London Early Years Foundation

Head of Sales and Marketing

City of Westminster, London (Greater)
£60,000 - £70,000 per annum + benefits
06 Jul 2017
27 Jul 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Sales and Marketing

London – Pimlico

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum

Are you an innovative and target orientated professional with a passion for quality sales and creative marketing? Are you looking for a role that will challenge you but also provide you with work satisfaction?

About us:

London Early Years Foundation (LEYF) is London’s largest childcare social enterprise with over 100 years’ experience educating and caring for children across London. We are a not-for-profit and give free places to a nearly half of our families so that children from all backgrounds can enjoy early years learning and care.

Our ambition is to ‘Change the world one child at a time’ we believe the experiences children have before age five set them up for the rest of their lives. By giving children a high-quality education, supporting parents to work, creating jobs for young people through our apprenticeship programme and campaigning for fair early years policies; we are helping whole communities to thrive now and in the future.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Executive Management Team as the new Head of Sales and Marketing. Based at our central office in Pimlico, Westminster you will report into our CEO, June O’Sullivan. You will have line management responsibility for the Customer Service Team and Marketing team. As Head of Sales and Marketing your principle accountabilities will be to design, implement and sustain a cohesive Sales and Marketing strategy; you will be responsible for all aspects of the Sales and Marketing strategy and execution, to ensure the marketing plan enables LEYF to achieve its key objectives. To achieve this, you will be required to work closely and effectively with key stakeholders in the organisation at all levels.

About you:

To be considered for this job, you will need to have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Sales and Marketing position, ideally in a similar industry. You will also be required to have demonstrable experience of delivering on challenging targets alongside effective department management including budgets, staff and varied projects aligned to a business strategy. A formal qualification in sales or qualifications from a professional body such as Chartered Institute of Marketing etc. would be desirable. We are seeking a candidate who has staff management and leadership experience along with the ability to motivate, develop and influence a growing customer services and marketing team. You will have strong business awareness, acumen and business execution experience. As part of the Executive Management Team, you will be expected to problem-solve, engage across a wide range of relationships and commit to continuous self-development.


LEYF offer an excellent benefits package to all employees’ including 50% off child care, 7% employer contribution pension and life assurance, just to mention a few.

How to apply:


To express your interest, please send your CV and a cover letter to explaining why you feel you would be the right candidate for the job. Or, request a call back for a confidential discussion.


Closing date: 24th July 2017 at midnight.