Overview

Our client is a Swedish owned capital equipment manufacturer who now need to hire a Swedish speaking Marketing Manager

THE ROLE:

• Plan, deliver and evaluate the marketing communication plan for the UK and International regions.
• Develop a suite of communication material for each market sector.
• Identify market trends, opportunities and contribute to the business development in the UK and internationally.
• Build up a good network of marketing contacts within the field.
• Build good working relationships with all colleagues in the Group.

MAIN DUTIES:

• Plan and manage multi-channel marketing communication campaigns both in the UK and internationally to assist the company’s overall growth strategy.
• Develop and coordinate promotional materials (case studies, brochures, presentations, and advertisements), corporate gifts and the company’s web presence (website, social media).
• Work with customers and partners on joint marketing ventures.
• Communicate and liaise internally with the senior management and sales teams across the UK to aid the company’s business development objectives.
• Represent the company at various events and exhibitions.
• Coordinate and liaise with external consultants for marketing communication activities internationally.
• Use customer relationship management system (CRM), and regularly update relevant information held in this system (contact details, appointments, actions etc.).
• Assist in analysing of the market to identify customer trends and requirements and feed information in an appropriate format to the relevant stakeholders.
• Monitor and report on market trends, events, competitor activities and potential business opportunities.
• Attend internal and external training courses to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.
• Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements detailed in the employee handbook.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

• Fluent in Swedish (speak – write – read)
• Fluent in English (speak – write – read)

• Education to degree level or equivalent in Marketing (strong advantage)
• A proven background working in a similar role (essential)

• Able to plan and prioritise workload effectively.
• Able to research the market, identify trends, opportunities and create an effective communication plan.
• Be numerate and literate High level of computer skills with knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite.

• A confident personality, able to communicate with all personnel from receptionist to Board level.
• Able to work autonomously and contribute to overall team objectives.

• Previous experience in B2B marketing.
• Previous experience with CRM systems.

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:

• Monthly market communications progress reports including spend vs budget
• Monitor market communications KPIs, ie. Social media updates, CRM analysis, Marketing & Advertising feedback etc

Some travel will be required to other UK office locations + Swedish head office

Benefits

Private Medical Insurance, Group Life & Pension contribution of 10% Expenses Competitive salary of between £30k – £35k

Salary: £30,000 –  £35,000
Location: [Buckinghamshire] Milton Keynes
Job type: Permanent