Marketing Executive

Location
St Albans
Salary
Up to £35,000 DOE + Company Bonus Scheme + Company Benefits
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
13 Nov 2018
Ref
11884
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Marketing Executive 
St Albans, AL4 
Up to £35,000 DOE + Company Bonus Scheme + Company Benefits

++ Interesting opportunity for an experienced Marketing Executive to join a leading provider of cables to the Contractor/Installer, Wholesaler, OEM and Home Automation markets ++

About Us


We sell some of the more unusual cables, all over the world, although our main focus is here in the UK. Our ethos is simple – make it easy for customers to choose us, charge the right price for what we do and have fun doing it. We don’t over complicate things and we don’t ask people to do things that don’t need doing, we hate politics and need everyone to understand they work for the customer, not their manager or department!

Our Values

We want to build a company we can be proud of:


+ Proud of the way we treat each other
+ Proud of the way we treat suppliers
+ Proud of the way we treat customers

From this will come the rewards we deserve

About the Marketing Executive Role: 

This is a great opportunity for a creative and focused marketer to bring strategies to life. Working in a B2B environment, you will serve Contractor/Installer, Wholesaler, OEM and Home Automation markets. All departments work hard to achieve the company target and your goal in marketing is to generate leads and enquiries. There is a strong link between sales and marketing and this must be reflected in all of your marketing activity.

Working in a small team, you will liaise closely with other departments and external agencies to run projects, exhibitions and campaigns. You must be able to complete administrative tasks to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the department.

Marketing Executive Main Duties: 

+ Creating the trade advertising schedule, booking space & responding to copy requests
+ Planning, implementing & analysing product campaigns
+ Tracking ongoing campaign spend, keeping accurate records of total marketing expenditure
+ Copywriting for all marketing collateral, including leaflets, catalogues, emails and websites
+ Creation and distribution of our quarterly print newsletter
+ Producing a summary of total spend at the end of each marketing campaign
+ Overseeing the production of all marketing materials, including print documents, media advertising, website content and social media accounts
+ Maintaining social media channels and ad-hoc digital advertising campaigns
+ Licensing product images to customers and maintaining accurate records
+ Organising and planning exhibitions and events
+ Liaising and working with an external marketing agency

Marketing Executive Required Experience & Skills: 

+ Good marketing background and experience in a generalist Marketing Executive role
+ Experience in traditional marketing channels such as brochures and print advertising
+ Good understanding and some experience with digital marketing channels including SEO and PPC 
+ Previous experience managing and creating content for social media marketing (e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube)
+ Previous involvement in organising and preparing for trade shows and exhibitions
+ Experience working with an external marketing agency
+ Strong copywriting ability 
+ Strong project management and organisational skills
+ High attention to detail
+ Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
+ Developed negotiating skills
+ Familiar with Google Analytics
+ Knowledge of GDPR and how to stay compliant
+ Degree level education in Marketing or relevant discipline would be beneficial 
+ Experience in catalogue production would be advantageous 

Benefits:

+ Company bonus scheme
+ Pension
+ Increase to 25 days holiday after 1 year
+ Free on-site parking
+ People – you’ll be joining our dynamic, fun, and exciting team
+ Culture and values – open, friendly and proud of what we do

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

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