About the Role

NPL’s cutting-edge measurement science has a positive impact in the real world. As the National Metrology Institute, NPL is making a difference in ways that help to combat issues on a global scale – such as tackling climate change, enabling earlier disease diagnosis and innovation in healthcare, and supporting the development of new digital technologies and infrastructure.

We are looking for an experienced marketing communications professional as our next Marketing Programme Manager to develop compelling and engaging marketing communications strategies and multichannel campaigns to communicate the incredible work of NPL. This is both a strategic and creative role and an opportunity to lead on developing some exciting campaigns and initiatives that help raise the profile of NPL. Delivering campaigns to promote our capabilities to a range of audiences and drive demand for our programmes, products and services. Working with a wide range of internal stakeholders, this role is an opportunity to collaborate with experts in all areas of the business and work closely with talented colleagues in the Marketing & Communications department, to bring ideas to life. At NPL, we touch ordinary lives in extraordinary ways and you could too.

About You

You are already an experienced marketing communications professional and a strategic thinker, with experience in delivering integrated multichannel campaigns across the marketing and digital marketing mix. You can communicate and influence effectively at all levels, with excellent stakeholder management skills. You ideally have a marketing communications qualification (although that’s not essential) and have experience of developing clear and compelling messages and generating engaging content to communicate complex subjects, such as science or technology. That said, we are also looking for someone with a genuine passion and talent for marketing communications and the ability to thrive in an environment like ours.

Your strategic thinking is backed by a creative approach and the drive to deliver multiple campaigns and projects concurrently. You are able to work both autonomously as well as in collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders, to deliver the best results. You are results driven and strive to deliver best practice, measurable marketing communications to enable informative campaign reporting and analysis. You have an inquisitive mind and are keen to work as part of a talented team. At NPL, we learn from each other, respect each other and work together to do better.


Please note:  Applications will be reviewed, and interviews conducted throughout the duration of this advert therefore we may at any time bring the closing date forward.  We encourage all interested applicants to apply as soon as practical. 
About The Company

NPL and BEIS have strong commitments to diversity and equality of opportunity, and welcome applications from candidates irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, or age, providing they meet the required criteria. Applications from women, disabled and BAME candidates in particular are encouraged. All disabled candidates (as defined by the Equality Act 2010) who satisfy the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.

We’re transforming. As a national laboratory, we’re exploring even more commercial routes to market and that’s presenting us with greater opportunity – for you and us. Our success relies on the diversity and talent of our people, we strive to nurture and respect individuals to ensure everyone feels valued and supported to excel in their chosen field. This value is at the core of our organisation.

We believe in a culture of fairness by treating everyone on the basis of their own individual merits and abilities regardless of their own or perceived identity, background or any other factor irrelevant to a person’s work. At NPL we are committed to the health and well-being of our employees. Flexible working and social activities are embedded in our culture to create a positive work-life balance, along with a broad range of benefitsNPL’s values are at the heart of what we do and they shape the way we interact, develop our people and celebrate success.

As part of our commitment to diversity & inclusion, we signed up to the Institute of Physics' Project Juno in 2015 as a Juno Supporter. NPL were proud to be awarded Juno Practitioner status in 2018. NPL also joined Stonewall as a Diversity champion in 2015, participating in their annual Workplace Equality Index for the equality of LGBT+ community at NPL. In 2018, NPL became a member of the Business Disability Forum and joined the disability confident scheme as level 1 committed employer.

To ensure everyone has an equal chance, we’re always willing to make reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss, please contact us.