Position: Marketing Executive
Location: Wantage (OX12)
Salary: £18,000 per annum (+ £4,000 bonus)
Hours: 08:45-17:15 (Monday – Thursday) and 08:45 – 14:45 (Friday)
Sector: Adobe, Photoshop, Social Media, Marketing, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, SEO, AdWords, PPC
Are you a marketing, branding and all-round social media whizz who doesn’t have the practical working experience within a large organisation? Perhaps you are ready to make the transition into a full-time marketing role, putting your creative skills to use within an entrepreneurial business. Due to recent growth, a Marketing Executive (Brand Manager) with a thirst for all things marketing related is required to join this quirky business in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Combining creative designs, online advertising, introducing new ideas, the creation of images, content, articles and anything else in between; this is an outstanding opportunity for an all-round marketing guru full of fresh ideas to develop the company’s marketing and media platforms.
This business is all about having fun! The existing marketing team is a tight unit who combine a strong work ethic alongside office humour. Employees across both sales, marketing and customer service departments are generally easy going, able to forge close relations with clients and colleagues and are always up for breaking the shackles of the day to day office lulls. Whether it’s putting a smile on people’s faces or introducing a game of ‘stand up sit down bingo’ following the completion of a lunch break to liven the work environment, any prospective applicants must be able to smile even on a bad day.
Whilst performance is a key component to the overall success, having a thirst for life, energy and a smile is valued. In this position, you will oversee all things social media related from Facebook posts, inventive and attention-grabbing Instagram pictures, Twitter posts designed to attract traffic and management of Hootsuite in a bid to maximise traffic through analysis of analytics. Equally, you might find value in e-marketing campaigns in which case, images created in Adobe Creative Suite may lend themselves well to developing the company brand. The business in recent times has developed a real sense of entrepreneurship and for this reason any prospective Marketing Executive (Brand Manager) must be well versed in thinking outside of the box in a bid to generate traffic through maximising timings of activity including social media postings, the introducing creative marketing and quirky articles all whilst considering your target market. In the process, if you can make the business and office as a whole a much better place, you are encouraged to apply.
The culture of the company is focused around a balanced work and social life. Having the respect of the marketing, sales and customer service teams is most valued however a person who can buy into the work/social life balance is of equal importance. Whether you are the receptionist or business owner, employees start and finish work at the same time. An early finish on a Friday is also encouraged in a bid to recognise hard work across the week whilst a generous benefits package (including Perkbox) further strengthens ties between management and staff.
A leading business within their field has grown immensely over the last three years. The White & Black Barns of the Oxfordshire office is in a wonderful location about 10 minutes’ drive from the centre of Wantage. Set in a great location, of two neighbouring office buildings house the Marketing and Web team and New Business Sales.
When you walk through the door of New Business Sales you’re greeted with good cheer and a sea of smiles. There’s a vibrancy to the office that matches the quirky comic strip artwork on the walls. The addition of some excellent music playing in the background makes this office truly unique sales office.
Across the car park, you’ll find the Marketing & Web team. This hive of creativity and sales development is a great place to truly enhance your career. From the friendly Web Team that deal with customer enquiries, sales, web chat and all things social media, to the brand and marketing team who are focussed on helping current and potential customers understand the message shared is a passionate one.
• A strong knowledge of social media practices, advertising, promoting posts and how traffic can be maximised
• A genuine interest in marketing and the creative process
• A genuine willingness to forge a career within this field
• A real entrepreneurial spirit
• Sound knowledge of Adobe products
• A truly creative, somebody who can generate their own ideas and put these into practice
• A willingness to make the business a better place
• Somebody who can think on their feet and improve the existing work
• Uncapped commission structure
• 20 days’ holiday increasing by one day for each full year with the company up to 25 days
• One days birthday holiday after two years service
• Employee Fuel Card
• Free Park box membership
• Interoffice monthly and weekly incentives
• Early finish every Friday
Thompson & Terry Ltd (thompsonandterry.co.uk) is a recruitment consultancy specialised in the sourcing of Sales & Marketing professionals in Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, age or sex.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.