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Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)

We are looking for a Marketing Manager to cover maternity leave, this is a fixed term contract for 13 months starting from 3rd August 2021. The successful candidate will have 3 direct reports with experience of managing a team.

Job Title: Marketing Manager (Maternity Cover)

Dept: Marketing

Full Time: Fixed Term Contract 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with a 30-minute break for lunch (unpaid) 13 month fixed term contract to begin 3rd August 2021.

Location: Head Office Liverpool

Aim: The candidate will report to the Chief Operating Officer and will have 3 direct reports.


 

Main Duties:

Team Management
Oversee the marketing department of 4 other team members
Delegate and manage the work loads of all direct reports

Event Planning
Organise and execute exhibitions such as 100% Optical in London and MIDO in Milan.

Graphic Design
Work closely with directors on tender documents for key accounts and export customers
Oversee the commercial side of the business with marketing materials, presentations, and requests from customers

Brand Management
Work closely with design team around product and new brand launches
Working closely with licensees – to plan and promote our brands
Organise campaign photoshoots for all premium brands
Planning and execute internal product launches across all businesses including frames, lenses, and accessories.

Customer Support
Build and maintain relationships with UK, export, and key account customers

Point of Sale
Oversee the POS inventory and ensure POS material are available in line with channel budget.

Marketing Materials
Work closely with directors on tender documents for key accounts and export customers
Oversee the commercial side of the business with marketing materials, presentations, and requests from customers

Planning & Budgeting
Oversee the yearly marketing budget.
Accurately plan, forecast, and deliver channel activity to budget.
Provide accurate and clear spend tracking and budget reports.

Reporting
Provide accurate and objective bi-monthly presentation of all key activity, exploring commercial effectiveness, impact on key brand objectives, and key learnings to directors

Role Specification:

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Adobe InDesign (Desirable)
  • Adobe Photoshop (Desirable)
  • Adobe Illustrator (Desirable)
  • Premier Pro (Desirable)
  • Experience within the Optical or Accessories industry (Desirable)

Person Specification:

  • Marketing degree or equivalent qualification (Desirable)
  • A minimum of 6 years working within a marketing department (Essential)
  • Experience managing a team (Desirable)
  • Experience of managing budgets
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Experience working with and managing external suppliers
  • Willing to travel when working on exhibitions/events
  • Enthusiasm to get involved in a variety of projects and take on an assortment of challenges
  • Ability to present to key customers confidently

 

To apply for this role please email the HR Department: Gemma.Heston@millmeadopticalgroup.com

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