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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. 



Event assistant for an SSPP event on 25 June (Tuesday) in The Exchange, Strand campus. Shift timings are 5-8pm BST.

Duties include checking in guests, helping with the roving mic. 

Event details: 'General Election 2024: Manifestos Under The Microscope'.  

In this event on 25 June polling expert Sophie Stowers (King's Policy Institute) will moderate an expert discussion on the proposed policies in their published manifestos. The panel will seek to answer whether what the parties are proposing is feasible, affordable, or evidence-based. The event will cut through some of the noise of the campaign to provide insights into key policy areas including security, the environment, immigration and the economy.



Students who have not completed the Right to work check will not be considered.


Preference to SSPP students. Prior event experience is desirable but not essential. 

The KCLWP Pre-16 Team are looking for a group of ambassadors to support at our annual Family Day on Saturday 13th July 2024. The shift time will run from 08:45am-3:30pm. Family day will take place on the Stand Campus.

If you are selected for this shift, there is a compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand Campus. Please do not apply for this shift unless you can attend this complusory PAID breifing. 

We will be expecting around 200 guests for a fun and informative day filled with academic skills sessions, subject workshops, parent talks, free lunch etc.

Ambassadors will be supporting with:

  • - Registering guests on arrival

  • - Directing guests to the right rooms

  • - Supporting with the pupil sessions/workshops

  • - Leading campus tours

  • - Sharing your experience as a student at King's

  • - Setting up and packing down the event and more...

  • Any confident medic ambassors will also be potential used to lead clinical skills workshops.

This will be a fun shift where you will get to work with many of our Scholars and their families. Lunch will be provided for you on the day.

If you are selceted for this shift, you will be sent a Microscoft form to fill out with some additional details.

Please do not apply for this shift if you are unavailable to attend the compulsory PAID briefing on Friday 12th July from 2:00pm-3:30pm on the Strand. Campus.





We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Research Documentation Assistant to support us in documenting our “Inclusion in Experience-Based Learning” project activities. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness, and clarity of all project documentation. This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain experience in research documentation, project management, and writing for academic audiences.

Key Responsibilities 

   - Assist in the creation, organization, and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation, including research notes, reports, and summaries.

   - Ensure all documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and adheres to the required standards and formats.

   - Collect, organize, and manage qualitative and quantitative data related to the research project.

   - Draft and edit documents such as short reports and blogs.

   - Proofread and format documents to ensure clarity, coherence, and consistency.

   - Work closely with the researcher to understand project goals and requirements.


Undergraduate course completed 


- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with documentation management tools.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in documentation.

- Strong organizational and time management skills.

- Ability to work collaboratively with a research team and independently as needed.