PR & Marketing Manager

GB Marketing
Worcester, UK
06 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the region's most active attractions and they are expanding both their events and their business as a conference and functions venue.

The business is looking for a lively but established Marketing Manager who can help grow the venue to maximise its potential as a go-to destination for the region. You will be managing a substantial budget and be responsible for growing the business further.
Key responsibilities
  • Manage the marketing and PR to ensure budgets for consumers buying tickets to the shows are achieved
  • Some involvement with venue hire marketing
  • Ensure the good reputation and brand of the shows and exhibitions are maintained
Key tasks
  • Planning, developing and implementing effective marketing communication campaigns using full marketing mix including print and digital
  • Managing key agency relationships ie web, PR, media buying, design, ticketing agencies. To include briefing, reporting and monitoring activities and performance
  • Writing copy for marketing collateral (or briefing copywriter)
  • Managing three websites - keeping content up to date and regularly refreshed using the CMS (Umbraco). Including knowledge of SEO, PPC and Analytics
  • Database segmentation and digital communications using Dot Mailer
  • Signage for shows
  • At shows - managing press office, photographers, videographers and overseeing at show communications
  • Producing Annual Review
  • Monitoring ongoing spend against budget, ensuring accurate records and highlighting where variances occur
  • Analysing results post show and producing accurate reports on effectiveness of campaigns
  • Monitoring competitor activity
Person Specification
  • Strong project management/organisation skills including excellent written presentation skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Email, Word, Power Point and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to work in a team but also be a self-starter
  • Ability to manage agencies
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at different stages
  • Attention to detail but also creativity

Desirable requirements:
  • Event management experience
  • Degree in marketing or business and/or CIM or IDM qualifications

    If you require any further information please contact Sue Waters on

    GB Marketing is your specialist in Marketing and Agency recruitment. We hire across a vast range of roles including PR, Ecommerce, Advertising, Digital Marketing, Creative Marketing and communications.

    Based off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, we manage marketing jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Bristol, Swindon, Cirencester, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales.

    Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.

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