Job Overview

Raunds, England
Job Type
Full Time
£24,000 - £27,000 Per Year
Date Posted
20 days ago

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Job Description

Howdens Joinery are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to lead the management, development, production and execution of our marketing communications in line with the marketing strategy and plan. 

This role is a 12 month contract, based in our office in Raunds, Northamptonshire.  As a FTSE 250 business which is undergoing an exciting period of transformation and growth, this role offers a highly creative and engaging Marketing professional, an excellent opportunity to lead and manage off and above the line campaigns and ensure the development of communications are designed in line with the changing need of the depots, builder and end consumer. 

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager, you will be accountable for ensuring that all communications adhere to brand guidelines, tone of voice and deliver creative excellence, on time and to budget.  You will also be responsible for managing campaigns and large scale projects, liaising with category, creative, content and digital teams to deliver industry leading campaigns and collateral.

As a Marketing Manager, you will need to have a proven track record in Marketing Management and have excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills.  We will also look to you to build, maintain and manage key stakeholder relationships across the business including, Depots, Product and Commercial, Commercial Planning, Digital and Marketing teams. An excellent influencer and negotiator, you will be able to challenge our processes appropriately and use your knowledge and expertise to advise and question our approach ensuring that you listen and add value in an engaging and confident manner.  Following government guidelines this role will be home-based for the immediate future, however, this will be reviewed as and when restrictions are updated.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Educated to degree level ideally in a business or marketing communications degree with experience of Marketing Communications in a fast paced, trade or retail environment.
  • Team management and leadership skills and experience.
  • Excellent project management skills and experience in project-based environments as a manager responsible for planning, budgeting and reporting.
  • Exceptional communication skills and able to prepare and deliver presentations to senior leadership team level including a high-level of competency in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • A critical eye and great attention to detail
  • Experience of developing and implementing marketing materials.
  • Track record of working across the spectrum of TTL marketing campaigns including literature and POS.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the complete marketing mix.
  • Excellent understanding of business commercials, return on investment and BTL marketing metrics.
  • Budget management experience.

Howdens Joinery is a highly successful FTSE 250 business, with more than 750 depots nationwide, more than 10,000 staff and last year our sales reached circa £1.5 billion.  Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. 

We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday, annual company bonus, and a contributory pension.  There are free refreshments and snacks, onsite car parking, exceptional social events and a friendly and supportive working environment.  As well as the opportunity to develop within a high-profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For.


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