Marketing Business Partner – Events – (Fixed-Term)

Organisation: Glasgow Museums

Salary: £40,592.18 - £47,067.25

Location: Glasgow

Glasgow Life

Marketing Business Partner – Events – (Fixed-Term)
£40,592.18 – £47,067.25
Location: 38 Albion Street, G1 1LH
Ref: GLA11546

Glasgow Life is looking for a Marketing Business Partner – Events to join us on a full time, fixed term contract for a period up to May 2025 for maternity cover. As Marketing Business Partner – Events you will be joining our in-demand Marketing and Communications team. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports the marketing of the Glasgow Life events programme, ranging from World Class events such as World Athletics, Celtic Connections, World Pipe Band Championships, to Glasgow Mela, the city’s Christmas programme and many more.

More about our Corporate Services
As a Marketing Business Partner – Events you will be joining Corporate Services. This includes Marketing and Communications, Business Support, Infrastructure and Finance. HR, Retail and Procurement and Development are also part of this. 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. They also oversee the operation of over 100 venues across the city, account for millions of pounds, support our staff, and bring income into the charity through our shops.

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.

The role
As a Marketing Business Partner – Events you’ll be an integral part of the team leading on the marketing and commercial income generation strategies for the Glasgow Life events programme. Reporting to Destination and Events Marketing Lead and working alongside established marketing and events teams.

The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as a Marketing Business Partner – events you’ll need:
• Relevant degree preferable or equivalent experience. (essential)
• Professional accreditation (preferable)
• Experience of digital and traditional marketing channels (essential)
• Good project management skills (essential)
• Experience of partnership working with external agencies and working with senior management (preferable)

You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
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.

Our Albion Street office has great links to public transport and has parking nearby.

This role is working 35 hours per week.

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.

Important Dates: Closing Date: 17th March 2024 with interviews scheduled for week commencing 25th March 2024

Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• 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. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website.
To apply for this vacancy online please visit
Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 17th March 2024

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Application Deadline: Sunday 17/03/2024