Marketing & Events Manager

Recruiter
Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
Location
Kent
Salary
23000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd are working exclusively with a reputable professional services organisation based in Maidstone and we are seeking a Marketing & Events Manager to join their team

Job Overview

To support the firm on a wide range of business development and marketing activities to include: Production of relevant and targeted collateral, Advertising, Newsletters, Client feedback mechanisms, PR, Sponsorship, Brand, Design, Events, Networking and On-line (both internal and external); managing and driving forward firm wide profile building initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Maximising opportunities to grow the firm's revenues from existing and prospective clients
  • Raising the firm's profile and position within the local markets in which they are located
  • Leveraging and coordinating outside influencers
  • Structured approach to targeting new business generation, profile raising and marketing campaigns
  • Working closely with the management committee, to develop robust plans
  • Managing the implementation of the firms plans and budgets, regularly monitoring and reporting on progress
  • Drafting, reviewing and updating materials and entries in local media and industry supplements
  • Writing, editing and producing marketing communications including presentations, brochures, newsletters and web copy
  • Managing events
  • Planning and managing strategic advertising opportunities
  • Budget management
  • Working with colleagues to develop individual objectives and targeting plans and working closely with them to ensure successful pursuit of the plans

Marketing Campaigns and Profile Raising

  • Creating and implementing integrated campaigns across sectors to help raise their profile and awareness amongst their key target audience and generate opportunities to meet potential clients.
  • Working to develop and oversee the implementation of an effective profile raising plan for the Firm, including Awards and Sponsorship opportunities
  • Assisting colleagues to profile their personal PR plans

Internal communication and knowledge sharing

  • Working to ensure that there is an efficient framework for internal reporting and transparency of information/communication the Firms activities and successes.

The Candidate

Essential:

  • Excellent interpersonal and (internal and external) client-facing skills
  • Strong influencing and persuasion skills
  • Able to think broadly and demonstrate a high level of initiative
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • Commercial and strategic in outlook
  • Pragmatic, robust, diplomatic and resourceful, with the ability to adapt quickly to different situations and personalities
  • A team player, but able to act autonomously with minimal guidance

Skills and Experience

Essential:

  • Excellent understanding of marketing and business development processes
  • Strong previous experience of working in a business development/marketing focused role, preferably in a professional services firm
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an excellent eye for detail
  • Strong project management skills.

Desired:

  • Marketing qualification, such as the CIM or equivalent

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd are a Recruitment Agency working on behalf of their client.

Please note due to high volumes of applications, only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.