The Challenge

£35,000 yearly
The Challenge Waterloo, London, UK
Mar 18, 2019
Start date:         Immediate start Location:          Waterloo, London Status:              This is a full-time, fixed term role Salary:             £35,000 per annum depending on experience The brand marketing manager will support the Head of Brand and Marketing in the development of the organisation’s brand across a range of media and platforms, using their strategy and marketing expertise to help significantly raise the profile of the organisation. You will be leading on the development and implementation of new marketing activity following customer research to help the brand achieve the impact desired. The Challenge The Challenge’s vision is a more integrated society where there is understanding and appreciation of each other’s differences. We design and deliver programmes that bring different people together to develop their confidence and skills in understanding and connecting with others. We believe everyone benefits when people from all walks of life come together to better know, understand and trust each other. This also applies to the people we employ to work with us. As an equal opportunities employer our aim is to have a diverse workforce to reflect the communities we work in. This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, rapidly growing organisation, working with young people and local communities across the country. You can  download our impact report  which shows how we’ve helped 1,000s of young people build trusting and meaningful relationships with people from different backgrounds. About the role Responsibilities Raise the profile of the organisation to support our strategic objectives, mission and vision Support the development and awareness of the brand internally and externally Lead in the development and management of the organisation’s brand marketing plan and budget Manage progress and spend against the brand plan and provide updates to senior stakeholders Guide and advise internal teams to produce branded materials, and project manage production of key brand assets Build productive and collaborative relationships with the relevant business units internally Manage third party suppliers ie agencies and freelance/consultant support Monitor and improve engagement with the brand to ensure brand health, organising and delivering brand workshops. Skills and experience Essential At least 3 years strategic planning and brand/marketing experience Experience of being a brand guardian, and developing and promoting brands and sub brands internally and externally Played a significant role in marketing/branding projects Extensive experience of developing and implementing marketing plans Experience of working with and managing agencies and agency relationships Track record of influencing a range of internal and external stakeholders Experience of market research and brand tracking Excellent written and verbal communication skills Proven project management and budget management expertise Safeguarding Statement The Challenge is committed to safeguarding and protecting the young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our programmes. We expect all staff and post holders to share this commitment to safeguarding by ensuring compliance with our policies and practices. Why should you apply? In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and challenging workforce, we are proud to offer an attractive benefits package including contributory pension, Simplyhealth cash plan, Ride 2 Work, season ticket travel card loan etc. to eligible employees. To apply please visit our website via the Apply button. The Challenge Network (The Challenge) is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. Our privacy notice can be found here: This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you prior to, during and after your working relationship with us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or any subsequent data protection legislation in force from time-to-time. Employment Screening The Challenge has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to The Challenge verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.