Communications & Marketing Manager

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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time, Office-based

This is a busy and varied role that supports activity across the business to include Events, Business Development and our customer network. This role would be ideal for an experienced marketing coordinator/executive who is ready to progress to a junior manager position.

Key areas of responsibility include:


Prepare and execute the marketing plan

Manage the ongoing growth of the company twice yearly magazine, including all aspects of production: topic selection, engagement with contributors and graphic designer, distribution and maximisation of advertising revenue

Draft copy for the monthly news and membership update, distributed electronically to c.9k contacts

Gatekeeper and editor for all external announcements (up to 4 per week)

Interface with member organisations to post news, jobs, events, etc., on the website

Promote the Purchasing Consortium suppliers via email on a twice annual basis Analyse and report on results of the communications effort to support improved performance

Analyse and report on results of the communications effort to support improved performance

Stay up to date with industry news and events and cascade where appropriate

Attend company and other industry events and publish key messages and updates via social media and the website

Social Media:

Manage and grow company's presence on all social media platforms, in particular Twitter and LinkedIn

Work with internal teams to support campaigns and initiatives

Seek opportunities to improve the use of social media and increase and develop followers


Be a brand ambassador for the company, ensuring guidelines are adhered to and used consistently

Work with colleagues to develop marketing collateral such as signage, displays and logos

Work with our external design agency on projects as required, including production of hard copy collateral, pull-up banners, stage branding


Manage website changes on the main company site and event-specific websites as required and in conjunction with the company Events team

Work with Head of Business Information to ensure relevant updates are being made

Work to increase SEO and Google rankings

Keep track of the latest trends in communications/social media to maximise the benefits of the websites and make timely updates to the functionality of the sites

Ad hoc website tasks including updating Sponsors information, leaflet postings etc.


Draft press releases and announcements when needed and liaise with media agency as required


* Salary negotiable dependent upon experience

* 25 days holiday per annum

* Private health care after qualifying period

* Life insurance

* Workplace pension (company matched contributions up to 5% of salary)

Hours: 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday, though a high level of flexibility is expected as part of this role.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job
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