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Marketing & Communications Executive

Salary Band: Grade 3 (pending evaluation)

Contract: Fixed term contract until March 2022 (with potential for extension)

Location: Remote working/ Baskerville House, Centenary Square, Birmingham

Reports to: BPFS Sector Senior Policy Officer & West Midlands Growth Company Marketing Manager

Job Overview

As the Marketing & Communications Executive you will be acting as the voice of the brand of the new emerging cluster promoting ‘ProfTech’ (professional services technology innovation and businesses in the West Midlands), you will be responsible for creating and maintaining brand awareness across all social channel in order to grow the sector audiences. You will monitor the progress of campaigns using various metrics and submit monthly reports. The successful candidate will be able to identify and target key audiences across social channels in line with objectives. This will include responding to customer queries and comments on social media and networking during sector events (virtual for at least the first 6 months).

Working on secondment to our strategic partner West Midlands Growth Company (WMGC), you will support the Marketing Manager and Communications Manager and help implement the 12-month marcomms strategy and campaign activity to support the sector managers in delivery of agreed KPIs. As a passionate marketer, you will be experienced in creating content for social, web and media engagement – including maintaining relationships with media vendors and publishers to ensure collaboration in promotional activities.

The role is part of the delivery plan for the Business, Professional and Financial Services sector, led by GBSLEP, who will be your line manager, with daily duties and workload to deliver the cluster communications strategy directed by WMGC

A full job description and specification can be found here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter detailing relevant experience, current/desired salary and notice period to hr@gbslep.co.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd December 2020

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2 x Programme Manager (Capital / Revenue Programmes including EZ)

Salary Band: £43,662 to £54,574

Contract: Roles are available up to 12 months (with potential for extension)

Reports To: Programme Director 

Job Overview

The Programme Champion will help to ensure that GBSLEP achieves the targets set out in the Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) and Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) by enabling the successful delivery of supporting capital projects to achieve the LEP’s aim to become the major driver of the national economy outside of London.

The Birmingham City Centre Enterprise Zone (EZ) is one of the major programmes for the GBSLEP, with the potential to create 40,000 new jobs, add £2 billion a year to the economy and make available 1.3 million sq metres of floorspace over the lifetime of the project.

The Enterprise Zone (EZ) has been a huge success enabling the accelerated transformation of the City Centre; one of the region’s most important economic assets. Since its establishment in 2011 the EZ has attracted £598m of private investment, accelerated 208,000sqm of floorspace, delivered 4,264 jobs and secured a range of occupiers such as HSBC, HS2 Ltd and HMRC.

Key projects, which are transforming the city centre, include Paradise; Snow Hill 2; and Arena Central.

A full job description and specification can be found here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter detailing relevant experience, current/desired salary and notice period to hr@gbslep.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 23rd October 2020