Marketing Manager

  • Employer Soccer Assist
  • Town / City milton keynes
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £27000 - £30000 per annum
  • Closing Date 30/11/2020
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Soccer Assist is looking for an experienced marketing professional to drive and own the marketing strategy for the brand. The successful candidate must have solid experience in delivering social media strategy, activation and a strong understanding of digital marketing. The role will require someone who can take the lead and roll up their sleeves to deliver a strategy that will take the marketing operation to the next level. The right candidate will have experience in delivering a marketing strategy and a commercial mindset to drive the business forward.

This is an excellent opportunity for the marketing manager to play a key role in company growth with clear career progressions available.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Build and devise the marketing strategy to drive player recruitment and brand awareness
  • Deliver a content and social strategy to turn social channels into engagement hubs
  • Leverage data to drive performance marketing to drive recruitment and ROI on marketing spend
  • Develop the full marketing mix for Soccer Assist to ensure business is maximizing opportunities across omni channels, including social, paid,PR, crm and events.

Marketing manager day to day activities

  • Manage paid social campaigns (previous experience essential)
  • Ability to translate data and trends into a marketing strategy
  • Update website with trial information
  • Outreach via social media
  • Coordinate marketing events and support in the production of marketing material
  • Manage the Soccer Assist social media accounts – Instagram, LinkedIN, YouTube
  • Experience in developing and managing social media advertising campaigns
  • Mastery of MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience using Google analytics would also be advantageous
  • Experience using Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop would be an advantage
  • Creating blog posts that support our SEO strategy
  • Build earned PR opportunities
  • Experience of using an e-marketing system, such as MailChimp would be advantageous
  • Creativity, with a flair for copywriting and an eye for design
  • Knowledge and understanding of end-to-end campaigns processes from brief to delivery, with experience of working across multiple channels on paid, low-cost and no-cost activity

Personality

  • A passion and interest in marketing
  • Takes pride in their work and will go the extra mile to ensure deliverables are met
  • Passionate about sport
  • Strong written and communication skills, with confidence in interacting with students
  • Attentive to detail, highly organised with an ability to build good working relationships

Projects you will be working on

  • Preparing and delivering company wide marketing strategy that will help to achieve 70% growth
  • Build Soccer Assist’ brand to engagement hubs on Instagram and LinkedIN accounts
  • Spearhead our launch to recruit international students for our UK academy

Working hours

Mon-Fri: 10:00-18:30 with some occasional events weekend work. 

The whole team is currently working remotely.

Perks

  • Interactions with our advisors
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Monthly team events
  • Travel opportunities (UK & international)

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