Senior Lecturer in Fashion Public Relations and Communication

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London College of Fashion
School of Media and Communication
LCF - East Bank Stratford, London UK
Grade 6
£50,961 - £61,398 pro rata per annum

Permanent

Part time - 29.6 hours per week

5 March 2024 23:55

15/04/2024

The opportunity

We are looking for an established dynamic, industry-orientated practitioner to join the Fashion PR & Communication course as a Senior Lecturer in PR & Communication. 

Relevant experience in the following areas is desirable:
-    Experience of emerging technologies affecting fashion communication 
-    Understanding of broader drivers and trends within fashion, technology and the creative industries 
-    Innovation 
-    Climate advocacy and policy 
-    Community/social impact strategies
-    Global and digital communities
-    Social media content and campaigns
-    Cultural production
-    Brand experience 

The role also includes responsibility for actively contributing to working relationships with colleagues and projects across the Fashion Communication programme and School of Media and Communication. 

As a Senior Lecturer on the course, you will be responsible for undertaking research applicable to the discipline, developing opportunities for working with industry and developing the curriculum to be relevant and topical. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Sophia Plessas on s.plessas@fashion.arts.ac.uk 

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the Resourcing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk    

About you

Fashion PR & Communication is a well-established and highly regarded course so you will have significant expertise to lead and build on its forward-thinking vision. You will understand media and communication in a broad cultural and creative context and have a keen awareness and interest in innovation, advocacy and policy and emerging/frontier technologies to support student interests and projects. 

There is a rich culture of knowledge exchange on the course so you will have the ability to establish new and leverage extensive industry connections and networks to provide significant opportunities in the curriculum, particularly important in the context of LCF’s move to Stratford and the East Bank in 2023. Drawing on your academic experience, you will ensure we continue to innovate in teaching, learning support and assessment.

What we offer

To recognise the hard work of our staff and their contributions, we provide a wide range of benefits – please check our careers site/Canvas for further information as conditions and exclusions apply:

▪ at least 31 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
▪ generous defined benefit pension schemes (LGPS/TPS}.
▪ flexible working and family-friendly policies for improved work-life balance.
▪ 2 days of paid volunteering leave for a UK registered charity.
▪ discounts including TOTUM, gyms, nursery and private healthcare insurance.
▪ continuous learning and development opportunities including free UAL Short Courses.
▪ season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, free counselling via EAP and more! 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world. 

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace. 

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Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Interview Q&A, Teaching observation/micro-teaching, Onboarding.

As part of your application, you will need to answer 4 competency question(s) demonstrating how you meet the role requirements as can be found in the person specification.

We advise you to apply early as the application closing date may be brought forward if we receive enough applications. If you have any general questions or require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch via vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk
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