Clare College Cambridge

Communications Manager

This is a new role and an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic, innovative and creative communications professional to devise and execute a College-wide communications strategy, and play a leading role in developing and articulating the vision and opportunities for a Cambridge college in the 21st century.  

The Role

This role reports into The Fellow for Development and will work closely with key College departments to produce and manage an evolving internal and external communications strategy for the whole College; devise and implement a comprehensive digital media strategy, including managing digital communications, the College web pages and social media; produce and edit the key print publications; and coordinate the production of other communications as required.

The College

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for the second oldest of the 31 Colleges in the University of Cambridge. Regarded as one of the most progressive and informal, Clare is renowned as a College that achieves academically at the highest levels, whilst also being welcoming, forward-thinking, and inclusive.

Located in the heart of Cambridge city centre, the College is extraordinarily beautiful and famed for its gardens on “the Backs” (the famous backs of the colleges that overlook the River Cam). Clare’s Old Court, a Grade I listed building, is the centre of the College and is unique among the ancient Cambridge colleges in having maintained its architectural integrity.

Salary, and Benefits

The salary for the post is between £42,000 - £46,000 p.a. (DOE).

In addition, the College offers membership of a defined contributions pension scheme, membership of a medical cashback scheme, parking and lunch in college during working hours.

The Application Process

The full job description and person specification is below.  

All applicants must complete the application and equal opportunities form and email them to Sally Hewings ( by the closing date of 18 October 2022. The contents of the Equal Opportunities Form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels.The interviews will take place on the morning of the 26 October. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form