Associate Lecturer – BA (Hons) Media Communications, BA (Hons) Public Relations


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Hourly paid
School of Media
Fixed Term

22 October 2020 09:00

£54.72 per hour

Your main responsibility will be preparation, teaching, administration and assessment of a unit or part of a unit. You will make a significant contribution to the quality of learning and support our students receive in order to enable them to complete their studies successfully.

You will contribute towards one or both units below:

Media Relations, BA (Hons) Public Relations (Autumn Term)

Professional Industry Practice, BA (Hons) Media Communications (Spring Term)

You will work closely with other academic staff, including the Programme Director and Course Leader, as well as the Unit Leader.

Further information should be viewed on the course pages before application:

Number of AL hours: TBC

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in design and media education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

We offer excellent hourly rates for lecturing part-time, either during daytime or evenings. This is a teaching role without comparison offering you the opportunity to work with some of the finest students in your field. You will also have the chance to freshen up your own thinking, to learn in an environment supportive of everyone's development, and to enhance your career.

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of how a newsroom works as well as the relationship between journalists and media relations practitioners. You will be able to demonstrate an engagement with print, broadcast and/or digital media as well as possess an understanding of the environment in which news creation takes place. You will have experience of creating or producing audio and visual content as well as handling the media in a range of scenarios, including fronting media interviews. You will have experience of writing press releases, creating media briefs, talking points and evaluation reports. You will be able to deliver a high quality student experience in how these skills can be used to enhance media relations practices. With this in mind, you will understand the relationship between journalists and the needs of businesses, clients and media practitioners. You will be able to demonstrate experience of creating proactive and reactive communications strategies with a particular focus on crisis management. You will also be a passionate communicator focusing on student professionalisation by supporting students to draw parallels between skills required and the creative job sector.

If you have any specific queries about this role please contact the course leader –

Thomas Giagkoglou (Professional Industry Practice unit);

Michal Chmiel (Media Relations unit)

For general queries contact Lesley Wilkins -  

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.