Senior Marketing Executive

Location Manchester
Discipline: Marketing
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 002942
Published: about 1 month ago

Are you a dynamic, creative marketeer, experienced in guiding and managing a retail marketing team to deliver a best-in-class brand experience?


Our ideal candidate will possess the skill and experience of developing and delivering marketing strategies and plans - delivering impactful, omnichannel marketing campaigns is essential. You must be able to communicate key business messages to target audiences, through a range of platforms and channels. You will lead the Marketing and Creative teams on the full end-to-end process surrounding brand, campaigns and promotions across stores and web channels. You will be a self-starter, commercially astute, ideally with a retail background, constantly looking to drive the business forward and develop the brand.



  • Leading a team across Brand development, Campaign and Promotion planning, creation and delivery, PR, Content, Graphic Design, Photography and Live Selling

  • Ensuring campaigns and promotions are planned, created and delivered on-time and on-budget

  • Own the Marketing Calendar across store and web channels

  • Working closely with the CMO to develop and execute the core marketing strategy

  • Ensuring that all Marketing work is continually optimised in terms of delivery and profitability

  • Mentor and drive a high-performance culture within the Marketing team

  • Mange budgets and negotiate commercials with marketing asset suppliers


What success will look like (non-exhaustive list):

  • Manage and develop the Marketing team

  • Commercially focus the priorities of the team

  • Input into the brand strategy, and implement it

  • Drive customer engagement with the brand

  • Ensure the smooth planning, delivery and execution of the omnichannel marketing campaigns and promotions



  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years experience of managing Marketing and Creative teams

  • 5+ years experience of Brand management

  • Analytical skills, able to interpret and create relevant reports with KPIs and actionable outputs

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to effectively manage key working relationships, ability to collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment (project management skills desirable)

  • Creative flair alongside plus attention to detail

  • Ability to build, mentor and retain teams

  • Proactive, self-starter; a team player and a leader that leads by example


Not only will you benefit from working in a new state of the art Head Office in Trafford Park with an on-site gym. We are located near the newly completed Metrolink tram extension linking Manchester City Centre to the Trafford Centre so a doddle for public transport.  We also offer generous staff discount so you can always smell nice.  Our annual leave increases with length of service plus we also offer duvet days (after probation) so if you fancy a day with your duvet it’s not a problem.  On top of this, we have an employee assistance programme with free confidential counselling services and shopping discounts with other retailers.