Head of Marketing Communications

Salary & Benefits
Competitive + Excellent benefits
Job Advert Description

We are looking for an exceptional talent to lead our newly established central provision of marketing communications focussed on improving IOP Publishing’s brand reputation as well as achieving better communication and employee engagement throughout the organisation. Key to the role, will be the responsibility for the companywide internal and external communications strategy, tone of voice, including brand development and brand management. You will need to engage a diverse and informed stakeholder community and provide advice and counsel to senior colleagues on strategic communication issues.  

In addition, you will also have leadership and operational management capability to inspire a team and contribute to the broad strategic direction of IOP Publishing.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be educated to degree level
  • Ideally have a qualification in the marketing and communications area i.e. MSC/CIM

They will also have:

  • Proven track record in leading marketing communications, in a global digital environment, preferably, but not necessarily within the STM industry 
  • Several years’ experience of people management, leading and motivating high performance teams in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to present effectively to wide audiences and win support for new business ideas
  • Evidence of effective stakeholder management across multiple functions and/or communities

To apply

Please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your relevant skills and experience and how this applies to the role and requirements outlined, and why you are interested in this opportunity.

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership. We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

About us:

IOP Publishing is a society-owned scientific publisher, providing impact, recognition and value for the scientific community.

We work closely with researchers, librarians and society partners worldwide to produce academic journals, books and conference series. Our aim is to cover the latest and best research in the physical sciences and beyond.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field

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