Innovation Communications Manager

Queen Mary Innovation Ltd
Innovation Communications Manager

About the Role
You will coordinate and lead innovation communications at Queen Mary Innovation Ltd. Based in Queen Mary Innovation Ltd (QMI) you will coordinate the internal and external promotion of innovation and partnerships, working across the business facing and communications teams.

About You
You are a highly-experienced all-round communications professional with experience of working with the news media and able to construct and promote clear messages to a variety of internal and external audiences. You will have wide responsibility for developing communications tools and stories drawn from across the innovation landscape of the University and so will be a good networker and used to aligning the needs of diverse stakeholders. Ideally with a knowledge of innovation in the university sector, you will write fluently and be able to develop and implement a strategy for innovation communications.

About QMI
Queen Mary Innovation Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Queen Mary University of London devoted to maximizing the impact of the University’s research and innovation using commercial tools. QMI protects the University’s intellectual property and licensing it or founding new businesses to ensure that our innovations reach patients, customers and the public to the benefit of society and the economy.

About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The post is based at the Whitechapel Campus in London (with the opportunity to work remotely for some of the time) and is a full time, permanent appointment. The starting salary will be in the range of £52,000-£62,000 per annum, depending on experience, inclusive of London Allowance.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

Application Instructions: 

The recruitment for the position is being carried out by PRism Search Limited.

If you wish to apply for this position or have any queries please contact Lucy McCulley of Prism Search Limited at:

The closing date for applications is 31st May 2023.

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Application Closing Date: 
31 May 2023