Business Manager: Business & Innovation


London College of Fashion
LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Full time
Fixed Term
1 year FTC

18 April 2021 23:55

27 April 2021
£38,694 pa

London College of Fashion's Business & Innovation team cultivates industry partnerships and links through consultancy, collaboration and industry projects. Business & Innovation plays an important role in delivering the College’s Knowledge Exchange strategy, providing platforms for the benefit of our students and staff that support local and global enterprise, boosting economic development as well as creating social value.

In this new post of Business Manager, Business & Innovation, you will provide a key role in the management of London College of Fashion’s industry engagement, and directly contribute to the development of our strategic partnerships.

You will work closely with colleagues across the college in order to manage a portfolio of income-generating projects to provide valuable opportunities for our students and graduates to work with commercial, public and third sector organisations.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.

If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team at

The successful candidate will have experience working within the fashion and/or creative industries, with demonstrable customer management expertise.

You will be driven by delivering against team KPIs and providing excellent outcomes, which will rely on your experience of project management and ability to work across a number of different projects and activities at any one time.

You will take a practical, problem-solving approach to working with internal colleagues and external clients, providing excellent customer service at all times.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.