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Communications & Marketing Manager – National Space Academy

13 Mar 2018 2:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Monday 26th March 2018

The National Space Academy provides education programmes, continuing professional development sessions (CPD) and careers events, designed to support schools’ curricula in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) using space as the inspirational context.  This ground-breaking initiative combines world class expertise in space science and climate science at leading universities and companies in the UK with a network of outstanding teachers to provide engaging and effective STEM interventions nationally.  In addition, the Academy has developed and supports the delivery of the Level 3 Space Engineering course, and works with UK and international partners to support science teaching and learning at secondary level.


We are looking to recruit an experienced ‘hands on’ Communications and Marketing Manager to create and implement a marketing strategy for the National Space Academy and communicate its story and successes to various audiences including schools and stakeholders.


You should be an excellent copy writer capable of adapting communications to suit different audiences and be experienced in delivering successful marketing campaigns.  Experience of working in an education and/or science environment is desirable.  The successful candidate will be able to work autonomously and as part of a team.


Further details, including job description and application form can be found here:


Please note the following:

Working with Children – An Enhanced Disclosure is required for this role.  Information about the Disclosure service can be found at the Directgov website.

Hours of work – 35 per week.  Mostly between Monday and Friday, but some evening, weekend and bank holiday work must be considered part of the job.  Time off in lieu will be granted accordingly.

Salary £28,000 to £37,000 depending upon experience.

Contract length – Temporary for 2 years, commencing May 2018.  This is a new role within the National Space Academy team and there is a possibility of the contract being extended at the end of the temporary contract, though this is not guaranteed.


Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon Monday 26th March 2018 by email to

(No Agencies)


Please note – Interviews for selected applicants will be held on Tuesday 10th April 2018 at the National Space Centre.

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