Head of Corporate Communications & Engagement

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£60,410 - £70,006
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Corporate Communications & Engagement

Marketing, Recruitment & Engagement
Full-time: 35 Hours per week
£60,410 - £70,006
Full-time: 35 hours per week

UWS is a University that dares to be different. Our aim is to change lives, transform communities and encourage enterprise through distinctive and progressive higher education.

How we present UWS and let our audiences, stakeholders and communities know about the amazing things that UWS does is vitally important to achieving our ambitions. These exciting new roles within the University’s Directorate of Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement are focused on key areas of our operation and will have significant influence in enhancing and shaping the profile of UWS.

We’re looking for an innovative and creative professional, to lead and develop our internal and external communications and engagement strategies to provide an effective communications, media, PR and engagement service for the University. You should have significant leadership and managerial experience in a similar area, with a track record of effective strategy development, delivering change in communications and engagement and successfully identifying and implementing innovation and best practice.

Candidates with the experience, appetite and energy to drive this dynamic and ambitious organisation forward in an increasingly competitive marketplace are sought.

For an informal discussion on the posts with Director of Marketing, Recruitment & Engagement Caroline Bysh, contact Directorate Administrator Catriona Howatson on tel +44(0)1292 886338 or email    

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

Closing Date: Friday 24th November 2017

Interview date:  Monday 4th December 2017 

There is possibility of an informal face-to-face or Skype discussion with UWS Principal on Thursday 7th December 2017.

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups. UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
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