Senior Marketing Communications Officer

2020-02-06 14:45:532020-04-12 eRecruitsmart Consultants
Job Type Contract
Location Manchester
Area Manchester, Greater Manchester Manchester Greater Manchester Manchester
Sector Marketing / PR - Marketing Executive
Salary £30k per year
Start Date asap
Job Ref 11956

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Marketing Communications Officer to join one of the largest and oldest friendly societies in the UK for a 12-month, fixed-term contract based in Manchester. 

The Society
Our client is undergoing exciting new developments in brand management, website development, digital marketing, recruitment, customer relations and third-party partnerships.

Its vision is to be the lifestyle membership of choice for the over 50s by helping members get more out of life with a compelling range of social events, care support and financial benefits, delivered through a thriving national Branch network.

There are 121 Branches nationwide, run mostly by volunteers and supported by a professional team at its central office in Manchester.

The Role
As Senior Marketing Communications Officer you will provide direction and the subsequent delivery of specific marketing projects, to include the promotion of our travel and offers benefits, and volunteering opportunities with the Society. You will also provide digital marketing support to the team.

About You
You should be a confident communicator and practitioner, competent at managing various projects simultaneously, and happy to work with minimal supervision.

Essential requirements:

  • A degree qualification in one or more of the following subjects: (Marketing, Digital communications, Public Relations) and 3+ years demonstrable experience in marketing communications
  • Ability to create compelling content both on and offline, interviewing case studies as required
  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing – able to identify target audiences and devise campaigns that inform and engage
  • Experience leading/managing SEO, eMarketing, social media and display advertising
  • Familiarity with content management systems (inc Umbraco)
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement (inc website analytic tools)
  • Good organisation and planning
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Ability to work individually and handle self-driven projects efficiently and within budget
  • Ability to multi-task and operate within a demanding work environment 


  • Experience of working with a membership, charitable or not-for-profit organisation
  • A good understanding/appreciation of working with older volunteers
  • Experience in the promotion of financially regulated products.

The Benefits
For the role of Senior Marketing Communications Officer you will receive:

  • A salary of £30,000
  • Working hours Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm, Friday 9am-4pm. There may be odd occasions where the post holder has to work in the evening or at weekends.

How to Apply
Please note that in accordance with our recruitment and consultancy processes, Hot Recruitment Consultants t/a eRecruitSmart may send your CV, if shortlisted, to the Hiring Manager at our Clients’ business and by applying for this position you give your consent for us to do so.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be contacted.  If your address and contact details are not on your CV, you will not be considered. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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