VP Marketing / Marketing Director, Lions

Brand
Lions
Job function
Marketing
Job type
Fixed Term - Mat Cover
Job location
London
Salary
Competitive market rate salary
Job ref
R4863

We're looking for a VP Marketing / Marketing Director (Mat Cover) to join our team in London as part of our Marketing function.

The VP Marketing / Marketing Director will manage a high-performing, creative team of 9 with 6 direct reports made of brand & content, planning & field and product & propositions professionals. Be part of the leadership team, leading on all marketing programmes working closely with content, commercial leaders and product owners. Focus on leading the team to successfully deliver H2 priority programmes with a particular emphasis on customer-centred digital engagement programmes aimed at delivering a compelling customer experience from end to end. Also, work on improving the way we measure and communicate the impact of marketing on the business in close collaboration with the central Marketing Performance & Automation team and the Head of Planning & Field. Lead on marketing planning and budgeting for 2022.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage a high-performing, creative team of 9 with 6 direct reports made of brand & content, planning & field and product & propositions professionals
  • Be part of the leadership team, leading on all marketing programmes working closely with content, commercial leaders and product owners
  • Focus on leading the team to successfully deliver H2 priority programmes with a particular emphasis on customer-centred digital engagement programmes aimed at delivering a compelling customer experience from end to end
  • Also work on improving the way we measure and communicate the impact of marketing on the business in close collaboration with the central Marketing Performance & Automation team and the Head of Planning & Field
  • Lead on marketing planning and budgeting for 2022


Your Experience

  • Excellent people management skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Very good communicator, calm under stress and able to deal with ambiguity, able to bring people together towards a common goal
  • Good understanding of brand marketing and strategy
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the advertising and marketing industry is a plus


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 
  • Great learning and development opportunities 
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Season ticket loans 

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex, Health Assessments and Will Writing. 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages. 


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For more information on our culture, visit Ascential.com.


About Lions

We’ve been championing creativity since 1954. Today, we’re the world’s biggest festival for the creative and marketing communications, entertainment, design and tech industries.

Join us, and you’ll be joining an events company with a strong purpose – we believe in our product, and that creativity can save the world. We have a truly global outlook, allowing you to speak to some of the world’s most fast moving and exciting businesses

 

 

Want More Info? 

Find out more on what our people say:
Ascential YouTube Channel


If we inspire you, why not join and inspire us?