Destination Marketing Manager
(GLA) Grade 8 (£43,517)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLARD011
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £43,517 per annum
Location of Role: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock
Grade: 8

With thousands of new homes and jobs in the pipeline, local residents and businesses are at the heart of all our plans. Join us to develop what we believe is one of the most forward-thinking approaches to marketing, communications and engagement in the industry. You’ll work collaboratively with local people and businesses, develop innovative ways to spread the word and share the stories that the Royal Docks has to tell. You’ll also help us to attract interest and visitors to this exciting part of London.

The opportunity

You’ll be raising the profile and growing awareness of the Royal Docks as a unique visitor destination. That means developing stand-out campaigns across the full marketing mix, including online and offline channels. You will also contribute to the development of a comprehensive marketing and communications strategy, including the establishment of the Royal Docks Marketing Partnership to deliver joint campaigns with major businesses, and education and transport providers. Rigorous planning and management will be key as well as experience of campaign optimisation and demonstrating the impact of your work.

The person

You’ll bring substantial experience of creating and delivering innovative, integrated marketing and communications campaigns. A good understanding of destination marketing, cultural tourism, regeneration and place-making is essential, along with up-to-date knowledge of digital marketing and social media. You’ll also need first-class copywriting skills and the ability to utilise audience insights and data. An exceptional communicator and influencer, you’ll be ready to engage the community and stakeholder groups in your plans.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. It is important you provide evidence of your skills, knowledge and experience and information outlined in the person specification for the role. Short listing will be carried out on the information on your CV and covering letter.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. You will be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to, and achievement in, promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLARD011


Application closing date:  Sunday 2nd June 2019
Interviews will take place at: The Crystal,
Royal Victoria Dock