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PR and Media Officer (0.4 FTE)

Listed by King's College London SU


Application deadline: Sun 12 May 2024 10:00
If this sounds like you, please download and complete an application form and an equal opportunities monitoring form from below and email directly to [email protected]


Actual salary: £11,996.40 – £14,496.00 per annum (£29,991.00 - £36,240.00 FTE)


Part time - 2 days per week (equivalent of 14 hours per week)


Interview and written communications/PR test taking place between 21-23 May 2024


The PR Officer is responsible for developing and delivering PR activities to ensure effective communication with stakeholders, media and the public. A primary objective is to establish and raise the profile of KCLSU across media in the sector at a local and national level, whilst furthering international interest. Working in a small team, the successful candidate will play a key role in delivering successful media campaigns and daily management of media enquiries, always in line with KCLSU's strategic objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

1. Raising KCLSU's profile, creating an understanding among key audiences by presenting the Student Union's core messages and services in specialist and mainstream print, broadcast, online, and digital media.

2. Develop strong relationships with journalists/press agencies in both mainstream and Higher Education media.

3. Work with student officers and colleagues to achieve high-quality media coverage and public awareness for issues of importance to KCLSU.

4. Support and deliver PR and Media campaigns that align with KCLSU strategy.

5. Collaborate with student newspaper ROAR to promote upcoming events and other relevant KCLSU news.

Application Process

If this is you, please download and complete an application form and an equal opportunities monitoring form from below and email directly to [email protected]

Please do not send CVs as these will not be considered

Please DO NOT submit your applications in PDF formats

You will also see on our Job Pack that we are a equal opportunities employer and we live by our 4 main values i.e Inclusive, Collaborative, Open and Brave. KCLSU is a fun, social and flexible work environment which offers opportunities for development as well as great staff benefits.

Benefits of Working for KCLSU include:

  • Hybrid Working Policy 
  • Pension Contribution
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan & Computer Loan
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Enhanced Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Eye Tests & single focal glasses allowance
  • 41 days annual holidays including bank holidays and closure days
  • Discounts and Venues
  • £30 wellbeing allowance per term
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • "No meeting Friday" ethos
  • KEATS Learning Platform & LinkedIn Learning subscription
  • Death in Service
  • Access to Kings Libraries

At KCLSU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are at the heart of everything we do and we endeavor to ensure equal treatment of all candidates. We welcome a diverse range of applicants and are open to discussing flexibility with the right candidate. Reasonable adjustments will be made for candidates with disabilities at all stages of the recruitment and selection process, and to ensure that a successful candidate with a disability can undertake the post.


To be eligible to apply for this role you must:

  • Be eligible to work in the UK, and provide proof of this (i.e. a passport/visa) when asked by KCLSU
  • Have a National Insurance number, or be in the process of applying for one
  • Not be a trustee of King’s College London Students’ Union