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Head of Digital Communications and Planning - QMUL18753

Department: Marketing & Communications
Salary: £54,853 - £57,984 per annum inclusive of London Allowance (Grade 7)
Reference: QMUL18753
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 20-May-2019
Closing date: 30-Jun-2019

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Picture a job that blends public service with a commercial mindset, where you work with the brightest minds to create a future we can all be proud of.

Queen Mary University of London is a leading global university with a difference. We are one of the UK’s top research universities, committed to improving social justice and achieving the previously unthinkable. The Marketing and Communications Directorate is responsible for raising the awareness and reputation of Queen Mary among its target audiences, and for increasing the quality and quantity of Queen Mary applicants.

We are recruiting to the role of Head of Digital Communications and Planning, which is responsible for the strategic leadership of Queen Mary’s website (content and technical development), the management of our verbal and visual brand identity, the management of our content and editorial strategy and function, the line management of our Faculty Communications Managers (with the support of the Head of Public Relations and Internal Communications), and for coordinating the planning and evaluation of all communications activities. This role is part of the Communications leadership team.

If you are passionate about impactful marketing and communications, and impatient to make a difference, we look forward to receiving your application.

The role is a permanent full time appointment based at our Mile End campus.  Starting salary will be £54,853-£57,984 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Dr Kristian Hibberd, Assistant Director of Communications (, 07815 902560).

To apply for the role please press the “Apply” button below.

The closing date for applications is 30th June 2019. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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