Department for Transport
Salary £33,990 - £36,879
City of Westminster, London, SW1P 4DR
Would you relish the opportunity of working on our high profile, award winning behaviour change campaign THINK!, helping save lives on our roads?
Are you an experienced campaign manager who thrives in a fast paced environment?
If so, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for a talented and confident communications professional to join our Marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a cutting edge marketing campaign within a hardworking and supportive communications environment.
You will be responsible for the day to day planning and delivery of the Government’s flagship THINK! road safety campaign. The campaign aims to save lives on our roads by addressing a range of road safety issues, including drink driving, use of mobile phones whilst driving and child road safety. You will also have the opportunity to get involved in other campaigns across the department.
You will work closely with creative and media planning agencies, and forge strong relationships with key stakeholders, policy officials and Ministers’ offices.
Your key responsibilities will include;
- planning, delivering and evaluating a range of evidence based THINK! campaigns
- providing expert marketing expertise and advice to wider DfT communications and policy colleagues
- developing positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to deliver communications through trusted intermediaries
- managing marketing budgets and driving value for money
Please see the attached Role Profile for full details of the Role responsibilities
You are an experienced and creative campaign manager with a track record of planning and delivering successful marketing campaigns with enthusiasm and commitment. You have experience of covering media planning and buying, creative production and campaign evaluation. You are proactive and thrive in a fast paced environment and have the ability to quickly adapt to unexpected demands and deadlines. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, presenting your recommendations and proposals professionally and persuasively to key stakeholders. Having strong stakeholder management skills you are able to build and maintain trusted working relationships with agencies. You have a good understanding of digital channels and social media platforms.
You will be joining one of the most dynamic and talented team of communication specialists in Whitehall. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your creative flair, share your ideas and work collaboratively with a down to earth, fun and hardworking group of people.
We can proudly announce that the Department for Transport has been recognised for its leadership on workplace gender equality by being included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2017.
DfT’s inclusion is recognition of our commitment to make the Department a great place to work through our culture of equality and inclusivity and the great strides we’ve made to raise the number of women in senior positions.
Closing date 21 February 2018.