Facilities Marketing Lead

Satellite Applications Catapult
Harwell, UK
Added: February 24, 2024
Job Role Title: Facilities Marketing Lead, maternity cover, 1 year contract

Start Date: April 2024

We are seeking a maternity cover for a Marketing Lead position working with our technical facilities department.

The Satellite Applications Catapult is a growing, innovative organisation at the forefront of the burgeoning UK Space Industry. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate marketing lead to join our busy team. In this role, you'll oversee marketing and communications activities for our facilities across the UK and our capabilities at Westcott Venture Park.

Supported by the marketing manager, you'll take charge of marketing and communications strategies for our facilities. You will be developing marketing and communications plans to support the work of the Catapult, ensuring that they are delivered on time and on budget, and reporting on their impact. These plans will cover a variety of marketing activity including digital marketing, PR, blogs, case studies, events and content production relating to our physical capabilities. Our facilities are specifically designed for companies withing the UK Space Sector and are aimed to provide businesses with the innovation boost they are unlikely to find elsewhere. They boast cutting-edge equipment available for short and long-term hire, alongside access to our technical and business experts for guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the main point of contact in the marketing team for our facilities marketing
  • Create material to support the facilities, from publishing articles, case studies to video content and all the things in-between
  • Engaging with internal and external stakeholders to understand and meet business objectives and goals
  • Bring together marketing objectives and materials to create solutions that will address these goals and challenges, deciding on the appropriate tools and solutions
  • Working closely with the Technical Facilities team and Facility Owners to validate the suggested solutions and ensure effective delivery
  • Work from Westcott location 1-2 days a week and on/or ad-hoc basis when required

Skills & Experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience of planning, delivering and reporting on marketing activity
  • Excellent writing skills for blogs, case studies and other online and offline content
  • Experience of working in multiple stakeholder environments
  • Excellent communicator, equally comfortable communicating with senior executives to communities that are impacted by our projects
  • Comfortable working in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Willingness to work well in a team and across organisations, collaboratively partnering with other business departments
  • Experience of social media delivery and in the use of online marketing tools such as email marketing systems and website CMS (Wordpress an advantage)
  • Experience of facility or buildings marketing as well as the above is advantageous

Behaviours expected:

  • Curiosity
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Decisive Thinking
  • Skilled Influencer
  • Courage to challenge
  • Reflector / growth mindset
  • Passion for helping make the world a better place
  • Effective team player
  • Aptitude for open and collaborative working
  • Flexibility to anticipate change and adapt to new situations to exploit opportunities
  • Customer focused with a strong track record of placing customer needs at the heart of decision making

How we work:

We strive to create a high trust environment that enables team members to bring their whole selves to work – this helps to create the foundations of an innovation culture. Our shared values are critical to this:

  • We care - for our people, our partners, and our planet.
  • We connect - and engage with people and ideas.
  • We learn - and grow, as people and as an industry

Underpinning this is our belief in great teams, our combined efforts will always deliver outcomes beyond that of any individual providing we are honest through debate, experiment and reflect, and create shared resolutions in support of our purpose. Live these values, work to our principles, take ownership to deliver, and we are certain you will thrive with us.

Important notice for applicants: We use tools to detect plagiarism and the use of AI or chatbots for applicant answers. If plagiarism, AI use (such as ChatGPT) or similar software are found to have been used in your application you will not be considered for this or future roles within the Satellite Applications Catapult

At Satellite Applications Catapult, we're committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce. We welcome candidates from all corners of the globe, but due to legal and logistical considerations, we want to be transparent about the potential visa-related challenges that could arise. Our ability to offer sponsorship will depend on the level of interest for our roles and salary level.

Please note, we are conducting final interviews for the role during the time the role is advertised so it may be your application will not be considered. It is due to the urgency of the position we have decided to re advertise the vacancy during this time period.