About the Role

Put simply, we set the standards by which everything is measured. In doing so, the National Physical Laboratory is helping to combat issues on a global scale such as climate change, curing diseases and the development of cutting-edge communications technology. It’s work we can be all proud of. As our Digital marketing executive, you’ll help ensure our digital communications showcase what we do, to make a measurable impact on our business. At NPL, we touch ordinary lives in extraordinary ways, and you could too.


We live in a digital era. So, all our digital communications and touchpoints must work for us. You’ll help plan and implement NPL’s social media plan, ensuring we deliver against our campaign objectives, and continually looking for innovative ways that we can showcase the amazing work we do here at NPL. You’ll also be the go-to person for email marketing, supporting the campaigns team by delivering best-practice email marketing, and using your knowledge to drive continuous improvement. . And, of course, you’ll see to it that everything you carry out is always on-brand. You’ll work with the marketing channels and campaigns teams to ensure a fully integrated approach and to deliver best-practice solutions.

About You
You already have some experience of planning and delivering a range of digital marketing activity - with social media and email marketing an essential. You must be able to demonstrate:
  • A sound understanding of the B2B social media landscape
  • Successful implementation of a social media programme, to support business objectives
  • Experience of creating content for digital channels
  • How to measure success of digital campaigns
  • Experience of using an email marketing or marketing automation tool
You’re organised, a great communicator, analytical and willing to learn. You’re also passionate about what’s new and emerging in the digital space and take a proactive approach to all you do.
Beyond that, we’re looking for someone who’ll thrive in an environment like ours. At NPLwe learn from each other, respect each other and work together to do better. For ourselves and for our customers. And whilst we’re always looking to stretch beyond what we know, we don’t make things more complicated when there’s no needTogether, we’re helping make the impossible, possible.
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.