Marketing and Communications Officer

University of London

Department: School of Engineering & Materials Science
Salary: £37,348 – £43,592 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL32839
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 18 May 2023
Closing date: 15 June 2023

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About the Role

The School of Engineering and Material Science is seeking to appointment a Marketing and Communications Officer. This is an essential role, to help create the foundations for effective showcasing and promoting of School activities and strategy, internally and externally.

About You

You will have experience working in marketing and communications, preferably in the higher education sector. You will be self-reliant, with the ability to work well independently. You should have experience in planning and delivering communication plans, with knowledge of design principles and good presentation skills.

About the School

This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 80-90 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1500 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students, supported by an administrative team and technical staff of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.

The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably. The Faculty is focused on establishing itself as one of the leading Faculties for Science and Engineering in the UK.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable. Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And 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 continue to 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, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is an indefinite, full time contract (35 hours per week). The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £37,348 – £43,592 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community 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 are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Vicky Kwaku ([email protected] ). 

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

The closing date for applications is 15 June 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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