Communications & Marketing Officer

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£30,046 - £35,844 per annum
18 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Student Recruitment

Communications & Marketing Officer
£30,046 - £35,844 per annum
Full-time: 35 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join University of the West of Scotland (UWS), one of Higher Education’s most innovative modern universities. 

We have 4 vibrant campuses across the west of Scotland as well as a campus in central London. 

Our campuses boast some of the most modern, pioneering and sustainable Higher Education learning and teaching facilities in the UK – our new Lanarkshire Campus was the winner of the ‘sustainable buildings that inspire’ accolade in the Guardian University Awards 2019.

The University’s 19,900 student population includes a growing international student cohort comprising more than 140 nationalities. 

We have also established ourselves as a force for good through our internationally relevant ground-breaking research in areas including eye-care, drone technology, artificial intelligence, thin films and sensors, 5G networking, arthritis and dementia care.  UWS was ranked in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2019 as being in the world’s top 150 universities under 50 and the highest ranked young university in Scotland.

The role
This is a key role in the University’s high-performing Marketing & Student Recruitment Department. 

The post holder will support the delivery of the University’s marketing and communications priorities through high quality, integrated communications to reach our external and internal audiences. 

This role will covers the full communications and marketing mix including external communication, internal staff communication, student communication, PR, media relations, campaigns, social media, publications, producing content for the web and providing support for UWS event and publications.  You should have a proven track record in the delivery of insight-led integrated communications and marketing campaigns targeting multiple audiences as well as an in depth knowledge of, and experience in, implementing best practice in corporate communications.

You should also have internal communications experience in a large and complex organisation and experience of producing engaging content for social media and other digital channels.  A relevant degree or equivalent is required.

For an informal discussion please contact Emma Edwards, Head of Marketing and Student Recruitment at or on 0141 848 3728.

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. 

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.  

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