Now Hiring: Marketing Manager

Now Hiring: Marketing Manager

Careers 
11 February 2022

We’ve got big plans. Plans that need an experienced Marketing Manager to create and shape our marketing activity, working with both internal teams and external partners to get our voice heard and to deliver commercial growth. You’ll have a track record of getting companies noticed and a good grasp of what makes brands tick in today’s marketplace.

About us:

We're a strategic brand agency based in Leeds, working with the most forward thinking global brands. Essentially, we build brands people actually want (that answer a genuine need) for like-minded, progressive clients of all shapes and sizes. Or, if we see an untapped opportunity, we create brands for ourselves too.

We know everyone says they’re different, but we’ve never done ‘agency’ like everyone else.

We have a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and are an equal opportunities employer.


The details:

This is a pivotal role within the agency and you'll be a key player reporting to our founder, Simon, and working across all departments. You’ll identify opportunities, have a keen focus on business growth and put a bold marketing plan in place to deliver against our agency objectives and make us famous. Like the work we do for our clients, we want our own Robot Food brand to break new ground in the marketplace.

You’ll be responsible for:

- Creating our annual strategic marketing plan to help deliver against our agency objectives and contribute to the growth of the business

- Copywriting and creating content, utilising the experience across the team to input where required

- Creating a comprehensive suite of marketing materials such as emails, blogs, case studies, creds decks and videos – maintaining our brand DNA and tone of voice throughout

- Taking a proactive approach to pitch new ideas, providing rationale to back up your thinking

- Responding quickly and efficiently to ad hoc opportunities

- Managing our external PR agency to deliver against your plan. Briefing, editing and proofreading supplied content, acting as our brand guardian to keep us on message at all times

- Working with the client team to manage and nurture our client database, delivering engaging outbound comms

- Managing our social media content and channels

-Work with creative strategist to research and interpret latest consumer trends that effect our client base and create compelling outbound content

- Keep up to date with the latest industry news and events to feed into activity where required

-Communicating across all teams in the agency to keep stakeholders informed of marketing activity and progress

-Tracking performance to measure effectiveness and adapting plans where necessary


Who we’re looking for:

As a team, we’re pretty close, so we’re looking for someone with the right qualities:

- A doer, as well as a thinker. You’ll drive all RF content, managing the creative through studio and pulling in resource across the team where required. Organised and self-initiating you don’t rely on others to keep you on track.

- Enthusiasm is a must. We want someone who brings energy by the bucket load to every task and project.

- An eye for the bigger picture. You understand the wider objective and the role you play within it.

- Someone with empathy who’s able to put themselves in the shoes of our clients and their consumers.

- Gumption, initiative, whatever you want to call it – just as long as you’ve got it. We want someone who can hit the ground running

- Someone with their finger on the pulse. You’re curious and interested in the wider world and keeps up to date with the latest market intel

- A relationship builder. You can endear yourself to colleagues and external contacts building strong bonds based on knowledge and trust.

- A leader. This role is not for the faint hearted. With nowhere to hide you’ll be at the forefront of the agency, continually adapting and growing with the rest of the team.

- Strong commercial focus. A strategic focus and keen commercial awareness are vital. You'll have a demonstrable track record of identifying opportunities and delivering value to businesses.


Working environment:

Our studio is based in the centre of Leeds and we offer flexible working with a requirement of at least a day per week in person.


Essentials:

This is a full-time position. You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Marketing Manager/ Brand Manager position. Must have a driving licence and be willing to travel when necessary. Good copywriting skills are essential for the role and you must be able to demonstrate experience of planning and executing marketing campaigns.


What’s in it for you:

- £35-40K dependent on experience

- Holiday allowance of 28 days plus UK Bank Holidays

- Performance related bonus

- Flexible working – we're based in the centre of Leeds and offer flexible working but we ask that you come into the studio at least one day every week.

If this sounds like you and you'd like to apply, or you'd like more information on the role, send your C.V. to simon@robot-food.com