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Exciting career opportunities at UK Council for International Student Affairs!

UKCISA seeks

  • Interim Communications Manager
  • Communications Assistant
  • Membership Manager

The UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) has worked for over 50 years to support international students and the institutions, students' unions and organisations who work closely with them.

Interim Communications Manager

(immediate start to 31 July 2020 with possibility to move to permanent position)
Salary: on a scale from £33,695 to £36,499 per annum, including London Weighting.
Full time/ 4 days a week.

The Interim Communications Manager will:

  • Devise a new communications plan to support the new organisational strategy.
  • Collaborate with UKCISA colleagues and UKCISA’s partner and member organisations’ activity on sector-wide issues, (eg, Brexit).
  • Collaborate with UKCISA’s Strategic Partnerships Lead to ensure success of #WeAreInternational campaign and Student Ambassadors programme.
  • Lead, identify, collate and shape content for UKCISA’s annual review.
  • Identify and lead improvement projects for the UKCISA website.
  • Support a range of new activities to engage UKCISA’s members.

The ideal candidate will be experienced, dynamic and creative; a strategic thinker; highly skilled user of digital and social media tools with ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with colleagues and external agencies.

Send CV and covering letter addressing the person specification to communications@ukcisa.org.uk
Deadline for applications: midnight on Sunday 19 January 2020. Provisional interview date 30 January 2020.

JOB DESCRIPTION Communications Manager.docx

PERSON SPECIFICATION Communications Manager.docx 

Communications Assistant

(Fixed term. Immediate start to 31 July 2020 with possibility to move to permanent position)
Salary: on a scale from £25,317 to £26,634 per annum, including London Weighting.
Full time/ 4 days a week.

The Communications Assistant will:

  • Create lively engaging social media content to support UKCISA’s extensive range of communication activities, training and events
  • Create engaging content for #WeAreInternational campaign and new Student Ambassador programme
  • Carry out key administrative tasks and website updates to ensure success of communications activities and campaigns

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and administrative skills, be an expert user of social media and digital tools, be able to think creatively, be pro-active, able to work quickly, meet deadlines and quickly establish effective working relationships with colleagues.

Send CV and covering letter addressing the person specification to communications@ukcisa.org.uk
Deadline for applications: 5pm on Wed 15 January 2020. Provisional interview date: 23 January 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION Communications Assistant.docx
PERSON SPECIFICATION Communications Assistant.docx

Membership Manager (permanent)

Salary: on a scale from £33,695 to £36,499 per annum, including London Weighting.
Full time/ 4 days a week. 

This is an exciting time to join UKCISA as we launch our new organizational strategy 2020-2023.  The Membership Manager is a new role and provides an exciting opportunity to shape and direct UKCISA’s extensive membership activities. The membership role is key to engaging, supporting and retaining our diverse membership which includes Higher Education, Further Education and Students’ Unions.

The Membership Manager will:

• Implement a new member engagement strategy
• Develop new materials, activities and events to support new and existing members
• Ensure smooth running of business processes and lead on annual membership renewals
• Ensure maximum member retention and actively seek opportunities to expand UKCISA’s membership

The ideal candidate will be experienced, dynamic and creative; an excellent communicator and connector, strategic thinker with excellent business processing skills.

Send CV and covering letter addressing the person specification to communications@ukcisa.org.uk
Deadline for applications: 9am on Wed 5 February 2020.  Interview date: Mon 17 February 2020.

JOB DESCRIPTION Membership Manager.docx
PERSON SPECIFICATION Membership Manager.docx


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