Communications Manager

Job Description

Communications Manager

Are you a creative communicator with a passion for impactful storytelling? We’re looking for a talented Communications Manager, that can bring a creative approach to designing and delivering innovative marketing campaigns.

We want our members to truly understand our story and recognise the value of the opportunities and services we offer. Our goal is to amplify student voices, empower them to drive meaningful change, and help them to Love their time at University. As our Communications Manager, you will lead the Guild’s communication strategy, collaborating with teams across the organisation to ensure our channels are always relevant and engaging.

The Role

Role:  Communications Manager
Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
Salary: Grade D starting at £36,148 rising to £40,685 over time per annum
Contract: Permanent
Location: Streatham Campus/Hybrid

Who are we?

Exeter Students’ Guild is the University of Exeter’s students’ union, led by students for students. We’re an independent charity, offering a wide range of opportunities, services and support to help students get the most out of their unique journeys at university. This includes everything from social activities to making sure things are going well on their academic course. We have over 300 student groups and all of our work is led by, and in the best interest of, our members.

The Guild is a truly rewarding place to work. Our talented and passionate staff make a real difference to the lives of students every single day, working together to achieve the Guild’s purpose: to shape an excellent student experience for all students at Exeter by empowering them to take their place in the world and make a positive difference. We are looking for people who recognise that the Guild is student-led and share a genuine passion for student engagement and empowerment. If you share a commitment to our values and want to be part of a radically inclusive organisation with a seriously exciting future ahead, we can’t wait to hear from you.

What will you bring?

  • You’ll have some experience in creating impactful and engaging marketing campaigns to a diverse audience.
  • You’ll be able to apply innovative solutions to complex problems and capable of seeking out new opportunities and inspiring new approaches.
  • You know how to use marketing channels to effectively communicate the brand’s story. As well as develop and empower staff members through coaching skills to create a high performing team.

You can view the role profile here Communications Manager - Role Profile

We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced family pay, a huge 27 days’ annual leave plus public holidays, sustainable travel incentives, access to exclusive discounts and perks and a free confidential advice service. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy balance between your work and home life through a real commitment to flexible and hybrid working. We also provide access to great development opportunities, including a personal development budget for you to spend on sharpening your skills in whatever wat you choose. We’ll also help you to gain valuable experience, ensuring that you have opportunities to grow your career both here at the Guild and beyond.

To find out more please visit our website Exeter Students' Guild (

Inclusion is central to the Guild. We approach our work collaboratively, empower our people and celebrate our uniqueness. If you’re driven to empower others and achieve great things, you’ll fit right in. Our people are proud of who they are and value each other’s differences, and we are committed to creating a diverse community that is radically inclusive of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.

Dates for your Diary

  • Closing Date: 10.00am, Monday 24th June 2024
  • Shortlisting: Tuesday, 25th June 2024
  • Interviews: Tuesday, 2nd July 2024

To apply for this role please visit our website Careers at Exeter Students' Guild (

If you have any questions or queries about the role, please drop an email to

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