Head of Web & Digital Media

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£49,149 - £56,950
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Web & Digital Media 

Marketing, Recruitment & Engagement
Full-time: 35 Hours per week
£49,149 - £56,950
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.

An experienced digital media professional, you will play the lead role in enhancing and growing our on-line presence, ensuring a holistic approach to UWS communications strategy. You will lead a team of professionals to successfully deliver against priority areas and ensure best digital practice to further the reputation and growth of the University. You will oversee continuous horizon-scanning to ensure effective benchmarking across all digital channels. Candidates are welcomed from all sectors particularly from digital agency backgrounds or work with brands recognised for innovation in digital and social media.

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:  Wednesday 6th 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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