Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Job Title: Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kendal
Salary: Up to £52,000 (Including Market Forces)
Reference: Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement
Contact Name: HR Services
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Job Published: March 21, 2017 11:20

Job Description


We are seeking a forward thinking, people smart, senior leader with strong strategic marketing communications ability to head up our People and Communications Service.

The Lake District National Park Authority is currently pursuing an agenda to build on our success and become even more efficient, commercial and innovative. We want you to be a part of shaping how we connect with our customers, develop our people and grow our volunteer service to meets the needs of our community, visitors and businesses. And with the possibility of World Heritage Status it is an exciting time to join us and take our people and brand to the next level.

You will lead an ambitious, dynamic and innovative multi-disciplinary team overseeing the delivery of our marketing communications and our people strategies. These include the designing and delivering of creative content, digital marketing and integrated campaigns, the development of our volunteers and people to build a positive culture, leading on festivals and events and utilising your marketing prowess to help create a successful fundraising strategy.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Kerry Powell, Director of Communications and Resources on Mobile 07554 110929.


About you

We want someone to work with us who will break new ground locally and nationally. You will bring fresh thinking with the tenacity to translate visionary ideas into a practical programme to shape not just the approach of your teams, but the whole organisation. You will be a talented leader with a flexible, ‘can do’ attitude with the enthusiasm to create a modern and effective approach to service delivery.

You must be able to inspire and lead a team and work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to help us make our vision a reality.

If you’re a brilliant communicator or marketer, a team player, a proactive and creative thinker, and a great leader, we’d love to hear from you.


We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applicants from all sectors of society. If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the job, we will interview you.

For further details and an application form, visit our website at, email or write to Human Resources, Lake District National Park Authority, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, LA9 7RL, clearly stating which position you are applying for and whether you would like details emailed or posted

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 31 March 2017.

Interviews will take place on a date TBC.