Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Posted 26 February by Recruitment Helpdesk

Senior Digital Marketing Executive - Maternity Cover,

Watford, Herts

Role: Interim Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Reporting to: Marketing Manager

Location: Watford (with some local travel required)

Contract: Full-time, Interim, 12 months

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

We are recruiting for an award-winning social enterprise that provides inclusive support and guidance to those considering, starting or growing their own business.

Job Summary This is a pivotal role within the in-house Marketing team with a focus on digital. This role is responsible for the creation, implementation and management of digital content and communications.

We are looking for a highly-motivated and pro-active Senior Digital Marketing Executive to join the Marketing Team on a contract basis. Providing deputy support to the Marketing Manager as well as working closely with the rest of the team, this role requires a highly-organised individual with excellent digital marketing knowledge, communication and project management skills. You must have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, be able to prioritise workload accordingly and have a real 'can-do’ attitude. You will need to be a great team player as well as have the confidence to undertake projects independently. This is a great opportunity to play a vital role in support of marketing efforts at a time of growth and innovation.

Objectives of the Role:

• To support the Marketing team, largely in a digital capacity, to maximise revenue and social impact for the portfolio

• To provide deputy support to the Marketing Manager

Key Responsibilities:

• To act as deputy to the Marketing Manager as and when needed e.g. during periods of annual leave or to attend meetings during diary conflicts

• To contribute to the development of the online content library and to manage the library on an ongoing, day-to-day basis

• To manage and create engaging content and communications on the social media accounts

Specific Marketing Responsibilities:

• To design, implement, coordinate and analyse effective email campaigns, including regular e-newsletters, in order to improve response rates and outcomes

• To create and curate digital content for the brand such as regular news articles, case studies, blog articles and resources for the website and other online listings, e-flyers, e-brochures, infographics, gifs and banners

• To manage marketing data on the CRM

• To manage and coordinate all ERDF project digital marketing campaigns

• To grow our delivery and range of digital communications, including press releases and PPC advertising campaigns, as directed by the Marketing Manager

• To support the Marketing Manager with the management of the business centre contract and other SLA’s

• To analyse the performance of the website and suggest potential improvements

• To continually improve and develop the Online and Live Chat service

• To carry our market research and customer surveys to assess satisfaction, demand, brand positioning and awareness

• To design and produce branded digital presentations for use across the organisation

• To undertake other duties as directed by the Marketing Manager

Other Responsibilities

• Undertake regular Continuous Professional Development through the attendance of training courses, conferences and other networking events

• To meet and maintain all standards of quality as may be required

• To share good practice with other business teams and to jointly support their activities

• Mentoring the Marketing Team in any absence of the Marketing Manager

The list of above duties is not exhaustive and the Interim Senior Digital Marketing Executive may be asked to carry out other ad-hoc duties as directed by the Marketing Manager.

Person Specification Knowledge/Experience/Qualifications:

• Demonstrable digital marketing experience and skills, preferably gained in a business support or online B2B environment with experience of digital and direct marketing

• Demonstrable experience of working with company websites and social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin

• Demonstrable experience of creating high quality and engaging digital campaigns and content

• Must be highly organised, agile, motivated and confident. You will also have proven ability to work accurately and quickly without supervision; to prioritise and manage a challenging workload and to work on your own initiative

• Creative flair, excellent attention to detail, with excellent copywriting and proofreading skills

• Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills at all levels

• First class written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Office, Powerpoint and Excel

• Educated to degree level, or equivalent

• Willingness to undertake occasional travel


  • Excellent interpersonal skills required to build relationships with other teams and business partners, stakeholders and suppliers

• Flexible approach

• Ability to work on set tasks within an agreed timeframe and to deadlines

• Keen interest in digital marketing and digital channels

• Commitment to an award-winning social enterprise that is driven by a social purpose.

• Team player

• Forward-thinker

• Great communicator

• Creative flair

• Great multi-tasker

• Highly organised

This is an exciting opportunity to perform an integral role within a dynamic and exciting organisation!

Closing deadline for applications is 23rd February 2018.

Please note:

All applicants must have full eligibility to work in the UK.

Required skills

  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Social Media
  • Websites

Application question

Do you live within 1 hour travelling time to Watford?

Reference: 34556494

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