Head of Marketing – Darlington Building Society – Darlington

Darlington Building Society

Job Description

About the Role

Dare to challenge convention, dare to think outside of the box, dare to dream big…then look no further, we might have something that scratches that itch!

Here at Darlington Building Society, we’re on a quest to put the pzazz into our products and services, so that we can continue to delight our members. And we need you!

We’re after a creative, fun, energetic self-starting marketeer, who can leverage the Marketing Mix to deliver brilliant Commercial and Member outcomes. We also hanker for someone who has demonstrable experience in developing, growing and nurturing brands.

This person will also be a first-class communicator who thrives on telling the story and who will bring our colleagues, members and communities together.

As Head of Marketing and Communications, you will thrive on autonomy and being able to set the direction of the Marketing function. You’ll love working in a fast pace and fun environment and leading and developing a highly motivated team.

Key Duties and Tasks

• Plan, implement and manage the Society’s Marketing strategy.

• End-to-end ownership of the Society’s Marketing Plan, setting the goals and objectives of the function.

• Oversee the creation of Marketing assets and collateral, which will include web content, photography, videography and branch material.

• Ownership for the development and execution of advertising campaigns across both online and offline channels.

• To develop and implement Brand and Communication Strategies to build awareness of the Society’s brand.

• Lead, manage and motivate direct reports, and Marketing agencies.

• Day-to-day management of the Society’s Marketing budget, ensuring a positive return on investment.

• Undertake regular research into target markets to identify growth opportunities.

• Management of all external communication and public relations (including media) building, maintaining and developing relationships with key influencers within the region, sector and media.

Why Work for Us?

We are committed to paying our people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range of benefits to support our colleagues’ finances and well-being. Darlington Building Society had a Passion for Talent allowing you to shape your career within the Society, offering learning and development programmes to give you everything you need to succeed.

What we can offer you:

· Annual Bonus Scheme

· Performance Linked pay progression

· 10% Employee Contribution Pension Scheme

· 4 x Annual Salary Life Cover

· Employee benefits platform

· Health Care Cash Plan


To find out more information please look at our Careers page

About our Society

Darlington Building Society is an award-winning organisation, and our vision is to be a thriving, independent regional building society that creates a feeling of pride amongst its staff, members, and community.

At Darlington Building Society we pride ourselves on making a difference to our customers by encouraging saving, supporting home ownership, and sharing our knowledge and resources with our local communities. We have 9 branches from Stockton to Northallerton, via Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle, Redcar, Middlesbrough, Guisborough and Yarm. Our head office is based in Darlington along with our Tubwell Row Branch.

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Darlington (Hybrid working available)

Salary: £49,000 to £60,000 (Dependant on experience)

Please be aware that we are not currently in a position to accept applications from candidates outside the UK

If you do not apply directly on our website your details may be added to our internal ATS

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