CMN is looking for a Part Time Marketing Manager. Are you a marketeer and want to use your skills to help transform the lives of young people? We're looking for someone who can use their experience to to lead marketing, communications and events here at CMN.

Marketing Manager (part time)

Transform the profile of a charity that is changing the creative industry

and the lives of young people.

About Creative Mentor Network

Launched in 2015, Creative Mentor Network is a charity with a mission to make the creative world of work more diverse and inclusive through mentoring. We work with colleges across London to connect talented 17-24 year olds from diverse backgrounds with those working in the creative industries.

We are working with some great partners across the creative industries - Havas, Soho House, Sony Music and Sky.

Over our 16-week Mentor Training Course we train industry professionals as effective mentors and people managers. Our model is designed so that everyone wins: supportive careers guidance for students; training and development for mentors; access to diverse talent for creative businesses.

About the role

You’ll be at the heart of an initiative that will be genuinely making a difference to young people’s lives.

This is a unique opportunity for someone with marketing experience to put their skills and ideas to support a cause they care about, helping us to strengthen our community and raise awareness about what we do, positioning CMN at the centre of the conversation about diversity and inclusion.

We’re advertising this as a part-time role because we’re looking to attract someone with significant experience within our budget.

We are a startup so we need someone who can take ownership of the full plan: strategy, execution and delivery, content creation etc. The right person will be a doer, who can figure things out as they go.

We’re small, but growing fast. We work closely together and always for the benefit of the young people we support. We are looking for someone who’s willing to go the extra mile to make sure everyone gets the best from CMN.

Start date: ASAP

Part-time: 2 days / week

Salary: £12,000. Soho House membership is included.

Deadline: 8th April


  • Good visual sense and design skills. Experience using Photoshop /or Indesign, Mailchimp, social media tools and other marketing software.

  • Highly organised with a proactive approach to improving processes

  • Can manage projects to completion, even when lots of changes

  • Confident building relationships with both partner organisations and young people

  • Good copywriter with good understanding for a story

Experience and interests:

  • Passionate about education and supporting young people.

  • Track record securing high reach & impact press coverage (with experience writing releases)

  • Proof they don’t drop balls and can manage lots of work-streams at once.


The key objective in this role is to further engage our key stakeholders to grow the impact of CMN’s work:

  • Raise profile of CMN within creative industries to increase our number of partner companies

  • Increase visibility of the CMN program with young people from low-income communities

  • Manage CMN ambassador community, ensuring we leverage their support with the above

Marketing & social media:

  • Social and e-comms: Leverage LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and e-comms effectively. Work with the CMN team, mentor and mentee community to develop engaging content (visual assets and copy) & drive business development strategy.

  • Design: Use Photoshop / Indesign to create all assets to use across social, e-comms platforms.

  • Thought leadership: Working with CEO to develop high profile opinion pieces.

  • Writing: Produce compelling and concise copy, acting as copy-editor for content being produced across the team and our network of contributors and young people.

  • Insights and research: Delving into diversity and inclusion debates, following current trends in youth creativity, public figures and reports.

  • Press: Liaising with trade magazines and general press. Telling the CMN story and packaging our content to grow our coverage in the media. You will be responsible for building a press list and developing good relationships with journalists. Also liaise with partners to galvanise them around the CMN cause, and ensure they create and share content with their audiences.

Community Management and Events:

  • Events: Work with CMN team to market programmed events to our community and the wider creative industry. These events are aimed at strengthening relationships with existing ambassador community to drive sales, and position CMN at the centre of the diversity conversation.

  • Ambassador community: Create strategy and deliver ways of using Ambassador community (mentors and mentees) to build a pipeline of warm leads and upsell CMN services.


Please send a CV and cover letter of no longer than 500 words to isabel@creativementornetwork.org