Marketing and Brand Manager

The closing date for applications is 12:00pm Friday 3 December 2021.

Salary: £36,100 per annum, plus excellent benefits

The British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. We mobilise these disciplines to understand the world and shape a brighter future.

The Marketing and Brand Manager oversees both marketing and brand management for the British Academy. You will lead the conception, execution and reporting of marketing campaigns for British Academy outputs: digital content, events programme, policy work, research funding schemes etc. You will also manage the brand and design process for the Academy, including the relationship with brand and design suppliers. You’ll also be responsible for a significant marketing budget and the budget for design and brand.

The postholder will be able to deal calmly and efficiently with demands from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and prioritise workloads effectively. They will provide advice, best practice and guidance on marketing, brand and design.

Furthermore, they will demonstrate thoroughness and attention to detail in all aspects of the work. Marketing campaigns and design outputs must be accurate, high quality and effective. A focus on gaining an excellent knowledge of the Academy’s work will be essential in supporting our aims, along with an awareness of trends in marketing, brand and design.

The Academy offers 34 days of annual holiday (not including bank holidays), excellent benefits (including a defined benefit pension scheme) and one of the best locations in London.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion statement

As a key part of our People Strategy, the British Academy is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, promoting equal opportunity, and addressing under-representation. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We will make reasonable adjustments to support disabled job applicants and offer an interview to those meeting the minimum selection criteria.

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How to apply

The recruitment pack including the job description and person specification is available below. Once you have had an opportunity to read through both documents carefully, please send a copy of your CV accompanied by a covering letter, outlining why you are particularly suited to this role and how you fulfil the criteria listed within the person specification.

Equality Data Monitoring

We are asking all applicants to complete our equality data monitoring survey. Completing this form will help us establish a better baseline for future equality, diversity and inclusion action. The information collected will be held securely and handled sensitively in line with the Academy’s data protection policy. We encourage all job applicants to complete this survey; every question has a “Prefer not to say” response option if you would rather not disclose certain details.

Download the recruitment pack

Access to the equality data monitoring survey

All applications should be e-mailed to:

Important to note

The closing date for applications is 12:00pm GMT Friday, 3 December 2021.

All applications received after the closing date will not be reviewed.

Candidates who are shortlisted will be notified by Friday, 10 December 2021.

If you do not hear from us by this date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Interviews will take place on the week commencing Monday, 13 December 2021.

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