This is an exciting time for Sunderland College as it expands to include Northumberland College
and Hartlepool Sixth Form and the group builds its reputation locally, regionally and nationally. You
will join an already existing and expanding communications team to achieve our organisational
B2B and B2C communications.
As Communications and Media Officer you will play a pivotal role in coordinating external PR
activity and delivering exceptional communications through a wide variety of channels. You will
support the whole College Group to build our reputation through engaging, timely and relevant
communications to both internal and external audiences.
You’re passionate and enthusiastic, with a proven track record of planning and delivering
communications and media campaigns using a range of channels and tactics. You will have the
ability to research messages from a variety of different sources and align this to the College’s
strategic objectives and brand positioning.
Due to the nature of the post, it is imperative that you have excellent writing skills, in particular the
ability to understand complex issues and turn them into clear and engaging content for on and
offline platforms. You should also have excellent digital skills and able to write for a wide variety of
audiences and communication channels.
You will be comfortable advising and supporting internal stakeholders. Good planning and
organisation skills are essential, coupled with the ability to problem solve effectively.
You should be able to demonstrate, in your personal statement, practical examples of how you
fulfil the person specification.
Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.
To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies
alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0191 511 6046 to request an
application pack. Please note we will only accept Sunderland College application forms.
All applications must be received by 12noon on Friday 22 November 2019
It is anticipated that interviews will take place on 04 December 2019.
We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the
community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and