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Freelance Marketing Manager

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    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

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    Jon McNeish

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    12 months ago

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MacGregor Black are a leading International recruitment company, with a specialist focus on the Consumer, Food, Drink & Retail sectors. As 'The Complete Talent Partner', we offer a suite of professional services to our clients who range from global multi nationals through to some of the industry's most entrepreneurial SME's.

We recruit at management & executive level across 6 key job functions, these include Sales, Marketing, HR, Digital, Finance & Operations. Please visit our website for further details

The role

  • We are at an exciting stage of growth and have an opportunity for a driven and dynamic freelance Marketing Manager to join our friendly team. This a key position for someone looking to grow and develop this area of the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Managing Director or Head of Practice
  • To generate and execute marketing content to all online platforms including LinkedIn, Website and Email Marketing
  • You'll be a hands-on team player, managing the day to day design delivery, highly organized with a can-do attitude
  • Responsible for the organisation & running of events, sponsorships, aligning with industry bodies & associated professional service firms. (PR etc)
  • Improve internal communications to aid the team's success
  • Managing the website & internal systems
  • Support our own internal hiring strategy, positioning the company as an employer of choice
  • Balance a very varied workflow including multiple UK Practices & an International office, international experience would be beneficial.
  • Conducting market research, evaluate trends, brands and creative movements, you will be experimental and versatile in delivering new ideas
  • Working on a mix of projects including
    • Online digital and design
    • Web banners and moving image
    • Promotional material
    • Social media
    • Design and email campaigns
    • Landing pages
    • Creative

What are we looking for?

  • Our ideal candidate will need to be a highly conceptual and versatile person, who absorbs and is inspired by our market sectors and of course design
  • Have a love of digital and trying out new types of technology, contributing opinions, ideas and design knowledge to every project
  • Someone who turns conventional thinking upside down and inside out
  • Have all the core design skills and tools, including layout, composition and attention to detail
  • Confident with great interpersonal skills and an ability to manage your own workload.
  • Experience managing websites and analytics
  • Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Great knowledge of all social media platforms
  • Understanding of design and layout principles
  • Natural creative flair
  • Exceptional eye for detail
  • Strong communicator with good written skills
  • Excellent time management skills & multi-tasking abilities
  • Knowledge/competency in MS Office especially Excel

MacGregor Black are looking for candidates with long term career aspirations. We will invest in your development, nurture your potential & support your growth through our structures.

If you would like to discuss our current opportunities confidentially, please email our CEO and Founder Jon McNeish.