Marketing Executive - Sportswear Brand

England, Greater Manchester, Bolton
£20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, bonus scheme
25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
Marketing Disciplines
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Marketing Executive - Bolton

Our client, a specialist sportswear brand, are currently looking for a Marketing Executive to join their team based in Bolton. They've had an extremely successful year and are now looking to grow their market share in the UK and internationally, and are looking to appoint a Marketing Executive to join the team. This is an amazing opportunity for a talented and creative Marketing Executive to join a market leader in the sports industry.

Role & Responsibilities:
*Plan and execute the Company's marketing activities across the three main areas of Brand, Sports and Digital.
*Engage with the Creative Director and Graphic Designer to help create fully integrated media campaigns across the Company's sales channels;
*Take responsibility for the planning, drafting and distribution of all email campaigns.
*Take responsibility for all traditional advertising activities - e.g. consumer magazines, handbooks, prize competitions and customer surveys.
*Co-ordinate the Company's sponsorship of a range of events, teams and individual athletes at all levels of the sport.
*Build and maintain an annual marketing calendar and ensure all sponsorships are activated within the constraints of staff resource and budget.
*Manage the Company's relationships with external parties such as Digital Marketing and Affiliate Marketing Agencies, ensuring that we obtain best value from these suppliers.
*Keep abreast of product characteristics, sales promotions and industry marketing trends.
*Maintain active use and knowledge of the Company's websites, online ordering systems and the CRM application.

Key Skills & Experience:
*Educated to Degree level in Marketing, you will have at least 3-4 years` experience within a commercial marketing function.
*Accuracy & attention to detail is essential.
*An understanding of the latest marketing trends and their role within a commercial environment.
*Good copywriting skills & the ability to take creative direction.
*An understanding of marketing across all media including social media campaigns.
*Professional approach to time and deadlines with the ability to work within a time pressured and reactive environment.
*Ability to interpret marketing briefs accurately.
*Reasonable knowledge of the sports goods industry and a keen interest in sports will help!
*Experience of digital marketing activities and digital sales channels - e.g. Amazon and eBay.
*Knowledge of email campaign software such as Mail Chimp would be advantageous.
*Must have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office - specifically Excel, Word and Outlook.

This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious Marketing Executive to join a specialist sportswear brand who have an exciting plan for growth in 2017… if this sounds like you, please get in touch! Apply directly or get in touch with Jess at Adam for further information.

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