GLA11749 - Marketing & Communications Lead

Organisation: Glasgow Life

Salary: £49,213.59 - £57,039.38

Location: Glasgow - 38 Albion Street, G1 1LH

Glasgow Life is looking for a Marketing & Communications Lead to join the Marketing Team on a part time, permanent contract within a job-sharing arrangement.
You will be joining our in-demand Marketing and Communications team which promotes Glasgow Life’s programmes, activities and events, from museums, the arts, music, festivals, libraries & community activities, sporting activities, world-class events and city marketing.
This role is for two days per week (14hrs), ideally Wednesday and Thursday, on a permanent job-sharing basis. We recognise that people have different commitments and so are opening to discussing different days of work at interview. Interviews are anticipated to be from w/c 13 May.
About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow. Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.
More about our Corporate Services
As Marketing & Communications Lead, you will be joining Corporate Services. This part of Glasgow Life includes Marketing and Communications, Business Support, Infrastructure, Finance, HR, Retail and Procurement as well as Development. These teams undertake a wide range of roles to keep Glasgow Life operating smoothly as a first-rate charity. From creating compelling messages about the work we do to providing insights which help shape strategies, from accounting for millions of pounds and supporting colleagues to bringing income into the charity through our shops.
The role
As Marketing & Communications Lead, you’ll be an integral part of the team leading on the marketing of the services we offer the city. Reporting to the Head of Marketing Communications and working alongside a group of senior managers, you will help manage a team of 45 people.
We are looking for a candidate who is:
• An exceptional communicator, able to operate at senior level while job sharing, with a strong record in developing and delivering successful integrated marcomms campaigns.
• Experienced in the strategic leadership in a large organisation.
• Able to work and deliver at a strategic level.
• Able to develop and maintain strategic partnerships.
• Able to demonstrate a measurable effect on team building and management and an ability to influence at Director level.
• Able to turn complex issues and messaging into compelling communications for consumer audiences.
• Show excellent business judgement with ability to weigh competing priorities and advice to take decisions in the best interests of the charity.
• Experience of budget management, performance reporting at a senior level and team leadership.
• Able to communicate and influence at Board level.
• Experienced in procurement processes and management.
• Experienced in delivering change.
• Experienced in the HR processes in a large team.
Declaration of interest applies.

Location of work
Our Albion Street office has great links to public transport and has parking nearby. Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you. This balance enables you to continue much-needed collaborative working.
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be a part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.

Benefits we offer at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (pro rata). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years (pro rata)
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We’re determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We’re a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Application Deadline: Sunday 05/05/2024