Excellent company to work for
Gap Professional are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client who are recruiting for a Marketing Executive based in Yeovil, Somerset on a permanent basis. Do you want to work for a rapidly growing and global manufacturer? Then this could be the role for you.
Hours: 40 per week – Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm with an unpaid one hour lunch break each day.
The role of Marketing Executive is to work in one of the fastest developing areas of the business. Reporting to the Global Brand Manager, the successful candidate will work alongside our buyers, distributors and sales teams to grow our brand globally. This will include assisting with digital marketing, advertising, public relations, exhibitions and events, market research, data entry, catalogue production, the launch of new products and any other marketing and general administration activity that might be required.
Manage internal planning and logistics of assigned trade shows and exhibitions and attend these where necessary, including for research purposes.
Manage long-term relationships with press contacts, organise product reviews, press advertising, and create interview and comment opportunities for the brand.
Scan all press cuttings, file and create a monthly report.
Manage the social media sites & the yearly plan, with sign off from GBM.
Work with design team to develop advertisements.
Propose an advertising plan and scheduling (Researching publications in all distribution territories) in line with brand objectives.
Manage the implementation of the approved advertising schedule.
Ensure artwork is supplied on time and in correct format.
Ensure editorial has required approvals.
Monitor and report on distributor advertising and marketing activity.
Monitor industry and consumer blog sites and forums and propose comment responses.
Conduct market research when required.
General administration: invoices, expenses, GBM Expenses, PO raising and budget tracking.
Manage updates to websites.
Assist with production of catalogues/brochures.
Assist with mail shots. Plan & implement the Triton email campaign.
Produce mailing lists as required.
Action 'remove from mailing lists requests' via marketing inbox.
Action ‘online stockist’ requests via marketing inbox.
Any other projects/tasks required to support the marketing department.
Create good relationships & maintain contact with any brand ambassadors/sponsorships.
Support the Global Brand Manager to develop the brand.
Experience, attributes & skills sought:
Candidates must be from a marketing/business related background.
Candidates should have a BA in Marketing or Business Studies.
Excellent communication and organisational skills.
Good knowledge of marketing techniques.
Skilled in Microsoft Office.
Strong consumer and product awareness.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Good attention to detail and accuracy.
Interest in practical making /woodworking.
Experience and proficiency marketing on in social media platforms.
Holidays: 20 days (holiday year is 1st Jan to 31st Dec) increasing by one day for every complete year of service on the anniversary of starting to a maximum of 25 days after 5 years
Pension: As per current Government regulations for a work place pension
Benefit: Life cover of 4 annual salary.
Closing Date: 17th June 2019
Gap Professional are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.