Communications Coordinator

Portsmouth, Hampshire
08 Aug 2018
12 Aug 2018
Communications Coordinator
Contract Type
Work Placement, 7-12 months
Full Time

We’re Hampshire’s largest provider of affordable homes with around 850 staff. Providing quality affordable homes is only part of what we do. As a ‘people’ business, we work hard to create a high profile, fun, friendly working environment. Recruiting high level expertise and investing in our staff’s development, whilst looking after their wellbeing.

We’re recruiting for a communications coordinator based in Portsmouth. This is an industrial placement for an undergraduate who’s currently working towards a relevant degree. And who’s available to start in September 2018. It’s a full time, fixed term role for 12 months, working 37 hours per week.


  • As communications coordinator, you’ll provide administrative support to the communications team.
  • This’ll be through a wide variety of activities to include copywriting, event organising, using content management systems and other general admin duties.
  • This is a varied role, giving you a real chance to get stuck in to some exciting tasks.
  • You’ll be involved in supporting the team with media coverage reports, managing press subscriptions, the delivery of internal & external communications and digital content.

About you:

  • You’ll have a passion for communications (public relations, media etc) to support your study.
  • You’ll already have some knowledge of content management systems & processes.
  • Also, a good overall general knowledge of digital communications and social media management.
  • Most of all, you’ll be a keen learner who works well under pressure and at pace.  
  • Your ‘can-do’ attitude and customer focus will be the key to your success in this role.

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