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Land Rover BAR will be looking for new team members in many areas through the coming months, and will advertise all current job vacancies within the team here.

Software Development Intern - up to 6 months

As part of the Data Analysis and Testing team your role will be to assist in the development of tools to analyse the performance of all aspects of our sailing programme.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Coding – contributing to developing in-house analysis software.
  • Testing – assisting the performance and coaching teams to run testing sessions.
  • Publishing internal reports to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • We are a small team, and at busy times you may be asked to help on unrelated bits of work within the design and operations team - e.g. boat build, reconnaissance, sailing support, or other things you might expect a sailing team to get up to.

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer, with particular attention to the following personal attributes and experience:

  • Intelligent and technically sharp – undertaking or recent graduate at a reputable university. 
  • Coding experience in one or more of the following or other high level languages: Python, Java, C++, C#, PHP, JavaScript
  • Use of SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Familiar with Linux/Windows server administration.
  • A good understanding of a broad range of engineering concepts and methods.
  • Use of source control
  • Unit testing
  • Agile development
  • Experience or knowledge of sailing is not required but some knowledge of sailing is helpful.
  • High standard of care and attention to the quality of your work - including good practice record keeping, documentation, standards / conventions, and source control.

Interested individuals can submit a copy of their CV and a covering letter to recruitment@landroverbar.com before the closing date of 31st January 2017.

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Marketing & Communications Manager for the 1851 Trust

The 1851 Trust is a young but fast-growing organisation and, with a number of key programmes having been recently launched, is at a stage of organisational development which requires this new post – to raise the profile of the Trust in order to attract participants to its programmes and also potential new investors and sponsors.

Duties:

The Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing a Marketing and Communications Plan for the Trust.
  • Reviewing Trust messaging and ensuring consistency of messaging across all channels
  • Working closely with Land Rover BAR’s Communications Team to ensure that the Team’s messaging is consistent in any Trust communications and vice-versa.
  • Working closely with partners to ensure messaging is consistent and opportunities for promoting the Trust and its programmes are maximised.
  • Creating and updating website content for the Trust and overseeing any Trust related content on partner or programme websites
  • Social media planning and activation
  • Creation and distribution of Trust Newsletters
  • Development of an Annual Review for the Trust
  • Development of promotional literature for the Trust and its programmes, as required
  • Working closely with the Education Manager on Education Programme marketing and communications
  • Working closely with the Projects and Events Manager on other programmes as well as event and trade show marketing and communications
  • Overseeing all PR activity for the Trust:
  • Writing and distributing press releases
    Building and managing press lists
    Setting up and managing of media meetings
    Liaison with press at events
    Responsible for the Trust Brand and that of any Trust programmes
    Developing artwork with the Trust designer
    Ensuring that Brand guidelines are adhered to

Skills, Experience & Approach to working

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a communications or marketing role
  • Knowledge of the education sector will be an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience of managing multiple priorities
  • Organised approach to content planning and managing complex sign-off processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communications kills
  • Experience of CMS systems
  • Experience of working with external media
  • The ability to work on multiple projects at one time
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong IT skills
  • Good knowledge of communication and marketing techniques
  • Self-motivation and able to work on own initiative
  • The ability to be a team player
  • Good creative skills

The 1851 Trust are a small team, and accordingly are seeking someone with a ‘can do’ attitude to tackling tasks and a willingness to help out wherever needed.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jo.dalton@1851trust.org.uk before the closing date of 24th January 2017.

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