Conference Marketing Manager

Moxie & Mettle
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Cardiff - £30k, London £35k
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

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Industry Sector
Events / Conferences
Marketing Disciplines
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Job Details

Marketing Manager – Conference Company

London/Cardiff – working from home for now, and then 2 days in either office, 3 from home.

Cardiff - £30k, London £35k


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Manager in a fast-growing London-based conference company specialising in conferences and training for the transport, planning, ports and energy sectors.

The Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing marketing for the conference division, growing the profitability of each of the events, in line with divisional targets, with a specific focus on driving delegate revenue.

Responsibility for the creation and implementation of marketing and delegate acquisition strategies for each conference, across all marketing channels is an integral element of the role.  This role will involve working on virtual, hybrid and in person conferences.

The role also includes responsibility for tracking, analysing and reporting on campaign performance and plays a lead role in shaping the strategy for both delegate acquisition and lead generation for sponsorship sales. Key area of responsibility will include email marketing, website and CRM management, data build, social media, content and PPC management.  Also working with partnerships, supporting the sales function and other paid advertising.

About you:

Essential skills and experience:

You are educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in marketing and have in-depth conference sector knowledge. You will have direct experience of working in conference marketing and running conference campaigns in a similar role

You will naturally be up-to-date with social media and how to implement relevant social media strategies together with experience of content marketing

You’ll have good technical knowledge of Microsoft office suite including Excel and have great database build and management skills

Working with and having responsibility for a team, you’ll be a natural leader and have great people management experience

Excellent written & verbal communication skills are essential as are great negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.

As part of the team, you will enjoy:

A competitive package — salary and pension scheme

Annual and mid-year performance reviews with structured career trajectory mapped for talented employees

Excellent holiday entitlement — up to 26 days’ holiday per annum, plus bank holidays and flexible working over the Christmas and New Year period

Commitment to CPD — a generous training budget, a leadership and management programme and funding for Welsh language lessons, professional qualifications and support masters

Membership – fully paid annual membership of a relevant industry body e.g. CIM or CIPR

Flexible working — as a caring employer we work to the needs of our clients and our people, adapting working times if needed

Casual Fridays dress code — we encourage casual dress on a Friday (with formal office attire for meetings and pitches)

Annual full team away days and paid-for networking events at sports and entertainment events throughout the UK

Next steps

If you’re a brilliant team player, but with the ability to work under your own initiative; if you’re looking for a role that will challenge, excite and inspire you, and if you have dedication and a passion for working in the marketing arena, then this is the job for you!

Please send your CV to hello@moxieandmettle(dot)co(dot)uk quoting reference LG – 515

By applying for this role, you consent to us storing your information in our candidate database for the purpose of communicating with you regarding opportunities, roles and career-related information.

Moxie and Mettle is a UK-based recruitment company; our clients are based in the UK too. Although many clients offer remote working as an option, there is still a need to regularly visit company offices and clients in the UK. Therefore, applications from overseas are unlikely to be successful, unless applicants already have plans to be in the UK several times a month/year to facilitate meetings with both the teams and clients.

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