Job Vacancy: Marketing & Communications Officer for Cricket

JobsGloucestershire Cricket Board and Wiltshire Cricket Limited are looking to recruit a jointly employed full time Marketing and Communications Officer to showcase and celebrate all of the wonderful work that takes place in the recreational game across the two counties.

With both Gloucestershire and Wiltshire having recently undertaken robust consultation processes to support strategies for 2020-2024, it was identified that the work in both counties would benefit greatly from dedicated marketing and communications support to raise the profile of, and to promote the work that will be done during that strategic period.  With many of the work programmes being similar if not the same across the two counties, this vacancy is for a full time position for somebody with a passion for increasing participation and involvement within cricket, through outstanding marketing and communications.

As part of the development teams in both counties, the Marketing and Communications Officer will lead on producing a Marketing and Communications strategy for both counties, and delivering its content, in order to help reach more people and achieve the aims within the two counties’ strategies. Within this overarching strategy, the focus is expected to be on the following areas:
• Digital Platforms
• Online Newsletters
• High quality marketing materials
• External Media outlets
• Partners and Sponsors
A highly motivated, driven and competent Officer is sought that will work within the Cricket Development teams in both counties. Part of the role’s focus will be working with traditional cricket partners, such as clubs and schools, however there is also an expectation to investigate new markets and partners to help drive participation to new audiences. With that in mind an innovative individual who will bring enthusiasm and fresh ideas is sought.

Candidates must demonstrate both team working skills and the ability to work unsupervised using their own initiative. You will be a self-starter with energy and enthusiasm together with good administration and organisational skills. Equally you will be an excellent communicator with a passion for the development of cricket/sport for young people.

Job Title: Marketing and Communications Officer
Contract: Permanent, full time position
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week
Remuneration: £20,000 - £23,000 (based on experience) + expenses and benefits
To Apply: Please submit a CV and covering letter, taking note of the Job Description and email it to Pete Sykes at pete.sykes@wiltshirecricket.co.uk.
Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd January 2020
Interview day: Thursday 16th or Friday 17th January 2020
Job Description: pdfMarketing and Communications Officer Job Description.pdf
If you wish to discuss the role before applying please contact either Steve Silk at steve.silk@glosccc.co.uk, 07554 452228 or Pete Sykes at pete.sykes@wiltshirecricket.co.uk, 07920 581413.

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