Senior Engagement Manager

England and Wales Cricket Board

Location Lord's (possible flexible/remote)
Salary £45K - £50K
Team People Team
  • Closing: 6:00pm, 20th Aug 2021 BST

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

8.40 (7002)

Job Description


We’re introducing this exciting role as we begin to focus on re-engaging our staff after the busiest summer of cricket ever, re-evaluating our core values and behaviours, supporting our cultural growth and new ways of operating as we embrace hybrid working.

This role will be key in delivering highly effective communications, drive engagement, and inspiring our people.  


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 are passionate about shaping and delivering effective communications to staff.

  • You are innovative with your approach and enjoy trying new ways to engage people.

  • You like working in an environment that is varied, busy, and fast paced.



  • Working with the Head of People Engagement to shape and deliver the engagement plan, with a clear focus on staff communication and storytelling.

  • Planning, editing, and writing content for a variety of internal communication mediums.

  • Assisting with the implementation and development of the preferred communication channels.

  • Measuring the effectiveness of communications and channels to assess whether they are meeting the business goals and develop improvements where necessary.

  • Supporting Leaders, where appropriate, by increasing their profile through internal communications. 

  • Working closely with the Communications Team to deliver business messaging and stories relating to campaigns.

  • Understanding the business narrative, and creating strong, relatable stories, that create impact.

  • Fostering champions across the business to encourage advocacy.

  • Helping to create a strong calendar of all staff and lunch and learn sessions.



  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

  • The ability to forge strong working relationships with stakeholders across the business.

  • Familiarity with IT solutions, especially digital and video as a means of communication.

  • Strong project management skills.



  • 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 Fri 20th Aug 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 Fri 20th Aug 2021