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Senior Communications Manager
University College London

Job Description

UCL Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)

Senior Communications Manager

The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £42,304 - £49,904 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. We have launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus. It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. As Senior Communications Manager you will devise, deliver and evaluate exciting, audience appropriate communications material to support fundraising, engagement, relationship building and the successful delivery of UCL’s global Philanthropic and Engagement Campaign.

A proven track record of understanding target audiences and developing appropriate content and channels for them. You will have experience of managing a variety of communications channels for maximum impact. Along with experience of successfully managing/mentoring individuals to support their career development.

We know that our people are our greatest asset and in return we provide an empowering, values-based environment where personal and professional growth is invested in. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours – this role could be part-time or a job share. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best. Working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, you will also be entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday allowance.

To find out more about the role, please contact Abigail Smith, Head of Supporter Communications. For any queries about the application process, please contact Cameron McNeil, OVPD Resources.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please click on apply and search on Reference Number 1634161

Closing Date: 18 June 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.