Head of Internal Communications – UAL Careers

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Vacancy Id: 9186

College / Service: Social Purpose

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £55,421 - £66,943 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 8 March 2023 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

This is a brand-new role within the UAL communications team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Associate Director Communications to shape the direction of our internal communications.

The post sits within the University’s recently formed Social Purpose Group. The group brings together communications, the new Social Purpose Lab, fundraising and UAL’s recently launched Storytelling Institute.  Together, the group will enable UAL to change and shape the world for the better.

The communications department is a collaborative, creative and inclusive team who understand the role of communications in championing the transformative power of creative education. We speak on behalf of the creative industries across all platforms and cultivate relationships with some of country’s leading experts and opinion formers. 

About you

Your considerable experience in internal communications will help develop UAL’s existing student and staff engagement activity. You will play an instrumental role in bringing our community together around our strategy. 

You will be able to lead campaigns which actively listen to and respond to our audiences, identifying innovative ways to ensure our six colleges and institutes stay connected.

You will support departments around UAL in delivering integrated campaigns which represent and promote the university.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Zele Akhilele, Resourcing Adviser via email at Socialpurposestaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 2965.

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. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

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.

Our culture

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.

Vacancy Id: 9186

College / Service: Social Purpose

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £55,421 - £66,943 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 8 March 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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