Full Time Vacancies w/c 1/8/17

Welcome to your weekly round up of new full time and graduate job openings in Plymouth and the surrounding region. Vacancies are listed in alphabetical order, with a link to a more detailed description of each role provided also. Some positions may only be for a fixed-term, but don’t disregard them as they can help you to gain valuable experience and get your foot in the door.

Please note: The UnderGround receives vacancy information in good faith from employers, but cannot be held responsible for its accuracy or authenticity. Please contact us if you have any doubts or queries about any of these adverts. If you are interested in any vacancies, you are advised to check the full details of the role to ensure that they are suitable before applying for jobs. Some vacancies are submitted to us without a closing date. If no date is provided please check in the first instance that the vacancy is still available. If you are looking for a part-time role to support your studies, it is worth contacting the employer before applying to find out if the hours will suit your needs.


Job Title: Production Advisors

Company: Plymouth University

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Full time

Salary: £18,940 – £20,624

Role Description: University of Plymouth has two exciting vacancies for a Production Adviser role, working within the University’s Multimedia Production Team.

As a key member of this team you will help to provide a high-quality, effective and responsive multimedia service to customers throughout the University. In particular, you will be responsible for, shooting, editing and producing video and other multimedia artefacts whilst working with customers across the University to enable the delivery of high quality digital output and enable the university to compete in a fast-moving digital world.

You will have, excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience of producing and editing high- quality video and animation. You will have excellent organisational skills, communication and inter-personal skills, pay high attention to detail, and be committed to team working but also able to work independently and use your initiative.

You will be an effective team player who enjoys working in a busy and challenging environment where a calm manner and collaboration are essential. You should have the ability to self-prioritise and work independently to productively manage high volume workloads.

Travel off-campus as well as some evening and weekend work, will be required in order to cover scheduled filming events.

These are full-time posts working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Closing Date: 13/8/17

For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2w08b3G Please consult further particulars before directing any remaining queries to:
Garren Baker (Multimedia Manager) garren.baker@plymouth.ac.uk (available until Tuesday 1st August)

Anticipated Interview date: Week commencing 28 August 2017



Job Title: Project Manager

Company: Sponge UK

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Full time

Salary: Highly competitive salary

Role Description: You’re compulsively organised and always thinking three steps ahead of your projects. Your natural instinct to dig deep enables you to shape and control your projects just the way you like.

You’ll do whatever it takes to guide clients and internal teams through multiple project deliveries with a typical life cycle of two to six months and budgets ranging from £15k – 200k.

As well as being exceptional at planning, you love coordinating teams and juggling competing priorities…everyone’s priority is the most urgent, right? It’s your strength of character and passion which provide the substance to keep teams together and on track.

No two projects are ever the same but that doesn’t faze you. You are used to managing and foreseeing the constant changes that occur and are comfortable and confident delivering hard news to all stakeholders.

Your unique business awareness gives you the ability to facilitate from a higher strategic level, delivering excellence at every opportunity and ensuring you lead with both the project and company’s best interest in mind.

It’s skills like these that enable us to deliver excellence to our clients through our digital learning services and products.

If this is all second nature to you, and you feel you can bring a new edge to us here at Sponge, we would love for you to join our team…

Why join us? To learn more about our award winning company and to find out what it’s like to work for us, please visit our careers page.

Closing Date: Not stated

For more information and to apply visit: Send us your CV along with an inspirational cover letter showing us what a great match you are for Sponge and the role. http://bit.ly/2h2KEfT

We can’t wait to hear from you!


Job Title: Administration Assistant

Company: Plymouth University

Location: Plymouth

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £16,618 – £18,412

Role Description: This post is based within the Faculty of Business. You will support the Senior Support Administrator in the School of Law, Criminology and Government, you will also work on the reception counter supporting the programme administration team and receiving visitors to the Faculty of Business.

You will have experience of working in an office having undertaken a wide variety of general office and administrative tasks and experience of providing a service. You should have good written and verbal communication skills. Accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently under pressure are also a requirement. Good customer service skills are essential as well as a good level of IT ability. You should be able to work using your own initiative and as part of the team.

The role will involve financial administration using the relevant university systems, booking travel and accommodation, assisting academic staff, organising and servicing meetings, assisting with the running of multiple generic inboxes.

This is full time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

For an informal discussion please contact Penny Baker, Assistant Faculty Registrar on 01752 585545.

Closing Date: 26/07/2017

For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2uxcvcW



Job Title: Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Company: Anns Cottage

Location: Wadebridge Cornwall

Hours: Not stated

Salary: Not stated

Role Description: About Ann’s Cottage: Ann’s Cottage is Cornwall’s leading Surf and Lifestyle Independent Retailer, boosting a reputable 12 Ann’s Cottage stores and two Animal stores up and down the Cornish coast starting life as a small petrol station in Polzeath back in 1978.

Ann’s Cottage has fast become a household name having the largest selection of apparel, accessories and wetsuits in the South West in turn offering the Cornish lifestyle to those who are already a part of it and those who aspire to be.

Ann’s Cottage are proud to have been involved in the surf and lifestyle fashion scene from the very beginning and embrace a lifestyle that we are lucky enough to live on a daily basis, something very few retailers can claim.

The role: You will be responsible for developing exciting innovative marketing campaigns and lead initiatives to increase customer loyalty, build our brand and drive sales across all communication channels. You will need to think both strategically and creatively to pull together all aspects of marketing activity including the sole responsibility of all social media activity.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, team player with a positive attitude. You MUST have a passion for surfing, Cornwall and the outdoors be a creative writer and fluent in all social media tools. If you are a motivated individual who is keen to grow and develop as the company grows then we would love to hear from you.

You will be responsible for all of the Ann’s Cottage Social Media Channels communicating the brand through a structured, innovative, dynamic and when called for humorous way under the direction of the Ann’s Cottage Marketing Coordinator and Ecommerce Manager.

Key Areas of Accountability
•Create and develop campaigns that can be used to extend brand reach whilst supporting the Marketing Coordinator and Ecommerce manager.
•Ensure brand integrity and awareness are adhered to and improved upon.
•Write creative, sharable, humorous, original and inspiring blog content on a weekly basis, ensuring accurate grammar at all times.
•Using the marketing calendar you will need to schedule social media platforms on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
•Report on each of the social channels progress on a weekly basis seeking new and exciting opportunities to improve social presence.
•Attend charitable and significant events on behalf of the company documenting such events live on social media.
•Contact brand representatives with regards to new products, lifestyle imagery, promotions and POS.
•Visiting stores and the local areas for up to date photography and ideas for the social media channels.
•Utilising and becoming an expert in all available and appropriate social media channels.
•Keeping up to date with developments in social media and advising the team on which would be beneficial.
•Ensuring you measure ROI as much as possible and report back to management.
•Writing engaging and client-appropriate content on each social post, sourcing relevant images/video content.
•Uploading content on to the company website and digital newsletters.
•Be aware of your local market and competitors. Ensure all feedback concerning opportunities and commercial threats is provided in a timely and professional manner.
•Use your annual objectives plan to seek personal development and ensure time is given to achieve your own objectives
•At times you might be required to help out with our ever-growing website department.

Essential Skills
•Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
•Keen and skilled photographer.
•Creative and innovative thinker and ‘out the box’ problem solver
•Excellent organization skills and time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

This role is based on 40 hours per week and will involve some weekend work but will be predominantly be Monday to Friday based at Ann’s Cottage Warehouse, Pityme. There will also be a level of evening work for posting across social media although the use of other marketing tools will be available to you.

Closing Date: 6/8/17

For more information and to apply visit: Please send your CV and Covering Letter.

For more details check out the Ann’s Cottage websitehttps://www.annscottage.com/



Home >Jobs >: Assistant Research Officer Young Professionals Programme

: The Commonwealth

: London

: Full-time

: £28,500

: The Assistant Research Officer will be responsible for providing technical and administrative support for the thought leadership aspect of YTH’s work, including pan-Commonwealth youth research and policy development. He/she will work under the supervision of the CYP Head of Research and Policy, and in collaboration with the CYP Youth Programmes Section and Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) Section.

Closing Date: 4 August 2017

For more information and to apply visit: http://bit.ly/2tGgyRe



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