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Black Cultural Archives: Marketing Manager Salary £ 35,000 pro rata for 0.8FTE @bcaheritage

JOB TITLE: Marketing Manager
REPORTING TO: Managing Director
LINE MANAGES: Social Media Officer
KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Management team
SALARY: £35,000 (pro rated)
HOURS: 4 days a week / 0.8 FTE

About BCA
Inspired by Pan-African civil rights leader Queen Mother Moore, our founders established Black Cultural Archives in 1981 with a mission to create Britain’s first museum dedicated to representing the culture on history of Black people in Britain. Today we are a national institution dedicated to collecting, preserving and marking the histories of Black people in Britain and their place in British history. Our collection of original archive materials constitutes a permanent record, and our ambition is to embed this presence into the broader British narrative and increase understanding of our diverse heritage.

Purpose of the Role
The Marketing Manager is responsible for the day to day PR, communications and social media of Black Cultural Archives, for developing and protecting BCA’s brand, identity and recognition, and spearheading the drive to raise BCA’s profile locally, nationally and internationally. Additionally the role is responsible for the management of the Social Media Officer.

This role contributes to how BCA delivers its mission; ensuring that the day to day work of BCA is shared with our audiences, our active voice is amplified and we continue to engage and teach on Black British History.

As the Marketing Manager you will be responsible for creating, executing, and evaluating integrated marketing communications plans, in support of the BCA’s strategic objectives, making sure that activity is delivered on time, on budget and on target.

You will work with consultants, stakeholders, partners and the wider team to develop a communications strategy.
You will work with senior management to ensure that each campaign, activity and channel is evaluated, and learnings shared with relevant team members.

You will also be responsible for budget management, including planning and monitoring expenditure against budget including yearly forecasting.

The whole BCA staff is a team, from the Managing Director to the casual workers.

We are looking for people to join the team who share our staff values of:
Educate, Radical, Dialogue, Leading, Challenging, and Supportive.

Educate:
we make sure that everyone we meet we help to learn more, and we make sure that we are always learning, too.

Radical:
We actively seek ways that we can make a positive change, and we don’t accept that things can’t be changed for the better.

Dialogue:
We make sure that we have conversations, with our communities, our visitors and with each other.

Leading:
We are always looking at ways we can be leaders at work and support BCA to be a leader in its field.

Challenging:
We look at ways to stretch ourselves, and we speak out about injustice.

Supportive:
We act as a team, and we look for ways that we can support one another, our visitors and our peers.Benefits

Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Scheme
20% discount in the BCA shopNotes

How to apply
Please upload your CV and covering letter, with your completed diversity monitoring form, to our recruitment portal by the deadline.
All covering letters must confirm that you have the right to work in the UK.
Do not make an account on the portal until you are ready to upload your CV and covering letter.
There is no application form.
We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please let us know.

Checklist:
-CV uploaded
-Covering letter includes right to work information
-Covering letter uploaded
-Diversity monitoring form uploaded.

Recruitment timetable
Applications to be received by 12.30pm on Monday 23rd August 2021
Interviews will take place in the week beginning 30th August 2021. The interviews are expected to be held online by Teams or Zoom.

We would like you to then upload three documents: your covering letter, your CV and your diversity monitoring form, to this website by clicking ‘apply’.

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