Marketing and Communications Executive

OBN (UK) Ltd
Abingdon
Part Time
Posted
3 months ago

The Marketing and Communications Executive plays a vital role in supporting the Marketing and Communications Manager in executing strategic initiatives to promote and enhance OBN’s brand and services. This position involves a combination of administrative tasks, creative and written responsibilities, CRM management, and effective communication skills to contribute to the overall success of marketing campaigns and activities.

Key deliverables:
➢ Content Creation:

  • Ability to create impactful & professional content for various marketing materials, including promotional materials in both print and digital form, social media posts, emails and event signage.

➢ Social Media Management:

  • Help manage and update social media accounts to increase brand awareness and engagement.
  • Monitor social media trends and identify opportunities for content creation and audience engagement.
  • Staying up-to-date with industry trends and sharing with social network.
     

➢ CRM

  • Management of OBN’s CRM system ensuring data is kept up to date through regular (daily) cleansing.
  • Report on audience engagement and demographic.
  • Implement updates to ensure the system works smoothly.
  • Solve issues as & when they arise and become the main point of contact.
     

➢ Collaboration:

  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners.
  • Collaborate internally to ensure consistency in messaging and branding across all channels.
  • “Stepping-up” to cover Marketing Manager’s role in their absence.

Any other tasks as required that fall within the post-holders capabilities.
 

Technical skills:

  • Highly IT literate and a proficient user of Adobe Cloud Suite, in particular Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator.
  • Fluent in social media, in particular Twitter and LinkedIn in the business environment and preferably have experience of Hootsuite or a similar platform.
  • Strong CRM / email marketing background with experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to create impactful & professional content.
  • Excellent written and spoken English (grammar, vocabulary, punctuation & spelling).
  • Fluent with Office 365 suite.


Personal Skills:

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with a highly flexible approach.
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn.
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a confident communicator.

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (Life sciences / English Language preferred).
  • CIM Diploma preferred.
  • ~3 years communications / marketing experience, preferably within a life science environment.

Five key skills:

  1. Be fluent in social media, in particular Twitter and LinkedIn in the business environment and preferably have experience of Hootsuite or a similar platform.
  2. Ability to create impactful & professional digital content.
  3. 2 years’ management experience of a CRM.
  4. Excellent written and spoken English (grammar, vocabulary, punctuation & spelling).
  5. Highly organised / good project management & communication capabilities.

Rewards:
Competitive salary, plus discretionary performance and profit-related bonus* (qualification from day 1).

*Full bonus has been paid for the past 3 years. This role would attract a bonus of up to 15.4% salary, plus a further discretionary amount based on the level of profit above the company’s annual target and/or exceptionally high personal performance;

Other benefits include:

  • Auto-enrolment into the Company Pension scheme following 3 months’ service (default contribution 9%, split equally between OBN and the employee)
  • Private Healthcare following probation (as this in a benefit in kind and attracts PAYE, the take-up of this benefit is optional);
  • Life assurance x 3 times salary, effective immediately;
  • 25 days holiday pa fte, increasing by 1 day pa on achievement of 5, 7 and 10 year anniversary of employment;
  • Personal development;
  • Team social activities;
  • A fabulous working environment in a new facility, within a close-knit team;
  • Hybrid working, with a minimum of 2 out of 3 days in the office;
  • Plenty of free car parking and access to charging points.
Location
Hybrid following initial office-based period