Marketing & Events Manager

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.