Marketing and Communications Manager (Contract)

£35,234 - £40,000
28 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Marketing and Communications Manager (Contract)
Hyde Park, London

The Organisation

Created in March 2017, our client is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic parkland across London. Millions of Londoners and tourists visit their beautiful sites, which offer unparalleled opportunities for enjoyment, exploration and healthy living in the heart of the capital. 

Our client looks after eight of London’s largest open spaces; Hyde Park, The Green, Richmond, Greenwich, St James’s, Bushy and The Regent’s Parks, and Kensington Gardens. They also manage other important open spaces in the capital including Brompton Cemetery, Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Poet’s Corner.

They are now looking for a Marketing and Communications Manager to join them on a contract until December 2020.

The Benefits

- Salary of £35,234 - £40,000 per annum
- Pension scheme 
- 26 days' holiday per annum plus public holidays
- Take on an engaging contract with a supportive, innovative and flexible employer 

If you have experience of leading marcoms campaigns, events and activities, this is a brilliant opportunity to support the ongoing growth and success of a forward-thinking charity.

It's an incredible time to be joining our client as they embark on a programme to reposition their organisation, encourage support from the people who visit their parks daily and advocate for these amazing areas. The parks our client protects are stunning, inspiring spaces in the urban sprawl, providing green breaks and places where Londoners can appreciate nature like nowhere else.

So, if you want to help shape the voice of the organisation that protects, conserves and maintains some of London’s most iconic spaces, our client would love to hear from you. 

The Role

As the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will develop and deliver strategic and multi-channel marketing campaigns to support fundraising, learning, volunteering and specific projects. 

Around 50% of your role will focus on overseeing marketing activities for our client’s award-winning Half Marathon, the second largest race of its kind in the UK. 

This will include driving the overall marketing strategy, liaising with partners, agencies and providers and acting as brand guardian for the event.

Your role will also involve: 

- Managing, leading and developing the Challenge Events and Marketing Officer
- Ensuring alignment with brand guidelines
- Overseeing marketing activities for learning programmes, including branding, e-comms, media and advertising 
- Ensuring consistency in tone of voice, donor proposition and key messaging in fundraising-related activities
- Supporting an expanding portfolio of challenge events

About You

To be considered as a Marketing and Communications Manager, you will need: 

- A strong record of achieving ROI as a direct result of leading marcoms campaigns, events and activities, particularly in relation to mass participation events and charity activities 
- Experience of developing marketing plans for fundraising, learning and/ or wider engagement programmes 
- Line management experience and the ability to work collaboratively with others across departments 
- The ability to manage agencies effectively to deliver marketing communications and PR activities
- A degree level qualification in a relevant subject, such as marketing, communications or business development, or equivalent experience 

Other organisations may call this role Communications Manager, Marketing Manager, Marcoms Manager, Marketing Communications Manager, Charity Marketing Manager, Fundraising Marketing Manager, Marketing Campaigns Manager or Marketing and Events Manager. 

The closing date for applications is the 26th September 2019.

No agencies please - speculative applications from agencies will not be considered.

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