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Marketing Executive | Competitive

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month short term contract 
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Competitive

We’re the professional body for HR and people development. We’re an independent, not-for-profit organisation and we exist to make work and working lives better. We have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to our members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people. What’s more, we also walk the walk. We’re passionate about developing our people and offer a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits, such as 28 days holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours. Join us to make a real difference to the world of work.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join our team in Wimbledon, London on a short term contract. You’ll join a 40-strong in-house Marketing team and you’ll be responsible for planning and delivering marketing campaigns to drive membership and revenue.

You will be one of 10 Marketing Executives responsible for campaign delivery. You will manage multiple integrated campaigns and work as part of a busy, professional Marketing team.

You’ll work closely with other parts of the Marketing team including design, data and analysis, social media, brand, PR and corporate communications. And you will form strong relationships with our Digital team and our Conferences, Membership, Training and Publishing teams.

Campaigns may include email, social media, print and online advertising, direct mail, newsletters, content marketing, webinars, events and other channels.

Using multiple data sources you will identify target groups and the most effective channels. You will write compelling copy, deliver campaigns to agreed timescales, set and manage budgets, and evaluate campaigns to improve effectiveness.

Experience of direct marketing and digital marketing over several years are both essential for this role, as are strong planning and campaign management skills. You will be of graduate calibre, ideally a CIM postgraduate or equivalent.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s most respected professional bodies and work in a large, professional marketing team.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience of:

1. Direct and digital marketing

2. Planning marketing campaigns.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

HR Content Producer | £33,500 – £37,500

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - £33,500 - £37,500

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD HR Content team are looking for a HR Content Producer to oversee the production and curation of content assets for the HR portfolio that will boost the capability of the HR profession and the value that it adds to business.

Key responsibilities

  • Liaise with the HR Content Manager and HR Programme Manager to produce a content development and delivery schedule for the HR portfolio 
  • Manage the production of content assets for the HR portfolio across a range of media 
  • Scope work and partner with individuals both internal and external individuals to produce content assets 
  • Curate content for the HR portfolio including arranging for permissions and licensing to use resources created by third parties 
  • Liaise with subject matter experts and schedule their availability for asset production 
  • Coordinate the capturing of content assets at CIPD’s and other external events 
  • Produce ‘low cost’ content as a partner of digital teams at the CIPD, such as Studio 151 
  • Manage working relationships with external content partners and providers 
  • Manage the process of review and sign-off of content produced by third parties 
  • Engage internal staff and external associates to review content before ‘sign off’ 
  • Manage the invoicing and payment for asset creation and monitoring budget spend 
  • Maintain a content asset review plan and schedule content updates and retirement

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Graduate calibre or equivalent (media, technical instructional design, learning related degree preferable) 
  • Knowledge of digital assets 
  • Knowledge of key trends in learning content, digital learning and digital production 
  • Some knowledge of contemporary L&D or HR thinking and practice, plus an appetite to develop further in this area is desirable 
  • Able to operate confidently and proactively in a team environment to make positive and intellectual contributions 
  • Confident and credible in interacting with team members and stakeholders 
  • Creative in scoping and producing learning assets 
  • Able to operate in a fast changing environment and operate comfortably in the presence of ambiguity

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Conference Producer | Circa £30,000

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month short term contract  
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Circa £30,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We have an opportunity for a Conference Producer to join our Conferences and Events team on a short term contract. You will play a key role in designing and developing CIPD’s events to ensure they remain leading edge and meet the changing needs of our growing customer base.

The role will focus on content research, programme writing and speaker acquisition. The successful candidate will research, design and develop a portfolio of CIPD conference programmes in order to enhance the CIPD’s reputation as a leading forum for HR and Learning & Development issues. The role will focus on our commercial conference portfolio, including our esteemed annual conference in Manchester.

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out high-quality desk research, phone and face-to-face interviews with HR and L&D professionals 
  • Identify high-priority topics, leading organisations and potential speakers 
  • Developing leading-edge conference agendas that respond to the needs of our audience 
  • Source, test, recruit and brief high-calibre speakers to deliver talks and case studies 
  • Assist the Marketing team to identify compelling messaging and ensure communications are accurate 
  • Assist the Sponsorship team to ensure suitable sponsors are identified and briefed appropriately 
  • Work closely with the Events Logistics team to ensure operational requirements of the events are met 
  • Develop informal networks with practitioners to act as topic advisers or future speakers 
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure programmes align to CIPD priorities while meeting commercial targets

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Experience conducting in-depth desk research, phone and face-to-face interviews with senior professionals to identify high-priority conference topics 
  • Experience in developing, writing and editing commercial conference agendas 
  • Experience in identifying, sourcing, selecting and briefing high-level conference speakers 
  • Highly-developed communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and informal networks 
  • Highly-developed writing, editing and proof-reading skills 
  • The ability to manage multiple stakeholders and work across teams to ensure the success of the event 
  • The ability to prioritise, work independently and under pressure to respect deadlines 
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a team of conference producers on joint projects 
  • Knowledge or interest in HR and L&D topics and understanding of the professional development sector

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Quality Assurance Coordinator | Up to £22,000 pro rata

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Short term contract up to 7 months
Hours - Part time (28 hours per week)
Salary - Up to £22,000 pro rata

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD Qualifications team are looking to for a Quality Assurance Coordinator to support them for a period of up to 7 months on a part time basis. You will help maintain CIPD Quality Standards and regulatory compliance in respect of CIPD qualification development and accreditation; centre approval and licensing; centre and candidate fee revenue; qualification assessment and quality assurance monitoring processes and provide effective customer service to CIPD centres, external quality assurance community, qualification candidates and other enquirers.

Key responsibilities

  • Utilise a broad knowledge of the CIPD qualification portfolio and quality assurance processes to provide informed initial point of contact services and responses to internal and external 
  • Maintain and update contract management systems to coordinate and support effective quality assurance interventions and the reported outcomes by our external community - this includes the organisation, preparation for and participation in, quality assurance governance and other meetings as required, and the monitoring of costs against budget 
  • Work collaboratively with the Centre Quality Officers to support their regional key account remit by coordinating all centre and qualification approval, assessment and quality assurance systems and processes 
  • Coordinate centre invoicing and credit control systems and processes 
  • Maintain accurate data and records relating to qualifications and CIPD centres; candidate qualification and assessment outcomes; quality assurance activity outcomes and financial transactions and provide regular management information reports
  • Take ownership of escalated queries and liaise with customer service colleagues to ensure swift resolution to support timely and candidate certification 
  • Provide administrative support to the Head of Assessment, Quality Assurance & Policy Manager and Officers

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Excellent organisational skills with proven ability to prioritise and work under pressure to carry out a range of complex and time sensitive activities 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail with proven ability to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of centre and student information in manual filing and electronic data systems 
  • Ability to identify and respond to incidents that may threaten the integrity of CIPD qualifications and assessment material and that may lead to an adverse effect on the interests of qualification candidates 
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to compose correspondence and respond to queries from externals, centres, students and qualification regulators • Ability to work as a reliable and flexible member of the team in order to support an integrated, risk based and customer focussed approach to quality assurance 
  • Previous experience of working within a regulated qualification awarding organisation (desirable) 
  • Knowledge and understanding of qualification assessment and quality assurance systems and processes (desirable)

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

SEO Lead | £31,500 - £35,000

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - £31,500 - £35,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD website is key to delivering our business strategy and revenue targets. We have ambitious growth targets to increase the volume of quality traffic to the site through natural search and have an opportunity for a SEO Lead, who will be key in helping realise these ambitions.

As the SEO Lead, you will be responsible for implementing the CIPD’s SEO strategy on a day-to-day basis and for delivering the targeted traffic volumes for the CIPD site as a whole as well as the numerous micro site areas. You will work closely with multiple stakeholders and content owners around the organisation to ensure that their activities deliver an SEO friendly site; therefore we need an excellent and persuasive communicator who has the tenacity to ensure that their recommendations are followed through.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • This is a challenging yet exciting role in an area of increasing strategic importance for the CIPD. To be successful as the SEO Lead, you will have:

  • Significant experience in an SEO role either client- or agency-side 
  • A good understanding of how search engine algorithms and technologies work; including the major technical factors that influence natural search crawlability, indexing and keyword ranking 
  • Knowledge of Google best practices and link building, including site analytics tools such as Google Analytics 
  • A technical knowledge and ideally practical experience of general web development languages such as HTML, CSS 
  • A highly analytical mind – comfortable manipulating and analysing large amounts of data using excel. Strong attention to detail 
  • Be a highly motivated self starter with the ability to work to deadlines in a fast paced environment with excellent communication skills

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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