Why this role matters
This role has high strategic and operational accountability across a breadth of campaigns and partnerships which have a broader impact across BT’s 3 CFUs (consumer, enterprise and global services).
It is a significant external leadership role as a BT champion.
Position BT as the leader in the UK and a leader globally delivering the digital skills agenda at scale and pace.
Deliver significant reputation differentiation leading BT to be considered as top 5 in FTSE100 for social responsibility.
Lead BT’s overall approach to digital skills partnerships and campaigns setting the strategy and long term ambitions.
Responsible for building strategic partnerships of significant impact commercially for BT.
Direct and oversee an aggressive media campaign to align BT as the leader in delivering digital skills.
Act as a strategic advisor to ExCo / Board, CFU leaders and wider business.
Drive Be Tomorrow brand strategy to strongly support CFU customer brand campaigns.
Responsible for delivering the execution of multiple skills partnerships across key areas (SME / Workplace, Families and Older / Vulnerable People).
Extensive and regular engagement at Group CFU and ExCo / Board level.
Oversee and build multi stakeholder groups externally across a range of profit and non-profit groups including Government, NGOs, Partners and Corporates working alongside BT’s 3 CFUs (consumer, enterprise and global services).
Be a senior representative for BT, speaking at major national and international meetings, a senior face in the media and at ministerial level with government.
Leading the development of the brand and marketing team internally to create the new Be Tomorrow Campaign and execute delivery externally, managing external agencies.
Responsible for significant budget.
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Highly experienced in leading brand and marketing teams, both internally and externally.
Ability to build and use very senior relationships internally and externally.
Clear understanding commercial drivers for the CFUs and wider BT.
Oversee the measurement of impact of partnerships, projects and campaigns.
Ability to provide expert advice to Exco and Board.
Extensive experience of direction of high profile programmes and campaigns.
Why choose us?
Born in 1846, we’ve led the way in telecommunications since the dawn of the industry. Our roots go back to the first telecommunications company in the UK and over the last two centuries, we’ve innovated, challenged and pioneered the way we communicate and connect across the globe.
Now we’re undergoing one of the biggest transformations in our history. In almost every area of BT, we’re shaking things up and looking for new ways to do what we do best delivering amazing things for our customers, while constantly striving to make BT a brilliant place to work for our people.
It means there’s a lot happening but it’s an exciting time to be part of our team. So, if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward we’ll offer a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers.
If that’s you and what you’re looking for, we’d love you to be part of our future.