Head of Marketing (Part - Time)

DeVono Cresa
Based on Regent Street, Oxford Circus
From £60,000 - £70,000 FTE (Depending on experience)
17 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Industry Sector
Agency, Construction / Property
Contract Type
Part Time
Work Experience Level
Director, Head of, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side


This role involves leadership of the company’s marketing, communications and business development strategy, programmes and people. You will work closely with other members of the leadership team to identify new business opportunities, ensuring that the company has effective and efficient support tools – including targeting/sales campaigns, communications activity and bid support. You will lead marketing communications activity, across all media, to ensure that the firm’s brand is built in an engaging and consistent way. You will manage delegated budget and report on key performance indicators.

Why work with us?

  • DeVono Cresa is the UK’s leading occupier-only consultancy firm, specialising in providing real estate solutions to support our clients’ complex and specific business objectives 
  • DeVono Cresa is a fast paced, high energy organisation  
  • Over the past 10 years we have provided real estate advice to more occupiers in London than any other real estate company 
  • We currently have a team of 40+, based near Oxford Circus & Old St
  • DeVono Cresa is the London and UK office of Cresa, the largest occupier-only real estate advisers in the world
  • Clients include; Zoopla, Red Bull, Farfetch, Twitter, Deloitte, Investec, Uber, Huawei and Survey Monkey to name a few

Perks and Benefits
At DeVono Cresa, staff well being & culture is important to us and we are proud to offer a wide range of benefits, some of which include:

  • Free private medical insurance with Aviva
  • Competitive company pension scheme with Aviva
  • Employee Assistance Programme with access to a 24 hour advice and counselling helpline
  • We provide daily breakfast and monthly ‘take away’ lunches
  • Regular team social events
  • Agile working 
  • Day off on your birthday

Role Responsibilities

  • Define, review and refine Devono Cresa’s strategic approach to marketing, communications and business development with a clear focus on the development of profitable new income. 
  • Lead the marketing team to ensure the delivery of the company's plans
  • Ensure personal development needs of the marketing team are identified and addressed
  • Work with business development leaders in the company, to help build their skills and effectiveness in an increasingly competitive market
  • Grow the company’s capacity to win profitable, new and long-term work through formal bids and tenders
  • Work with other department heads to develop DeVono Cresa’s approach to client relationship management
  • Build a programme of client and prospect events, showcasing DeVono Cresa’s industry and sector understanding and as an integral part of our approach to client relationship management
  • Act as custodian of the company's brand, working with the Head of People and Premises to ensure a clear and consistent link with the company values
  • Lead the development of market communications strategy for the company, focusing on priority markets
  • Develop the firm’s communication tools so that they provide engaging support for the brand as well as clear client and market communications
  • Work with the Finance team to ensure delivery of the Marketing budget, in accordance with company plans

Desirable Skills

  • Inspiring and effective team leader with time and priority management skills
  • Excellent communicator, able to manage a broad mix of stakeholder relationships
  • Commercial acumen
  • Confident and competent presenter in a range of environments
  • Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised
  • Strong on both detail and creativity
  • Flexibility, both in personal working style and in the commitment needed make a success of the role
  • Well-developed financial management skills


  • Significant business to business marketing experience in a performance driven environment (including property sector or professional services)
  • Working as part of a senior management team 
  • Well - developed understanding of the sales cycle, with emphasis on new business and procurement-led bid management

Desirable qualifications

  • Degree (or appropriate post-graduate qualification) in Marketing or wider business discipline
  • Professional marketing qualifications (CIM or other EMCQ accredited qualification) and / or Chartered Marketer

    Commitment: Planned to be 0.5/0.6 FTE (exact working pattern to be agreed with successful candidate)

    *To apply for this role, please email your CV and cover note to:* 
    Ruth Lynch | Head of People - rml@devonocresa.com
    Please reference the following in the subject line: REFDCMarketing2019

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