External Relations Manager


London College of Communication
London College of Communication - Elephant and Castle
Full time
College Office
Fixed Term
12 Months

17 July 2018 23:55

1 August 2018
£33,653 - £41,329
The purpose of this role is to develop, manage and deliver a cohesive programme of effective external relations and communications activities, initiatives and campaigns to engage our communities; raise the profile of the College, further develop our brand and enhance our strong global reputation.
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 a dynamic and effective communicator with the ability to work across multiple campaigns. Experience of writing and preparing press releases and media content, handling press relations and securing press across all media is essential.

The ideal candidate will also have a good understanding of crisis communications and public affairs and the ability to persuade and influence multiple stakeholders.

Experience of managing a team and encouraging involvement from staff is essential. An understanding of higher education is not necessary, but the successful candidate will be an excellent writer and have the ability to turn complex subject matter into engaging content. 

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, lcc.jobs@lcc.arts.ac.uk 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 to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

This opportunity is closed to applications.