Design Manager

21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Smart Recruit Online
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type


Are you an experienced creative leader, looking for a career defining opportunity to work within an outstanding and prestigious organisation?

How does an opportunity sound to prove your abilities with a brand that are renowned worldwide and is synonymous with excellence?

A new opportunity has arisen for an inspirational creative leader to take the MCC and Lord's brands forward as Design Manager. The Design Team is an in-house function that services all Departments around Marylebone Cricket Club ("MCC"), producing brand-focused creative communications to a diverse range of audiences. With exiting opportunities such as ground redevelopment, growing our digital audience and evolving our brand, this is a great time for someone to join and make their mark at the Home of Cricket.

Working within the wider Marketing & Design Department, you will be responsible for overseeing the creative output of the Design Team, ensuring brand consistency and quality at all times, organising and prioritising the team's workflow, overseeing signage around the ground, and delivering on a wide range of collateral such as International cricket campaigns, match-day Hospitality, Meetings & Events, Retail, Tours, and catering venues such as the Lord's Tavern.

Brand | Creative | Leadership | Digital | Sport | Design


Required skills and experience

This role will suit someone with significant creative leadership experience, with the ability to deliver design executions fitting for a premium brand. With a solid print background, you will also be digitally savvy, seeking creative opportunities to enhance our brand in the new media. You will demonstrate an understanding of marketing, using design to influence customer behaviors and fan engagement.


With an interest in sport and a genuine passion for all things creative, you will enjoy motivating a team of creative thinkers to consistently push boundaries, produce high quality work and meet multiple deadlines. You will also be a skilled art director, capable of leading photographers and our agencies on concepts and ideas. Flexibility will also be required during the cricket season as you may occasionally be required extended hours, including weekends. An interest in cricket would be advantageous.


Values and behaviours

In line with the MCC's Values, you will demonstrate:

  • Have a positive and proactive approach to all elements of the role
  • Take responsibility for own actions and outputs
  • Be respectful to all MCC employees, casual workers, Members and visitors
  • Actively promote team work by supporting others and sharing knowledge
  • Deliver high quality work/service in a timely way


Skills and ability testing will form part of the selection process

About Us:

Marylebone Cricket Club ("MCC") is the world's most active cricket club, custodian of the laws of cricket and is also the owner of Lord's Ground, affectionately known as the "Home of Cricket". The MCC and Lord's brands are renowned worldwide and are synonymous with excellence, prestige and providing an enjoyable customer experience, whether at an international cricket match with 28,500 spectators, or for Sunday Afternoon Tea in the Long Room.

For the full job description please click here: 1474447965-Design Manager - job profile - September 2016.pdf