Social Media and PR Manager, Full-time – Permanent

Campus Living Villages

What’s on offer?

These include but are not limited to:

  • Permanent Position
  • Annual Salary: up to £30,000 (depending on experience)
  • 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
  • 25 days Annual Leave plus 8 Public Holidays and Birthday Leave
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Bupa Cash Plan Membership
  • Group Life Assurance
  • 2 x Paid Volunteering days per year
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

 

Who are we?
Campus Living Villages is a global provider of student accommodation across four regions (Australia, New Zealand, USA and UK). We are committed to creating tailored student communities that suit the unique culture of each campus and Universities we work with.

 

Who are we looking for?

We are currently looking for an experienced Social Media and PR Manager to join our Marketing team at Campus Living Villages. You’ll be working on social media, PR, internal and external communications and resident communications.

As an accommodation provider for students, we are looking for someone to bring our brand to life on social. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, creative marketer to make this role their own. As well as managing the social media channels this person will be responsible for handling press and influencer relationships, as well as owning our internal, crisis and corporate communications, so attention to detail and the ability to handle sensitive situations is essential.

The successful candidate will need to provide referee details for obtaining references.

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@clvuk.com stating the position and location you’re applying for.

 

What will you be doing?

  • Develop and execute the social strategy covering Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Daily creative writing and content creation
  • Working with the in-house designer to bring our campaigns to life online
  • Working closely with multiple departments to ensure our content reflects our messaging as a business
  • Researching the latest trends and techniques to improve our social and community performance
  • Sharing our internal culture across relevant platforms
  • Reporting figures and successes to the business
  • Managing the internal communications strategy (covering internal emails, video updates, all user updates and head office digital screens)
  • Work with our departments and Villages to build relationships, uncover stories and understand what is newsworthy
  • Managing proactive and reactive press coverage opportunities
  • Manage the selection, development and utilisation of a variety of communications media to meet all types of customer and stakeholder communication needs
  • Implement and manage public relations strategies and activities, overseeing media releases, events, advertising, conference attendance and communications to partners and stakeholders
  • Monitor media coverage of Campus Living Villages in the region and globally
  • Working with the villages to monitor the progress of crisis matters
  • Creating and executing the communications action plan should an issue arise

 

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • At least three years’ experience in a similar function (Essential)
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to adapt writing style to suit different audiences and communications media (Essential)
  • ICT /digital capability to effectively utilise current and future technology in Campus Living Villages’ marketing and media strategies (Essential)
  • Achievement orientated with a desire to achieve outstanding results in a team environment (Essential)
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills (Essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail (Essential)
  • Self-motivated, and willing to take the initiative (Essential)

 

Our Core Values

Our goal is to CREATE a culture that we all enjoy working in by following the below values. We expect all our employees to demonstrate the values listed below on a daily basis:

 

Community: Be part of the ONE team and pursue the team goal.

Respect: Be tolerant and accepting of colleagues and customers and do not manipulate, demean or mistreat people.

Equality: Endeavour to treat everyone the same, regardless of their role.

Accountability: Work hard, work smart and do not blame others.

Trust: Be forthright, candid and deliver on your promises.

Enthusiasm: Be passionate in what you do and give 100%.

 

In addition to the Core Values listed above, Campus Living Villages expects a high level of professional behaviour in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@clvuk.com

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