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Senior Communications Officer

University Alliance are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic communications professional to join our core team.

Working closely with the Head of Communications and Public Affairs, this role will support in the day-to-day delivery of the comms and influencing strategy, working on a variety of proactive and reactive workstreams to maximise awareness and reach of University Alliance and our members’ profile, reputation, campaigns, programmes and policy work.

This is an exciting chance to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a small but ambitious team, interacting with colleagues at all levels, working across varied briefs and contributing to the wider work of an effective influencing organisation. This role would suit someone looking to advance their career, having worked previously in a press / media handling / PR or communications/public affairs role.

Please submit the following with the subject line Senior Communications Officer  to by the deadline:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae including two references: your current or most recent employer; and a former line manager who could be contacted during the process
  • A cover letter of no more than two sides of A4 addressing why you are interested in working for University Alliance and how your knowledge, skills and experience meets the requirements of the role.

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Programme Administrator (DTA)

The University Alliance is looking for a dynamic Programme Administrator to support the day-to-day delivery of the Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) training programme for doctoral researchers and supervisors across a national network of 20 universities.

The Programme Administrator will work closely with the DTA3 Cofund Programme Manager and all members of the UA Programmes Team, as well as Programme Leads from partner universities, to ensure that a successful and effective programme is supported in its delivery and monitoring to the relevant UK and EU standards.

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