Marketing and Communications Director

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive + Benefits
14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Role Description

At an important time for the charity the position of Marketing and Communications Director has become vacant. The main purpose of this role is to lead the development and execution of a marketing and communications strategy that builds our brand profile and reputation, inspires support amongst a wide range of stakeholders and which supports our strategic ambitions to reach more people with our services. This position reports directly to the Executive Director Marketing, Fundraising and Public Affairs and is responsible for 5 direct reports as well as a department of 45.

Working in a varied and sometimes pressurised environment, the Marketing and Communications Director will build effective and collaborative relationships with stakeholders at all levels, using their well-honed influencing skills, expertise and creativity to keep us delivering against the current operational plans of the charity. They will develop a brand, marketing and content plan that maintains awareness of our brand and our services, supports income generation and reinforces our brand across all touchpoints and with a wide range of stakeholders. They will provide leadership and direction to the content and communications teams to produce high quality content across brand, fundraising, policy and caring services campaigns.  They will provide strategic thinking with highly developed analytical skills and critical problem solving abilities.

Person Specification

We are looking for an energetic and delivery focused marketing leader. Someone with a proven track record in delivering integrated multi- channel campaigns. You will have extensive knowledge and experience across all marketing disciplines- from brand and marketing strategy and communications planning to the creation of visual and written content across owned, earned and bought media. You will be able to demonstrate a flair for nuancing communication for different audiences, and you will have experience of customer segmentation and acquisition. You will be an excellent communicator yourself and thrive on collaborating with others to support the charity’s goals. A good understanding of the media landscape is essential and B2B experience is desirable.

About Marie Curie

Marie Curie are here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. Marie Curie offers expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Our Marie Curie nurses and healthcare assistants work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing hands-on care and vital emotional support. Our Marie Curie hospices offer specialist round-the-clock care. And Marie Curie support people throughout their illness by giving practical information, support from trained volunteers and being there when someone wants to talk.

This role may close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

£COMPETITIVE SALARY plus benefits.

Based in Vauxhall, Central London.

To Apply or for a further conversation please send your CV to David Field at Gemini People, one of our specialist consultants for Not for Profit People, or apply via this website’s ‘apply’ link.  

Third Party applications will be forwarded to Gemini People.

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