Marketing Manager

Job type: 
Permanent
Sector: 
Education
Category: 
Marketing
Region: 
North West
Location: 
UK
Job reference: 
JO0000014005

Looking for a change of scenery and a breath of fresh air, as well as the chance to join a fun, passionate, creative and inspiring company? If you are a commercially-minded individual with a great ability to build excellent relationships and manage short and long-term commercial projects then we have the perfect opportunity for you. Our client, a highly successful Educational Publisher, is looking for a Marketing Manager (Projects) to drive and deliver commercially focused marketing projects. This role will be based in the in the company's fantastic offices in the heart of the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria.

As Marketing Manager you will have responsibility for delivering commercial projects resulting in sales growth and increased market share. This is a varied and exciting role that will work across a range of marketing projects. Responsibilities might include (amongst others):
  • Ownership, management and delivery of key commercial projects
  • Negotiating new retail customer contracts, launching online subscription products, developing digital marketing strategies etc.
  • Producing detailed project plans including budgets and forecasts, monitoring progress meticulously
  • Working enthusiastically with colleagues, and potentially external contacts, to deliver projects on time, on budget and to high standards
  • Communicating effectively to senior management on project progress
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement within the business and suggesting potential new commercial projects

The ideal Marketing Manager (Projects) will be a commercial thinker that enjoys making things happen by working collaboratively with colleagues. You will have top-notch data analysis skills, as well as excellent communication (written and verbal) and project management skills. A positive, friendly and self-motivated approach are all equally important. You may not be from a Sales or Marketing background but with the right commercial drive and people skills, this could be the ideal role for you. The company offer an excellent salary, benefits, and a rewarding, supportive and inclusive working environment, as well as the chance for progression and career development.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

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