Featured vacancy

Ref: 0915

Marketing Officer - 10-month maternity cover

Engineering & industrial


to £26k


The Company: A specialist engineering and industrial technology manufacturer, established 50 years, with an internationally-leading product range and growing markets within the UK, Europe and further afield.

The Role: Initially a 9-10 month maternity cover contract commencing November 2019, this is a full marketing projects and campaigns support remit, reporting to board level. A permanent position may then be created for the successful candidate in autumn 2020 - or perhaps sooner - if the company's marketing activity continues to grow at its present rate. The key responsibilities include:

  • Project management of all communications, stakeholder outreach and brand promotional activities, both in-house and through creative agencies/suppliers.
  • CRM and online/offline campaigns to promote product launches etc.
  • Event management - including participation at international industry trade shows
  • Coordinating - and contributing to - the firm's creative output, principally using Adobe Suite
  • Website management - updating content with the latest press releases and product news etc.
  • Supervision of a junior Digital Marketing Assistant, helping to direct them on SEO, PPC, Google analyticsand social media postings etc.

The Ideal Candidate will be a graduate in marketing, communications or digital media - and/or the holder of a CIM Diploma - who has a minimum of two years' post-grad' varied marketing departmental experience, ideally within an engineering, technical , manufacturing or industrial products/service organisation, although strong candidates with transferable marketing skills gained in other sectors or organisations will also be considered on merit. To be considered you must be a flexible, agile and creative marketer who is used to multi-tasking and thinking on your feet. Strong attention to detail and first-class communication skills - written and verbal - are essential, as is the ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels, internal and external including agencies, suppliers and customers (at exhibitions) etc.

This is a great 'stepping-stone' marketing opportunity to plant your flag and make a real difference with a dynamic and leading-edge firm who have exciting things happening in the coming year. The role is based in Stockport, within easy reach of Manchester city centre (via bus/train), Macclesfield and Derbyshire via the A6. There is car parking available. The role carries a competitive remuneration package and excellent employee benefits.

To Apply respond below with your CV and brief covering note. All qualified applicants will be contacted by return with a view to a potential interview with our client. Feel free to call us on 0161 236 6924 for further information. The closing date for receipt of applications is Mon 14-Oct.