Information and Business Development Officer, Open to flexible working

Camden, London (Greater)
£28,910 - £33,531
04 Mar 2019
18 Mar 2019

Directorate: Supporting Communities

Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG

Job Level: Level 3, Zone 1

Salary: £28,910 - £33,531

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 


The role

This is an exciting time for the Sport and Physical Activity Service in Camden (SPA). Following the completion of a borough wide Physical Activity Needs Assessment, the next year will see the implementation of a new leisure management contract, a new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy and development of initiatives focused on increasing physical activity amongst inactive Camden residents.

Camden is one of the leading local authorities for physical activity in the country with a vibrant and varied physical activity offer. This role is critical to the further development of physical activity in Camden, using evidence and creativity to strategically influence how we ensure our services are reaching those most in need – so that all of our citizens can lead healthy, independent lives.

It is essential that this role develops strong marketing and communications across Camden services and partners. This role must demonstrate the ability to deliver targeted messages through a range of marketing and communications methods in order to reach and engage with inactive residents.

About you

You will have a degree or equivalent and/or an outstanding record of achievement in the relevant field, with a good understanding of health inequalities and how sport and physical can help address them.   

You will be experienced in improving systems for collating and sharing information across services and externally with partners and residents, providing usable insights that will inform physical activity and health outcomes, formulate service objectives and demonstrate the service’s impact.

You will have knowledge of need and barriers to participation including the range of issues associated with health inequalities and how physical activity can be used to address this.

You will be able to develop and implement marketing and communication plans and campaigns which speak to inactive residents with barriers to participation and supports them in taking first steps to being more active.

You will be confident in the development and maintenance of strategic relationships and partnerships, and will be proficient in managing complex workload including multiple projects and work streams simultaneously.  

This role is subject to a DBS standard check.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in the job profile attached at the bottom of this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: 18th March 2019, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c 25th March 2019

Please quote reference: 1900005B

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