Full-time – 37 hours per week, subject to flexible working
Fixed term, 2 year contract (with a view to extend based upon continuation of funding)
Location: County Durham Sport Offices, however you will be required to travel within County Durham and occasionally regionally. This post is subject to DBS check due to office location.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 24th February 2020
About County Durham Sport
County Durham Sport is part of a nationwide network of 43 locally based strategic organisations, known as Active Partnerships. Funded by Sport England, Active Partnerships are committed to Improving Lives by Growing Grassroots Sport and Physical Activity.
Sport England’s vision is that everyone in England, regardless of age, background or ability, feels able to take part in sport or activity. Sport England’s current strategy, Towards an Active Nation, relies on Active Partnerships to help make sure everyone can experience the benefits of sport and physical activity. County Durham Sport’s vision compliments this – everyone able to improve the quality of their life through involvement in sport and physical activity.
County Durham Sport is an independent company, with charitable status, working closely with national, regional and local organisations to ensure that sport and physical activity are developed in a co-ordinated and effective way across the county.
We are passionate about developing sport, physical activity and effective partnerships.
About the Role
County Durham Sport (CDS) is looking for a creative,well organised, flexible and outgoing individual to join the team.
This role is wide-ranging and the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications for the organisation. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be able to communicate to a wide ranging audience of both B2B and B2C.
The right candidate will have a can-do attitude and relish in the challenge of this varied role.
The individual will work closely with the staff team and a wide range of partners to support the overall objective of reducing inactivity in County Durham, they will be passionate about the impact that sport and physical activity can have.
To deliver all aspects of marketing and communications for the organisation – promoting, establishing and raising the profile of the Charity at a local and, where applicable, national level.
Develop and implement the organisations strategic and operational marketing plans.
Influence and lead marketing campaigns.
Deliver high quality work across social media, print, digital marketing and events.