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Communications Manager

  • Employer: United Colleges Group
  • Reference: Mar/24/275771
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,050 per annum including London Weighting Allowance (Pro Rata- £22,025 including London Weighting Allowance)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Paddington Green Campus, Paddington Green, London , Westminster

Communications Manager

£44,050 per annum including London Weighting Allowance (Pro Rata- £22,025 including London Weighting Allowance)

Permanent, Part Time (17.5 hours, flexibility provided for when these are worked between Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

 

Who we are

United Colleges Group provides education to over 11,000 learners a year, including 16–18-year-olds, adults, apprentices, and students with high needs, across our five campuses and two colleges; City of Westminster College and College of North West London. The Cockpit Theatre also forms part of the Group.

With an annual turnover of over £50m, we are one of the top 20 largest college groups in the UK. We offer education and training in almost all vocational areas at a variety of levels for a wide range of learners of all ages and starting points.

Our mission is to provide all our learners with the very best knowledge and to break down any barriers to learning. We pride ourselves on enabling our learners to meet their individual needs and aspirations and we deliver a learning experience that is unique, enjoyable and rewarding.

 

About the Role

The Communications Manager will lead on the delivery of both internal and external communications strategies for United Colleges Group (UCG), comprising City of Westminster College, College of North West London, and the Cockpit theatre. In this role, you'll spearhead initiatives to inspire and engage staff and learners while collaborating closely with the Head of Marketing & Communications and an external PR agency to secure positive editorial coverage for UCG. You will also support the Head of Marketing & Communications in reputation management and crisis communications. The responsibilities include managing day-to-day internal communications, developing refreshed strategies, ensuring alignment with student recruitment objectives, fostering stakeholder relationships, and maintaining brand consistency. Additionally, you'll oversee the delivery of the PR strategy, assist with media relations and manage digital press archives.

 

About You

The postholder will have experience in delivering on communications strategies internally and externally for large or complex organisations, ideally in the education sector or within youth marketing. They should possess excellent communication skills and ideally be proficient using digital tools such as email marketing software.

In return the Group offers 28 days annual leave including 3 days for Christmas Closure Pro-rated, a defined-benefit pension scheme, an interest-free season ticket loan, cycle scheme, free sight tests, enhanced maternity and paternity leave schemes and many other benefits.

 

How to Apply

If you’re ready to join a Group that has the resources to develop the talents of both students and staff, you can find more information on this role and details on how to apply by visiting our dedicated recruitment microsite https://ucgjobs.com/

Alternatively, you can e-mail us on hr@ucg.ac.uk for more information, quoting the job reference.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to full-vetting procedures including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services Check.

Please note that we may close the application prior to the listed date should sufficient applicants be received.

Closing date: Midday, 23rd April 2024

Interview Date: 14th May 2024

 

 

Downloads

  • UCG Job Pack
  • Job Description and Person Spec

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

 

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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  • Employer: United Colleges Group
  • Reference: Mar/24/275771
  • Published: Tue 02/04/2024, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/04/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 17.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £44,050 per annum including London Weighting Allowance (Pro Rata- £22,025 including London Weighting Allowance)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Paddington Green Campus, Paddington Green, London , Westminster

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