University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Communications and Social Media Assistant (Fixed Term) Internal Secondment Opportunity

Communications and Social Media Assistant (Fixed Term) Internal

Secondment Opportunity

As the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and the largest cultural venue in the region, The Fitzwilliam Museum acts as a crucial bridge between the University, the City and the rest of the world, and has an international reputation for extraordinary research, world class exhibitions, award-winning public programmes and significant collections spanning many cultures and centuries. The Hamilton Kerr Institute (HKI) is one of the world's leading centres for teaching and research in conservation and heritage science.

The Communications and External Relations team are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic individual to provide efficient and effective administrative and creative support to the Fitzwilliam's communications and social media activities.

Applicants should have experience in a customer-facing environment, with excellent IT skills and experience using social media which can be developed for organisational purposes. A key aspect of this role is having excellent communications skills and being able to successfully build working relationships. As with all communications and social media activity, accuracy and compelling visuals are vital, so we are looking for someone that has an eye for detail and design.

With the guidance of the Press and Media Manager, the role will involve planning and developing social media posts, supporting the researching and commissioning of digital content including films and articles, and supporting with media enquiries and events.

Please contact Emma Shaw, Emm[email protected] for more information or an informal discussion.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2023 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

The post is offered to internal candidates only on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Interview date to be confirmed.

Please quote reference DA36643 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge






    Assistant staff


    11 May 2023

    Closing date

    29 May 2023

    Job details


    Communications and Social Media Assistant (Fixed Term) Internal Secondment Opportunity


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    May 29, 2023

    Job type



    Computer Science,Social Science

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