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Brand and Marketing Assistant

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Closing Date: 17/10/2021

Want to be part of the biggest celebration of sport and culture in 2022?

Birmingham 2022 is looking for a Brand and Marketing Assistant for their Communications, Marketing and Media Division. The Division is responsible for developing and protecting the Birmingham 2022 brand, as well as driving awareness and interest in the Games via our major campaigns such as ticketing, volunteering and the Queens Baton Relay. This integrated team is also responsible for the running of the Birmingham 2022 press office, working with Games partners to deliver community engagement, implementing a comprehensive public affairs programme, creating and optimising all public facing digital media and Games time media operations.

The Brand and Marketing Assistant will support the Brand Manager in the ongoing development and protection of the Birmingham 2022 brand and sub-brands, including but not limited to; United by Birmingham 2022, Volunteering and the Queens Baton Relay, in addition to the delivery of generalist brand, marketing and communications activity.

Working collaboratively with functional areas, partners and Birmingham 2022 rights holders you will ensure the timely and efficient processing, documenting, feedback and approval of brand and marketing materials ensuring compliance with relevant brand guidelines.

Requirements

  • Assist in implementing multi-channel brand and marketing activity for Birmingham 2022.
  • Help to monitor and protect the Birmingham 2022 brand by ensuring activities comply with the Birmingham 2022 brand guidelines.
  • Manage brand approval requests, ensuring that Birmingham 2022 brand standards are maintained and being met both internally and by external partners, and ensuring that feedback or approval is recorded and delivered promptly.
  • Maintain and monitor the brand approval system ensuring its efficient use by partners.
  • Prepare creative briefs for agency partners and coordinate design, production and distribution of brand and marketing materials, including; approvals management, marking up artwork / feedback and archiving jobs.
  • Work from existing briefs and guidelines to produce brand and marketing materials including but not limited to; adverts, posters, collateral, presentations and digital assets.
  • Maintain brand and marketing databases and libraries, including; images, video, assets and content to help ensure that the correct brand assets are used by Birmingham 2022 and its partners and rights holders.
  • Help create interesting and engaging creative content to support brand and marketing objectives, programmes and priorities.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Diploma / degree qualified in marketing (or similar)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to communicate a uniform brand message.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and ability to learn and operate online systems
  • A creative mindset with an interest in brand, design and marketing.
  • Experience in designing and producing materials for print, digital activity and advertising campaigns.
  • Project management experience in creative services.
  • Experience of writing creative briefs.
  • Experience managing creative services agencies.

Why You Should Work for The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. During the Games you may take on a Games time role where you'll support any of our 14 venues. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career.

Salary: up to £25,000

Start date: November 2021

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

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

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award 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 Birmingham 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.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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PS211008203477 - Birmingham

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Brand and Marketing Assistant
Permanent / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Corporate Services
Number of vacancies:
1
Reference code:
PS211008203477
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2021-10-08

Closing Date: 17/10/2021

Want to be part of the biggest celebration of sport and culture in 2022?

Birmingham 2022 is looking for a Brand and Marketing Assistant for their Communications, Marketing and Media Division. The Division is responsible for developing and protecting the Birmingham 2022 brand, as well as driving awareness and interest in the Games via our major campaigns such as ticketing, volunteering and the Queens Baton Relay. This integrated team is also responsible for the running of the Birmingham 2022 press office, working with Games partners to deliver community engagement, implementing a comprehensive public affairs programme, creating and optimising all public facing digital media and Games time media operations.

The Brand and Marketing Assistant will support the Brand Manager in the ongoing development and protection of the Birmingham 2022 brand and sub-brands, including but not limited to; United by Birmingham 2022, Volunteering and the Queens Baton Relay, in addition to the delivery of generalist brand, marketing and communications activity.

Working collaboratively with functional areas, partners and Birmingham 2022 rights holders you will ensure the timely and efficient processing, documenting, feedback and approval of brand and marketing materials ensuring compliance with relevant brand guidelines.

Requirements

  • Assist in implementing multi-channel brand and marketing activity for Birmingham 2022.
  • Help to monitor and protect the Birmingham 2022 brand by ensuring activities comply with the Birmingham 2022 brand guidelines.
  • Manage brand approval requests, ensuring that Birmingham 2022 brand standards are maintained and being met both internally and by external partners, and ensuring that feedback or approval is recorded and delivered promptly.
  • Maintain and monitor the brand approval system ensuring its efficient use by partners.
  • Prepare creative briefs for agency partners and coordinate design, production and distribution of brand and marketing materials, including; approvals management, marking up artwork / feedback and archiving jobs.
  • Work from existing briefs and guidelines to produce brand and marketing materials including but not limited to; adverts, posters, collateral, presentations and digital assets.
  • Maintain brand and marketing databases and libraries, including; images, video, assets and content to help ensure that the correct brand assets are used by Birmingham 2022 and its partners and rights holders.
  • Help create interesting and engaging creative content to support brand and marketing objectives, programmes and priorities.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Diploma / degree qualified in marketing (or similar)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to communicate a uniform brand message.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and ability to learn and operate online systems
  • A creative mindset with an interest in brand, design and marketing.
  • Experience in designing and producing materials for print, digital activity and advertising campaigns.
  • Project management experience in creative services.
  • Experience of writing creative briefs.
  • Experience managing creative services agencies.

Why You Should Work for The Games

Joining the Games team will provide you with a unique once in a lifetime opportunity to gain new skills and make new connections. During the Games you may take on a Games time role where you'll support any of our 14 venues. After the Games, we will assist you with finding new opportunities via our outplacement programme, designed to support you in the next chapter of your career.

Salary: up to £25,000

Start date: November 2021

Location: One Brindley Place, Birmingham (full time office-based)

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

Birmingham 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award 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 Birmingham 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.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Birmingham 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

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