Partnership Marketing Programme Owner

Location London
Discipline: Support Services
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £38,377.25
Contact name: Fiona Sharp

Job ref: 191065

GLL is looking for two dedicated London-based Senior Marketing Executive's who are looking to develop their careers further as part of a not-for-profit, charitable social enterprise. The Senior Marketing Executive acts as a marketing facilitator among GLL’s partnerships, collaborating to influence and drive connected brand awareness and partnership marketing activity based on audience insights and financial performance. The primary focus of the Senior Marketing Executive is to support GLL Partnership Managers in the strategic development of local marketing priorities and setting relevant metrics to measure and report success.


This is a hands-on role, with the opportunity to work autonomously and as part of the wider team. As a Senior Marketing Executive you will play a fundamental role in planning and reviewing strategic marketing initiatives across a number of areas within the UK. Reporting to the National Marketing Programme Manager - Partnerships & Local Marketing, this role is essential in ensuring that all marketing plans and activities meet partnership marketing objectives in the most effective way.


As an industry leader, this is an exciting time to join GLL, you’ll play a key role in our Partnership Marketing function within the National Marketing Department. Our partnership marketing function is an integral part of the business, working in partnership with our local authorities, partners and internal key stakeholders to plan, develop and implement area-wide marketing activities to drive partner and business objectives.


This is an exciting and varied role, overseeing a portfolio of multiple partnerships across London East and London West, with a focus on fostering and growing client partners and stakeholder relationships and driving success through proactive communication.


What you need:


  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to network.

  • Teamworking skills.

  • Adaptability and the ability to juggle multiple projects.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Good organisation and planning skills.

  • Commercial awareness.

  • Client relationship management


As a leader within the leisure industry we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you’ll do:


  • Oversee a portfolio of multiple partnerships, with a focus on fostering and growing client partners and stakeholder relationships and driving success through proactive communication.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of partnership marketing and communications activity in line with key brand, awareness, acquisition and retention marketing objectives.

  • Project manage partnership marketing activity in strong collaboration with client partners, partnership teams and other GLL marketing functions, including content, PR and the partnerships marketing team.

  • Supporting client partner stakeholders and GLL partnership teams in driving the local voice to influence the execution of communications and campaigns.

  • Developing a communicative and collaborative working relationship with key stakeholders.


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:


  • A Values driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good Pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • A full time permanent position

  • Industry leading rates of pay

  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events

  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal

  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria

  • Health assurance

  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy A Gift

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:


As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.

Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.

One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.

So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.

Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.

However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.