Marketing Manager, Education & Talent

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 20 November 2019

Salary: £34,500 (The salary for this role has been approved as advertised in line with our pay structure. We will not negotiate or vary this figure upon offer or appointment)

Marketing Manager, Education & Talent


London & Partners is the Mayor of London’s official promotional agency. We promote London and attract businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to the capital. Our aims are to build London’s international reputation and to attract investment and visitor spend, which create jobs and growth. 

It is our privilege to promote London around the world, working in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA), Department of Trade & Investment (DIT), VisitBritain and other destination marketing organisations, the London boroughs and many other key stakeholders, as well as our 1,000-plus private sector partners.

Our target audiences are leisure and business tourists, the travel trade, event organisers, overseas businesses and investors, and prospective higher education students. Our marketing and promotional activities are designed to encourage visits, investments and spend in London now, as well as building London’s reputation to support its long term success. Our mission is to tell London's story brilliantly. 

We are a not-for-profit public private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commercial partners.

Purpose of role

The Partnerships Marketing Manager, Education & Talent, works with educational and commercial partners to maximise their engagement with London & Partners, and with Study London and its channels. For educational institutions, the postholder will be responsible for identifying, shaping and delivering collaborative inititatives that promote London as a global centre for HE; and for facilitiating HE-to-business introductions and other linkages across London & Partners. For commercial partners, the postholder will seek out and manage opportunities to generate profits to be reinvested in our work for London.

Key tasks

  • Work with the Director, Education & Talent to develop partnership proposals that drive engagement and generate profit.
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders from the HE sector, developing partnerships that support London & Partners’ objectives and Study London channels.
  • Manage data collection and storage for the HE sector, ensuring data is legally stored, regularly updated and appropriately used.
  • Manage a programme of stakeholder communication, including the stakeholder newsletter.
  • Lead on the identification and execution of high-value advertising and promotional initiatives with HE institutions and commercial partners
  • Ensure commercial proposals are competitive, compelling, and validated by robust insight and research.
  • Monitor campaign results for clients and recommending optimisation strategies where relevant.
  • Work with the Campaigns and Content directorates to identify business opportunities arising from their business activities and networks.
  • Work with the Content and Channels Directorate to flag content opportunities for, and where appropriate deliver, HE content.
  • Work with the Campaigns Directorate to create collaborative campaigns with HE institutions and others.
  • Scope and deliver a programme of events and other stakeholder activities that drive engagement.
  • Stay abreast of the international market for London education, monitor trends and assess changes and developments.

Person specification

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
Knowledge and Experience


  • Committed to continuous learning and evolving with industry best practice
  • Customer first and data led, using audience data to inform activity and achieve goals
  • Experience working in an agile marketing environment and as part of project teams


  • Fluent in one of French, German or Mandarin

Personal style and behaviour

  • Successfully uses innovative and creative problem solving to implement plans and objectives.
  • Able to adjust comfortably to, and remains productive within the context of ambiguous and fast changing priorities and cultural agendas.
  • Able to work as part of a high performing team through building trust, co-operation and constructive dialogue
  • Successfully uses business challenges and opportunities to improve team and personal performance.
  • Able to maintain successful relationships with internal and external networks that work to mutual benefit
  • Able to communicate a clear sense of purpose, direction and success to internal & external stakeholders in a self-assured and articulate manner.
  • Able to deliver projects with the team using all available resources, measuring and monitoring performance throughout.
  • Facilitates team performance by creating a team environment that encourages responsibility and ownership for outcomes and improvement.
  • Has a passion for London

You'll Get

We are an equal opportunities employer, and are committed to giving people the same opportunities for employment, pay, and promotion, without discrimination against anyone.   

These are standard job terms, however various flexible working options will be considered should they meet the needs for the business. Examples could include job share, part time, flexible shifts and home working. Let us know how we can best support you to achieve the right work/life balance.  

If you need to receive this information and/or apply in an alternative format, please contact London & Partners by calling 020 7234 5800 to discuss how we can help.  

We encourage applications from all sections of the community. 

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