Digital Marketing Executive – Apply by 15 July 24

Become a key player in our ambitious social enterprise which helps parents progress their careers and ultimately address gender equality in senior leadership.

Enjoy the benefits of a fully flexible, remote role within a fast-paced and forward-thinking organisation.

Salary: £28,000 Full time equivalent 

Contract: 2.5 days per week, permanent, open to any form of flexible and remote working (e.g., term-time only contract, job share, etc.).

Location: Remote, any UK location. You will be joining us for meetings in London approximately once every two months (travel paid).


The Job in a Sentence

You will help grow applications to our award-winning Leaders Plus Fellowship programme by supporting our Digital Marketing Coordinator in effective marketing support.

Job Purpose

Are you passionate about helping leaders with young children advance to senior leadership roles whilst being present with their children? Are you an excellent comms all-rounder who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, can repurpose content and doesn’t mind getting stuck into data management? If so, we want you on our team!

We are seeking a dynamic and highly organised Digital Marketing Executive who enjoys working collaboratively and getting stuff done.

Apply: Cover letter (max 1 page) and CV (max 2 pages) sent to office@leadersplus.org.uk, outlining how you fulfil the key requirements of the role and answering the following two questions:

  • What attracted you to apply for this role?
  • What top 5 successes do you bring where you could apply the learning to this role?

Please include the following with your application:

  • A piece of writing you have produced for the web.
  • A social media post you have created.
  • Any additional skills, such as technical expertise or video editing experience. Feel free to include the type of platforms you have been working with e.g. Mailchimp.

Closing date: 15 July midnight 

Interviews: 22 & 23 July

Ideal start: As soon as possible but we can wait for the right candidate

Questions to: rosamaria.gugliotta@leadersplus.org 

We welcome applications to this Digital Marketing Executive role from all interested candidates regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, or family circumstances. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues currently underrepresented in our team including those who identify as from a minority group. 

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.

What We Do

Leaders Plus is an award-winning social enterprise dedicated to supporting leaders with babies and young children to progress in their leadership careers. Our flagship intervention is a 9-month award-winning Fellowship Programme for working parents which leads to promotion and therefore gender equality at the top. 

Our social enterprise is at a crucial stage of growth, having grown steeply over the past years and this role will be critical in helping us to scale further. You will join a small team consisting of our CEO & Founder, our Programme Officer and Programme Coordinator who deliver the programme, a Digital Marketing Officer and an Executive Assistant, and a team of 6 freelancers who deliver our programmes and yourself. We value making a difference, excelling at work and enjoying our time off – at the moment we all work part-time and at the moment we are all off on Fridays.

Key Responsibilities

Things you will lead on as Digital Marketing Executive include:

  • Website Management: Keep our website updated to attract inquiries from employers and parents who are committed to gender equality and want to join our Fellowship.
  • Social Media: Schedule content on LinkedIn, Twitter/X, and Instagram. Engage with our community and key contacts to spread our mission.
  • Content Repurposing: Support with writing and adjusting copy that resonates with our audience, focusing on their needs and our mission.
  • Email Marketing: Manage and update our email lists on Mailchimp and our CRM system, ensuring our message reaches those who care about gender equality.
  • Showcase impact: Support with conducting research and or recording case studies or testimonials. 
  • Outreach and PR: Ask other organisations and senior leaders to support our work and share what we do. 
  • Podcast administration: Help produce the podcast, including asset creation e.g. socials, liaising with guests but not editing the podcast.
  • Team Support: Assist with research and support our communications team in various tasks to further our mission.

Questions about becoming our Digital Marketing Executive? 

Get in touch with rosamaria.gugliotta@leadersplus.org 

 

We Would Love to Meet:

(Please do apply even if you don‘t fulfil all criteria – some of our strongest applications in the past have been from surprise candidates!)

  • You have experience in email marketing, social media content creation.
  • You are highly organised and self-motivated, able to prioritise and juggle a varied and fast-paced workload. We know that when we ask you to do something, you get it done quickly or communicate proactively if priorities need to shift!
  • You are extremely results-oriented and keep your focus on how many people apply to the programme (which is critical to how many people we can help get to senior leadership). You always ensure that you spend your time on tasks that get employers to work with us or get individuals to apply.
  • You are resourceful and able to repurpose content in a way that is useful to employers and working parents. 
  • You take initiative and seize opportunities to achieve team goals. We know that when you are clear on our team goals, you will help us achieve those without us telling you every detail of what you need to do.
  • You write good emails and can write solid content. We can tell you loosely what we want to communicate and you’ll write something which is clear and focused on the needs of the audience.
  • You bring data management and technical communication skills. Because you own your work, we can let you get on with the job and you’ll remind us what needs to get done - we don’t need to follow up with you!
  • You thrive in a dynamic environment and enjoy juggling things on multiple fronts. We know you are in control of your workload and will get things done, or otherwise let us know if we need to drop or change things. 
  • With a flexible and ‘can do’ approach. Things change quickly here and you aren’t fazed by that!
  • You are good at managing upwards and working with a remote team. You tell us what you need from us and remind us when we forget! 
  • You are a team player committed to working collaboratively to achieve results. We are all working for the same thing and we will shift what we do if necessary to support the team goal. You’ll ask for help if needed and offer that help, too. 
  • You are excited to work in a small organisation and an entrepreneurial culture, willing to learn and get involved in activities outside of role remit when required

General Leaders Plus Core Competencies:

  • Courage
  • Integrity
  • Results orientation
  • Inclusion
  • Activating leadership in others
  • Resourcefulness
  • Continuous learning
  • Resilience
  • Planning and organising
  • Alignment with the Leaders Plus principles.