Marketing Communications Manager

Location: Colwick

Hours of work: Full time

Closing date: 7th August 

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About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Communications Manager to join our Marketing team in Colwick.

You’ll have the ability to manage a number of complex projects at any one time, whilst thinking methodically and paying great attention to detail. You’ll be great at planning and putting together briefs, as well as writing excellent copy, tailored to the media and audience. You’ll also be experienced using audience insight to guide and add value to campaign and customer communications and messaging. There’ll also be test pieces to plan and execute to inform future communications and activity.

Devise, plan, develop, manage and deliver a wide range of customer communications on brand, to time and to budget
Marketing and campaign planning. Instrumental in turning the marketing plan into executable integrated campaigns to deliver business objectives in terms of customer acquisition and retention, product category or regional growth
Plan and deliver a broad range of lead generation activity across national and regional media including; National Press and Home Interest classified, display and inserts, Regional Press classifieds, monthlies and displays, inserts and adverts, site and email
Responsible for the development and delivery of the full suite of consumer facing brochures in line with product launch activities and annual brochure plan. Full budgetary responsibility including costs, volumes and forecasts
Provide written content for customer-facing marketing collateral
Work with a broad range of internal stakeholders to understand and deliver their communications objectives
Responsible for identifying and ensuring Marketing’s photography requirements are met
Work with the Product Team to deliver product launch support materials and with the wider marketing team to plan and deliver launch campaigns.
Manage master activity plans
Understand the contribution of communications and messaging to our wider marketing strategy
Work with media owners and Analysis team to conduct post campaign analysis
Line management for Marketing Communications Exec

As we measure all of our lead generation activity meticulously, you’ll need to be comfortable working with numbers too.
In addition to the above, there is a range of other ad hoc collateral to work on, plus you’ll also be required to provide marketing and comms support to other brands / areas of the business as required.

Financial, Planning, Resource & People Responsibility

About you


Influencing others (key working relationships)

The Marketing Communications Executive will work closely with:

A range of external partners and suppliers (including creative and design agencies, printers

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Why Hillarys?

Hillarys are the UK’s largest provider of windows dressings and furnishings. We have come a long way since the company was established in 1971 and we’re proud to do things differently. From start to finish, we strive to give the highest standards of service across all we do. At Hillary’s we understand that our people are our most important asset. We know that we will only prosper and grow if everyone works together to provide top-class products and customer service.

We work hard to attract and develop the best people at all levels, with challenging and rewarding careers. Hillarys is a great place to work whether you are talking to our customers, making our blinds or planning our marketing activity. Lying at the heart of our business are our “Signature Service” values:

Hillarys offer great benefits to their employees including generous holiday entitlement, a pension scheme and staff discount.

Hillarys are an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equality regardless of race, creed, colour, nationality, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.