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University of the Arts London

Editorial Manager

Full time
£35,468- £43,558 per annum
CSM – King’s Cross, London UK

This is a great opportunity for an experienced content writer, editor or marketing and communications professional to further develop their career while working in the exciting and ever-changing landscape of creative education.

As Editorial Manager at Central Saint Martins (CSM), University of the Arts London (UAL), you will play a crucial role in defining the public narrative of one of the world’s leading forces in art and design education.

Working across print, web and social media, you will articulate the breadth and depth of the staff and student community at CSM through a range of publications, promotional material and other media delivery channels. You will work closely with colleagues on creating editorial content that articulates, celebrates and promotes CSM’s annual programme of events, initiatives and associated activities aimed at engaging key audiences, raising the profile of CSM, and enhancing our reputation in London, nationally and internationally.

You will also work on marketing material for recruitment purposes, as well as social media with our web team to present a coherent set of messages. The overall aim of the role is to develop a consistent way of presenting and communicating the aspiration, vision and operation of CSM. This will require an approach to content, styles and modes of writing that match CSM’s creative ambitions and practices.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is the world’s second University for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2021. Our diverse and talented community comprises over 5,000 academic, professional, and technical staff. Together we are committed to social purpose. This includes creating a better a more sustainable world and championing race equality.

We offer highly creative working environments that inspire staff across all areas to fulfil their potential and continuous training to further develop their skills and expertise. We also offer hybrid and flexible working practices, and excellent staff benefits to improve your work life balance.

Your profile

With a relevant qualification in the arts or communications-based subjects, or equivalent experience, we’re looking for a talented and creative storyteller with proven experience of engaging key audiences by creating and delivering a range of excellent and compelling written content in different formats.

Alongside this, you will have an in-depth knowledge of, and interest in, design, media, the arts and the creative and cultural sectors, and higher education. You will be passionate about the role of creativity in the contemporary world, understanding how creative practice can generate real, productive change.

This is an intensely collaborative role, so we are looking for a for an individual with effective communication skills who can work collaboratively with creative practitioners and academics and colleagues across UAL.

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 9 August 2022.

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. 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.