Campaigns Lead, Communications (seasonal contract May to October 2021)

England and Wales Cricket Board

  • Team: Communications
  • Grade: Guide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: London/Remote
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 21st Apr 2021 BST

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Additional parental leave
Work from home option
Mentoring/coaching
Healthcare
Professional development
Wellness programs
Extra holiday
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Associate Director-level comms specialist who can come in and hit the ground running during cricket’s busy summer season, taking the reins to lead on a number of key projects on the Campaigns side of the Comms Team.

The projects span core campaigns linked to ECB’s Inspiring Generations strategy, around youth participation, engaging women and girls, and volunteering (EDI focus), as well as key areas of activation across The Hundred; a new competition launching this July to welcome in a broader audience to the game.

This role will provide team leadership, supporting the Head of Campaigns and Communications Director.

YOU'LL BE DOING

1. Core campaigns

  • Youth participation campaign

  • Volunteer recruitment for youth participation programmes

  • Women and girls’ engagement campaign

2. The Hundred

  • Digital innovations features

  • Player content days

  • Event test day

  • Competition time planning and activation support

3. Campaigns x internal comms support 

YOU'LL HAVE

  • Experience in consumer comms space with a proven track record to reach broader audiences

  • Understanding of the sports space, ideally with some knowledge of cricket, but this is not essential

  • Strong campaign and project management skills

  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders internally and externally

  • Well versed in working on PESO campaigns with cross-department engagement

  • Commercially-driven and able to demonstrate awareness of how a comms role can drive sales and engagement (sign ups etc).

  • Event activation experience

  • Well versed in working in influencer and advocacy space

  • Women’s sport space experience desirable

  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion experience a bonus

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be blind 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 blind review

Applications closed Wed 21st Apr 2021

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  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the blind review

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