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Head of Marketing and Communications (1 year fixed term contract)

University of Roehampton
London (Central), London (Greater)
£57,186 - £65,656
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Job Discipline
Brand Management, Insights & Research, PR & Media
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Roehampton is seeking an energetic and creative individual to lead our marketing and public relations activities, developing innovative approaches to advertising to support student recruitment and raise awareness of the University and our work.

The role holder will need proven experience of developing, analysing and adapting impactful marketing campaigns and liaising with external agencies to help deliver these effectively. Successful candidates will therefore need to demonstrate the ability to understand and act upon quantitative data and to manage complex projects, and creative teams.

The Head of Marketing and Communications will lead a communications team, whose activities include press and public relations management, the delivery of communications plans for our academic departments and leading the production of a wide range of digital and offline marketing materials. They will work closely with the Director of Recruitment, Admissions and International Development, to ensure alignment with the University’s UK and international recruitment strategies.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Liam Hurley, Director of Strategy and External Relations. 

The University of Roehampton, London, is dedicated to providing a student education that changes lives, by equipping our students with the confidence, knowledge, and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career, and fulfilling life. The marketing and communications team is key to ensuring this message is successfully delivered.

We are committed to providing an inclusive community of learning, for students from all around the world. We work in partnership with our students, in an environment that values people as individuals, encourages freedom of thought and expression, and supports them to achieve their aspirations.

The research we produce is anchored in, and enriches, the communities around us, improving society locally, nationally, and internationally.

Our values derive from the heritage of our four founding Colleges, whose history dates back over 180 years, and whose ethos and commitment to social justice and widening access to education informs who we are today.

We are the top-ranked modern London university (Times Good University Guide 2022), in the top 10 universities in the UK for student satisfaction at postgraduate level (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2022), and jointly ranked as the best modern university in the country for research and top university in London (Research Excellence Framework 2021).

We are London’s Campus University, based on a beautiful 54 acre parkland campus. The successful applicant, in return from the University, will receive a generous pension scheme, a service led hybrid working environment, support for CPD activities, enhanced holiday allowance, plus closure over Christmas, as well as various fringe benefits such as generous family friendly
policies, discount at high street shops, cycle to work scheme, travel loans and discounted gym membership.

The closing date for completed applications is: 20th March 2023

It is expected that interviews will take place on: week commencing 27th March 2023

If there is high response in relation to this role the advertisement may be withdrawn ahead of the closing date.

The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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