Internal Communications Executive
3 January 2019 23:55
Purpose of Role:
We have created a virtual Internal Communications team, with representatives in each college and central service working with a central team, to deliver joined-up, comprehensive internal communications to staff and students across UAL.
We are now looking to recruit a new Internal Communications Executive to join our team, who will focus on cross-UAL communications campaigns. The post holder will be responsible for leading on communications relating to a portfolio of areas including estates, facilities, Health & Safety, sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility. They will also help to create a strategic framework around communications in these key areas. Working within the virtual team and with colleagues in key services across the wider university to deliver and maintain effective internal communications through a variety of channels; telling compelling stories; providing timely information about Estates-related matters, promoting college and university-wide initiatives ensuring they are joined up and that they maximise engagement from both staff and students.
The successful candidates will be an organised, enthusiastic and a hard-working team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. They will also be digitally savvy, have excellent IT knowledge and skills.
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for creativity, bringing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We have around 20,000 students and 5,000 staff, based at campuses across London. We provide transformative education and world-leading research and enterprise and are at the centre of public debate for the future of arts, design, fashion and communication and an inspirational environment for students, staff and wider communities. We are engaged in a number of major change programmes over the next five years. This includes moves for two of our largest colleges, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity.
You will be an organised, enthusiastic and a hard-working team player who has had previous experience in a similar role. You will be a first-class communicator who is able to create great relationships with people at all levels. You’ll be digitally savvy and have exceptional writing skills as well as excellent IT skills, including design software. You will have experience of delivering coordinated communications to a wide audience. Previous experience of working in a university would be an advantage but is not essential for the right candidate. And it goes without saying you’ll be passionate about communications and about the creative arts.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.