Marketing, Communications & Advertising
Any / Not Applicable
11 - 50 employees
Sunderland Software City (SSC) has the objective of encouraging economic development through the provision of support to North East based software companies.
By supporting technology companies to start and grow the North East can build on its reputation as a home to innovation and provide career opportunities for today’s and tomorrow’s generations.
SSC also leads one of three regional digital catapult centres known as Digital Catapult North East Tees Valley. Digital Catapult NETV has its headquarters at the Software Centre in Sunderland alongside managing the Immersive Lab in Gateshead’s PROTO: the Emerging Technology Centre. Its focus is on immersive technologies, data and AI, digital manufacturing and the creative and cultural industries.
Engaging industry is key to the job we do, this is how we find out about the needs and requirements of the businesses we work with. Equally we need to engage the communities in which we operate, whether these are communities of interest or geographic communities.
Working alongside the Head of Communications and PR & Marketing Specialist, this role will support the whole organisation by running engagement activity with both industry and the communities in which we work. Activity will include: managing social media, content creation, community liaison and digital events management.
This role will require maintaining close relationships with a wide range of technology SMEs and partners. SSC also works with a wide range of stakeholders including local and national government, further and higher education and training providers.
As part of the small SSC team you will have opportunities to get involved in wider activity and we see this role as a fantastic development opportunity for the right candidate.
Duties and Responsibilities
Event Management and Admin
Key Skills/ Qualifications
To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter to Jamie Hardesty at Jamie.Hardesty@sunderlandsoftwarecity.com
Applications close at midnight Friday 6/11/20. Candidates will be shortlisted for interviews by 10/11/20.APPLY NOW