Marketing is an increasingly integral part of our business here at GLL. Our marketing team has expanded rapidly over the past few years with the development of our brand of leisure centres, libraries and children centres. We are now looking for another Marketing Executive to support the ever increasing business demands as the organisation continues thrive and grow. This role will be based in Reading, covering areas including Chilterns, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Swindon and Reading.
Working on a range of marketing projects from online and digital to print, you will be adept at managing a workload that includes fast-turnaround and ad hoc work as well as strategic planning. You'll manage a mix of work for both our leisure facilities and head office, so you will need to be comfortable dealing with people at all levels from Sports Officers, to Sales Teams and our Senior Managers.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking build on their marketing experience from a customer-facing organisation. You will ideally have a relevant degree and or professional qualification or be working towards this. Your passion and enthusiasm for marketing will be evident by your up-to-date knowledge of marketing trends and advancements.
You will be confident, approachable and able to remain calm under pressure. As a general, all-round marketer, you will also understand the business imperatives behind measuring ROI and budget management and have a keen understanding of all digital platforms including social media, eCRM, email marketing and digital advertising. Your substantial branding experience will be underpinned by excellent creative writing skills.
In return, we offer:
• Childcare vouchers
• Ride to work scheme
• Discounted membership at our leisure centres
• The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events
• Career pathways
• Ongoing training and development
If you feel your experience matches this role, apply now.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.
To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.
GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.
GLL is an equal opportunities employer.