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About the role

We are looking to appoint a highly organised, motivated individual to be a key member of the External Relations Division. The post-holder will provide comprehensive high-quality administrative and organisational support to the Director of Marketing and Communications, to ensure the efficient and effective operation of their portfolio.

About you

Able to work independently, you will deliver excellent personal assistant support, ensuring the Director’s time is managed efficiently and effectively, often in the face of competing demands and tight deadlines.  You will fulfil a number of administrative functions including mail and diary management, committee servicing, maintaining systems and processes, and providing confidential support. You will be proactive in using your own initiative and judgement to resolve issues, be able to determine priorities and to ensure that they are represented professionally at all times.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will also be required to develop an understanding of colleagues’ workloads and priorities to ensure a continuous and seamless service to the Group is provided at all times.

You will possess the high standard of professional performance required to represent senior members of University staff, and the communication skills necessary to work with a diverse array of internal and external stakeholders.

Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome, and should be made to Jacqui Harley at Jacqui.Harley@leicester.ac.uk

Interviews are anticipated to take place on 3rd December 2019

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located close to the city centre, our staff enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, plenty of training opportunities and a wide range of excellent campus facilities.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here