Head of strategic marketing and PR

This newly created role forms a key and critical part of our ever-growing marketing team, supporting to shape the overall strategic development and operational delivery of the marketing and public relations function, enabling the delivery of the mid- to long-term growth strategy for the company.

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UK (remote working)






Permanent | Full-time, part-time, flexible

Socitm Advisory are independent consultants for the public sector. We drive innovation and improve public services through effective technology and expert consultancy advice.

Our people and their experience are truly the most important factor of what we do, and brings alive the passion we have for improving public services.

The newly created Head of Strategic Marketing and PR role forms a key and critical part of the Wider Leadership Team and is instrumental in delivering success for Socitm Advisory. The purpose of this exciting role is to shape the overall strategic development and operational delivery of the Marketing and Pr function, enabling the delivery of the mid- to long-term growth strategy for the company.

The successful candidate for this strategic role will be responsible for aligning the marketing function with the organisation's goals and objectives and deliver long-term sustainable growth for the company. you will collaboratively lead the development of the marketing and PR strategy focusing on the enablement and delivery of the corporate strategy.

Having overall responsibility for the creation of clear and effective PR and marketing collateral, including client-focused, benefit-led, SEO-optimised attractive copy that represents our brand voice. Working with and developing a talented team of direct reports you will create and oversee execution of highly effective marketing and PR campaigns in collaboration with the Business Development Director, and their team.

If this sounds like something you are excited by and would like to play a key part in driving further success within our business then we look forward to hearing from you.


Knowledge and skills

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the consultancy sector working into the public and private sector

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to motivate staff and bring people together


  • Experience of operating at Marketing Director level within a consultancy or professional services organisation

  • Demonstrated a high level of knowledge and experience in marketing strategy, PR and operational implementation

  • Confident to delegate and deliver through a senior management team, balancing the need for direction with the benefits of creating space for autonomy and personal growth

  • Strong commercial understanding of the drivers of growth and how marketing and PR can fuel and drive the growth

  • Experience of leading on external presentations, managing Board level stakeholders and creating innovative and engaging solutions for internal customers across the company

  • Proven ability to influence at Board level and in building lasting relationships


Company benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • Minimum 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

  • Pension with company contribution

  • Flexible working - remote or hybrid working (WeWorks offices or other satellite locations)

  • Flexible benefits portal, including options:

    • Healthcare cash plan

    • GymFlex

    • KidsPass

    • Denplan dental care

    • Death in Service

  • Four days contractual volunteering per annum​

  • Udemy for Business account (online learning platform)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Social activities

  • Continuous learning culture

At a high level, Socitm Advisory's ambitions are regularly communicated to all employees, as well as the reasons for setting those ambitions. In professional services it's important that all team members have their voices heard, without judgement. Discussions and feedback are encouraged at any time. This regular communication spreads knowledge throughout the business, and ensures all team members are striving for the same outcome.

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