Digital Engagement Lead - UK Sport - Salary £48,000 - £52,000, depending on experience - Closing date 24 September 2021
£48,000 - £52,000 yearly
Remote (London/Flexible (Currently working remotely))
Full time, permanent
Interview date1 October 2021Job DescriptionAre you a senior digital engagement specialist searching for a stretching and exciting opportunity to transform an organisation’s impact through the power of digital communications? Do you have demonstrable experience as a Head of Digital or equivalent, with a proven track record in developing and implementing impactful organisation-wide digital engagement strategies, plans and campaigns? Do you live and breathe audience insight and analytics, ensuring all digital engagement is audience-led and focused on building relationships, connections and ever-deeper engagement with an organisation’s priority audiences? Are you up to speed on the latest trends, tools and insights that can shape effective digital engagement? And are you up for leading a newly established team, focused on ensuring UK Sport harnesses the best earned, paid and owned digital communications channels and partnerships to achieve its goals. Do you excel in coaching and developing a digital team to ensure best-in-class digital strategy and activation, whilst also providing senior digital engagement expertise and advice across a business too? If so, we want to hear from you. This is a newly created specialist digital and senior leadership role within our communications and engagement team. You’ll be responsible for delivering a step-change in UK Sport’s digital engagement, ensuring we engage clearly and collaboratively with the audiences that matter most to us, to build support for our mission to create the greatest decade of extraordinary sporting moments.
About UK Sport
UK Sport’s purpose is to lead high-performance sport, to enable extraordinary moments that enrich lives. We are the UK’s trusted high-performance experts, powering our greatest athletes, teams, sports and events to achieve positive success.
Through strategic leadership and investment of National Lottery and Government funds since 1997, UK Sport has transformed the high-performance sporting system, enabling Britain to achieve ever-greater Olympic and Paralympic success. We work hard to ensure the UK remains one of the top nations in the world for hosting global sporting events and is respected as a global leader in high-performance sport. Above all, we harness the power and platform of high-performance sport to create extraordinary moments that connect and unite, uplift and inspire.
We believe in the power of success, the power of connection and the power of collaboration. We believe sporting success makes people happy. It creates a powerful platform to inspire and effect lasting positive change for individuals and society.
We believe sport changes how individuals see their future, how communities connect with each other and how our nation is seen by the world. Sport has the power to make us all prouder, happier and more connected to each other.
And crucially, we believe the way to achieve sustained sporting success and positive impact is through working together as one high-performance sporting community. If you share our ambition, share our beliefs and want to harness your digital engagement and leadership expertise to help create the greatest decade of extraordinary sporting moments, we want to hear from you.
UK Sport offer a competitive benefit package that includes: • Flexibility, with a blend of working from home and collaborative office-based working • Defined benefit pension scheme • Employer pension contribution of 12% • An additional Pension Allowance of 4% - meaning you will receive the allowance on top of your basic salary • 6 weeks Annual Leave • Interest free season ticket loans • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave • A Healthy Lifestyle allowance of up to £480 per year, to help you stay at your best • A cycle to Work Scheme