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Communications Project Co-ordinator

The deadline for applications is 22 April 2018.

Communications Project Co-ordinator

Salary: £22,214 – £25,728

Vacancy reference number EN14976

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) is a globally influential institute within the University of Cambridge helping individuals, major organisations and whole sectors develop leadership and solutions for a sustainable economy.

This exciting role supports CISL’s Corporate Relations and Communications team, which has responsibility for contributing to CISL’s long term goals by building CISL’s reputation and profile as a global thought leader, working with leaders to tackle critical global sustainability challenges. The role will support the team in its effort to position CISL in the market and support long-term growth through professional marketing approaches. 

The Communications Project Co-ordinator will provide a critical foundation for the team by providing a high level of administrative assistance, which in turn will ensure the work to support the rest of the organisation runs smoothly.

Applicants must be committed to the values that underpin CISL’s work and will be expected to demonstrate the following essential skills and experience:

  • Experience working in a relevant role with excellent administrative and organisation skills, including financial processes such as invoicing and purchase orders;
  • Excellent IT skills,  including familiarity with project management software, spreadsheets, and editorial software;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of facts, principles, processes and general concepts related to Project administration/management;
  • Excellent written and oral communication, including the use of correct grammar, spelling and tone in all written content;
  • Structured thinking and excellent time management skills;
  • A team player with the ability to work within a small, partially virtual team often under time pressure;
  • Ability to use own initiative to manage competing priorities and to manage the expectations of others in that context.

The following attributes are desirable:

  • Experience working with Client Relationship Management systems;
  • Experience developing high levels of trust and credibility in relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Experience of managing events across a range of formats.

The deadline for applications is 22 April 2018.

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This post is full-time and located in Cambridge. CISL is an equal opportunities employer and candidates from all backgrounds and predispositions are encouraged to apply. Informal enquiries may be made to the CISL Human Resources team,

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