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Senior Marketing Executive
London & South East
Senior Marketing Executive Management Consultancy up to £48,000 A management consultancy within the risk and security sector seeks a marketing generalist to join the team on a 6 month FTC basis. The successful candidate will ideally come from a similar background and have an understanding of dealing with high level stakeholders. Responsibilities will include: Supporting and managing the roll out of global marketing campaigns Working with local teams to coordinate regional campaigns Organising and project-managing events to support leadership and messaging roll out Supporting the account management team with BD collateral Tracking and reporting on KPIs Developing press contacts Experience within B2B marketing and a strong background in end to end campaign management is essential, as well as strong digital marketing knowledge and copywriting skills. Get in touch with me on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more!
London & South East
Marketing Manager £60k pro rated 3 month FTC with potential to go permanent An experienced and enthusiastic Marketing Manager is required to join the team of an ever expanding and rapidly evolving group of recruitment and staffing companies. This is a new role within a recently formed, centralised team within the group, so a really exciting time for the company and offers a lot of potential to develop and grow! Supporting the Group Marketing Manager on the delivery and development of an ambitious marketing and communications strategy, the successful candidate will be passionate about coming up with new and creative ideas and be capable of working autonomously on multiple projects with tight deadlines. Responsibilities will include: - Using a mixture of PR, Marketing and Digital channels to increase brand awareness and recognition for the group and the group brands and ultimately drive lead generation into the business. - Supporting the planning and execution of multi-media marketing campaigns, including research, writing copy, tracking, and analysis - Working on projects such as internal comms tool roll-out, website projects and sales collateral - Implement website roll out to new platforms across master brand multiple sub-brands Companies within the group are based all over the world, so a good understanding of global markets – ideally within the recruitment or professional services sector, would be a bonus, as would experience of working for large organisations across multiple brands.
Brand Manager - Personal Care
London & South East
Brand Manager – Personal care, £40,000, London Our client a major player in the health and personal care categories with global reach. They are looking for a Brand Manager to join their team working on a brand new launch to market. Based in London with 1 day in Head Office highly commutable from London. About the Role Reporting into a highly experienced Marketing Manager, you will have full responsibility for managing the brand – from giving input to brand strategy and annual brand plans, supporting in brand communications as well as working on the innovation strategy. You will work closely with global teams, cross functional local teams and various agencies (research, comms, etc), to bring about this successful launch. You will be responsible for tracking brand KPIs and reporting on performance and for analysing market data, so it’s important that you are numerically literate and are comfortable working with financial and market information. This is fantastic opportunity to work on a brand new launch to market. Responsibilities Input to creative brand strategy Develop deep understanding of consumer needs and develop insights to the brand category Market trend analysis Annual brand plans Reporting on brand performance and track targets Budget management Write briefs and work in partnership with agencies Brand communications and activation NPD – help develop and maintain innovation funnel Export liaison - working with other markets to adapt POS, artwork You must to have the following experience You will either be an experienced Brand Manager or an ABM looking to step up. You will have a really thorough grounding in the full marketing mix, and will have previous FMCG brand, or OTC/Healthcare experience. Prior experience of creating A&P programmes (ATL, BTL and digital/social) Have strong analytical skills – financial and market data About You Mature in your approach - looking to grow Ability to work autonomously, as well as being part of a wider team. Excellent communication and presentation skills Excellent interpersonal skills Brand Manager – Healthcare, £40,000, London If this role sounds just like you, please get in touch. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
London & South East
Communications Specialist Investment Bank up to £35k An award winning investment bank with offices throughout Europe and the Middle East seeks a Communications specialist to manage their internal and external communications. This is a stand-alone role, so would suit a self-motivated and driven candidate who is able to hit the ground running and work autonomously. Ideally with experience within the professional services sector, your responsibilities will include: Developing and supporting the internal and external communications strategy Writing and distributing promotional materials and content Responding to inquiries from public and media Assisting with the coordination of events Work with external creative, media and PR agencies to deliver impactful campaigns in line with commercial objectives and communications calendar Keeping stakeholders informed of progress If you are an excellent wordsmith who can think creatively and has outstanding communication skills then this is a fantastic opportunity!
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Marketing Manager Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 City of London This well established non-for-profit organisation based in London is looking for a senior marketing manager to join the team. You'll be responsible for leading the National Marketing product plans and strategies to drive uptake of the organisation's fundraising interventions. Specifically you'll be: Developing multi-media campaigns to deliver to planned schedules and budgets, including full marketing plans and agency briefs Achieving targets and relevant KPIs as set in the department plan, whilst remaining within budgeted expenditure Ensuring that the team complies with all organisational policies and procedures and external regulation You will also: Maintain a working knowledge of all relevant regulation and law and ensure it is applied appropriately Ensure that the brand is accurately reflected within all marketing activity, and the team adheres to the brand review process and brand guidelines and collaborates with brand where appropriate Write tactical marketing plans in accordance with strategy, service capacity and budgets, with input from relevant departments develop, monitor and continually evolve in year campaign strategies to deliver to department plans Monitor, forecast and report against targets an d expenditure lines Carry out in-depth analysis of campaign performance and apply learning in-campaign and to future campaigns, ensuring results feed into service plans as well as marketing plans Work with Evidence & Insight and Strategic Marketing Planning to derive insights from research and apply to marketing plans You will have: Knowledge of Budgeting, Forecasting and Planning Experience of applying evidence based customer insight development Experience of Channel and Campaign Analysis and multi – channel management Knowledge of writing Multi Channel Marketing Plans, marketing campaign management and vendor and partner management Successfully turned information into insight and applied it to marketing and/or product plans Analysed in campaign performance metrics and applied learning to improve in-campaign and future results Written and delivered multi-channel through-the-line marketing plans
Senior Innovation Manager
London & South East
This is an amazing and rare opportunity for a marketer with a passion for food, food trends and Innovation! You will be part of a dynamic team taking an already successful brand into new platforms . You will have a background in FMCG, gained with known consumer brands and you will have a track record of delivery in Innovation. Other experience essential to the role includes; - Previous line management - Working with senior level stakeholders - International market experience - Strong commercial ability and previous financial ownership A lively, collaborative working style and a commitment to delivery are all also top priorities for our client!
London & South East
Insight Manager £50,000 Our client is a leading alcohol business with a number of well-known and well-loved brands in their portfolio. We are looking for a seasoned insights specialist, ideally with a mix of agency and client side experience within FMCG. Efficient in Nielsen, Kantar and continuous data, you will be instrumental in providing the business and its customers consumer, shopper and customer insights. You will be responsible for creating, managing and delivering the insight plan to ensure a top category leadership position. You will be the go to person for insight on global and local macro trends, category risks and opportunities for growth. Key skills and experience needed: Insight and Analysis – ability to create compelling category stories Understands research methodologies and ability to apply these successfully to solve business challenges or unlock opportunities Deep understanding of customers’ needs Influencing and negotiating- ability to persuade in both written and verbal forms to internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the business Commercially savvy- accountability for business actions on revenue and profit Competent in Dunhumby, Kantar Worldpanel online
PR and Comms Manager
London & South East
PR and Communications Manager £70,000 Working closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders, you will lead and create strategic brand plans to increase the reach and impact of the brand through the delivery of high value and influential PR and communications in the UK and internationally. With experience in the alcohol industry, you will come with a black book of contacts including journalists, wine writers, bloggers and influencers. You will create and deliver PR and Comms initiatives across a range of reactive and strategically planned opportunities to increase brand awareness in press, print, digital, social and broadcast. About you: Experience of working on a luxury alcohol brand An external comms and PR specialist Experience in developing and executing PR campaigns Existing black book of relevant contacts Digitally savvy - strong experience in social media platforms Experienced managing budgets, projects and schedules Good at building relationships and confident communicator Man management experience
Brand Manager or Senior Brand Manager – Birmingham - £40-55k Excellent benefits, bonus and flexible working. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing and ambitious company and a chance to put your entrepreneurial skills to the test. Our client who produces healthy snacking products, is looking for a Brand Manager or Senior Brand Manager with proven experience in events, shopper marketing and sampling to join them. You’ll report into a Marketing Manager, and work as part of a small but busy team – as this is a brand new UK subsidiary setting up in Birmingham. You will work with the Marketing Manager to create a cohesive brand story and marketing strategy in collaboration with the Global Head office. Key areas of focus for the role are: Brand Performance, Planning & Campaigns Events Sampling Shopper Marketing Packaging About you: Proven track record as an BM or SBM or Shopper Marketer in FMCG You must have shopper marketing, events and sampling experience. Able to think both commercially and creatively You have amazing ideas and can foresee how to put these into practise People-focused, able to build relationships Excellent project management skills Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently and drive projects You are happy to get stuck into everything – will roll up your sleeves. You might well have worked for a bigger organisation to gain your classic marketing skills, before working for a smaller or start-up organisation. If this sounds like the perfect job for you - click apply and send your CV to me today. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
Conference Sales Manager
Conference Sales and Events Manager Salary circa £37,000 Based West London One the the world's leading leisure operators spanning across ten countries and over 280 sites is looking for a Sales Manager to join the team. You should be experienced within the conference, event management or corporate hospitality industry with a good understanding of the requirements of corporate customers. You'll be responsible for identifying, establishing and building a pipeline of new opportunities with corporate customers and conference agencies by selling conferences with venues that drive revenue and profit targets. Significant trace record of new business and account management Experience in generating sales Proven commercial track record with experience in new account acquisition and management Demonstrable track record of success in a B2B telesales environment Knowledge of the Request for Proposal process (RFP) Be a great network within the hospitality sector Excellent communicator and team player
Senior Digital Marketing Executive
London & South East
Senior Digital Marketing Executive The City £40-48k A client focused accountancy firm based in the City seeks a Senior Digital Marketing Executive to join their team. As the team’s digital expert, you will have a huge amount of scope to make the role your own, and your responsibilities will include: Proactively planning and implementing strategic and creative digital marketing activities Developing and managing lead generation processes Developing solid internal and external relationships, and advising Partners on the best approached to achieve business and marketing objectives Reviewing and auditing the firm’s website to improve functionality and client experience and manage a content strategy Analysing web, social media and SEO statistics to make recommendations for improvement Developing and managing digital events such as webinars, podcasts and Q&As Creating best practice guidelines Putting in place appropriate metrics and undertaking analysis to demonstrate effectiveness If you are a digital and social media whizz who is looking for a role that allows you to work autonomously whilst being backed by a supportive and enthusiastic team, this could be role for you!
Trade/Channel Marketing Manager
London & South East
Trade/Channel Marketing Manager - up to £50k, Surrey Trade marketing, channel marketing or channel sales roles in B2C Retailer channels and distributor experience Marketing skills: events, online, direct mail Must love dogs and be able to drive This is a rewarding trade marketing role working within a business world renowned for developing top class pet training tools and products for pet owners focused on pet care and well-being. Our client is extremely well regarded with company offices in the US as well as UK and whilst not a start up, their business certainly has the feel of a smaller business gearing up for an ambitious growth phase. Their products are sold B2B through customers such as Pets at Home and through distributors to pet specialist retailers and veterinary clinics. About the role: You will report into a Head of Marketing and work closely with the sales teams and product managers to translate the global marketing strategy into plans for key retail channels. It will be your responsibility lead the establishment of a channel marketing function. Your role will be to develop and implement strategic plans and design channel campaigns which focus on market and consumer needs and ultimately drive category growth in partnership with retail and distributor accounts. The position will best suit someone from a trade or channel marketing background who has had some experience with FMCG or consumer products and working with distributors. Perhaps someone who now wants to take a step back from larger corporate organisations. Location - Surrey. Responsibilities: In collaboration with sales and product managers create new product launch stories for customers Drive trade marketing strategy, planning and executed strategic initiatives for key accounts Plan market activation calendars by channel and by key account considering all retailer marketing platforms. Recommend best range segmentation and range selection by retailer (planogram creation, etc) Produce educational tools and materials to support channel marketing and sell-through Budget management Track, measure and report on KPIs and effectiveness of retailer activity and channel strategy that will drive performance and revenue. Responsible for developing a Channel Marketing Executive and a graphic designer in the US. The Experience, skills and behaviours needed for the role: Proven experience in any combination of trade or channel marketing experience Proven retail channel and distributor experience. Marketing skills: events, online, direct mail Planogram software experience. Strong project management skills Stakeholder management skills. Line management experience would be beneficial You need to be a self-starter, willing to roll up your sleeves and able to manage some ambiguity – this company feels start up, but gearing up to change. Able to work at a fast pace and work on multiple projects with accuracy. Strong team player. Must love animals – dogs in particular. Must have use of a car. If this sounds like the perfect job for you - click apply and send your CV to me today. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
Social Media Manager
London & South East
If you are passionate about hair brands and have a track record of delivering strong Social Media campaigns and digital marketing initiatives, then this is an opportunity for you! Our client is a start up business with a very cool range of premium hair products. You will join a team of 5 people based West London You need to be extremely tech savvy, able to create content and post across social media channels You will have experience of building a new community of users and engaging with this audience regularly with compelling features. You have worked with influencers and know how to build those relationships and negotiate costs Above all, you will have a strong passion for HAIR brands. Fluent written English is essential as there is a high volume of copywriting in the role. Paying £35 - £40k.
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