Marketing and Communications Manager

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Manager to help improve how we tell our story.  This position is a 4-month contract, for 3 days a week. This is a self-employed role. The contract value is £7,500.

We are looking an all-rounder, but there will be a strong emphasis on digital marketing.  In the next few months, we need to strengthen our core message and communicate it far more effectively.  We need to pay particular attention to our website and brochure.

We need some who has is creative, can write great copy, can develop really compelling marketing strategies, evidence the return on investment,  coordinate our creatives where necessary and can roll their sleeves up and get the work done. It’s important that you really become AKD and therefore the role is mainly office based (South East London).

What does the role involve?

Below is a quick snapshot of what the role will require:

  • Planning, developing, managing and executing marketing communications.
  • Commissioning and managing projects, ensuring high-quality results with a demonstrable return on investment.
  • Helping to sharpen our brand, developing brand guidance
  • Supporting internal communications with the whole team and partners
  • Measurements of results and communicating recommendations to the management team.

What qualities are we looking for?

  • Someone who has extensive experience across the full marketing mix
  • Great strategic thinker, able to communication plans verbally, in writing and visually
  • Creative and someone who can push boundaries, consistently with our brand
  • Attention to detail and great copywriting skills
  • Someone looking for a stretch
  • Can roll up sleeves and help get the work done

Shortlisted candidates will spend a few hours with  AKD to become familiar with who we are and what we do, (check our AKD Credo).   We have scheduled this for 9th June at 10 am in our office. Then candidates will be invited to pitch to the team on a date to be agreed. We want to commission this role by the end of June.

If you are interested, please contact us on or +44(0)845 519 3839