Director of Communications and Recruitment

London, United Kingdom
Mar 01, 2019
End of advertisement period
Mar 28, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

C&R Directorate Administration & Support

Location:  Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway
Salary:  Competitive
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 28 March 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed 

The University of Greenwich is a leading London university with a growing reputation. Our mission is to transform lives through inspired teaching and research. We have over 18,000 students studying in the UK and almost as many again studying at our partner institutions overseas. We take immense pride in our vibrant, diverse and international community and how this informs teaching and research.

Greenwich is a special place because of the energy and enthusiasm of our students and staff. We are proud of our history as an educational institution which provides opportunities for people of potential, regardless of background, and which enhances society through research and enterprise.  

Our recent achievements include a ‘Silver’ award in the TEF, rising levels of graduate employment, and an investment of more than £150 million since 2013 in laboratories, teaching spaces and student facilities; including a new Student Hub at our Medway Campus and the Dreadnought Building at our Greenwich Campus.

We are seeking a new Director of Communications and Recruitment to join our team. This is a significant and challenging role, covering a broad range of areas including student recruitment, marketing, external relations (including internal and external communications), media relations, alumni affairs and transnational education.

You will be an experienced, senior level communications and marketing leader with expertise in one or more of the key areas of responsibility within the role. You will bring together all the disciplines within the directorate to ensure a clear and coherent message; maximising brand value and engaging with staff and students in support of the organisation’s vision and values.

An executive search exercise is being undertaken by Perrett Laver who will support the University in identifying the widest possible field of qualified candidates. To apply, or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please visit quoting reference 4053. The closing date for applications is 11:59pm GMT on 28/03/2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview at the University’s Old Royal Naval College campus in Greenwich on 11th and 12th April 2019.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

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