Marketing Executive

Salary: Very Attractive Starting Salary

Location: Coventry

Millboard is recognised as the market leader in moulded decking that perfectly replicates the look of natural timber. Our superior decking creates outdoor spaces that people love, encouraging them to live life outside.

Based in Coventry, with production in Warwickshire, we employ more than 100 people and are proud to design and manufacture in Great Britain. Millboard decking is manufactured from a unique polyurethane resin blend and offers a unique alternative to timber and conventional composite decking. Since the product was first launched in 2007, our product innovation has underpinned rapid expansion and, through our commitment to continual improvement, we are achieving widespread industry recognition. Our vision is to be the market leader through production innovation, performance and service. Fundamental to this is our values which focus on honesty and integrity, continuous improvement, and service and communication.

In 2015, Millboard was placed within the Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, at the London Stock Exchange Awards. In addition to this, we have for two years in a row been placed in the top 50 fastest-growing companies in Coventry and Warwickshire, based on three-year growth rates. Despite our growth and success, we remain committed to maintaining an inspiring and dynamic working culture that is inclusive and open for the whole team. Millboard creates an environment where staff members are not taken for granted, and all employees are rewarded and encouraged to be the best that they can be. Everyone is encouraged to share their views and their passion for their work, in order to contribute to our ongoing improvement and development.

Due to the continued success of Millboard we have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a proven Marketing Executive. As Marketing Executive, you will be responsible for the implementation of the marketing plan which is strategically aligned to the overarching Marketing and Business Strategy for Millboard.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver the marketing tactics for Millboard, covering the full marketing mix
  • Manage and implement the trade marketing activity with our key customers
  • Managing marketing requests from our Export customers
  • Support in the effective delivery of all millboard events including trade shows
  • Manage the sales toolkit for our sales reps
  • Look after the creation print and delivery of POS to our merchants
  • Ensure that all our listings on merchant websites or guides are up to date
  • Manage and implement website content and functionality
  • Manage and implement social media across the channels we use
  • Report and measure on all activity to ensure success is measured and learnings taken
  • Monitoring and reporting on competitor activity using web / social media
  • Ensuring that the use of the Millboard brand is always within guidelines and to monitor and police its use
  • Additional duties as assigned including holiday cover for the Marketing Manager where appropriate

Person Specification

  • 2-3 years experience (in-house or agency) assisting in and delivery of projects in marketing and qualified with a marketing related degree or qualification
  • Experience of content management systems and email marketing software
  • Strong experience of Social media platforms
  • Graphic design experience would be advantageous
  • Customer focused with the ability to understand customer needs and develop ideas to translate these into engaging marketing activities
  • Strong written skills including attention to detail when creating/reviewing copy/content and the ability to consider the appropriate tone for the audience
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • The job holder should be analytical, commercially astute, self-reliant and with the ability to work on their own initiative and within a team environment
  • Experience in working with external agencies
  • Strong planning, organisation and communication skills are essential

Salary & Additional Information 

  • 22 Days Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eyecare Contributions

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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