Marketing and Content Coordinator
|Salary:||Salary £26,000 per annum|
|Job Type:||Fixed Term Contract|
|Vacancy Group:||Chief Executive Officers Portfolio|
|Category:||Marketing, Comms and Exhibitions|
Full Time, Fixed Term until 31 March 2025
We’re seeking a motivated individual to
join our enthusiastic, high-performing team and contribute to the delivery of
an ambitious strategy, aiming to make business support accessible to everyone
through the British Library’s Business & IP Centre (BIPC). We support
start-ups and entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds to develop the insight,
skills and confidence they need to start and grow successful businesses. For
the past 10 years, the British Library has also established a National network
of 19 partner libraries offering BIPC services across the UK, as well as an
emerging permanent business support service of BIPC Locals in some London
borough libraries enabling us to reach entrepreneurs in the heart of their
With excellent communication and people skills, you will take ownership of select marketing campaigns that bring to life the Business & IP Centre’s offer, working to reach our target audience of entrepreneurs and small business owners. You will support the Senior Marketing Manager (Business) and work closely with other members of the marketing team to develop and implement strong, content-led marketing plans. These will raise awareness of the BIPC, including the emerging BIPC Local business support service in London borough libraries.
Working collaboratively within the broader Marketing team (Digital Engagement, Campaigns, Audience Insight and Design), as well as other colleagues in the BIPC marketing team, you’ll create content for owned channels including email, social and web, using a variety of different digital platforms and tools. You will also manage BIPC’s social media calendar. Writing copy for print and digital collateral will come naturally to you.
You’ll be a creative thinker with experience of working on marketing campaigns, including social media management and have a genuine interest in supporting entrepreneurs, particularly those from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds. You must be a team player and a confident communicator who can build strong working relationships with colleagues. You’ll also support the team in key tasks from undertaking grassroots marketing activity to reach specific audiences, to supervising photographers and assisting with out of hours events.
As one of the world’s great libraries, our duty is to preserve the nation’s intellectual memory for the future and make it available to all for research, inspiration and enjoyment. At present we have well over 170 million items, in most known languages, with three million new items added every year. We have manuscripts, maps, newspapers, magazines, prints and drawings, music scores, and patents. We make our collections and programmes available to all. We operate the world’s largest document delivery service providing millions of items a year to customers all over the world. What matters to us is that we preserve the national memory and enable knowledge to be created both now and in the future by anyone, anywhere.
In return we offer a competitive salary and a number of excellent benefits. Our pension scheme is one of the most valuable benefits we offer, as our staff can become members of the Alpha Pension Scheme where the Library contributes a minimumof 20.6% (this may be higher dependant on grade. Another significant benefit the Library provides is the provision of a flexible working hours scheme which could allow you to work your hours flexibly over the week and to take up to 5 days flexi leave in a 3 month period. This is on top of 25 days holiday from entry and public and privilege holidays.
For further information and to apply, please visit www.bl.uk/careers quoting vacancy ref: 04138
Closing Date: 11 July 2022
Interview Date: 19 and 22 July 2022
We are able to provide sponsorship under the UK Skilled Worker visa for this role, as it does meet the eligibility criteria required for this immigration route
We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy