Uxbridge, Middlesex
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Job description

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Communications professional to join a leading University to help them drive and develop a successful communication and engagement strategy for their students.

Client Details

My client is a leading University


The successful Senior Student Communications Manager will have the following responsibilities;

  • Develop and manage the delivery of communications strategies for a range of student projects and
  • initiatives throughout the year, for example the NSS, Welcome Week, Graduation, student-facing
  • services, wellbeing services and campus building developments.
  • Analyse the communications requirements of all student-facing university services, and devise strategies
  • to meet their objectives, merging their diverse needs together.
  • Proactive and reactive comms to students, including a schedule of well-planned, engaging and
  • relevant content.
  • Manage a team of three, supporting their development and ensuring that their work is effectively
  • planned, delivered and evaluated.
  • Deputise for and support the Head of Communications where appropriate.
  • Establish timed and reactive communications activity to fully support the university's student
  • engagement practices and functions, ensuring effective two-way communication with students.
  • Develop and coordinate on-campus and online events in support of the student journey.
  • Drive the promotion and coordination of student feedback and engagement ,
  • The strategy for and delivery of our social media channels.


The successful Senior Student Communications Manager should ideally have the following skillset;

  • Significant and demonstrable experience of developing and delivering communication strategies and campaigns to deliver complex messages and support change initiatives.
  • Ability to line manage a small team, developing their skills and setting objectives.
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of writing compelling, clear, concise and effective copy for all channels including the web and social media
  • Track record of planning, organising and managing the delivery of projects (including assessing, planning, initiating, implementing and reviewing).
  • Experience of day to day management of multiple communication channels.
  • Experience of working with senior staff and advising on contentious and confidential issues

Job Offer

The successful candidate will recieve a salary of circa £50,000 plus excellent benefits.

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Posted on: 14 April 2021
Closing date: 12 May 2021
Job ref: JN -042021-2559153
Tags: Communications, PR
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