We are currently recruiting for a senior Marketing Manager to join our warm and friendly team on a part-time basis.
This job was added Tue 06 June 17
Deadline for applications is Fri 30 June 17
Flexible working contract – 4 or 5 days per week 6 month fixed term contract; opportunity to extend to permanent contract
An award-winning global catering and logistics business with Chesham headquarters is currently recruiting for a senior Marketing Manager to join their warm and friendly team on a part-time basis (5 days per week, 10-2pm core hours) for an initial 6 month contract - this will likely become a permanent role. Suitable candidates will have demonstrable B2B marketing experience (5 years minimum) working within leisure, catering, hospitality, marketing agency or consulting environments where there has been considerable requirement to manage activity across the marketing spectrum and translate marketing strategy to practical application.
The business began in 1984 as Eat to the Beat –providing backstage crew and artist catering support for international tours with an A-Z of clientele including Lady Gaga and Coldplay, major festivals such as Glastonbury and Reading, concert venues and TV and film locations. The success of delivery to this audience with diverse requirements and expectations saw the business extend into catering for corporate hospitality, private party planning, automotive and sports events, as well as project management, brand support and logistics, and as such Global Infusion Group and its sister business e2B were born.
You will be responsible for delivering the Group’s brand messages by developing compelling customer propositions for application across multiple channels, equipping the client-facing business heads with content, sales toolkit, presentation and pitch framework documentation, etc.
Delivering the brand and individual service messages by developing and evolving the library of sales collateral and toolkit for the teams
Working with a creative agency to effectively position the Group service portfolio
Implementing a global B2B lead generation and promotion campaign
Devising communication plans to go-to-market with existing established services
Acting as a brand ambassador, ensuring sales tools and marketing materials are used effectively by client-facing teams
Managing a full time marketing executive to ensure the marketing plan activities are successfully implemented
Managing an external PR agency
Manage communication with numerous stakeholders – internal and external
Provide effective high level monthly reports to senior management team detailing the marketing outputs, ROI and ROO
Plan and work to agreed budgets and keep accurate financial records
Key candidate requirements:
At least 5 years’ marketing management experience within a demanding and busy environment
Ability to multi task across different projects/sites
Self-starter able to work autonomously and keep non marketing management briefed on activity
Experience of supplier and agency management
Ability to mentor junior staff
Website management experience
Campaign management experience
Hard working and exceptionally organised
Excellent verbal and written communications
High level of attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to present to clients and colleagues at a management level
Educated to degree level in a business/marketing course or a CIM qualification is desirable but actual work experience more important
The business was established in 1984, has its UK headquarters in Chesham, Bucks but has established international bases in California, United States, Qatar, Middle East and Shanghai, China (catering across Asia and the Far East). The group employs around 130 full-time staff world-wide supported by up to 3,000 freelance professional specialists to support the hundreds of global events and functions it works at each year, from Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street to the Dubai World Trade Centre, the Hollywood Bowl, the Great Wall of China, London 2012, 2015 European Games, 2016 Rio Olympics and the more remote Ice Fields of Inner Mongolia.
GIG was named as the UK’s fastest growing independent foodservice company in the Foodservice Growth Report 2016 produced by Alixpartners, the consultancy and business advisory service. EP Business in Hospitality magazine placed GIG at number one in its index of profit making companies. GIG also received the Queen’s Business Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2014 and 2017.