Head of Communications

Up to £65k per annum depending on skills and experience
28 Aug 2014
10 Sep 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Communications


Up to £65k per annum depending on skills and experience

The Student Loans Company Ltd (SLC) works with higher education institutions, HM Revenue and Customs and specific authorities, to provide loans and grants to over a million students every year.  An arm of the government, we are an executive non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

We deliver secure, accurate and efficient assessment, payment and repayment services and are in the middle of a transformation programme to provide better customer service and back office support.

We now need a seasoned and talented professional who can lead our internal and external communications in a high profile role.

A member of the SLC senior management team and reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive, you will lead a multidisciplinary team – building and strengthening our internal communications and staff engagement and managing our external reputation.

Candidates will be educated to graduate level or equivalent and demonstrate significant experience in managing both an internal communications and media relations function.

You will most likely have financial services experience and a proven track record of managing and enhancing organisational reputation in a high profile environment.  You will ideally have both public and private sector experience.

This is a unique opportunity to make a difference in a unique organisation.

For further information on the role and to apply, please go to www.slc.co.uk/careers

Closing date:   Wednesday 10th September 2014

Reference: IRC13922

We are committed to Equal Opportunities.