Marketing Manager

19 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


GRIMSBY - Up to 12 months - Fixed Term Contract

Excellent salary dependant on experience

Our well established international client has a great new opportunity in their small but effective marketing team and as such are looking for the right candidate to lead the team.

The person must be a highly driven, dynamic and creative Marketing Manager and possess exceptional leadership skills to support and drive the team to the next level.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to join one of the area's most prestigious companies and will include overseas travel to support the sales team by planning and setting up trade exhibitions.

Working within this exciting FMCG sector you will report directly to the Trading Director displaying a real passion for the creation and delivery of marketing plans, an eye for detail and the ability to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget.


  • Lead and manage the marketing team by providing daily coaching to develop their skills and behaviours.
  • Assist the Trading Director in developing new marketing ideas and longer term international B2B marketing strategy to back the overall strategic plans of the company.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all marketing output is delivered to high quality standards.
  • Negotiate the best possible terms with external suppliers whilst maintaining quality and value to all marketing outputs and collateral.
  • Produce effective multi-lingual brochures (printed and digital).
  • Plan and deliver efficient email marketing campaigns including creation of suitable copy, templates, target lists and analysis of results.
  • Write clear, compelling and culturally sensitive copy for print and digital marketing activities
  • Proofread prepared copy for grammar, content, consistency, accuracy, cultural sensitivity and translatability.
  • Prepare corporate award entries. This includes identifying appropriate stories, researching and sourcing information, collating accurate data, writing content and liaising with external advisors on awards as appropriate.
  • Plan and organise effective exhibitions for global tradeshows, including stand design, preparation of pre-show reports, forms and information packs.
  • Develop the Marketing team through effective coaching and leadership in line with company core values and behaviours.
  • Support the Trading Director to establish the annual marketing budget for the approval of the Executive Board, and ensuring that all activities are kept within budget.


  • Proven track record of leading and developing teams with the ability to manage upwards.
  • Experienced with Adobe - in particular InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Relevant marketing degree or equivalent.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and persuasive skills.
  • A confident and dynamic personality with a “can do” approach, who loves working within a team, including supporting colleagues and providing necessary training
  • Knowledge of a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts.
  • Keen eye for detail - with demonstrable proofing and copy writing skills.
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, including responding well under pressure.

Key Words: Cleethorpes, Humberston, Laceby, Immingham, Brigg, Market Rasen, Scunthorpe, Hull

Root2 Recruit is working in partnership with this client and is acting as an employment agency. As part of the application process we will email you further information about the role which includes a brief application form for you to complete.