University of the Arts London

Communications Manager: External and Internal

Salary: £39,275 – £47,120 pa
Location: Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon – London UK
Contract: Fixed term to September 2023
Hours: Full time

We are looking for a Communications Manager to manage external communications activities for Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts at UAL, and to oversee internal communications. You will ensure that external and internal messages are delivered effectively, extending the colleges’ reach, adhering to brand guidelines and addressing the needs of different audiences and channels.

Working closely with the Head of Communications and other colleagues – both internal and external to University of the Arts London – you will develop a compelling narrative in support of college activity, as well as ensure that the reputation of the colleges is protected and has wide impact.

Why join us

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. For the 4th year running, UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2022.

This role will be working across three Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, a renowned art and design college driving positive social impact through art and design; Chelsea College of Arts, one of London’s most prestigious art and design colleges; and Wimbledon College of Arts, which has an international reputation for producing performance graduates. Much of the colleges’ success is down to their dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity, and diversity. Relocation assistance is available. UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential.

Your profile

You’ll have advanced PR and media skills, and considerable experience in a similar role, creating and implementing a communication strategy. An excellent communicator and collaborator, you can adapt messages for different audiences, and be able to edit and proofread. You will also have advanced digital communication skills and be able to manage content distribution to online channels and social media platforms to increase web traffic.

Should you have any questions, please email Christine Crouch at or on 020 7514 7802.

For full details on the assessment criteria and how to apply please click here to be directed to our website.

Closing date: 24 August 2022 23:55

We are committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.