Head of Marketing and Communications

London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £45,000 per annum
28 Feb 2018
20 Mar 2018
Head of Marketing & Communications role
Full Time
Contract Type

The Organisation    
Street League use sport and physical activity to tackle youth unemployment. They do this by working with young people who live in the most disadvantaged areas of the UK, and engage them in structured football or dance fitness and education programmes with a view to getting participants into work, mainstream education or training. In 2016/17, 1554 young people graduated from their Academy programmes and went on to make positive change in their lives by getting a job or going back into education. This year they are hoping to help 1,650 young people.   
Street League    
Head of Marketing and Communications   
Salary £45,000   
Based in London (but working across UK)
The Role   
The Head of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for formulating and delivering a high-level strategy for delivering measurable outcomes that support Street League’s organisational objectives. They will be required to oversee all internal and external marketing and communications activity, leading a team of three full-time employees, and managing agencies where appropriate.  

Key organisational objectives include: 
-Strategic brand planning to support the future direction of the organisation 
-Leading the brands’ sector positioning  
-Engaging with strategic partners and promoting their support  
-Securing new strategic partnerships and enabling fundraising campaigns  
-Recruitment of young people onto the programmes  
-Leading our internal and digital communication strategies   
The Person
To be successful in this role you will need a proven track record of delivering high quality, effective marketing strategies – leading campaigns from insight through to execution with clear results.  You will also need experience of media relations and selling in stories, understand how to effectively communicate with young people (B2C) and industry stakeholders (B2B) and have a good understanding of direct marketing techniques with a focus on digital.     

As a person you will need to have a professional, positive ‘can-do’ approach, be self motivated and creative whilst being able to work effectively both as part of a team and as a leader of a team    
To Apply     
To register your interest, please submit your CV in Word format via the "Apply" button along with a supporting statement; this should describe how your experience and skills meet the requirements of the job description and should be no longer than two sides of A4.                                             
A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted CVs in order to determine each applicant's suitability and aptitude for the role. Selected candidates will be contacted to discuss the role in more detail. As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a Prospectus consultant at our offices.     
First stage panel interviews with Street League are currently scheduled for 4th April.    
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 20th March 2018

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