Communications Assistant



Operations and External Affairs
LCF - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
Communication & External Affairs

25 February 2021 23:55

£29,358- £35,839 per annum

Are you passionate about communications and about the creative arts? If so, join our Communications and External Affairs department as a Communications Assistant.  

We are made up of three dynamic teams - Communications, Digital, and Brand and Creative Services. We work closely with our students, Colleges, Institutes, key University services, Arts SU and external contacts.  

At the moment, our department works remotely from home, however usually your role would be based in our offices at High Holborn, with some travel between our six Colleges and Institutes, all of which are part of our globally renowned university. 

Your role will be a flexible post which supports our day-to-day communications as well as major initiatives. You will help us delivery joined-up, proactive and comprehensive communications across a variety of channels, telling compelling stories and promoting college and university-wide initiatives. You will help us deliver a programme of activities and events throughout the year. 

UAL is #2 in the world for art and design education. We are a vibrant world centre for creativity, bringing together 19,000 students at six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.  

UAL provides transformative education and world-leading research and enterprise. We are at the centre of public debate for the future of arts, design, fashion and communication and provide an inspirational environment for students, staff and wider communities. We aim to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity. 

You will be an organised, enthusiastic and a hard-working team player with knowledge in communications, journalism, digital media or content creation. You will be a first-class communicator who is able to create great relationships with people at all levels. You’ll be digitally savvy and have good writing skills as well as excellent IT skills, including design software. You will have strong administrative skills and will be able to flexibly support our different teams.  

In return, UAL offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. 

Apply Early:

Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


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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.