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University Offices: Press and Publications Office


The Press and Publications Office of the University of Cambridge intends to appoint a temporary Press Officer to cover a period of maternity leave. The post will be for approximately six months, ideally starting in mid-September 1998. Duties will include liaising with the media, maintaining contact with University Departments, researching newsworthy academic developments, and placing them in national, international, and local media. The appointment will be on a temporary contract. Candidates should have excellent writing and communications skills, as well as the ability to work under pressure.

Salary will be in the range of £17,110 to £22,143 a year (pro rata) depending on age and experience.

Further particulars may be obtained from Esther Harper, Press and Publications Office, The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN (tel. 01223 332300, e-mail ekh23@cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is 14 August 1998.

The University follows an equal opportunities policy and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.

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Cambridge University Reporter, 29 July 1998
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