Head of Digital & Engagement


Applications close 12am, 30th September 2022

JOB PURPOSE: Leadership, strategic development and delivery of the Leeds International Piano Competition’s digital transformation and engagement, ensuring maximum coverage for LIPC activities

The Head of Digital & Engagement leads on the strategy and delivery of the Leeds International Piano Competition’s digital transformation and communications. They ensure maximum coverage for LIPC activities growing our global audiences and deepening engagement with the Competition.

The Head of Digital & Engagement is a new post which will lead the digital transformation and engagement activities of our organisation. You will be a key member of the Senior Management team and will have the opportunity to help shape our Business Plan, evolving our digital strategies in all areas of programme and operations.

You will lead a small team responsible for streaming, PR, social media, content creation, website development, digital marketing, audience development, e-CRM and analytics, as well as the campaign to promote the next Leeds International Piano Competition in 2024.

You will use compelling stories about our work and clear, effective messaging to grow brand awareness and engagement with new supporters and audiences, in the UK and around the world. You will have the chance to collaborate with industry-leading partners and our family of artists, which includes some of the greatest pianists in the world and you can convincingly articulate how music can make a positive difference in peoples’ lives. You will have a creative, experimental flair which will enable us to explore fresh opportunities, and you know how to conduct research, test and get buy-in for new ideas.

You have passion, positivity, perseverance and patience and will be confident and disciplined manager, with strong planning and project management skills to keep multiple projects moving at the same time. You will be able to operate a set of relationships at a global, national and local level and you understand the value of collaboration and reciprocity in partnerships.

As a multi-competency individual with proven abilities in all major aspects of this job description, you are also committed to innovation in your field and the personal development of yourself and others.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Enquiries are welcomed and applications should be sent to Jenny Holmes, Finance & Administration Director: info@leedspiano.com


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