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Marketing and Communications Manager (School of Geography; School of Languages, Linguistics and Film) - QMUL23843

Department: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Salary: £38,084 - £44,807 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL23843
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 17-Dec-2020
Closing date: 18-Jan-2021

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About the Role

This exciting opportunity, ideally suited for an experienced marketing professional, has responsibility for developing an effective marketing and student recruitment strategy for the named Academic Schools. The overarching objective is to increase the number of high quality applications for taught postgraduate, pre-masters, international foundation, and undergraduate programmes from the UK, EU and overseas markets. You will also be responsible for planning and running recruitment and schools liaison events.

The postholder will work with the Marketing and Communications Directorate and the Schools’ professional services teams, being mutually supportive and covering duties during colleagues’ absences and at times of additional pressure, as required. The role will line manage a small team and work collaboratively with professional services and academic staff in the Schools, and with colleagues across Queen Mary.

This role is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance to manage a new delivery structure, with a view to indefinite status following review.

About You

The successful candidate will have expertise in student recruitment marketing (or equivalent) including, but not limited to, campaign management, CRM and email communications planning and management, event management, budget management, line management, evaluation and reporting on impact; they will have excellent stakeholder management skills, be an effective communicator, and be as comfortable taking the initiative as working collaboratively.

About the Schools

The Schools are located within the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty. The School of Geography is an international centre for excellence in teaching and research across human and physical geography, and environmental science. Programmes are offered at undergraduate and postgraduate-level. The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film undertakes world-class research, and offers programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate-level in Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Linguistics, and Modern Languages.

About Queen Mary

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. We continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, generous pension schemes, 30 days’ leave (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), season ticket loan scheme, and opportunities for professional development. We have a range of work-life balance and family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible-working arrangements, and facilities, including a nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End in London. It is full-time, with an expected start date from February 2021. The salary will be between £38,084 - £44,807 pa, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to equality and diversity is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We will consider applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Will McAdam at, or +44 (0) 020 7882 2208 by appointment.

To apply, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 18th January 2021.

Interviews are expected to be in late January.

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