Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 (depending on relevant skills and experience)
Location: Football Foundation offices – Paddington (though you will temporarily be home-based during COVID-19)
Closing Date: 21st February @ 11:59pm
The Football Foundation are looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager. They will be responsible for creating and implementing marketing and communications plans to promote the ambition, programmes and campaigns of the Football Foundation, driving reach, positive coverage and increased awareness of the investment and work of our funding partners.
The successful applicant will be able to juggle a diverse range of projects, managing campaigns, press and media relations, public affairs and general marketing and communications as part of a small but hard-working team.
Knowledge and experience:
Knowledge of football, in particular the grassroots game (Desirable).
Extensive experience in a marketing or communications role (Essential).
Extensive experience planning and delivering marketing and communications campaigns and delivering excellent results; including writing agency briefs, reviewing work, and creating presentations with a strong creative instinct (Essential).
Excellent understanding of how to use marketing techniques to increase the visibility, profile, and reputation of an organisation (Essential).
Good experience of social media as part of marketing and communications plans (Essential).
Knowledgeable and up to date on industry trends (Essential).
Dealing with media, with a strong interest in the news and good media contacts (Essential).
Confidence in working with senior executives and talent (Essential).
Measuring the impact of marketing and communications and changing approach as a result of the findings (Essential).
Familiarity with data protection principles, particularly in the context of marketing and communications e.g. PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations) (Essential).
To apply, Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also complete our anonymous Equal Opportunities form at https://footballfoundation-self.achieveservice.com/service/Equal_opportunities when you apply.