4 months ago
Central Services - Marketing
Overall package c£85k
Head of Marketing
Head of Marketing – QA Learning - Slough (with paid travel to London)
We believe in growth through customer led marketing. We believe that to truly add value for our customers we must continue to provide the most compelling, relevant and impactful products in the market. If you are looking for your next challenge in marketing, we think we’ve got one of the best around.
As the Head of Marketing within QA Learning you will be responsible for helping QA re-position itself in the minds of our customers.
Leveraging the market leading portfolio of QA’s knowledge, learning and product offering, you will be pivotal in enabling sustained growth within our business by ensuring we remain as the leading provider of learning solutions.
You will be essential in communicating our vast offering, as the world of learning changes in line with the Digital Transformation trend. To stay ahead of these marketing trends our offering is full of innovative and immersive learning products. In addition to the QA offering, we partner with key technology organisations like Amazon, Microsoft and Google supporting with year on year growth.
In this role you will lead and develop our marketing campaigns and capabilities. You will enable multi-channel marketing that result in the continued growth of QA through customer engagement and demand generation. You will, through tight alignment to our product/portfolio roadmap, manage high impact product launches through comprehensive go-to-market plans and related marketing.
You'll likely have extensive experience within B2B and B2C marketing with demonstrable examples in how you have helped lead a marketing function through a period of brand change - helping shape it for the future, deliver on business goals, and, through the use of data, be customer insight driven.
You'll combine a creative and innovative approach with strong leadership capabilities that enables a high performing team, focused on customer led marketing across acquisition and retention. You will be able to make a mark, and when successful will be able to look proudly on the fact you will have helped us grow our business and the value we offer to our clients.
We are offering a competitive salary, dependent on experience, but much more than that.
Overall financial pacakge on offer of c£85k. Being part of QA includes Private Pension contribution, 25 days holiday from the start, plus 5 other days away from the workplace that includes 2 days paid Charity work each year for a charity of your choice (which we actively encourage), 3 days for personal development (which you choose from over 1200 courses. In addition we give subsidised gym membership, a cycle to work scheme and the chance to join an ever expanding business in a fantastic sector.
Want to make a real mark on our marketing? Get in touch!
How to apply
When you’ve found the role you want, click the ‘Apply’ button to open the application form. We’ll ask you to upload your CV, and to enter some personal information and provide additional supporting information depending on the role. Remember, this is your time to shine, so please ensure that anything you would like us to be aware of is included in your application. Once you’ve applied, you will be sent a password to your own private account area where you’re able to keep track of the current status of your application(s), as well as read all of the previous email communications, and action requests that have been sent to you.
Once we’ve reviewed your application, a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in contact with an update on your application. If your application is being progressed, a telephone interview will be scheduled with the Talent Acquisition team to discuss the opportunity, your skills and experience – this is also a great time for you to ask any questions that are important to you. The next stage of the process will then vary depending on the role, division or level you’re applying for, however this may involve 2-3 stages, including technical, HR or competency questions, or might ask you to complete an online work-style assessment as part of your application. Our Talent Acquisition team will explain exactly what the interview and assessment process will be.
If you’re successful and an offer is made to you, we will make the verbal offer and work with you to agree a provisional start date. Your Talent Acquisition Consultant will keep in touch with you, and answer any questions you have. They’ll also support you with any steps involved to confirm your offer. The formal offer paperwork will be sent to you by our People Team, along with any requests for any additional information required.
We take professional and/or educational reference checks on all of our employees so you will be asked to provide this information when returning your contract. For these checks, we do allow people to start with us whilst the checks are in process, however please do note that employment with QA is based on satisfactory references.
For some roles within the business, we also carry out additional checks such as DBS or DV Clearance, depending on the role or division you will be working in (it will be made clear at the beginning of the recruitment process if additional checks will be part of the offer for the role you’re applying for) – for some of these additional checks, it is important that these are completed prior to you joining QA.
Welcome to QA! Prior to joining you should have all the information you need to get started on day one and are likely to have a 'Buddy' assigned to you who will help and guide you during your first few weeks here. Your line manager will develop a personal induction plan for you, as well as ensuring that you also go through the company induction so you have a full understanding not just of your role but also of QA as a whole.