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Marketing Manager

To develop and manage the communications and marketing function for Sport Birmingham to ensure that the organisation’s brand, impact and profile is raised locally, regionally and nationally.

11, Cobalt Square, 83-35 Hagley Rd, Birmingham, B16 8QG
Contact Name
Arrti O'hare
Contact Telephone
07939 308108
Contact Email

About Marketing Manager

Job Title: Marketing Manager

Responsible to: Business Improvement Manager

Salary: £27,985 per annum, plus 9% employer pension contribution

Hours: 37 hours per week; occasional evening and weekend work

Location: Sport Birmingham Office in central Birmingham.

Some travel within Birmingham is expected.

Job purpose

To develop and manage the communications and marketing function for Sport Birmingham to ensure that the organisation's brand, impact and profile is raised locally, regionally and nationally.

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for updating and creating content on our website. They will also manage and grow day-to-day interactions with partners and contacts via social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

The Marketing Manager will have a natural curiosity to explore and interrogate data to tell the insight stories needed to make recommendations and clearly communicate to non-technical colleagues at all levels, and drive and evolve campaigns that improve lives through sport and physical activity.

Key duties & responsibilities

  • To develop, deliver and monitor the marketing and communications strategy for Sport Birmingham.
  • Provide leadership and advocacy in relation to communications and marketing across the Sport Birmingham team.
  • Support and make recommendations across the Sport Birmingham team, working closely with colleagues to develop relevant messaging and driving communications across projects, programmes, campaigns and events.
  • Use insight to inform and guide communications across print and digital channels.
  • General tasks including compiling mail shots and writing and distributing press releases.
  • Oversee the design and development of the website to optimise navigation, customer journey and user experience working with a web design agency.
  • To lead on the development, maintenance and evolution of the Sport Birmingham website, including updating content to ensure that it is relevant; writing and publishing news stories and interest articles.
  • Lead on the production and distribution of the Sport Birmingham newsletter.
  • Work closely with external suppliers and agencies to ensure that all marketing collateral is delivered to quality, cost and time.
  • To engage and collaborate with Marketing Leads across the network to share best practice, learning and drive organisational improvement in this area.
  • To identify and attend training and development opportunities relevant to the post and/or self- development objectives.
  • Any other duties as required which are commensurate with the grade and remuneration of the post.

Download, Job Specification for more details about the role.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by Sport Birmingham.

If you'd like to have an informal discussion about the role, please email Arrti O'Hare (Business Improvement Manager) on or phone 07939 308108.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter (maximum 1-page A4) outlining your suitability for the role, along with the equal opportunities form to

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 30 November 2021

Interview dates: Thursday 9 or Friday 10 December 2021

Supporting Documents:

marketing-manager-jd.pdf (PDF, 694.5 Kb)

equality-and-diversity-monitoring-form111.docx (MS Word, 60.5 Kb)

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK