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Marketing Executive

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Reporting directly to the Marketing Coordinator, the Marketing Executive will develop a social media and email strategy that reflects the promotional calendar and will act as the voice of our brand. The Marketing Executive will also collaborate with the Grassroots & Community Marketing Executive on an operational level to organise and build community activity and boost brand awareness.

Key Responsibilities:

manage and execute promotional and educational email strategy including segmentation, copy writing, design and scheduling

report on email results and evaluate tactics against key performance metrics

copy writing for social media, website and blogs

develop and implement an overarching social media content plan that incorporates communication and promotional activity

build and manage asset and content libraries for engaging copy, images, and video that can be used across all marketing channels

enhance and update website content to ensure brand consistency and higher user engagement

assist the development and timely execution of all brand initiatives (e.g. product launches, sales promotions, major email campaigns, etc.)

develop and improve current programmes to capture email leads

manage affiliate sales channels and third-party channels such as Mention Me, Run for Charity and Rakuten affiliate network

research and provide recommendations regularly to improve customer experience and user journey via content and communications

organise and oversee on-site social media coverage

actively search out new channels and opportunities to promote the brand

Qualifications and Required Characteristics:

educated to degree level or equivalent

strong written and oral communication skills, high attention to detail is mandatory

experience in HTML and CSS coding for email and WordPress based CMS preferable

proactive, self-motivated and solutions-oriented

role suits someone of an energetic, positive and confident disposition

strong sense of teamwork with the ability to foster relationships

knowledge of how to use digital tools, up-to-date on latest online tools and trends

an ability to make decisions based on data a major plus

experience with social media post planning services (e.g. Sprout)

looking for candidates with a strong business sense, keen to make a difference in a small and growing team at an exciting time of expansion

knowledge of or ability to use Adobe Creative Suite is a bonus

Hours of Work:

The employee is required to work 42.5 hours per week. However, the nature of the role means that unusual hours are to be expected – around events, partner entertainment and any travel. Any applicant should be willing and able to work a certain number of weekends attending the events.

We regret that we are unable to acknowledge every application.  All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible.  If you are contacted, please note that, as part of the registration process, you will be required to provide us with proof of identity and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. You may view our privacy policy on our website.

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