Interim Marketing & Communications Manager

Location
London, City of London / London
Salary
£235 - £275 per day
Posted
26 Sep 2016
Closes
24 Oct 2016
Ref
96869
Contact
Matthew Stevenson
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Sector
Finance
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Hours
Full-Time

A prominent Economics and Financial Consultancy firm has a need for a London based Interim Marketing Communications Manager. This individual will be taking control of a new role and be the first Marketeer to work with the firm directly. They will serve as a direct project manager, hands-on writer and execution delivery lead for communications-based marketing initiatives to promote business in the UK/Europe and their brand. Day to day, this role works closely with the Business Development Manager and Directors of the business.

Responsibilities:

This is an execution-centric marketing role and serves as Marketing Communications liaison for various UK/European practices and Marketing, as assigned.

  • Combine multiple elements of the marketing mix including, interfacing with stakeholders to plan, execute, follow up and assess priority marketing execution campaigns and action plans.
  • Execute and supports the firm's communications requirements in compliance with the brand policies and protocols.
  • Steer/manage hosted events, related communications and sponsored conferences.
  • Assist in the development of content for firm-wide campaigns, brochures and sales tools.
  • Monitor competitive messages and positioning and other key information to develop and prepare distinctive copy for print and online communications, while ensuring consistency with multi-channel branded content.
  • Lead generation and implementation of priority Marketing plans. Monitor and manage execution, keep work on track, resolve issues, and make adjustments based on needs and lessons learned yielding measurable outcomes
  • Work across business units to develop integrated marketing and segment/initiative specific plans
  • Overall copy editing, proofing and vetting of print and digital collateral, including invitations, advertisements, event micro-sites and other related materials.

Skills Required

  • Superior communications skills, written and verbal; strength, speed and creativity as a writer / editor. Writing samples required.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly synthesize and prioritize the elements of a message
  • Top-notch project management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and superior judgment
  • Team player and individual contributor
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook; knowledge of Web-publishing platforms and social media channels preferred

Qualifications:

  • High-integrity
  • Detail-oriented
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excels at cultivating relationships at all levels within an organization
  • Quickly applies strategic, service, branding, marketing and technology principles to all projects
  • Service-oriented
  • "Can-do" attitude

Additional Attributes and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a global professional/financial services firm or Marketing/PR agency setting
  • B2B Marketing experience