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Job Description

  • Job Title: Media & Communications Coordinator (Seasonal)
  • Place of Work: Cambridge University Colleges
  • Reporting to: Marketing & Sales Manager
  • Remuneration: From £475 per week based on experience. Accommodation may be available upon request.

The Media & Communications Coordinator’s role is to ensure our media and communications is lively and up-to-date throughout our summer programs and capture the everyday excitement of the Reach Cambridge summer programs.

The Reach Cambridge summer 2024 program dates are as follows:

    • Friday 28th June – Saturday 13th July 2024
    • Friday 12th July – Saturday 27th July 2024
    • Friday 26th July – Saturday 10th August 2024

Please note – there will be compulsory Induction Training in Cambridge during the Friday and Saturday of your first programme (these dates are shown above).  Accommodation for these training days can be arranged if needed. If you have a graduation ceremony scheduled on these days we may be able make alternative arrangements for your on-boarding. Please get in touch if you need to.

Duties & Key Accountabilities

  • Create and lead an exciting, professional, genuine and fun buzz throughout the summer that is clearly communicated across all channels to students, parents and other key stakeholders.
  • Documenting all aspects of the summer program by taking quality photos and videos of events and helping to book and oversee professional photographers if required.
  • Ensuring a strong presence on social media including Instagram Story, Facebook and Twitter. Photography skills are desired for this role, as well as a working knowledge (and hopefully love) of social media platforms.
  • Writing and overseeing our summer daily blogs, ensuring engaging content and quick publication to be shared with family and friends across the globe.
  • Remain flexible and prepare to assist with other key tasks, enquiries and changes and, where appropriate, help to implement contingency plans.
  • Uphold, protect and promote Reach Cambridge’s core values, protocols and standard operating procedures so that students do the same.
  • Undertake all other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the knowledge, skills and experience of this role as may be requested by the Program Director or one of their nominees.


  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Articulate, engaging and sociable
  • Organised and flexible
  • Friendly, approachable and sensitive to the needs of others
  • High levels of energy, resilience and enthusiasm
  • Proactive, responsible and professional

Experience and Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of key social media platforms (Essential)
  • Experience in communications and writing (Essential)
  • Photography skills (Highly desirable)
  • Experience in a media role (Highly desirable)
  • Website and programming experience (Desirable)
  • Previous experience working with young people (Desirable)


Click the button below to submit an application. Successful candidates will be invited to interview. Interviews will be conducted via zoom.

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Reach Cambridge promotes the safeguarding of young people. Should applicants be successful, we will contact at least one referee and will carry out an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

For a printable version of the job description please download the following PDF: RC Media & Communications Assistant- Job Description