Communication Manager (Maternity Cover)

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
£32,548 to £36,613 per annum
19 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Communication Manager (Maternity Cover)

Department: Corporate and External Relations

Location: Newton Park, Bath

Line Manager: Head of Communications

Rate of Pay: £32,548 to £36,613 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract for up to 12 months

Hours: Full time

Ref: 12/17/2335

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 14 January 2018

Interview Date: Friday 2 February 2018

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

We’re a modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage. We offer a tranquil working environment that’s full of people with energy. And we combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff. More than just a job – working for Bath Spa University is a chance to explore, discover, learn and grow.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Communications Manager to support the University’s mission and strategic objectives. You will be a key player in helping to raise the University’s profile regionally, nationally and internationally. You will enhance and protect the University’s reputation and help build pride in Bath Spa.

This is a great opportunity for an all-round communications professional to join an inspiring organisation, develop a small team and help shape the University’s internal and external communications strategy.

About you (requirements)

A high degree of competence in communications is required for this role, along with a creative and proactive approach to work and the ability to sustain performance in a complex, fast-paced environment.

You will be a flexible and motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will be an experienced line manager and have extensive experience of working in a PR role. You will have a proven track record in delivering great internal communications.

An interest in Higher Education, teacher education, and the arts would be useful.

If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Jenny Davies, on 01225 875730 or

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit   Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community