Executive Director for Marketing and Communications

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
£80,000 per anum (one year fixed-term contact)
13 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Marketing, Strategy
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

The Organisation

Russam GMS is working with a national charity founded over sixty years ago, who are now committed to strengthening their current offer & organisation and are determined to reach communities that they traditionally haven’t engaged with.

Role & Responsibilities

They have an immediate requirement for an Executive Director for Marketing and Communications, to work with and lead, a talented team of specialists and be responsible for:

  • Driving income – directly through marketing paid-for services, the membership offer and partnerships with business, foundations and the statutory sector; and working with the director for services to support sales and fulfilment of paid-for courses and volunteer fundraising
  • Modernising the image – moving the organisation from being a known and trusted brand in key demographics to a fully understood and loved brand nationally
  • Leading internal communications – working very closely with internal audience owners to craft and land a compelling case and momentum for change
  • Achieving influence – changing public attitudes, public policy and professional practice, to build an ever-more supportive environment.

The Desired Applicant

The Executive Director for Marketing & Communications will have:

  • An understanding of organisations where commerce and social purpose sit together
  • Both commercial and collegiate, comfortable spanning brand, marketing, membership, partnerships, communications, campaigns and internal communications.

Leadership and people:

  • Building and leading teams
  • Succeeding within a complex organisation
  • Leading and landing cultural and operational change
  • Building strong external relationships and profile

Marketing and communications:

  • Building and activating a brand to secure £multi-million income
  • Marketing in a social-purpose organisation
  • Re-invigorating an established brand
  • Understanding how digital can help build brand and services
  • Understanding how movements behave, communicate and are harnessed
  • Building partnerships across public, private and charitable sectors
  • Securing change in public policy or professional practice

Renumeration will be £81,600 for this fixed term 12-month contract.

How to Apply

All interested applicants should log in / register and upload a current CV in Word format. No other documents are required at this stage. Closing date Friday 21st June 2019.

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