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Marketing Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 50k per year + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Guy Walker

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8558

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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  • Consultant:

    Guy Walker

Marketing Manager

£40,000 - £50,000

Manchester City Centre

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager, ideally with a background in financial services, who can help establish a new SME into the market and make them famous! This is an exciting and unique proposition to be part of something truly great and different from the very beginning.  The ideal candidate will be a true Marketing generalist with the experience to match, ideally someone who has worked within financial services sector, and also a start-up/SME environment. This is a new role which will grow as the business does, so this is the perfect role for a Marketing Manager with the drive and aspiration to be the Head of Marketing.

Your key responsibilities upon starting will include working with the brand agency to establish the new brand, name, logo and look; establish and drive a social media presence across all platforms, launching the new website and overseeing all marketing channels including email, digital, communications and events - everything and anything needed to be ready for launch!

We want someone who can demonstrate a drive, passion and willing to get stuck in at all levels. You must be comfortable working independently and engaging with senior stakeholders across the business.


  • Devise and deliver the marketing and digital strategy.
  • Work with the brand agency to develop new brand including; name, logo, colour scheme and identity.
  • Plan and oversee the launch of the new brand into the market, utilising all channels and routes to market to ensure maximum exposure.
  • Be the expert on this market, customers and products, sharing your knowledge with the wider team.
  • Communicate marketing plans across all relevant stakeholders including the CEO and Board.
  • Oversee and deliver on all channels both on and offline.
  • Support the delivery of a new website incorporating the new brand, name and look ready for the brand launch.
  • Drive campaigns, including the launch across all social media channels for maximum engagement.
  • Manage the marketing budget working with stakeholders to agree spend.
  • Monitor effectiveness of activity and report on a weekly and monthly basis providing actionable insight.
  • Incremental and innovative  understanding of customer needs through external research and insight.
  • Continually look for additional opportunities to drive interest, either through new marketing channels or identify new customer segments.
  • Identify and establish strategic partnerships with relevant organisations.
  • Manage the client journey and all client comms.

Experience Required

  • A breadth and depth of Marketing experience.
  • Experience of SME/Start-up environment is a preferred, with experience of B2B marketing in financial services/FinTech or similar sectors being highly desirable.
  • Good understanding of all marketing channels spanning on and offline, including how they connect strategically, but also how to deliver them practically.
  • Experience of building brand awareness and reputation through all channels, especially social media.
  • Flexible and willing to be hands on with all aspects of Marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive can-do attitude.
  • You must be a self-starter who needs little direction, and able to engage and collaborate with others from across the business to achieve results.
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing environment.
  • A passion for digital and content marketing.
  • Able to bring new ideas to the table and be able to complete them.

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