Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Up to £52,000 (Including Market Forces)

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.

Information pack including Application form

Application form - Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Role Profile - Head of Marketing, Communications and Engagement

Equality of opportunity

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.

Key dates

  • Closing date for applications is: Friday 31 March 2017 12:00pm
  • Interviews will be held at Lake District National Park Authority on a date TBC.

Next steps

Please fill in the correct application form and email it to HR.Services@lakedistrict.gov.uk

Please note that you must complete the correct application form to be considered for this role.

CVs will be accepted if accompanied by a completed application form.

Alternatively, you can post it to:

Human Resources
Lake District National Park Authority
Murley Moss
Oxenholme Road
Kendal LA9 7RL