Head of Public Engagement

Vacancy ID: 8536
Main Location: CCW - Millbank, London UK
Hours: 35
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 - £56,771 pa
Closing date: August 24, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

You’ll lead the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon (CCW). Public Engagement team to deliver an exciting and innovative programme of activities which are aligned to the colleges’ strategic priorities. You’ll be the main interface between internal and external stakeholders, creating links, building relationships and communicating the value and impact of reputational, public and community engagement to multiple audiences. You’ll work closely with Academic, Outreach, Knowledge Exchange, Student Journey, Marketing and Communications teams to develop and sustain Public Engagement as a core part of college business. 

You’ll have management oversight of all aspects of strategic audience engagement, ranging from community events, student showcase, exhibitions and conferences, ensuring alignment of resources to the strategic priorities of the university.

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

This is an exciting time to join Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon colleges (CCW) as part of a Public Engagement team who will bring a new focus and energy to engaging with diverse audiences and communities through face-to-face and online modes. 

This team will work across all three colleges to provide a comprehensive programme of Public Engagement which capitalises on the unique contexts and characters of each college whilst ensuring a consistently high standard of experience and impact across the programme. 

We want to bring together a team with diverse experiences and skills who have a desire to generate and share ideas, help others to explore and participate in creative learning and facilitate relevant and rewarding experiences for audiences of all ages and expertise. 

UAL offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.

Your Profile

You’ll have extensive experience in public engagement, audience development, project and resource management and an understanding of art, design and performance in an HE context. You’ll be able to communicate in a compelling and influential way to diverse audiences and demonstrate leadership in setting the direction and values of the Public Engagement programme across CCW. 

Should you have any questions not answered in the supporting documentation, please contact Adrienne Marsh, Resourcing Advisor at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk or on 020 7514 9646.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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