Marketing Executive Football

Paddy power
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Marketing Executive (Football)

Reporting Line: This role reports to Marketing Manager (Digital/Partnerships)

Job Location/Office: Halifax, West Yorkshire

Role Overview/Purpose:

The Content and Marketing teams are responsible for showcasing the Infogol product and content portfolio to existing and potential customers alike across all channels and for delivering against targets with partners. The Marketing Executive will be responsible for the creation and delivery of marketing campaigns across all relevant channels including social, search, email, paid advertising and mobile – they will also assist in planning and reporting. Their specific focus will be to grow traffic and social engagement, whilst also helping to maximise revenues through digital channels with betting partners.

This is what you’ll be doing:

 You will be responsible for the delivery of all Infogol marketing activity which will be predefined by a marketing calendar

 You will develop engaging and effective marketing communications from concept to delivery for all relevant marketing channels which serve to engage our existing user base and acquire new users

 Your first major project will be to increase the marketing output surrounding Infogol in line with a new website launch and ahead of the 2018 World Cup

 As part of the team you will be required to input into the planning of marketing activities related to Infogol, as well as assisting in the development of our strategies and future product development

 You will be required to monitor the outputs (especially marketing comms) of competitors and content platforms targeting the same audience in order to take learnings from them and apply it to our own work, as well as monitoring key social channels for any changes or new features that we can utilise

 You will play a major part in the delivery of marketing communications for Infogol. For this reason you may sometimes be required to work weekends or evenings to cover any major footballing action. We can accommodate some remote working after a successful training period.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Driving Results: A highly motivated, self-starter, who pursues work at pace, has a track record of exceeding goals and constantly seeks realistic opportunities to improve current performance.

  • Team Player: Works co-operatively with others, being respectful to others whilst representing your own interests and is able to change communication styles to meet the needs of various audiences.

  • Customer Centric: Understands the drivers and needs of our customers, establishes and maintains effective customer relationships and always meet or exceed customer expectations.

  • Seeks opportunities: Comes up with new ideas, looks at problems differently, can put creative ideas into practice, learns quickly in new situations and turns failures into learnings whilst maintaining a positive attitude.

  • Great Communicator: Effective communication in a variety of settings – especially when customer-facing. Listens to others – being open to their opinions and demonstrating humility.

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree-level qualification, plus experience in marketing

  • Understanding of different marketing channels – e.g:- SEO, Social, PPC

  • Creative thinking in the development of marketing campaigns

  • Good knowledge of the betting industry

  • Good knowledge of football (and preferably other sports)

  • Some experience of Design packages such as Photoshop

By submitting your application online, you agree that your details will be used to progress your application. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your HR record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair roles.

In February 2016, Paddy Power and Betfair merged to form one of the largest online betting operators in the world: Paddy Power Betfair plc. The merger propelled the enlarged group into the FTSE 50.

The Paddy Power brand boasts an international multi-channel betting and gaming group. The Paddy Power brand is widely seen as one of the most distinctive consumer brands in Europe. The Betfair brand is famous for Innovation. Betfair pioneered the betting exchange in 2000 – a product which altered the landscape of the sports betting industry.

Today, Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe.