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Head of Communications and External Relations

We are offering an exciting opportunity to shape the future of a fast-developing organisation through a senior leadership role in communications and external relations. As the new Government takes up the reins, you will develop the University Alliance brand and raise the profile of its members with key stakeholders including Government, Parliament, Whitehall, industry representatives and the national press. You will work closely with the Chief Executive to shape and deliver our ambitious strategy.

Based in our Whitehall office near the heart of government, you will need to lead and thrive in a challenging and busy environment, whilst also being able to adjust to the unpredictable and spontaneous development of an ever-changing political landscape. The role comes with generous terms and conditions.

Full details in the Application Pack below. If you have relevant experience and an appetite for success with a professional and close-knit team then please apply.


Annual salary: £50,000-£55,000 depending on experience

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 28 June

Interviews: TBC, likely to be week commencing 6 July.


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Please direct any enquiries to or 0207 8392757.