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Senior Communications & Marketing Officer


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn
Full time
UAL Awarding Body
Fixed Term
10 months

24 August 2017 23:55

£33,090 - £40,638

The person in this role will manage the Communications and Marketing functions of UAL Awarding Body. They will develop and implement UAL Awarding Body’s annual marketing plan, and will manage two team members focused on communications and events.

The successful candidate will be able to use all tools from the marketing mix to deliver a range of high-quality marketing and communications activities including: national conferences and other high-profile events, brand promotion, web content production, publications, social media and digital marketing.

Reporting in to the Business Development Manager this role will contribute to achieving challenging targets for growth by cross-selling products to existing customers and securing new business. It will also support our reputation and positive engagement with the creative arts and education sector.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of many creative industries.

The cross-UAL department of Academic Enterprise aims to increase the amount of income generated by the University from alternative services, teaching and research activities. This successful and growing department includes UAL Awarding Body, UAL Short Courses Ltd, Language Centre, College and research-based enterprise, business and innovation operations.

This post is based in UAL Awarding Body. We design and award creative qualifications that empower and inspire educators to help students reach their potential. UAL Awarding Body is regulated by Ofqual and CCEA and currently offers accredited qualifications in art and design, fashion, creative media, music and performing and production arts.


The successful applicant will have significant experience of developing and leading the implementation of annual marketing and communications plans, working across multiple platforms including print and digital for a range of audiences.

You will need experience of delivering an annual programme of high quality conferences or events, and of supporting growth in existing and new markets. Knowledge of the pre-University education sector and creative arts would be advantageous.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries you may contact ADS Recruitment Team via email or telephone: 020 7514 9627.



At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.