Senior Manager Executive

Posted 27 Jun 2022

Compass Group Plc

Birmingham (Marketing / Products)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Marketing / ProductsRecruiter Reference:compass/TP/1489165/110092/Central
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:£28000 - £28000

We are searching for a Senior Marketing Executive for Levy UK & Ireland, the catering and hospitality partner to many of UK's iconic sport, leisure, heritage, performing venues, conference, and exhibition centres. 

Your key relationships will lie with the Head of C&E Marketing for Compass Group, Venue General Managers and Sales teams, so ideally you will hold strong stakeholder relationship skills to ensure that active communication and marketing programs are devised, delivered, and measured for ROI.

You will work autonomously, with support from the Head of C&E Marketing. You will be asked to support the wider C&E marketing team which currently comprises of two Marketing Executives who work across other C&E brands within the Compass business including Lime Venue Portfolio and The Venues Collection. The ability to work across multiple brands and spot opportunities to maximise marketing plans, resource and spend is essential.

You will have a good grasp of data management and online marketing including SEO, PCC and email campaigns, as well as offline media channels that can drive meetings, conference and event enquiries for up to 10 iconic sporting venues, including football and rugby clubs.

You will need a hands-on approach, attention to detail and be comfortable at communicating at all levels. A ‘fresh thinker’ and ideally with an interest in food, you will bring new ideas to the table and manage these from start to finish. You’ll be persuasive in your approach to secure marketing budget for all the right reasons.

As our Senior Marketing Executive, you will be a key part of the marketing team and will contribute to and develop marketing and communication campaigns. This role would suit someone with previous marketing experience who can work in a fast-paced marketing environment.

What we'll give:

Senior Marketing Executive

  • Up to £28,000 per annum, depending on experience
  • 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you with guaranteed career progression
  • Pension contribution
  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast, lunches and refreshments
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
More about the role:
  • Create awareness of and develop the sporting venues brands for meetings, conferences, and events
  • Communicate with target audiences and build and develop customer and sporting club client relationships
  • Work with the Head of Conference & Event Marketing to develop marketing, content and communication plans ensuring the brand connection between Levy, Lime Venue Portfolio and other Compass sectors is clear for customers to understand and that maximise resource and spend
  • Support Marketing Executives with marketing best practice and artwork sign off
  • Develop and research PR opportunities and communicate with PR agency
  • Manage data in a GDPR compliant manner, cleanse, and devise new tactics to capture new data to maximise reach
  • Write and proofread marketing copy for both online and print campaigns
  • Produce creative content, including menus, brochures, and digital assets
  • Work with venues owned social media channels (e.g., Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn) to maximise reach and enhance audience engagement
  • Liaise with partners to organise photoshoots and videography
  • Arrange the effective distribution of marketing materials
  • Conduct market research, for example using customer questionnaires and focus groups
  • Develop relationships with internal and external key stakeholders
  • Manage agreed budget spend, including processing invoices and accurately tracking spend
Who you are:
  • Previous Marketing experience required
    A driving licence is essential - as you will be required to visit venues
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • The ability to think strategically and across multiple brands
  • Copywriting and design skills are in order to produce marketing materials for both print and online by using Canva and Adobe software
  • Experience in using email software
  • Ability to forecast ROI of marketing activities and analytical skills to evaluate marketing campaigns post launch
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, including self-awareness
  • Takes ownership of work, demands more responsibility
  • A flexible approach to work
  • A quick self-learner, with a pro-active, calculated ‘give it a go’ attitude
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms – some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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