Communications Manager

Michael Page Marketing
£44000 - £52000 per annum
Closing date
15 Oct 2019

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PR & Communications
Full Time
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The communications directorate of a leading London University is looking for a strong Communications Manager to manage a variety of external and internal channels.


The Communications Manager will take responsibility across the following key areas:

  • Ensure the team is keeping up to date with responding to media relations and enquiries.
  • Develop the PR strategy.
  • Identify and create stories to raise the profile of the university across a variety of areas.
  • Lead and advise on social media and online activity for the University's website and accounts.
  • Respond to crisis communications effectively.
  • Working collaboratively across the marketing and research teams to deliver content across channels.
  • Line management of two communications officers.


The candidate that secures this position will bring the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in an external communications position- covering media relations/public affairs/journalism.
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong team leader with the ability to work independently.
  • Develop strong working relationships across internal teams.


  • Speech-writing for events.
  • Knowledge of the higher education sector.
  • Journalism background.

Job Offer

Job Offer

  • £44,000-£52,000 paid on a daily rate.
  • Immediate start.
  • 35 hours per week.

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