Associate Director of Communications and Marketing
One of seventeen in the movement, UWC Atlantic College, founded in 1962, is the original United World College. Perched above the Bristol Channel approximately 20 miles west of Cardiff, our 360 students study the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and take part in an outstanding co-curricular programme in support of the UWC mission.
Enjoying a spectacular location at St. Donat’s Castle, the 16 – 19 year olds are drawn from over 90 nationalities, with 60% of our students being non-native level English speakers. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking international College that combines a distinctive vision with a global reputation for educational innovation and a unique, world class education.
We are keen to build on the strong record of success of our current team and require a solutions focussed individual to set and guide the strategy for all communications ensuring consistency in theme and relevance of content.
Your excellent understanding of the creation and production of marketing and collateral materials will enable you to create and execute an integrated and strategic communications and marketing strategy and ensure that the UWC brand, brand values, and key messages are consistent and clearly communicated through all College communications media.
Truly entrepreneurial, highly motivated and driven, you have the social and emotional intelligence to show sensitivity and good judgement when engaging with key stakeholders.
With in-depth knowledge of proactive and reactive media relations techniques, combined with extensive knowledge of internal communications strategies and tactics, you will ensure that the College improves its internal and external communications and positively raise its profile.
Your excellent interpersonal skills mean that you can quickly build and maintain credibility and ensure engagement with a wide range of audiences, including students, leadership team, colleagues, alumni, supporters and “thought leaders”.
In addition, you will be comfortable and confident in dealing with challenging and sometimes contentious issues. Your knowledge and appreciation of UWC Atlantic College and the UWC movement ideals and ethos mean that you are able to successfully articulate these to a wide range of audiences.
The employment package will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and will include the following elements:
• Salary £40-45,000 depending on experience and qualifications
• Pension Scheme membership
• Excellent Leave Entitlement
• Full Time position Further information about this position, including details of how to apply, is available on our website www.atlanticcollege.org/careers
Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 noon on 16 July 2018
The selection process will be held on one day, Friday 27 July and it is important that shortlisted candidates are able to attend the interview at the College in person. We reserve the right to interview and appoint exceptional candidates in advance of the closing date.
UWC Atlantic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity Number: 525761