British Athletics (UKA), the National governing body for the premier Olympic and Paralympic sport of Athletics is looking for an experienced Digital & PR Manager to join our World Class Major Events Unit. The Digital and PR Manager is a dynamic role which plays a pivotal part in staging great events to inspire a generation and gives the role holder the opportunity to showcase the sport through the digital platforms of the TV events programme, at both elite and grass roots level.
The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, managing and developing the major events digital and communications strategy across multiple channels and platforms with the aim of engaging with sports fans, growing ticket sales and raising the overall profile of major athletics events in the UK. The role holder will also work towards generating an athletics fanbase culture which supports innovative events and showcase the Festival of Athletics activities by encouraging youth engagement through social channels.
Applicants should have previous experience of social media spectator engagement, event media management and media relations - ideally in sports or other high-profile sector. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate strong media skills, writing ability and who can communicate with excellence on all social and digital platforms.
Based in Birmingham, this role will give the opportunity for national and international travel when required.
For further details on the role, please see the attached job description.
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