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Media, PR and Communications Officer

Birmingham, West Midlands
£32,348 - £34,308 per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

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Job Title: Media, PR and Communications Officer

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £32,348 - £34,308 per annum – SS5.

Job type: Permanent, Full-time.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality.  

The Role:

University College Birmingham is looking for a Media, PR and Communications Officer.

It is an incredibly exciting time to be joining University College Birmingham, with a new partnership in place with the University of Warwick. In addition, the University has recently won University of the Year in the 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, the leading higher education awards based solely on student choice. We have recently welcomed our first cohort of further education students in construction and engineering this September, with more exciting curriculum plans for the future.

The Media, PR and Communications Officer is a new role, and will support in the development of the University’s Media, PR and Communications strategy, leading on delivery of key activities to enhance the University’s reputation and actively manage our external brand.

The successful candidate will act as the hub for all media communications, responding to media enquiries, liaising with colleagues internally and externally to tell our story.

The role requires experience of working in a media/public relations role, delivering media projects and strategic communications, and working in an energetic environment. The post holder will be an excellent communicator in all mediums, with the ability to motivate and support others to deliver.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year 26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Excellent staff development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free On-site Gym Membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Extra Information:

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Closing Date – Friday 25th November 2022 at midday.

Interview Dates – Monday 5th December 2022.

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

Please click APPLY to be redirected to our website to complete an application form.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; PR Coordinator, Junior Account Manager, Public Relations Coordinator, Senior Public Relations Executive, PR Supervisor, Public Relations, Head of PR, PR, Marketing, Head of Communications, Public Relations Manager, Comms Manager, Marketing Executive, Marketing Communications, Communications Manager, Press Manager, PR Consultant, Senior PR Executive will also be considered for this role.


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