University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Senior Lecturer in BA Fashion Marketing and Promotio

Senior Lecturer in BA Fashion Marketing and Promotion

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Salary £55,064 - £62,966 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Design Creative and Digital Industries

Location Harrow

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week

Westminster School of Arts (WSA) are seeking an ambitious Senior Lecturer to work as Course Leader on our successful undergraduate BA in Fashion Marketing and Promotion Course.

This post requires someone with specific expertise in the creative fashion marketing and /or trend management field with a strong awareness of the volatile nature of the fashion business. You must have practical experience within a fashion environment, and a professional and academic profile commensurate with this stage of your career.

You will have experience in developing and delivering teaching and student- centred learning, with a robust knowledge of fashion marketing practice surrounding the translation of ideas and concepts into fashion brands, campaigns, and products. Strong awareness of the impact of the digital environment surrounding creative fashion marketing is required,

Essential to this role are excellent administrative, planning, and organisational skills, as you will take responsibility and lead in areas such as admissions, timetabling, assessment of student progress and attendance. You will collaborate with colleagues on the implementation of assessment procedures, contributing towards the accreditation of the BA FMP course and quality control. You will also be expected to contribute to the strategic direction of other new course development across the wider fashion area in the School of Arts.

The ability to engage in current debates, and familiarisation with standards and regulations towards awareness of diversity and ethical issues as they relate to fashion marketing and promotion will also be expected. You will possess an excellent understanding of quality and standards in HE and curriculum development in the field of fashion.

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or a PG Cert HE is essential to this position.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the Assistant Head of School for -Fashion Virginia Grose [email protected].

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 20 February 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: w/c 4 March 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]


Job details


Senior Lecturer in BA Fashion Marketing and Promotio


University of Westminster


United Kingdom


February 08, 2024

Application deadline

February 20, 2024

Job type



Arts and Culture,Business and Economics

About the employer

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.

Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:

Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.

Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.

Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).

The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.

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