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South Bank BID – Director of Marketing & Communications


Location: London
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £55,000 (DOE)
Deadline: 5pm, 13th November 2017


SBEG (South Bank Employers’ Group) is now seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to deliver across the full range of its work, and to drive a significant agenda with external audiences and stakeholders. Reporting to the Chief Executive, and working closely with other members of the Management Team, the post holder will ensure that SBEG’s objectives and priorities are fully understood and supported by central government, the GLA and Mayoral family, and local government. In addition to leading and delivering SBEG’s communications objectives, the post holder will oversee SBEG’s marketing and promotional activities and plans, and lead on business engagement, especially in relation to South Bank BID and its levy payers.


• Building and maintaining strong relationships with key contacts within SBEG’s membership structure, and using these to strategic advantage in delivering SBEG’s corporate objectives
• Planning and executing targeted communications, influencing and marketing campaigns, across and through a variety of channels, principally for SBEG but also for South Bank BID and Jubilee Gardens Trust
• Leading and delivering a programme of research, insight and data analysis that continually evidences South Bank’s economic value and cultural importance, its ongoing investment needs, and relevant business and growth opportunities
• Leveraging SBEG’s and South Banks BID’s membership of key external organisations, including London & Partners, London First, Cross River Partnership, New London Architecture, British BIDs, etc
• Managing SBEG’s and South Bank BID’s communications, marketing and contacts CRM and databases, and developing them in accordance with agreed strategies and action
• Lead on and deliver to all aspects of South Bank’s collective marketing strategy, encompassing the work of SBEG, South Bank Marketing Group, South Bank Venues, and South Bank BID
• Leading the development of key strategies spanning marketing, communications, and external affairs and stakeholder relations
• Working extensively and collaboratively and all members of the Management Team, to ensure alignment to and delivery of agreed priorities
• Leading and managing a team, comprising: Communications Manager, Communications Officer, Marketing Manager, Marketing Officer, and Membership and Business Engagement Officer
• Oversee, coordinate and deliver specific projects and initiatives, as directed by the Chief Executive

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South Bank BID – Communications Officer


Location: London
Responsible to: Communications Manager
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 (DOE)
Deadline: 5pm, 13th November 2017


Reporting to the Communications Manager, and working closely with all members of the Communications and Marketing Team, the post holder will ensure that our key stakeholders and audiences, including members and BID levy payers are fully engaged and involved in issues relating to the South Bank’s future. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the SBEG team to ensure that all communications activity is planned, integrated and delivered in accordance with SBEG’s priorities and ambitions.


• Implementation of effective communications activities and campaigns in line with SBEG and South Bank BID strategy and key projects
• Act as editor for all print and digital output, ensure all print and digital publications are delivered to deadline and to a consistently high quality
• Responsible for the development and daily updating of our always-on channels, including SBEG and South Bank BID email inboxes, social pages, Twitter, Instagram, websites and e-newsletters, etc
• Support the Communications Manager with the development of content and editorial plans and scheduling of website updates
• Production, design and distribution of leaflets and other marketing material as directed by Communications Manager using external suppliers or online tools such as Canva
• Support Communications Manager with introduction and roll out of CRM project and be part of the project team
• Assist with communications activities as and when required for other departments/ external partners, including the South Bank Visitor Management Group and Jubilee Gardens Trust, e.g. the launch of a public realm initiative
• Assist the wider Communications and Marketing team in delivering PR campaigns, communications, and member events, as required, attending networking events, member events, and conferences
• Develop KPIs and simple effective event evaluation in conjunction with Communications Manager
• Work closely with the Membership and Business Engagement Officer in the delivery of the SBEG and South Bank BID member events

For more information click here.

South Bank BID – Membership & Business Engagement Officer


Location: London
Responsible to: Director of Communications
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 pa
Deadline: 5pm, 13th November 2017


Our Membership and Business Engagement Officer provides a range of services to our members and to South Bank BID. Members are critical to our success and to the future – they underpin everything that South Bank does. Our membership structure has evolved and expanded in recent years, to ensure that all businesses and employers are involved and engaged in the future of the neighbourhood. In addition to South Bank’s core members (who nominate representatives to the Board of Directors) our membership categories reflect interests in property and development, urban / social regeneration, culture and the arts, the leisure and visitor economy, education and skills, housing, and health.


• Implementing our membership and business engagement contact plan, in conjunction and collaboration with relevant SBEG teams, to include South Bank BID
• Communication and liaison with key SBEG members, including senior representatives of member bodies
• Managing a membership database, including contact details and contact scheduling plan
• Stakeholder management, especially with external organisations and partners, and potential members
• Devising, planning and delivering member events, encompassing all aspects of event management
• Organising and coordinating a range and variety of member-oriented meetings and networking events
• Develop and implement clear event templates covering guest lists, invites, venue hire, technical set-up,
reminders, speeches, costs, budgeting and to ensure internal and external liaison
• Develop KPIs and simple effective event evaluation, including lessons learned
• Researching potential members, including those that are new to South Bank and the neighbourhood
• Integrating member engagement strategies and plans to include all South Bank BID levy payers, both
current and potential

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Yorkshire Coast BID – BID Project Manager


Location: Yorkshire Coast
Responsible to: BID Board
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 3rd November 2017


Destination BIDs are still a relatively new concept to the UK with the prime aim to give the business community greater control in improving their place and delivering the BID programme.


• The BID Project Manager will lead a major engagement & consultation exercise to establish the priorities of businesses.
• Help develop the BID Business Plan, lead the ballot process and all other phases to securing a BID.
• Maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels and making sure that successes are widely promoted and understood.
• Will be the champion for the BID and the front face of the initiative.
• Will be self-motivated, task orientated with a passion to succeed, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, tact and diplomacy, project management experience.
• Experience in company management, event management and/or marketing and promotion will be an advantage.

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Uxbridge BID – Business and Consumer Communications Coordinator


Location: Uxbridge
Responsible to: BID Manager
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 20th October 2017


This role is based in Uxbridge on a full-time basis with flexibility on working hours. Some national travel may be required (at company’s expense). The purpose of the role is to plan, manage, deliver and measure all B2B and B2C communications delivered under the Uxbridge BID brand and to work with the BID Manager to provide relevant communication to Uxbridge BID members and stakeholders to ensure their awareness of ROI. The role involves visiting and working with other locations where appropriate to remain ahead of the curve in relation to town and city centre marketing techniques.

Office duties include ensuring the office runs smoothly – i.e. ordering and coordinating with suppliers, providing ‘front of house’ support, organising tradesmen for the building and other adhoc tasks as business needs require.

To ensure that every day health and safety checks are kept up to date. To manage the BID database, ensuring this is kept it up to date.


• Front of house office management including reception duties and phone duties

• Building coordination including arranging repairs, maintaining facilities and supplies, ordering stationery and liaison with suppliers

• Meeting arrangements including setting up meetings, booking rooms and venues, conference calls, diary management, arranging, agenda coordination

• IT – ensuring IT protocols are followed by all employees

• Ensuring office adheres to corporate styles including issuing new email signatures, headed stationery etc as marketing & comms policy dictates

• Use of email marketing platforms to communicate information quickly into businesses, adhering to data protection regulations

• Population and management of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn with relevant information

• Use of WordPress to update the Uxbridge BID website

• Work with partners to approve releases, monitor media on and offline and identify any relevant opportunities

• Organisation and management of events and conferences for the business

• Liaison with Board and keeping them updated

• Planning, development and implementation of BID mar-comms strategies and events, including liaison with suppliers, stakeholders and others as required

• Link into the consumer brand delivery to ensure businesses are aware of opportunities to get involved in campaigns etc

• Delivery of projects against pre-agreed KPIs and targets

• Review and improve annually. Manage and understand campaign data to ensure we are constantly developing and enhancing campaigns and delivery to suit changes in technology, to suit our target audiences and to maximise ROI for members

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Altrincham BID – BID Manager


Location: Altrincham
Responsible to: BID Board
Job type: Full Time
Deadline: 26th October 2017


With the BID up & running for a year and some key projects delivered, the Altrincham BID Board is now looking to appoint an exceptional business leader to take it to the next level.

We are looking for a self-starter with the enthusiasm and initiative to lead a small team in successfully delivering the projects set out in our Business Plan over the remaining three and a half years of the current term and through a re-ballot process.


• This high profile and challenging post will suit someone with a real passion for making things happen.
• Developing, juggling and delivering a variety of projects & services.
• Maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels and making sure that successes are widely promoted and understood.
• A high level of interpersonal and communication.
• Tact and diplomacy and project management skills are required.
• Experience in company management, event management and/or marketing and promotion will be an advantage.

For more information click here.

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