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Marketing & Communications Executive



County Antrim


Not disclosed

Job Type


Date Posted

03 November, 2020

Are you a marketing & communications specialist with a relevant 3rd level qualification?

Do you have proven background in delivering successful communications projects from inital concept to delivery?

Would you like to work for a leading company with an excellent reward package on offer?

We have a very exciting opportunity to join a well established business as they look to grow their marketing department. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Role:

The Marketing Communications Specialist will have direct responsibility for steering the company’s communication strategy ensuring integration with all other business divisions and key stakeholders while managing the day-to-day output of the appointed agencies. Management of direct mail, internal communications, online and offline content creation, corporate presentations and events is part of the role. This role requires a strong teamwork ethic as well as a sound working knowledge of the full marketing communications mix.

  • Under the guidance of the Marketing Manager, develop a Communication and PR strategy that will extend across all marketing channels (including TV, Outdoor, Press, Digital, Social and Radio, Direct Mail, Digital Marketing)
  • Implement the overall corporate communications plan (external and internal) in order to raise brand awareness among all stakeholders. Ensure all communications are timely and professional.
  • Work with a range of departments across the business and external agencies to help produce insight driven national communication messages.
  • Ensure all customer and stakeholder communications are written in the company’s brand tone and portrays the corporate values and fully substantiated.
  • Develop communication KPIs to measure impact. Amplify opportunities for positive PR and drive employees’ share of voice through proper corporate communications.
  • Oversee and help manage the communications budget.
  • Evaluate current internal and external communications and adapt in light of current external factors.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for innovation, process improvement and entrepreneurial development of the brand
  • Stay up to date with energy trends, marketing trends and innovation, ensuring the marketing team is kept abreast of the latest developments
  • Help develop marketing and brand campaigns from brief through creative development, to implementation, to include media planning and buying.
  • Manage market research and develop campaign messaging based on actual findings.
  • Responsible for the production of company publications, print and audio visual materials.
  • Manage client and installer relationships.
  • Reporting on media coverage both online and offline.

The Person:

  • Demonstrable evidence of working in highly creative, dynamic marketing environment
  • Proven track record of planning and delivering a wide range of projects from brief through concept to delivery, particularly to tight deadlines and budget
  • Experience in developing and managing market research – qualitative and quantitative
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills and competent copywriter with sound working knowledge of ASA / CAP guidelines
  • 3rd level marketing related qualification
  • 5+ years relevant marketing campaign experience including media analysis tools (NMR, RAJAR etc,)
  • Experience of managing a communications and media plan and media buying experience

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.

The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.

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