University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Social Media Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator Marketing Communications - Brand, Campaign Marketing & Events Location: Greenwich Campus

Salary: £26,444 to £29,605 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Wednesday 27 March 2024 Closing Date: Friday 12 April 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4481

Working in the Marketing, Content and Brand team within the marketing and external relations directorate, you will join a dynamic, and hard-working team playing a pivotal role in producing social media content for the University of Greenwich.

Your primary responsibilities will involve planning and executing our social media posts across all our channels (TikTok, Instagram, X formerly known as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn). You will ensure our content aligns with our brand and effectively reflects our ethos and values. Additionally, you'll be tasked with enhancing our corporate reputation, promoting student recruitment, services, and facilities.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about content creation and social media and has experience managing social media accounts for a large company. As well as being able to write engaging copy for our channels, you will have the skill and experience to film and edit ‘reel' type videos for our Instagram and TikTok channels. We're looking for someone who has their finger on the pulse on social media trends and who enjoys consuming social media content in their spare time.

As you will be working with a range of stakeholders at all levels of the university to advise and support on social media requirements, a can-do attitude, organisational skills, and professionalism is a must.

You will be responsible for creating User Generated Content, sourcing stories from our current students to show what student life is like at the University of Greenwich through video content for our TikTok and Instagram channels.

The ideal candidate for this position will be up to date in the latest advancements within the social media landscape with a creative flair. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, and experience working with sites such as Canva and be able to create assets for our channels. You will also have worked with social media management platform tools (i.e. Orlo, Hootsuite etc.), and be able to film and edit videos for TikTok and Reels either with the in-app tools or other available apps.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Faye Murphy on [email protected]

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer Jobs and careers University of Greenwich and information on the university's working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines Documents University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from protected characteristic(s), who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Job details


Social Media Coordinator


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


March 28, 2024

Application deadline

April 12, 2024

Job type



Arts and Culture,Computer Science,Business and Economics,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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