Deputy Head of Communications Marketing Communications - PR & Internal Communications Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £44,263 to £54,395 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Monday 20 November 2023 Closing Date: Thursday 07 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4299
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our busy communications team as we work to deliver the university's ambitious strategy to be the best modern university in the UK by 2030.
You will lead our PR, Social Media and Internal Communications teams and will be responsible for creating and showing the value of communications & engagement plans. You will work to align our activities with university priorities and values to deliver communications with real impact.
Working closely with the Head of Communications and Engagement and senior leaders across the university, you will take our staff and student engagement to the next level, providing accurate insight and advising on how to further drive engagement.
You will work closely with the Vice-Chancellor's Office as well as academic and professional colleagues across the university and build relationships with our partners locally, regionally, nationally and in the Higher Education sector to help us continue to build our reputation.
You will have a strong sense for a good news story and ability to pre-empt and respond to potential reputational risks. You will also have the opportunity to shape and grow our social media channels as we look to further increase our reach and engagement.
For more information about this role please contact Kelly Powell, Head of Communications and Engagement ([email protected])
Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]
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We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.
We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from protected characteristic(s), who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.
We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.
We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.
We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.
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Deputy Head of Communications
University of Greenwich
November 21, 2023
December 07, 2023
Business and Economics,Social Science
About the employer
The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.
Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.
The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.
The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.