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Carlton House Terrace, London SW1
£80,000 + generous benefits
29 Aug 2016
26 Sep 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Its fundamental purpose is to inspire and support high achievement in the humanities and social sciences throughout the UK and internationally, and to promote their public value. The Academy was established by Royal Charter in 1902, as an independent, self-governing fellowship. It currently consists of over 1,000 Fellows (with a further 300 overseas) elected for their distinction in research.


£80,000 + generous benefits
Carlton House Terrace, London SW1

The British Academy is seeking a strong, dynamic and visible communications professional to lead its communications work.

The key challenges and priorities for the Director of Communications will be:

• Raising the profile and standing of the British Academy’s work in the UK and beyond

• Developing and delivering an effective communications, marketing and events strategy

• Shaping, inspiring and leading the communications team and its work

• Leveraging the distinctive value of the strength and contributions of the Fellowship and supporters of the Academy

The ideal candidate will bring:

•   Real breadth and depth of experience and successful delivery in a communications role in a complex and demanding organisation

•   Experience of driving purposeful engagements with a wide-range of stakeholders and groups

•   Strong understanding of the use of brand and marketing in the achievement of aims

•   Exceptional leadership and team management experience

Please download further details of the position from our website:

Apply online with a CV and personal statement addressing the person specification. For an informal confidential discussion call Richard Evans on 07958 984161 or 020 3126 4858.

Closing date: 26 September 2016  

Longlist interview: from 29 September  

Final Panel interviews: 27 October 

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