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LS Productions
Posted on November 23, 2022

Head of Marketing

ABOUT LS

LS Productions is a global production house founded by Marie Owen in 2006 and led by BAFTA-winning Executive Producer and Managing Director, Sarah Drummond.

We are creative collaborators and problem-solvers, whose production and location teams unlock the UK’s potential for photo and film projects from our studio base in Manchester, production hubs in Edinburgh and London and warm water location in Malta.

We provide global clients with world-class production and location knowledge, offering deep logistical understanding when producing in the UK and globally.

Being one of the UK’s biggest, buzziest production companies means that from sport, commercials, music and fashion, to TV and Film we go beyond to bring productions to life.

No challenge too tricky. No idea impossible. We go beyond expectation.

JOB PROFILE

As Head of Marketing, PR & Communications you will lead the marketing team during the company’s next exciting growth phase. Working closely alongside the LS Senior Team (Business Development, Operations, Culture, Locations and Production) you’ll play a key role in building the LS brand in order to fulfil key company objectives for both LS Productions and our original content company LS Films.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead and manage the Marketing team, setting annual and quarterly targets.
  • Act as Brand Guardian, owning the execution of the brand and its identity, both internally and externally.
  • Plan the marketing, communications, social media and PR strategy to drive awareness of LS Productions and our service offering in key markets – nationally and internationally.
  • Develop highly targeted and personalised contact strategies for key customer groups.
  • Oversee all digital and social media content and artwork prior to sign off ensuring it is on message and on brand.
  • Plan LS presence at national and international events, markets and
  • Champion best in class digital marketing practices, advise on and drive digital marketing initiatives to grow LS.
  • Lead on market research across key LS industry sectors – Film & TV; Advertising; Fashion; Music Videos and Sport.
  • Build industry networks nationally and internationally.
  • Manage the marketing budget.
  • Write and present quarterly Marketing Reports for Executive team.

KEY SKILLS

  • Great written and verbal communication skills.
  • Great team management and coaching skills.
  • Data driven and detail focussed.
  • Expert understanding of omni-channel B2B marketing.
  • Track record in developing marketing strategies and brand building.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Budget planning and management.
  • Good understanding of Film & TV and/or Advertising and/or Music Videos and/or Fashion.
  • Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics.
  • Understanding of CRM systems (Hubspot would be a plus).
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.

PERSON PROFILE

  • You’ll be a leader, self-motivated, positive, show great initiative, be creative and a team player with a strong work ethic.
  • You’ll approach challenges with curiosity, creativity, and courage.
  • You’ll be passionate about building a world-class team and a global brand.
  • You’ll have the capacity to juggle a varied workload and adapt to different tasks.
  • You’ll take what you do, but not yourself, too seriously. We’re an inclusive, diverse team where we live by our company values.

LS VALUES

  • People People
  • Creative at Heart
  • Learning Always
  • Don’t be a D*ck
  • Shit Hot

REPORTING

  • You will report to Karen Andre, Director of Sales and Marketing.

WORK LOCATION

LS Productions operates a hybrid work model. You will work both remotely and a minimum of two days each week from the LS Productions offices in Edinburgh. You may be required to travel to key markets, to our other offices and to be on set where needed. Expenses will be provided for all travel.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary based on experience and expertise.
  • 29 days paid annual leave, plus 3 ‘gifted’ holidays on Christmas, Boxing Day and New Years day, plus a half day to celebrate your birthday!
  • A bank of 12 ‘Happiness Hours’ to take at your leisure throughout the year.
  • Enrolment in our leadership training programme.
  • Passion Project fund.
  • Pensions scheme, cycle to work scheme, medical cash plan.
  • An amazing Culture within LS Productions – we’re talking team days, bi-annual parties, Tattie Tuesdays, and the chance to be part of our amazing Culture Club.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and Spill, a fantastic mental health support app.

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Contract Duration: Full-time
  • Remuneration: Negotiable
  • Location: Edinburgh

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications should be sent by email to Karen André by Thursday 1st of December 2022. Applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

The application must contain:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Short case study, sharing a project or campaign you’ve worked on that you are most proud of and why.
  • Nominated referees with contact detail (referees will only be contacted after a formal offer of employment has been made).

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be shortlisted and only candidates who appear to be suitable will be called for interview. Initial interviews will be held on 12th and 13th of December.