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Head of Marketing and Communications : Maternity Cover

Are you an experienced Head of Marketing and Communications looking for an exciting new challenge?

LocatED is looking for an energetic and experienced marketing and communications professional to hit the ground running and join the team on a fixed term contract covering a period of maternity leave.

What will you be doing?

The Head of Marketing and Communications role leads the implementation of LocatED's internal and external relations, communications and marketing strategies, with budget management responsibility.

You will oversee the successful delivery of marketing and communications activity to support business growth and operations at pace in a highly competitive property market, building reputation and relationships with landowners, agents and developers nationally.

The Head of Marketing and Communications will also lead activity to facilitate effective engagement with LocatED's sponsor, the Department for Education (DfE), and with key audiences such as school trusts, local authorities and other central government departments to support the provision of education in an efficient and fit-for-purpose estate.

What do you need?

The successful Head of Marketing and Communications shall be an expert in the delivery of integrated marketing and communication campaigns and have specialist experience in corporate communications, events, public relations and stakeholder engagement.

Strong business development skills and a background in the property, education or government sectors will also be highly beneficial.

You will also have:



* Substantial experience in devising, implementing and evaluating marketing communication campaigns, underpinned by insight, in complex environments


* A relevant Marketing degree or equivalent qualification


* Have experience of leading a team and using organisational insight to advise senior leaders


* Experience leading the development of integrated communication strategies


* Have the ability to anticipate and spot breaking news stories and drive the team to issue swift, robust and appropriate responses


What can LocatED do for you?

In return for your work as our Head of Marketing and Communications, we can offer you:



* Competitive salary of up to £60,000 pro rata, dependent on experience


* 25 days paid holidays plus statutory holidays - which again would be pro-rata


* A matched pension contribution up to 6%


* Various discounts with popular retailers and restaurants


About LocatED:

LocatED is a government-owned property company, responsible for buying and developing sites for new schools in England.

It is one of the largest purchasers of land in the UK and has a multidisciplinary team with specialist skills and extensive property sector experience.

If you have the marketing skills and experience to join excel as our Head of Marketing and Communications, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £60000 - £60000 Per Annum pro rata + Benefits
  • Location: Central London, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: Lucy Hudson
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  • Reference: LOC-HMC-LDN
  • Posted: 2020-01-15 17:04:49 -

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