Communications Officer

London (Greater)
£27,545 to £32,281 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance
12 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

UCL - Office of the Vice-Provost (Development)

Communications Officer

The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £27,545 to £32,281 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. We have now launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It's All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. Right now, we are building an exceptional team of ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who can work together to do something remarkable.

We have an exciting opportunity to contribute to the delivery and evaluation of a wide range of communications materials for the Office of Vice-Provost (Development). This will include producing e-newsletters, websites, multimedia, social media and print brochures. This role is pivotal in supporting the Communications Manager to create and promote content for social media channels.

You will possess enthusiasm for emerging digital and communications technologies and styles, with experience of producing excellent written work that speaks to a range of audiences. You work best in a fast-paced environment and have top-notch organisational skills.

This is an ideal role if you are an individual with a high degree of initiative and enthusiasm, with a willingness to learn new skills. Who is just as comfortable proofreading to a deadline as you are working with social media or writing an online news story.

Not only does working at UCL offer the opportunity to work with some of the greatest intellects in the world, it offers competitive terms and conditions, including its staff benefits. As part of the UCL community you are entitled to a generous pension scheme, and your holiday entitlement will be 27 working days plus an additional 6 ‘closure days’ during Christmas and Easter. With bank holidays this means a total of 41 days holiday each year (pro-rata for part-time staff). As well as a comprehensive professional development programme, you will have access to discounted language courses, the UCL libraries, and a study assistance scheme for professional qualifications.

We also have a Wider Wallet scheme that offers a range of discounts on a wide range of products and activities. For further details please visit

The UCL community is made up of 150 nationalities and are we are proud of our longstanding commitment to equality and diversity. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please select apply below and search on Reference Number 1589213.

Should you have any queries about the vacancy please contact Cameron McNeil: or + 44 (0)20 3108 3804.

More information on our philanthropic activities can be found at

Closing Date: 25 October 2016.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: TBC.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.