Job title: Marketing Manager

Location: Sayers Common (just outside of Brighton)

Salary: £25k to £30k dependant on experience

Friday Media Group are currently looking for an enthusiastic, motivating and digitally savvy marketing manager. We’re a very diverse, family-run business and we’ve been operating for over 40 years. We have 70 online brands within our portfolio, ranging from classifieds to marketplaces to job boards.

You’ll be directly managing 9 marketers and the main remit of your job will be to oversee the quality of their work, whilst coaching them to drive results in line with our marketing KPIs, which are to

  • Increase awareness of our brands
  • Drive inbound business leads for our sales teams

The team look after both B2B & B2C marketing, so their work will vary from

  • Writing content
  • Exhibiting at a trade shows for a B2B audience
  • Sending email campaigns
  • Building partnerships
  • Creating sales materials (brochures, leaflets, business cards etc)
  • Creating landing pages

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coach a team of 9 junior marketers
  • Interview, hire and train new team members when needed
  • Work with the team to develop marketing plans and campaigns for the upcoming quarter
  • Work closely with the SEO & PPC team to ensure group-wide coordination of strong campaigns
  • Sign off the teams work and campaigns, e.g. content pieces, videos, social posts etc
  • Report back each month on the work completed by the team and the results achieved
  • Regularly train and knowledge share within your team
  • Create a team identity


Skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or similar
  • Commercially minded
  • Strong copywriting skills (there will be a lot of signing off others in the team’s work)
  • A good eye for design (we have a design team, but you’ll need to help picture how a strong campaigns will look at concept stage)
  • Strong coordination and organisational skills
  • At least 2 years managerial experience


Why Friday Media Group?

  • A relaxed and positive work culture
  • 25 days holiday each year, plus bank holidays
  • Regular social events (go karting, paintballing, sports days)
  • Annual management training
  • Good progression opportunities
  • On target bonus scheme after 3 months
  • Discounted holidays to the company apartments (in Wales and Spain)
  • Free fruit
  • Regular budget for incentives

Plenty of scope to build your own team identity and working culture