Miss Alice Li

Miss Alice Li

Publishing Quality Control Officer

Marketing Services (Design) - Marketing Services (Marketing and Communications)



My role includes the responsibilities of Events Calendar Editor for the University website.
Events calendar responsibilities
  • Maintaining the events calendar (creating and publishing new pages, updating and editing existing pages, reviewing and deleting past events from the CMS).
  • Sourcing University-related events for the calendar and the Marketing and Communications Directorate Events List.
  • Processing and dealing with queries and requests for the Events Calendar email inbox (Events Calendar webpage for further information). 
  • Collating events information for the annual Higher Education Business and Community Interactive Survey (HEBCIS) submission for R&I colleagues. 
  • Responsibility for and maintenance of the MCD Events List planning document including logging and archiving items.
Publications responsibilities
  • Proofreading and checking publications in line with the University house style and tone of voice guidelines (currently these include the undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses, Annual Review, Invenite, Annual Report and Financial Statements, Sustainability Report, graduation brochures, HR recruitment packs, undergraduate subject guides and postgraduate recruitment postcards).
  • Checking and signing off partner college publications and print advertising material, in collaboration with Academic Partnerships colleagues.
  • Processing information requests relating to archived undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses.
  • Admin responsibilities include booking/logging work with external proof readers and reviewing feedback for colleagues.

Previous roles

Publications Assistant
Responsibilities included elements of the above plus involvement with the prospectus production process (incorporating scheduling, coordinating the partner colleges content, compiling the index, updating the prospectus intranet community to provide guidance/information and updating course information in the CMS).
Public Relations Assistant
Before focusing on publications, I was PR Assistant for eight years and my role included providing PR cover, dealing with media enquiries, writing/distributing news releases and event notices, and financial administration for the department (processing invoices and payments) plus booking in, designing and submitting corporate course recruitment adverts in local and national newspapers. 
During this time I was also responsible for the marketing, ticket sales (including running the box office on concert nights) and financial reporting administration for the Plymouth Chamber Music Trust's concerts held at the University from 1994–2010.


  • DipRSA. Higher Diploma in Administrative and Secretarial Procedures.
  • Chapterhouse course in proofreading and editorial skills.
  • NCFE Desktop Publishing.
  • University of Plymouth Business Office Information Systems Certificate (with distinction).
  • RSA qualifications in shorthand, shorthand speed test 80wpm (Teeline), typewriting, audio-typing, CLAIT and word processing.