Marketing & Comms Manager

Randstad Business Support
Reading, UK
08 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a marketing professional looking for a new opporunity? Do you have experience of working within the learning and development, training or education sectors, and have you got expereince of working with and managing suppliers? If yes, then please read on as this could be your next career move.

Based in the center of Reading, this opportunity is for a marketing and communications manager. You will be managing the process and function of marketing and communications along with the day to day management of 1 team member. This is a very hands-on role, where you will be involved in all of the day to day aspects of the marketing function and activities. This is a permanent full time opportunity working for a large brand within the education and training sector. Your marketing focus will be B2B within the learning and development field, therefore a background in this is essential. The environment is a professional and sociable office, where your smaller team are part of a much wider business. Reporting to the group head of marketing, you will need the ability to work independently and self manage on a day to day basis.perhaps also has supplier management exposure.

*Career progression
*£37,500 salary
*23 days paid holiday + bank holidays (rising with service)
*Company pension
*Private health care
*Childcare voucher scheme
*Cycle to work scheme

Key Responsibilities;
*Drive the marketing and communications activity to support income generation to new and existing suppliers
*To develop extensive knowledge of the specific market, understand supplier and buyer needs and the competitor landscape
*To actively support supplier management by understanding the priorities in the pipeline
*To report on marketing output with a focus on driving team activity, such as, supplier management marketing actions, knowledge and training, tool adoption, event planning and execution
*To build effective partnerships with internal teams to maximise collaboration and extend the reach of our resources and activity
*To make our marketing initiatives effective and support income goals for Supplier Management
*Some travel to other UK offices (London)

Skills and Experience required;
To show that you have the right level of skill and experience for this opportunity, you will need to be able to demonstrate experience of working within a senior marketing role.
*Marketing experience within a supplier management or learning industry sector
*Excellent copywriting skills
*Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and HTML, would be an advantage
*Ability to work in an environment with challenging deadlines and changing priorities
*Strong communication skills verbal and written
*Ability to build relationships internally and externally

This is a permanant job starting asap. You will be required to have a telephone interview with the client and then a face to face interview at the client location. If you want to know more about this opportunity, please call the office on 01793 491444. Please also apply for the job and attach your up to date cv in word format.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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