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Marketing Activity & Planning Manager

Marketing Activity & Planning Manager

£35,000 - £45,000 plus benefits.


A great opportunity to join one of the most exciting growth retailers in the North West! They are looking to recruit an experienced Marketing Activity & Planning Manager to develop and execute the central marketing activity plan in order to drive integration across the marketing department, ensuring the business achieves its customer growth and retention targets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Own and execute the central marketing activity plan to deliver the marketing strategy

  • Lead the development and cross functional alignment of all marketing activities

  • Integrate and co-ordinate the detail of activity across marketing departments

  • Drive collaborative & efficient ways of working with stakeholders

  • Create and execute a Marketing & Digital plans managing internal and external resources

  • Ensure marketing activities are compelling and compliant to drive agreed response outcomes

  • Delivery all agreed activities within budget with risks identified and managed to mitigation with stakeholders

  • Continuously monitor market developments to understand competitor activities and identify elements of best practice

Person required:

  • Previous experience of planning marketing workflows in a retail environment

  • Activity planning across different divisions within marketing

  • Ability to spin many plates and manage multiple busy projects

  • Effectively managing a range of tasks and priorities, simultaneously

  • Designing and delivering to SLA’s

  • Extensive experience in creating brand, creative and content

  • Good level of creative design experience

  • Excellent Emotional Intelligence skills (Intra-personal & inter-personal skills)

  • Commercially savvy and performance driven

  • Ability to engage, challenge and influence stakeholders and Executives

  • Strong ability to plan and prioritise and manage time effectively to meet changing priorities and demands

  • Problem solving & IT literate

  • Exceptionally organised, highly numerate, and analytical

  • Genuinely interested and curious of new technologies and digital media

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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