Grade:            Grade 3.1

Contract:        12 months fixed term contract, start date: 1 July 2021. (Subject to the needs of the University).

Hours:            09.00-17.00 Monday to Friday; with flexibility to work evenings and weekends


Responsible for:


Supporting the Monitoring and evaluating of the team with data entry systems.

  • Support organisation of events


  • Support the team on designing, and devising marketing material to be accesses by the student community and partners.
  • Attend meetings and interact with Colleges, Student Union and various student groups to market and recruit students.
  • Prepare and deliver speeches and presentations to various student groups.
  • Undergo training to understand existing publicity frameworks to increase profile opportunities
  • Work with design partners to ensure the print and production of design material
  • Advertising opportunities through the weekly emails.

Social Media:

  • Prepare and manage social media platforms
  • Design
  • Gain understanding of international social media platforms and accessibility


  • Student Engagement
  • Support the team with events and workshops
  • Ensuring and confirming attendees and encouraging further participation from students.

Person specification


  • Educated to degree level (expected or achieved).
  • Five GCSE’s at least Grade C or level four (or equivalent) including English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent experience).
  • Convey a genuine enthusiasm for student enrichment.
  • Friendly and approachable manner, with a commitment to the principles and practices of equality and diversity.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to be receptive to new ideas.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative.
  • Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office, especially in Word and Excel.
  • Experience of working as part of a team in a customer-focussed service to ensure the delivery of high quality services.
  • Experience of managing time in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to solve problems as part of a team and resolve straightforward issues.


  • Good knowledge of Durham University

Expected start Date 1st July 2021

Please send all enquiries/your application to [email protected]

The closing date for applications is 15 February at 18:00.