Director of Marketing Communications
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: Circa GBP 80,000 per annum
About the role
We are seeking an exceptionally skilled and creative individual to lead the marketing communications function of the British Red Cross.
In the run up to our 150th anniversary in 2020, we are seeking a collaborative, tenacious individual with the vision and ambition to make our brand as relevant as it is famous, and to oversee strategic, integrated advertising and marketing campaigns and engagement activity.
This is an opportunity to join the UK's foremost humanitarian organisation for someone who is as excited as we are about a brief to mobilise the power of humanity.
About the team
The Director of Marketing Communications is a new post and will be a key member on the Communications and Engagement Directorate Management Team, as well as being part of the Senior Leadership Team of the wider organisation.
The marketing communications function includes brand & advertising, marketing, content & creative, website and museum & heritage.
About the person
Candidates should have proven and relevant experience in a leadership role, strong understanding of brand, marketing & content strategy, and up to date specialist skills, including audience insight, content marketing, digital communications and analytics.
Closing date for applications is Monday the 27th of November with first stage interviews scheduled to take place on Wednesday the 6th of December.
To submit your application please send a CV with covering letter of no more than two pages stating your suitability for the position to Abid Salim on quoting reference REQ0000016DE
Due to the anticipated high volumes of applicants we will only be able to get in touch with those that will be progressed to interview.
About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
Up to 6% contributory pension
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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