Leicester City Football Club is seeking a talented and passionate Brand Manager to lead its Brand and Creative team. This is a unique opportunity to shape the Club’s brand and develop innovative and captivating creative content that engages our supporters and stakeholders.

As the Brand Manager, you will play a pivotal role in bringing the Club’s brand, products, and initiatives to life. You will be responsible for leading a team of talented creatives and guiding them to create exceptional creative across a range of platforms, including social media, digital and print that resonates with fans around the world.

If you have a passion for storytelling, an eye for design, and a proven track record of delivering exceptional creative campaigns, we want to hear from you.

Who We’re Looking For

The ideal candidate will have a passion for design and have a creative flair, with an eye for detail. You will have strong management and communication skills allowing you to get the best from your team to deliver the creative requirements of the wider business and to be able to work collaboratively with stakeholders and staff across the Club.

You will have an acute understanding of the latest creative industry trends and innovations and be able to demonstrate how the creative process can help positively shape product ideation and development as well as improving experiences.

About the Role

  • Ensure creative direction is implemented within all the creative produced and that it ties into the Club’s brand identity and values.
  • Work with the Head of Content and Creative to develop strong creative concepts that maximise the Club’s ability to develop and enhance our brand.
  • Work and collaborate with the members of staff across the Club to bring ideas/concepts to life through the application of the creative process.
  • Work with senior staff across the business to ensure that the department’s creative request processes are upheld and are continually developed in line with the evolution of the wider business.
  • Think beyond the immediate tasks of the department and propose ways in which the creative approach and standards can be applied to enhance and add value to other areas of the business.
  • Day-to-day management of the Club’s Brand Department.

Personal Specifications

  • Experience of working in a creative environment
  • Excellent IT skills (including excellent MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • An understanding of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to travel to different sites.
  • Possess strong time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility approach to long distance work-based travel.

About the Club

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition. The Club continues to build on that success and celebrated lifting the prestigious FA Cup in May 2021.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays. Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the 2021 opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.

Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays.

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed as and when they apply, the role will be shut down as soon as a suitable candidate has been sourced.

If you feel you have the qualities and experience we are looking for please apply by sending an application form, along with a covering letter, by email to recruitment@lcfc.co.uk.

To progress your application, candidates must also complete an Equality Monitoring Form; this will be treated in confidence to your application and will aid LCFC in our obligations and commitments to support diversity and inclusion.

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