Marketing Executive

Location County Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £15000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM244

Job Description

Marketing Executive

Grafton are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading manufacturing company for a Marketing Executive. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career with a forward thinking, dynamic company. You will provide full marketing support to the Marketing Department in the development and promotion of new and existing products and services.


  • To work closely with the Brand Managers in the creation and implementation of critical timelines for all product launches
  • Develop and implement designated projects, ideas, concepts, products, promotions, exhibitions and events
  • Production, copy writing & proof reading of advertising, marketing brochures, price books, sales kits or other promotional materials and their distribution when required, including copy writing and print management
  • Understanding of digital marketing and its impact on brand development
  • Website development, content creation and management, updating social networking profiles and timely updating as required
  • Collate and report on competitor information, specifically on new products
  • Carry out research within associated trade sectors
  • Work with customers to create bespoke marketing material and showroom displays
  • Work alongside various outside agencies in relation to ongoing marketing projects
  • Liaise with and support Area Sales Managers
  • Carry out general departmental administration duties
  • Liaise with internal departments specifically New Product Development, HR, Purchasing & Logistics, Engineering, Finance and Sales on all aspects of marketing requirements
  • Carry out product sales analysis and report to Directors accordingly
  • Any other duties role may involve

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 1 year experience of working in a similar role
  • Degree qualification in Marketing or business related subject
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE passes at grades C or above including English and Maths or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience of working on simultaneous marketing projects to deadlines
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication & presentation skills
  • Creative and imaginative
  • Accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft packages, particularly PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Ability to work on own initiative without supervision

Desirable Criteria:

  • Graduate Member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Degree to have a digital marketing element
  • Manipulation of databases for information & research purposes