Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications

Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications 
£71,196 per annum
Maternity Cover – 1 year fixed term

The London Legacy Development Corporation’s purpose is to use the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of the London 2012 Games and the creation of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to develop a dynamic heart for East London.  The Legacy Corporation is responsible for delivering one of the most important Olympic legacy promises made in the original London 2012 Games bid.  Our task is to transform and integrate one of the most challenged areas in the UK into world-class, sustainable and thriving neighbourhoods, a thriving business zone and a must-see destination where people choose to live, work, play and return time and time again.

Role Summary
We are looking for a talented, pro-active and customer driven marketing and communications professional, to lead on the Legacy Corporation’s consumer marketing strategy and the development of the QEOP brand.  As the Head of marketing and corporate communications you will oversee the digital strategy, Park marketing and the brand strategy for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  An integral part of this role will be to devise and deliver the organisation’s internal communications strategy; promoting the culture and values and ensuring that employees understand the organisation’s vision, priorities and objectives.  In an advisory role you will provide professional and informed advice to the CEO, Chairman and other senior staff members on their engagement with internal audiences as well as working closely with the wider business to ensure that we meet our statutory communications requirements such as planning consultations, annual reports and transparency information.

The Person
The ideal candidate for this post will have a degree in a relevant subject or the equivalent in experience.  You must be able to demonstrate previous experience of managing a multi-functional team within a digital, corporate communications and consumer marketing context and have adequate knowledge of the political landscape within which the LLDC operates and how this impacts the organisation’s marketing and communications strategy.    You will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to establish a rapport, build relationships and influence others effectively.  As the Head of a team you must be personally credible with a professional demeanor and be able to set yourself and others challenging objectives.  We are looking for a pro-active and creative individual who is forward thinking and can identify links and opportunities that may be missed by others.

If you can demonstrate LLDC’s values of Ambition, Responsibility, Excellence and Collaboration and have the drive and ambition to cover this challenging but rewarding role for 12 months then we look forward to hearing from you. 

To find out more about this post please download a recruitment pack here.

To Apply for this position please submit the following documentation ahead of the deadline below to recruitment@londonlegacy.co.uk 

• A copy of your current CV
• A supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4
A CV Cover Sheet
Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

The closing date for this position is Friday 12th June 2015 at 12pm Noon.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd June 2015