Communications Assistant

£17,460 - £18,702 per annum
15 Nov 2018
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Work Placement, 7-12 months
Full Time

Are you seeking an internship as part of your degree course in a communications, public relations or media related subject? Or newly qualified in communications or journalism and looking to prove yourself in a busy public sector role?

This 12 month role, beginning in June 2019, will enable you to experience and support the full communications mix while you provide vital support to our small and busy team.

The communications team play a key role in supporting the organisation’s reputation and creating a positive culture amongst our 6,000 staff by keeping them informed and sharing good news. This placement offers you the opportunity to be a part of this professional team and work directly alongside the executive team who have a wealth of experience to share. 

The Communications team is based at Basingstoke but covers hospitals in Winchester and Andover too.


  • You will gain experience through a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities, including researching and writing press releases, creating staff newsletters, making short films, taking photos, organising events, creating posters and leaflets, updating the website, intranet and social media, and monitoring the impact of our communications activities through feedback and media coverage. 

About You 

  • In this role you’ll be encouraged to be creative and confident to help you develop skills and knowledge that will help launch your career. 

Tip: Solent Futures, Solent University’s employability and enterprise service advises that you ensure your CV is the best it can be before you submit it. Look at our online guide or email for feedback. You might want to visit us in RM 001 11am – 4pm to get your CV checked and, if you are invited for interview, to arrange for a mock interview.

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