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The Daily Mile Strategic Lead (London)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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About the job

THE
DAILY MILE STRATEGIC LEAD (LONDON)

Who are we?

London Marathon Events Limited (LME) organises some of the biggest and best mass participation sports events in the UK including the Virgin Money London Marathon, the Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling, the Vitality Westminster Mile and Swim Serpentine. We are a not-for-profit organisation and any surplus we make is given to the London Marathon Charitable Trust to improve sports and recreation in the UK. The Trust has awarded in excess of £67 million to more than 1,200 projects in London and beyond.

Our Team

Integrity, Excellence, Together, Inspiration and Fun are at the core of
everything we do. LME staff live and breathe these values in and outside the
work place and so are a natural fit for our business. Our staff work
collaboratively to ensure every event is even better than the last and strive
for the best and most memorable experience possible for our participants,
employees, sponsors and charities.

About the role

LME is looking for a passionate, highly organised, articulate and engaging Strategic Lead for our partnership with The Daily Mile Foundation to make London the world’s first capital city to introduce The Daily Mile into every primary school. Reporting to LME Communications Director, the successful candidate will develop and deliver the plan to introduce The Daily Mile into every primary school in all 32 London boroughs and the City of London.

About The Daily Mile

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Responsibilities

Develop and deliver a detailed strategy to roll out The Daily Mile to
primary schools in every London borough by 2023

Trial delivery programme with priority London boroughs over a six month
period, seek feedback and adapt the delivery programme as required before
rolling out to other London boroughs

Develop and nurture strong relationships with key stakeholders including
City Hall, central and local government, The Daily Mile Foundation and any
nominated delivery partners

Develop and nurture strong relationships with head teachers in all of London’s primary schools

Work closely with the founders of The Daily Mile and The Daily Mile
Foundation to ensure the integrity of The Daily Mile is maintained

Work with the founders of The Daily Mile and The Daily Mile Foundation
to develop physical and digital marketing collateral to engage head teachers
and schools to adopt The Daily Mile

Work with the communications team to promote the success of the delivery
programme and create media moments as required

In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need:

Genuine understanding of how primary schools operate (most likely gained
through extensive experience of working in primary schools)

Proven experience of successfully working with and influencing primary
school headteachers

Proven success
in managing projects from conception to completion

Ability to form sound relationships and build trust/rapport

Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

Ability to prioritise, organise and manage a diverse and complex
workload and to work under pressure

Strong planning and organisational skills with excellent attention to
detail

Persistence and the ability to problem solve to overcome barriers

High degree of computer literacy with ability to use Microsoft and PowerPoint,
Office 365

Enthusiasm and self-motivation

Ability to work both as part of a team and under your own initiative

Ability to work flexibly, including event weekends as required

Experience of operating The Daily Mile in a primary school would be an
advantage

If you are interested in this role, please apply with a CV and covering
letter detailing why you are the right person for the role.

Closing date is 25th November 2018

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