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Marketing Executive (Brand Account Manager)

Aspire Recruitment Services
Closing date
20 Oct 2021

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Marketing & PR
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Aspire Recruitment Services are privileged to be supporting a client who are experiencing a phase of significant growth. As an organisation, they embrace tenacity, drive and determination; an innovative business model with ambitious expansion plans. They have a diverse and impressive portfolio of existing clients, with exciting plans to grow their collection even further.

To support their increased market share, our client requires an experienced Marketing Executive to join their dynamic team. As Marketing Executive, you will support the delivery of multi-channel National marketing strategies and activations in conjunction with the Marketing Manager and wider Marketing team. Due to the multiple Brand partners, this role would ideally suit someone with a Marketing Agency background; someone accustomed to managing the competing priorities of multiple clients at any one time.

If you are a positive, creative, collaborative and self-motivated marketeer, with a bias towards strategy, campaigns and brand management, this the is the opportunity for you.

About the role:

Working within a friendly, committed and dynamic team environment, the Marketing Executive is a key appointment to the business. You will work closely with the Marketing team, as well as the PR, Sales and Ecommerce team, providing a comprehensive service on behalf of multiple global and diverse brands within the active, outdoor, and lifestyle fashion industry.

The position will require strong organisational, communication, project management and relationship skills in a fast-paced, client-led environment. This is a customer facing role requiring you to work extensively with retail partners, specific brands and agency teams in order to develop marketing strategies and deliver campaigns to increase company revenue and grow brand awareness in the UK market.

This role is best suited to a candidate who has a personal passion for active and outdoor activity, to ensure a unique insight into how your work can impact retail and brand partners.


* Supporting the Marketing Manager in executing a rolling 12-month marketing plan that drives sales, local content, brand awareness and visibility for brand partners

* Ensuring that the marketing plan and projects are implemented on time and within allocated budget across multiple brands

* Reporting to Marketing Manager for approval and sign-off on all planned marketing activity in advance of expenditure

* Supporting the strategy and delivery of seasonal campaigns and marketing activations across all brands through multi-channel (events, retail, digital, POS, web, PR, trade, etc.)

* Assisting with the management of company social media channels and website

* Supporting and activating brands presence at industry trade shows and B2C events

* Working with external print, retail design and agencies

* Supporting retail partners by providing marketing assets, product imagery and campaign artwork

* Managing marketing product samples and gifting requests

* Working closely with the Sales team internally to support their key account base

* Supporting the presentation of seasonal activation ideas and strategies, as well as post seasonal campaign results

* Liaising with the PR Manager to help channel strong brand awareness through the active and outdoor industry, trade and consumer events, influencer endorsements, product seeding and multimedia PR coverage with global consumer and trade publications

Skills Experience & Qualifications:

This is a truly exciting opportunity within a niche industry sector where a genuine passion for outdoor activity, sports and fashion is highly desirable. In addition, you will also have:

* 2-3 years+ Marketing experience, ideally achieved from within an Agency environment

* Excellent knowledge in retail marketing and events, coupled with a creative and strategic mindset

* Strong project management experience, particularly within event and retail activations

* Proven ability to work cross-functionally and collaboratively in a fast-paced role

* A pro-active approach with excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively both internally and externally

* The ability to work in high-pressure, deadline-driven situations

* The ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

* A forward-thinking, positive and collaborative mindset

* The ability to use your own initiative and work independently

* Confidence presenting to a wider audience of stakeholders

* Experience in working and carrying out projects from pre-planning to post-execution with external third parties (print, retail design and PR agencies)

* Experience with content creation and managing social media channels

* Aptitude whilst using WordPress content management systems

* Literacy in respect to Microsoft and Adobe Suite

* Experience working in an agency environment, with multiple clients is highly desirable

* Educated to degree or equivalent level, ideally in a relevant subject

* A passion for active and outdoor activity

Due to the nature of the role, you must be willing to work occasional weekends or out of office hours, as well as travel to events and meetings regularly.

Aspire Recruitment Services are acting as an Employment Agency in respect to this vacancy.

Key Words:

"Marketing Executive" or "Marketing Manager" or "Marketing Coordinator" or "Marketing Co-ordinator" or "Senior Marketing Executive" or "Global Marketing Executive" or "Marketing Assistant" or "Marketing Agency" or "Agency Marketing Executive" or "Agency Marketing Manager" or "Agency Marketing Coordinator" or "Agency Marketing Co-ordinator" or "Account Manager" or "Account Director" or "Account Executive" or "Fashion Marketing" or "Sports Marketing" or "Retail Marketing" or "Brand Manager" or "Brand Marketing" or "Brand and Content" or "National Marketing" or "International Marketing" or "Global Marketing" or "Marketing Consultant" or "Marketing Strategy" or "Marketing Events" or "Campaign Manager" or "Campaign Executive" or "Marketing Campaign
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