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Digital Communications Manager - FESTIVAL UK* 2022


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Closing Date - 16/12/2020 As a nationwide festival of creativity and innovation digital will be central to the delivery and promotion of Festival UK* 2022's commissioned programme. As Digital Communications Manager you will ensure the festival maximises the potential of digital to engage with millions of people globally.


Lead the development of a dynamic and creative strategy, which maximises the potential of digital and social platforms to communicate to diverse audiences across the UK and globally and reflects the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of Festival UK* 2022.
Create and procure imaginative digital content to support the promotion of the Festival to audiences and stakeholders, across the UK and internationally, identifying opportunities for the Festival to utilise new and emerging technologies.
Establish the framework for cross-nation digital collaboration and content integration.
Develop and maintain project plans for all digital communications activities.
Work with the Director of Audiences, Marketing Manager and Strategic Communications Manager to ensure the festival maximises the team's approach to CRM.
Communicate developments in digital marketing and identify opportunities where Festival UK* 2022 can maximise digital in the delivery of strategic campaigns.
Working as part of the wider team, shape the overall vision and direction of Festival UK* 2022 as a nationwide celebration of creativity and innovation that will reach millions of people globally.
Skills and Experience Required


Diploma, degree and/or relevant professional industry experience.
Significant experience of working in digital communications.
Proven experience of working on innovative digital campaigns

Experience gained in a digital agency environment.
Industry qualification or evidence of relevant professional development.
Experience of developing communications aimed at large-scale audiences.

Salary: £(phone number removed)

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Festival UK* 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We are working towards achieving Leaders in Diversity through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

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