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Project Communications Manager

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£35,000 pro rata (£21,000 actual)

Application deadline: February 7th 2019

Creative & Cultural Skills

Creative & Cultural Skills supports the technical skills and training needs of the UK’s creative and cultural industries. We help the sector to design, develop and create apprenticeship opportunities, access industry-led and endorsed careers information, and build industry-education networks with a view to opening opportunities for young learners to gain work-related experiences. 

Role overview

This role provides marketing and communications support to the England team to aid the successful delivery of the Creative Careers Programme, a time limited programme of activity funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).  This is a high-profile programme that must be delivered across the creative and cultural industries in England.

This role works to the Programme Director England, and with our team of Partnership Managers and the Project Administrator.  There will be dotted line reporting to our Head of Communications to ensure alignment with central company communications.  Attendance at internal communications meetings will be expected.

The post-holder must help Creative & Cultural Skills profile its role in the Creative Careers Programme, effectively launch, market and communicate National Open Doors week (name subject to change) and coordinate programme-wide communications with the programme delivery partners: ScreenSkills and the Creative Industries Federation.

Key responsibilities

  • Communicate the organisation’s role in the development and delivery of the Creative Careers Programme to maximise our profile, reach and engagement
  • Lead on the positioning, profiling and public launch (communications) of National Open Doors week
  • Keep communication systems and files up-to-date

Communicate the organisation’s role in the development and delivery of the Creative Careers Programme to maximise our profile, reach and engagement

  • Create compelling content about the Creative Careers Programme and associated strands of work, positioning this content with external marketing and communications stakeholders/publications/press to maximise our voice and profile
  • Work closely with the comms lead at both the Creative Industries Federation (the Federation) and ScreenSkills to align programme communications and agree/review the programme’s marketing/comms strategy
  • Lead on the programme’s digital and social media plan to maximise reach and engagement, guiding the team’s role in and contributions to this
  • Lead on the marketing and communication of programme events

Lead on the positioning, profiling of and public launch (communications) of National Open Doors week

  • Support the planning and delivery of National Open Doors Week
  • Lead the development and implementation of the marketing and communications strategy for this, consulting with ScreenSkills and the Federation along the way
  • Identify, shape and manage National Open Doors Week campaign messaging and associated marketing materials including employer and student support packs

Keep communication systems and files up-to-date

  • Put in place systems for collecting and collating marketing and communications data specific to the programme to aid reporting to DCMS
  • Ensure events are suitably documented, evaluated and good news stories are captured and reported
  • Manage programme communications files on SharePoint, ensuring project evidence, case studies and data are suitably documented and filed

Other Requirements:

  • Able to work within the UK, and to work occasional unsocial hours

This job profile provides a general description and is not intended to be comprehensive.  It may be altered from time to time as required for business reasons, to meet the changing needs of Creative & Cultural Skills.

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Deadline: 5pm on Thursday 7 February 

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