UK Social Media and Marketing Executive - 1 year FTC

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Vacancy summary

Vacancy summary

Reference: 06892

Job Type: Contract

Date Posted: 19 September 2017

  • Working for a highly respected, global brand
  • Company has an excellent reputation for offering staff a healthy work/life balance
  • Excited to work in a fast paced environment
  • A Passion for all sport
  • Passion for Social media

Are you passionate about Sports?

Do you have a passion for Social Media?

One of our longest standing clients, a leading name in retail manufacturing is currently looking to recruit a knowledgeable and passionate UK Social Media & Marketing Executive.

The successful candidate will be hired on a 1 year FTC (maternity cover) and will be able to benefit from a competitive salary and great working environment. 

The ideal candidate will contribute to the profitability and growth of the UK Sports division. By having a helping hand to develop the Social Media strategies in line with the UK’s overall strategy, they will support the marketing department in all areas to increase the company’s UK market share and overall sales in line with corporate goals. 

Working within a fast paced, small and dynamic team the role will key tasks such as:

  • Have a hand in developing the UK Sports Social Media strategy with the UK Marketing manager.
  • Developing and implementing social media strategies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of using the assets created by the EMEA marketing department.
  • To develop relationships with relevant sports teams to help develop brand recognition with the overall UK strategy
  • To develop an effective PR campaign based on the UK marketing strategy that tells the key stories in the specialist running press with a tangible reporting process.
  • As a UK representative, provide  the necessary support and assistance during all UK events/ workshops/ trade shows showcasing the brand, ensuring the event runs efficiently
  • Ensure all promotional activities are developed with a clear understanding of UK market requirements & discussed fully with the UK Sports Marketing Manager.
  • Ensuring consumers have an informative and continued positive experience with the brand.
  • Assess and make recommendations to UK Sports Marketing Manager for ways of improving promotional activities, whilst also providing regular updates on all projects.

In addition to these duties and responsibilities, the job holder may be required to carry out other tasks assigned by his/her manager.

Key skills required for this role are:

  • Educated to Diploma or higher qualification in Marketing or Sports Science 
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing Social media campaigns
  • Strong project leading skills and proven track record of completing tasks
  • Computer Literacy (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, photoshop)
  • An excellent communicator with a strong grasp of the English language
  • An excellent problem solver and the ability to think creatively and proactively
  • Have the ability to pick multiple software packages.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to form strong relationships.
  • Knowledgeable and understanding of the Running market i.e. Retail, Event Management, Sponsorships, Promotions, Specialist Press is an advantage.

If this sounds like the ideal next step in your career and you would like to find out more about this great opportunity, please call Pascal Van Huffel on 01753 830706 or email

Park Street People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.



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