Research Web and Copywriting Assistant

Undisclosed Company
Birmingham, West Midlands
£11.91 per hour
29 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower is currently recruiting for Research Web and Copywriting Assistant for a well-established university within Birmingham. Your role will be to support the Web and Social Media for Research Officer and the B2B Marketing Team in the creation of written content for the University's external research web pages and other collateral.

As a Research Web and Copywriting Assistant, your main responsibilities will be to:
*Write and create engaging content for our external research audiences including academics, funding bodies and our strategic partners
*Write and create content to research pages of the University and the University's intranet, iCity
*Liaise and build relationships with academics to produce articles and stores about their research
*Assist the Research Web and Social Media Officer in the creation of research videos for the University website
*Review, edit and repurpose curated content to ensure it delivers on requirements of channel/audience it is required for an example tone of voice.
*Help promote University research events on the website and on the University research blog
*To work with the B2B Marketing Team to help create a 'specialists' area of the University website which highlights our academics and their research
*Build strong working relationships with the Marketing and Digital teams to maximise effectiveness of activities and to enhance and communicate the University brand to a variety of audiences

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
*Educated to a degree level in English, Marketing, Online Journalism and Digital Media
*18 months minimum experience working in marketing, digital or copywriter roles
*Experience of working with Content Management Systems
*Basic knowledge of and interest in academic research
*Experience of writing/creating and optimising content for websites and blogs
*Team player
*Interpersonal, communication and liaison skills
*IT Literate
*Ability to work under pressure and remain calm
*Meet to strict deadlines

If this Research Web and Copywriting Assistant role in Birmingham sounds like the job for you, then apply today!