experts, who raise the profile and impact of our client’s research through communication and dissemination. To succeed at the role, you will be self-motivated, proactive, eager to learn, well organised, collegial, and intellectually curious, write well and have an excellent attention to detail. The small team covers many facets of communications, so you will be able to learn a variety of skill sets and be involved in high-profile pieces of research and issues relevant to current affairs. An interest in design and applying creative ideas to visual communication is desirable, as the job offers opportunities to learn from an in-house specialist.
The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years professional, administrative experience with the ability to succeed in a collegial, fast-moving office environment. You must have excellent attention to detail and an appreciation for the use of technology for problem-solving. An understanding of social media in a professional context is essential and you must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will need strong organisational skills, particularly for event management and must be eager to learn new skills, especially design-based software. You will need to be a confident user of Microsoft Office Suite and must have the judgement to know when to self-initiate and when to ask for assistance.
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