Holborn, Greater London
£43,824 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About the role

LSE Students' Union is a not-for-profit organisation led by LSE students, for LSE students and staffed by a team, dedicated to helping students to make the most of all the life-changing experiences open to them during their time at university.

We are currently recruiting a Head of Communications and Marketing to join our senior leadership team at one of London’s most engaged Students’ Unions. The role has 3 primary functions including (but not limited to):

  • Communications to our student membership and staff
  • Marketing of commercial services and income generation through partner marketing
  • Office management and customer service

We are looking for someone with significant skills and experience in managing and leading all aspects of communications and marketing across online and offline platforms. You’ll have an understanding of managing brands, campaign planning and execution, generating leads and dealing with crisis communications. You will be comfortable providing strategic advice to departments, senior board members and external partners, on how the Union engages with its student membership across a range of topics and services, whether that’s campaigns and policy change or commercial offers.

You will have significant experience of managing and leading a team, ensuring they are keeping up with the latest trends and updates within their areas of specialty. The team are a central function to the organisation, working across all departments in one way or another. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships both internally and externally, manage projects and produce insightful data and reports.

As a member of the senior leadership team, you will support with the delivery of strategic priorities, champion and advocate the organisations values and continuously strive to improve the student experience at LSE Students’ Union.

For more details please refer to the job description & job specification on our website.


Get in touch with James Hann (Chief Executive) for an informal chat via email found on the application link.

How we recruit

We want to ensure all systems, policies and processes are free from bias or discrimination and are fair and accessible, therefore we ask that all candidates complete our Application Process in two stages:

Part 1 (Application Form) is all about you telling us about your suitability for the role and will be used to determine if you are shortlisted for interview.

Part 2 (Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Contact Form) is personal information – so we can contact you if you are shortlisted for the interview. It also helps us gather and analyse demographic information about our applicants. This part will only be seen by HR and will not have any impact on shortlisting.

Application forms are formatted to ensure the equality monitoring data is removed before applications are seen by the shortlisting panel. This process allows us to ensure that the shortlisting is done in a fair and consistent manner and all applicants are given the same opportunity to demonstrate their abilities.

Want to apply?

To apply please complete our online application by clicking apply via website.

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Posted on: 13 July 2020
Closed date: 10 August 2020
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing

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