Student Engagement & Communications Assistant

Job Description

The team 

King’s Careers & Employability (KC&E) seeks to enable and empower students, recent alumni, and researchers from all disciplines and walks of life, to gain the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to effectively navigate their lives and careers after university and achieve lifelong success. 

The Student Engagement & Communications Assistant sits within the Student Careers Engagement (SCE) team within the department. The SCE team supports students at all levels across the institution, as well as alumni, to access information, advice, events, opportunities, and e-learning, to aid them in their career journeys. As a team, we also work specifically to address the sector-wide and institutional factors and barriers that contribute to differences in progression amongst students from underrepresented backgrounds. 

About the Role  

The Student Engagement & Communications Assistant will work closely with the Communications & Engagement Officer to plan and execute the communication plan for King’s Careers & Employability.  Key projects will include planning and executing communications for the core events and opportunities we run in the Autumn term, creating and managing a pool of collaborative content, and ensuring we collect engagement-related data to inform our communication activities. The post-holder will also be required to produce engaging design work for print, social media, and other online assets, using our branding guidelines. You will work closely with other colleagues across the department, working on multiple projects simultaneously.  

This role would suit someone who is looking to gain experience in marketing and communications, as well as working in a Higher Education context. 

This is a full-time role (35 hours per work) and is temporary until the 28th June 2024. Our offices are in Bush House (Strand Campus). There is an option for hybrid working (a mixture of working from home and in the office) depending on work needs and personal preferences. 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Designing a range of engaging content, in line with the department’s branding guidelines.

  2. Planning and executing marketing and communications campaigns, promoting our core offer and events offering. 

  3. Assisting with a variety of comms projects, working with colleagues across the team. 

To apply:

Applications for this role will close on Sunday 6th August at 11:59pm. Interviews will take place on Friday 11th August on MS Teams. You must be available on this day for interview. Applications must be submitted through King's Talent Bank. Please provide clear examples of how you meet the essential criteria (and desirable if applicable) in your cover letter, along with motivations for applying for the role. 

If you have any questions about the role, please email 




Skills, Knowledge and Experience  


  1. Strong written communication skills. 

  2. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task. 

  3. Ability to show initiative and feel confident in pitching new ideas. 

  4. Commitment to embedding inclusive practice in their work. 

  5. Interest in creating engaging content to promote services and opportunities. 

Desirable (you don't need these to apply)

  1. Familiarity with design platforms such as Canva, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, or similar. 

  2. Experience using social media or other content management systems to promote products or services. 


Please provide clear examples of how you meet the essential criteria (and desirable if applicable) in your cover letter, along with motivations for applying for the role. 



Research lead on the REIEF project Black placemaking in London 


Completing a PhD in Geography 


Project management

Report writing 



At King’s College London, we believe in harnessing the power of technology to enhance the student experience. Our King’s Student App is the heartbeat of our digital campus, connecting students, faculty, and staff with the resources they need to succeed. We're looking for enthusiastic and energetic King’s Student App Promoters to spread the word about our innovative app across different King’s campuses. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with the King’s students and support them with trying the app, which ultimately will improve their student experience.  

You can start straight away! 

We are looking to hire 4-6 King’s Student App Promoters as soon as possible to work until Friday 29th September 2023. The hours will be mostly full-time (excluding weekends).  


Key Responsibilities 

  • Face of the app: Be the driving force behind promoting the King’s Student App on various campuses, creating excitement and buzz 

  • Engage with Students: Interact with students, explain the different benefits of the app and how this can enhance their student experience 

  • Event Logistics: Set-up and pack down promotion stalls, help with moving, storing and organising app merchandise 

  • Promotional Content: There may be a chance to get involved with content creation for various King’s channels to promote the app 


Must be a King’s student or King’s Alumni 


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • Enthusiastic and energetic 

  • Able to work collaboratively in a team 

  • A willingness to learn more about the King’s Student App 

  • Comfortable with technology 

The Centre for Sustainable Business (CSB) is seeking two part-time research assistants to contribute to a research profile mapping project. This initiative aims to map existing publications, research undertaken, and future research interests of academics at King's Business School (KBS). The objective is to facilitate information sharing and collaboration while providing strategic directions for CSB to carry out work that benefits the academic community. 

The research assistants will assist with both online and offline research, including extracting online information and corroborating it with offline interview/survey data collected from KBS academics. They will also be responsible for producing research reports. 

The job is flexible and very suited to PhD students working on or interested in areas of Business Studies and Digital Methods. 


MA in Business Studies or Informatics/Digital Humanities; ideally a PhD student in this area 


Skills Required:  

  • A background or strong interest in the research areas  

  • Experience in carrying out primary and secondary research 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines  

Desirable Criteria: 

  • Experience assisting collaborative research projects   

  • Familiarity with web scraping techniques and tools 

  • Experience or interest in stakeholder liaison  

  • Ability to work independently and proactively to the standards required