UCL School of Management

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Communications and Events Officer

About us

The UCL School of Management is home to UCL’s business and management research and education programmes. The School has forged a reputation for world-leading research and teaching in the areas of innovation management, the creation and growth of technology-intensive organisations, business analytics, and entrepreneurship. The 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) rated the majority of the research outputs of the UCL School of Management as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”; at 95%, this was the second highest percentage of any business school in the UK.

The School is home to over 1,300 students, with more than 55% from outside the UK. The UCL School of Management takes full advantage of being part of a world-leading university through its interdisciplinary outlook, and builds on close collaborations in both research and education with other UCL departments, including computer science, engineering, economics, psychology, public policy, statistics and medical sciences.

This is an exciting time to join the UCL School of Management as it is embarking on a significant expansion plan which will see it deliver on a new strategy to double in size over the next five years. An increase in degree programmes and staff will ensure that we continue our mission to deliver the next generation of socially conscious entrepreneurial leaders, who will tackle the world’s greatest challenges.

Further information about the School can be found here: www.mgmt.ucl.ac.uk

About the role

The postholder will proactively support the whole events process from the planning stage, administration, through to delivering the event and supporting post-event evaluation.

The role seeks to deliver a range of exciting events which professionally and creatively promote the UCL School of Management to a range of audiences. Our audiences and events include prospective students for our open days, current students at graduation, our staff at internal conferences and also alumni, business leaders, political influencers and other national and international stakeholders.

The postholder will also provide support across wider communications and marketing activities within the School, including digital content such as social media, web content and e-newsletters, branding, student recruitment, media and PR, and general administration.

About you

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Experience of providing administrative support for a variety of activities
  • Knowledge of how to deliver excellent customer service
  • Experience of organising or supporting the delivery of events in a professional or voluntary capacity
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, in person and in writing
  • Excellent IT skills including a working knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Canva
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining high standards
  • Ability to work outside of core working hours (10am to 4pm), including attendance at evening and weekend events

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As London’s Global University, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation, and we want our community to represent the diversity of the world’s talent. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where we all belong.

We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in UCL’s workforce. These include people from Black, Asian, and ethnic minority backgrounds; disabled people; LGBTQI+ people; and for our Grade 9 and 10 roles, women.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

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Faculty positions in Marketing

The Marketing and Analytics Group at the UCL School of Management, University College London, invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor level. The anticipated start date is 1 September 2025.

Successful candidates will demonstrate ability or potential for high-quality research, with a focus on quantitative marketing.  All candidates should have a doctoral degree in marketing or a related discipline (e.g., economics, statistics, or computer science) by 1 September 2025. Candidates will also be expected to teach marketing or analytics courses in our undergraduate and/or graduate programs.

University College London (UCL) is one of the world’s foremost research universities, with a consistent ranking in the top 20 of the world’s best universities. Most recently, UCL was listed 9th in the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

The UCL School of Management is a world-leading business school based in London with a strong emphasis on research. The School’s research was ranked second among UK business schools in the most recent REF (Research Excellence Framework). In 2016, the School opened its new home in Canary Wharf, the heart of London’s financial district. Teaching loads are relatively low (60 hours per year for Assistant Professors), and research support is excellent. 

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit a CV, a research statement, a job market paper and at most one additional research paper, and at least two letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/147831 by 8 July 2024.

The UCL School of Management encourages diversity and a positive culture among all faculty, staff, and students. Our school is committed to building an intellectual community in which diversity, fairness, and inclusion are valued, and we encourage applications from women and other minorities. UCL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.