Head of Marketing and Communications job with UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND | Panda Anku

Marketing and Student Recruitment
Paisley campus
Head of Marketing and Communication
Class SS1: Salary £63,668 – £73,782 per year depending on experience
Full time, permanent

THE POST – Head of Marketing and Communications

We have big ambitions. Do you?

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leadership role in all aspects of the University’s corporate marketing and communications activities, with a focus on continuing to build the University’s reputation and brand to enable the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) to position itself as a can continue to develop desired learning Goal.

The incumbent will assume a leadership role in the design, delivery and evaluation of industry-leading marketing, communications, engagement and public affairs plans and campaigns, leading a high-performing team of talented professionals to deliver outstanding and innovative service.

You will be part of an ambitious and forward-thinking Marketing and Student Recruitment department that puts our students at the heart of everything we do.

We are seeking a dynamic leader to provide proactive strategic insight, horizon scans and innovation to ensure the university’s marketing and communications outcomes are on target and resonating with our audiences.

UWS was named Higher Education Institution of the Year at The Herald Higher Education Awards 2022 and is officially ranked among the top 600 universities worldwide (2022 World University Rankings) and among the top 150 universities worldwide for under-50s (2022 Young University Rankings). The University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, combined with our London campus, means UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses. Our degrees offer students a transformative experience; They will be equipped with the coveted graduate skills that equip them for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and companies. With forward-looking courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and employees to enjoy learning, teaching, research and innovation and to use their knowledge for the benefit of others.

Our professional services teams form the backbone of UWS, providing robust and innovative solutions to support the broad spectrum of work in learning and teaching, and research and innovation. You will be part of a supportive and dedicated team and play a key role in a range of work that will help advance our quest to deliver world-leading research and graduates who will design, shape and build a new future. Learn more about our Professional Services teams.

We offer our employees a caring and supportive environment across five locations and a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • 43 vacation days including public/university holidays
  • 23% employer contribution to retirement benefits, including retirement benefits
  • A flexible approach to work patterns and work-life balance
  • Employee discount program at 3,500 retailers
  • Fitness facilities on our campuses
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources including occupational medicine, physical therapy and access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • Job, career and research development opportunities.

To find out more about this opportunity please contact Emma Edwards, Director of Marketing, Communications and Student Recruitment, at emma.edwards@uws.ac.uk

For more information, including details on how to apply, visit https://jobs.uws.ac.uk/

Closing date: September 14, 2022
Interview date: October 3, 2022

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “disability-safe” employer.
The University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity with number SC002520.


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