EDI Campaigns Manager

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Closing: 6:00pm, 28th Nov 2021 GMT

Perks and benefits

Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid volunteer days
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

8.38 (7829)

Job Description

This exciting role has been creating to support our EDI and communications team create meaningful work that celebrates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion across cricket.

Focused heavily on campaigns, you’ll create and deliver first-class work aimed at changing consideration of cricket from new audiences, showcasing stories from across the game or generating content that educates and inspires.



The England and Wales Cricket Board is the national governing body for all cricket in England and Wales, supporting the game at every level – from grassroots to professional.

We believe cricket is a force for good that can have an enduring impact on everyone’s lives and we have an ambitious strategy to inspire a generation to say ‘cricket is a game for me’. It provides great entertainment. It teaches important skills, both physical and social.  It can help inclusion and social cohesion, bringing communities together.

The ECB welcomes applications from all backgrounds to ensure we deliver our Inspiring Generations strategy and fulfil our purpose to connect communities and improve lives through cricket.



  • Stronger As One Team – We are stronger together. We allow for individual strengths and beliefs but head in the same direction. We respect, support and really listen to each other along the way.

  • Push New Boundaries – We are bold, brave and curious. We challenge and don’t settle. We forge the future whilst remembering our roots.

  • Be The Best In The Game – On & Off The Pitch – We train hard. We strive to be our best to help the team be the best. We celebrate our victories and learn from our let downs.

  • Passion For Play – We are here to inspire & be inspired. We are serious about what we do, but don’t take ourselves seriously. We enjoy the journey and have fun.


  • You have experience working on campaigns that have delivered change and driven consumer interest. You’ll understand how to challenge mindsets, drive behaviour change, or simply just grow consideration – and you’ll be aware that to create cut-through, creativity is key. 

  • You’re a highly capable communicator and influencer in person and in writing, able to bring complex and sensitive subject matter to life for different audiences, using a variety of different channels and mediums 

  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and an exemplary track record developing and managing relationships with stakeholders internally and externally and expertise across earned, owned, unpaid and loaned channels.  

  • You’ll have a passion for new channels and exploring alternative ways to reach audiences and you’ll understand the need for us to ‘think outside the box’ when delivering our work.

  • You are organised and insightful to understand how to drive maximum impact through the development and delivery of high reaching communications and engagement strategies.


  • Working to ensure we engage effectively with our colleagues, stakeholders and external audiences in order to promote equality, diversity and inclusion, and equitable outcomes,

  • Communicating across stakeholders with diverse perspectives and understanding of EDI issues

  • Creating and leading campaigns to build education, pride, engagement, understanding and passion for delivering on our Inspiring Generations purpose.

  • Putting your diverse audiences at the heart of your work, gathering insight, working to understand lived experiences, and placing campaigns and content where they can see it

  • Working cohesively with our press office team to ensure campaigns resonate across a wide range of channels that reach both core and new audiences.

  • Collaborating with other ECB departments (Marketing, Digital, Commercial etc. to create joined up campaign moments with impact.

  • Keeping across all trends and developments and best practice in EDI campaigning

  • Putting measurement at the heart of your work. Setting and measuring campaign KPIs throughout.



  • Experience of working in communications, policy or campaigns and a track record of leading effective communications or stakeholder work. 

  • A passion for collaboration to write and build innovative and challenging content

  • A keenness for networking and building relationships with key influencers and industry spokespeople

  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Flair for creativity, strategic thinking and innovation

  • Resilience in an environment that is fast paced


  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Non-contributory 8% pension

  • Life assurance

  • 30% discount on New Balance items

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Sun 28th Nov 2021


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Sun 28th Nov 2021