Director of Internal and External Relations (Maternity Cover)


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
College Office
Fixed Term
up to 12 months

16 January 2019 23:55


The purpose of this role is to provide strategic leadership and direction for effective internal and external relations strategies to underpin London College of Communication’s strategic objectives and ensure the College has a strong, positive external profile

Reporting directly to the Head of College, the Director of Internal and External Relations will lead, develop, and manage the College’s Internal and External Relations department, aligning work streams and maximising synergies across the specialist teams. The department develops and delivers a wide ranging, cohesive and effective programme of activities, initiatives and campaigns that engage our communities, raise the profile of the College, further develop our brand and enhance our strong global reputation.

As a member of the College’s Executive Management Team, the post holder will play a full and active role in the strategic development and operation of London College of Communication, working closely and collaboratively with colleagues.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. We nurture and develop the critical, creative, and technical excellence needed to discover new possibilities and practices in creative communications, through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry. Future plans for the College include a cutting edge new building that will allow us to explore our approach to learning and teaching, engaging with our communities, and contribution to the wider creative and cultural landscape.

We are looking for an effective leader with a solid record at a senior level in internal and external relations, within an institution and sector of similar scaleYou will have extensive experience of devising and implementing stakeholder engagement strategies and engaging key audiences through an effective and wide-ranging programme of campaigns and activities.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues and key stakeholders and have experience of working as part of a senior leadership team. Experience of working in a dynamic and high-pressured work environment is essential, and you will have the ability to foresee potential issues and proactively seek solutions.

With your experience of motivating and leading teams, you will continue to instil and foster a positive, collaborative working culture within the Internal and External Relations Department.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.