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Marketing Associate

Job Title: Marketing Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH17194WC_1535104110
Contact Name: Chris Hiett
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

A leading manufacturing company is seeking a Marketing Specialist to spearhead a newly founded Marketing team in a stand alone, with a view to building a team in the near future. The position offers an excellent opportunity to progress a career in marketing and brand management while working with an established and highly respected company.

The Marketing Executive role focuses on introducing and managing marketing strategies to grow brand awareness while presenting a friendly and professional image. The successful candidate should be a keen individual with a passion for, and experience in, marketing and communication, who is able to take the initiative to develop new ideas and projects.

The Marketing Associate will additionally be responsible for supporting the Sales team through such tasks as project and sales analysis, as well as organisation and production of digital and print media, project case studies, and promotional events.

Responsibilities include:

* Developing and implementing general and tailored marketing strategies and promotional opportunities to increase brand, product, and service awareness
* Scheduling and producing content for print and digital publications
* Designing and managing content for the company website
* Conducting research into core customer, product, and market trends to generate sales projections and propose strategic initiatives based on strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and concerns
* Presenting such information in simplified visual formats and reports
* Liaising with internal and external contacts, including clients and industry professionals, to secure and complete marketing projects in a timely manner
* Customer Relationship Management system maintenance and development

To be suitable for this role you'll have/be:

* Three to five years of industry experience in marketing, advertising, communications, or equivalent.
* Marketing related degree
* A natural leader with the ambition to drive success and inspire others
* Copywriting and/or content writing experience
*Experience with customer relationship management (CRM) systems is essential. Competency with I.T. and common applications such as Microsoft Office.
* Experience with creative design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite), website content management systems (CMS), and search engine optimisation (SEO) principles will be beneficial
* A comfortable working knowledge of social media

To apply for this position please send an up to date CV detailing your previous relevant experience with the reference ASH17194CH in the subject title.

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