Marketing Communications Officer

Recruiter
Central England Co-operative
Location
Lichfield
Salary
30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
06 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Central England Co-operative is one of the largest and most successful independent co-operatives in the UK, with gross sales in excess of GBP1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties, from the heart of England to its eastern shores. Our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

We are now looking for a talented Marketing Communications Officer who can create marketing campaigns across a variety of channels for our funeral business.

Working closely with our Brand Engagement Manager, you will help to shape and deliver a highly effective omni-channel marketing plan to increase brand engagement and attract more clients and members to the Society. Providing consistent journeys online and offline, you will lead a diverse range of projects and identify new opportunities to cross-market products and services.

This challenging role will involve thinking creatively and managing every aspect of our marketing campaigns from the delivery of engaging website content, social media, email, direct mail, advertising campaigns to community initiatives and much more. Building strong working relationships with our print and media agencies alongside our PR and Loyalty teams, you will also have online conversations with our customers, champion our brand and provide pre and post campaign analysis. Beyond the day-to-day, you will also drive continuous improvements, achieve best value from our marketing communications budget and recommend new ways of marketing to help our business leaders increase sales.

If you are passionate about marketing and our brand, this role could be right for you. You'll need to have an impressive track record in omni-channel marketing and the expertise to manage marketing projects from writing briefs to implementation. With a marketing qualification and good understanding of marketing gained in a multi-site environment, you should also have knowledge of digital and print content engagement. An excellent communicator willing to attend relevant Members' meeting and trade forums, you will need the drive to achieve results and the credibility to build strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels.

As a Central England Co-operative colleague you will enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.