Communications Manager – London

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  • Location London

Recruitment Update: Position on hold to be reviewed by Hiring Manager August 2020

Signature Recruitment has an excellent opportunity to join our client, a leading London University, as a Communications Manager. The role will be on a full time, temporary basis. The successful candidate will join the External Relations team in the Law School and oversee the delivery of effective internal and external communications for the Law School, as well as implementing new communications plans and strategies.

The ideal candidate will have worked in a higher education environment previously, be a fast learner and able to hit the ground running, and will have extensive experience in a Communications role. I this sounds like something that would be of interest to you then please read on!

Communications Manager Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the flow of communications with students, academics and external Stakeholders
  • Dealing with the national student survey and encouraging students to take part
  • Publicising key details in newsletters utilising and mailing lists to reach the audience and showcase events that are taking place
  • Work with the Corporate Communications team to raise the profile of the School, identifying relevant research and staff and student success stories
  • Working closely with student experience manager, advising on content for student channels and best practice
  • Overseeing the work of the Digital Content Coordinator, advising on best practice and ensuring consistency of voice across the School’s digital content
  • Providing advice and guidance on best practice, advising on content for faculty meetings, production of staff newsletter, moderation of faculty staff / student distribution lists
  • Managing the Law Communications mailbox and providing communications advice and support to the leadership team
  • To work with Corporate Communications in enhancing the visibility of academic staff and students across the School and promoting them and their activities

Communications Manager Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Higher education experience
  • Excellent IT skills, including Office, window, databases, internet, content management systems etc
  • Excellent communication skills including excellent use of English both in formal documents and writing for the web
  • Knowledge of and skill in composing and managing web content within a content management system and/or use of HTML
  • Experience of delivering internal and external communications preferably within an academic, legal or public sector environment
  • Experience of project planning and implementation
  • Experience of delivering quantitative and qualitative reports, influencing external relations strategies

If you are immediately available and have essential skills required for this position, please apply today!

Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

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