Head of Marketing & Communications

  • Job Reference: 1311707733-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Adecco
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Print, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Adecco Public Sector are proud to be working in partnership with the charity, Living Sport, to recruit a Head of Marketing and Communications on a permanent basis.

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Based in Cambridgeshire, hybrid working is available (2 days per week in the office)

Salary: up to 40,000k

Living Sport is an independent charity focused on improving the health, happiness, and well-being of the people of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. We work collaboratively with partners and communities to support more people to be active in a way that works for them.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to make a significant difference in young people's lives by increasing the reach and impact of Living Sport's profile and visibility through the delivery of high-quality and influential marketing and communications.

The Head of Marketing and Communications plays a pivotal role in developing new projects, partnerships, and funding opportunities alongside the programmes team to ensure maximum impact and raise the profile of the charity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Shape and develop organisational-wide marketing and communications strategies and initiatives.
  • Manage all the online social media presence broadening audiences to achieve growth and impact.
  • Work with the fundraising team to create content and communication plans for a new partnership, Great Eastern Run.
  • Lead all public relations and marketing campaigns including stakeholder communications.
  • Developing, protecting, and promoting the brand and associated projects.
  • Support the programmes team to design and develop physical marketing resources, website and social media.
  • Agency management including creative and professional acquisitions, freelancers, agencies, and print companies.
  • Create and develop a comprehensive marketing and communications plan.

Candidate Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of working in a Marketing and Communications role with a proven track record of raising an organisation's profile, preferably within the sports or charity sector.
  • Previous experience designing and delivering social purpose initiatives and being proficient in planning, implementing, and evaluating events and campaigns.
  • Experience with Google Analytics, CRM software, SEO, SEMrush, Google Adwords and email marketing software is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders and be proficient in influencing others.
  • Previous leadership experience with the ability to develop, mentor and lead a team collaboratively.
  • A degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent experience.
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing or Chartered Institute of Public Relations Level 7 professional qualification.

If you would like to discuss this role further and receive a copy of the candidate pack then we would love to hear from you, please click apply online today and a member of the team will be in touch.

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th May.

We are Adecco Public Sector, part of The Adecco Group. As a consciously inclusive recruiter we want to ensure that we are committed to making the future work for everyone. As a people business we put our expertise and energy into improving everyone's chances of being part of the world of work. Accessibility is important to us, so please let the Consultant know if you will require any adjustments to be made to support you best when applying for this role.