Communications Manager


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

3 March 2021 23:55

16 March 2021
Salary: £38,694-£46,423 depending on experience

We are now looking to recruit an experienced Communications Manager to join our team, who will focus on cross-UAL communications including to an external audience.  

The post holder will work with two other Communications Managers to lead a business-partnering model to support effective communications across the university.  They will have particular responsibility for creating a strategic framework and leading on communications within a portfolio of key areas.

They will work within the virtual team and with colleagues across the wider university to deliver and maintain effective communications through a variety of channels; telling compelling stories; providing timely information,  promoting college and university-wide initiatives ensuring they are joined up and that they maximise engagement from staff, students and the outside world.

They will manage team members, ensuring they deliver their best work within a collaborative environment.   

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. 

The successful candidate will be experienced manager and an outstanding communicator.  They will be able to lead the team to create rich content to tell our UAL story. They will be an organised, enthusiastic and a hard-working team player who is digitally savvy, with excellent IT and social media knowledge and skills. 

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. 

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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.