Head of Communications
ABRSM’s mission is to inspire achievement in music. Together with its partners who form its Governing Body – the Royal Academy of Music, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – the charity supports the teaching and learning of music throughout the world. Over 600,000 candidates seek ABRSM qualifications each year in 93 countries and they, their teachers and others purchase ABRSM’s publications and digital resources to support musical learning.
ABRSM encourages students to build the skills, knowledge and understanding that help them to unlock their musical potential, whatever their background and whatever part they wish music to play in their lives. Prompted by significant changes in the world of music learning and assessment, ABRSM is investing further in its customers, products and services through an ambitious programme of development.
It is truly an exciting time to join ABRSM. This is a unique opportunity to provide inspirational leadership to their communications department, developing and delivering a sector leading communications strategy. Working across the full spectrum of ABRSM’s media platforms the role will shape the exciting brand offer, raise awareness of their mission and vision and devise strategies to increase global visibility of their products and services. Alongside the extensive external focus, the role will also have a significant impact internally, working closely with the Chief Executive’s office and other key internal stakeholders particularly within the products and services, global operations and strategic development teams. Reporting to the Executive Director of Commercial, this is a business-critical role as ABRSM continues along its exciting pathway of progress and change.
Pro-active, energetic and driven you will bring to ABRSM an engaging and collegiate personality and impressive skills in building sustainable relationships. As an inspiring leader, you will thrive in a role where you can build a high-performing team which delivers results in a complex, global and customer centric organisation. Outcomes focused, whilst also being sensitive to the organisational culture you work within, you will bring a high level of strategic awareness along with an influential and persuasive style. Evidence of continuous improvement skills and impeccable judgement are essential to success in helping ABRSM realise their goals and ambitions.
For further information and application details, please visit: https://www.abrsmdigital.org Should you then wish to discuss any aspect of the role further, please contact Nick Roberts at GatenbySanderson, our retained search partner for this position, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 07393 013697.
All applications should be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday 13th June 2018.