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Head of Media

Communications Group

Location:   London
Salary:  £55,000 per annum pro rata
  Fixed Term
Post Type:   Full Time
Closing Date:   Monday 17 August 2020
Reference:   UUK01220

As world leaders in research, teaching and innovation, our universities have a fantastic story to tell.

Universities UK is the collective voice for 137 universities in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Our mission is to create the conditions for UK universities to be the best in the world, so they can maximise their positive impact locally, nationally, and globally.

We’re recruiting a Head of Media to help us make a big impression with the print, online and broadcast media. 

The post-holder will lead our small, talented in-house team, bringing expertise, resilience, and creativity to inspire and support colleagues across the organisation. We’re looking for a communications specialist with solid judgement, a calm and enthusiastic approach, quick to react, and full of ideas of how we can gain greater public attention and more positive coverage. 

This is a great opportunity to make your mark at a national organisation representing a sector with a central role in the nation’s economic and social recovery from Covid-19. The recruit will contribute towards the delivery of our five-year strategic plan and our campaigns – MadeAtUni and WeAreTogether - to demonstrate how universities change lives for the better.

This is a fixed-term maternity cover position.
To apply, please send your curriculum vitae and a covering letter - no more than two sides of A4, outlining your suitability - to  The submission deadline for applications is 17 August 2020.

Interviews are expected to take place on 04 September 2020.

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