Marketing and Communications Officer
Full time - 35 hours per week
26 February 2024 23:55
UAL Awarding Body is seeking to appoint a Marketing and Communications Officer to support the implementation of its marketing and communications strategy.
UAL Awarding Body is part of UAL’s Academic Enterprise Department, which leads University of the Arts London’s third-stream income operations. Its mission is to increase the amount of income generated by the University from non-core teaching and research activities. It builds on, and includes, the successful UAL Short Courses Ltd, UAL Awarding Body, the Language Centre, college and research-based enterprise, business and innovation operations. Each year, around 70,000 students study on short courses or qualifications offered by AE business units.
Maintaining and promoting the UAL Awarding Body brand, you will contribute to marketing plans, implement campaigns and create a range of print and digital collateral, including qualification specifications, promotional leaflets and other UAL Awarding Body promotional material.
You will also provide a customer-focussed service, responding to a range of enquiries from internal and external sources.
The successful candidate will have experience in producing clear, concise and on brand communications, visuals and other collateral. You will be able to produce and curate content for different audiences, including for print and digital platforms, promoting engagement and interest.
Experience of using appropriate campaign and content software such as marketing analytics, content management systems or customer relationship platforms is essential. You will also be able to confidently use Adobe Creative Suite, and particularly InDesign and Photoshop to support the design and maintenance of print and digital materials.
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.
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.
Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Interview Q&A, 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 RKEEstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk
This opportunity is closed to applications.