Location United Kingdom
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 14493

Podback is a not-for-profit organisation which is the UK's first cross-industry collaboration of its kind within the coffee sector designed to make recycling coffee pods as easy as it is to make pod coffee. The biggest names in coffee pod systems, Nespresso, NESCAFE Dolce Gusto and Tassimo, came together to create Podback and since launching earlier this year Podback has continued driving their mission to create a world where every coffee pod enjoyed is recycled.

As Podback continues on its journey of growth and development, Acre is delighted to be working in partnership to hire the Head of Marketing and Communications. As the Head of Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for developing and implementing Podback's marketing and communications strategy with the objective of maximizing the recycling of coffee pods.

Key Responsibilities:

Communications: Managing all aspects of internal and external communications and responsible for ensuring Podback's marketing and communications strategy is developed, implemented, and monitored guaranteeing that the organisations corporate objectives are achieved.

Strategy Development: Developing communications strategies involving a variety of B2B and B2C stakeholders including brands, retailers, and local authorities.

Collaboration: Working with the Executive Director to lead, motivate and develop field-based Partnership Development Managers, ensuring they provide professional and effective marketing and communications support and advice for partners.

Financial Control: Advising the Executive Director of the development of the marketing and communications budget and ensuring that marketing and communication programmes are delivered in the most cost-effective way, monitoring expenditure against agreed budgets.

As the Head of Marketing and Communications, you will be at the forefront of driving innovation in how Podback continues to grow public awareness around pod recycling and engaging potential new members and it is therefore key that you are passionate and understanding of sustainability and collection systems for recyclable materials.

You will also have:

  • Proven knowledge of digital and social media communications strategies.

  • Experience of developing and managing people.

  • Ability to develop highly profitable relationships and partnerships.

  • Experience briefing and managing multiple communications agencies.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a corporate-backed start-up with real, tangible sustainability solutions at its heart. If you are an entrepreneurial driver looking to influence the direction and future of an impactful not for profit business, exploring this opportunity is a must. Register your interest by applying below or emailing Samantha Calvey via samantha.calvey@acre.com.