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Comms Execution & Planning (Wuntu)

Job Title: Comms Execution & Planning (Wuntu)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Star House, Maidenhead, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: £Competitive
Reference: 15628506
Job Published: February 08, 2018 00:00

Job Description

Wuntu is the exciting digital offers & rewards platform from Three. We reward our customers with great offers and rewards every week, by working with a range of top notch brands such as ‘Dominos Pizza’, ‘Costa Coffee’ and ‘Cineworld’, as well as some rather cool niche and discovery brands such as ‘Thortful’ and ‘Handy Candy’. We’re relentless in our search for new and unique partners, expanding our portfolio of brands each week.

We’re delighted to be celebrating our 1st Birthday this February. We’ve come a long way from the Beta launch last year, and we’re on an exciting journey in 2018 to introduce a wealth of new features to the app to build a large and highly engaged audience. Wuntu will just get better, as a digital platform at the forefront of technology, it’s constantly learning from its customers, thinking ahead and inspiring people with new things they might like to explore and try.

Being part of the Wuntu digital team is something truly awesome, with an agile, fast-paced way of working and entrepreneurial spirit, we simply get stuff done. You’ll learn something new every day, respond to a fast paced changing environment, face challenges along the way, but ultimately be rewarded with a list of tangible achievements and a great sense of team pride.

Job Context 

The Comms Execution and Planning role is responsible for working with our Partner Offers and Rewards to achieve annual growth, margin and NPS targets. You’ll play a crucial role in onboarding new customers to the Wuntu app by planning cross-functional Wuntu promotions within the business, as well as nurturing activation rates through execution of CLM campaigns. Within this role, you will act as goalkeeper in an agile 'test and learn' environment, to bring the best digital ideas to fruition. Adopting a flexible open approach you will work closely with both external partners and internal teams to understand and deliver to business needs to achieve success.

This role owns a significant part of the customer experience and P&L contribution and therefore the person needs to be a self-starter, organised, outcome-driven and be able to deliver under pressure. You'll be responsible for engaging wider business functions and seeking their support to drive Wuntu performance via campaigns and promotions – therefore collaboration/relationship skills are key, as well as the ability to create engaging and insight driven briefs to inspire colleagues to want to support key KPIs as part of an engaged and vibrant circle team. The role will also require detailed briefings to our team of in-house designers, to develop supporting creative that is on-brand and engaging.

In addition, you'll also be responsible for the execution of CLM campaigns, namely, push notifications, emails and SMS direct to the Wuntu base to drive activation, engagement and to mitigate disengagement. Therefore, an experience of managing Marketing campaigns is essential. This role needs someone who is highly collaborative, can work in an agile way and is able to work with both internal colleagues and key external parties to make Wuntu the best it can possibly be.

Responsibilities

Improvement / Innovation

Identifies opportunities, then suggests and implements improvements to existing business practices, while developing and delivering projects or a workstream within the organization's change management program with guidance from senior colleagues.

Client & Customer Management (External)

Manages important client relationships with guidance from senior colleagues or oversees relationship management with a group of more transactional clients and customers.

Solutions Analysis

Identifies and evaluates complex expertise-led solutions against a range of criteria to find the ones that best meet business needs.

Contract Management

Manages and delivers required outcomes for a portfolio of contracts and negotiates service level agreements while planning, coordinating and supervising activities related to major contracts.

Strategic Planning

Develops and/or delivers elements of a strategic planning system with guidance from senior colleagues.

Recommendations

Recommends ways to improve support for partners by changing policies, processes, standards, and practices.

Leadership and Direction

Develops and/or delivers a plan for a specific area of responsibility by managing others.

Data Collection & Analysis

Analyzes key themes using data from a wide range of sources and identifies possible impacts on the business.

Budgeting & Costing

Takes responsibility for delivering a prescribed budget for own area of the organization and/or conducts complex analyses on budget progress in other areas while working within established systems.

Technical Skills

Marketing Commercialisation

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing the best possible commercial proposition that fulfills the needs of the client and the marketplace.

Market Research and Analysis

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on using research and analysis to develop a comprehensive understanding of market conditions in order to facilitate the success of a brand, product or service.

Account/Client Management

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing client accounts in a way that provides benefits both for the organisation and its clients.

Procurement Business Case Development

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing business cases for the procurement of services.

Presentation skills

Communicates with other people without requiring supervision and provides technical guidance when required on speaking in a clear, concise and compelling manner.

Vendor Management

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on managing vendors so that they deliver the best possible results given available resources.

Data Collection and analysis

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on analysing data trends for use in reports to help guide decision making.

Costing and Budgeting

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on costing, budgeting, and finance tasks.

Action Planning

Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on developing appropriate plans or performing necessary actions based on recommendations and requirements.

Commercial Acumen

Applies understanding of the business environment and objectives to develop solutions without supervision, while also providing technical assistance when necessary.

Skills, Experience  & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a marketing campaigns role would be beneficial.
  • Broad experience across the marketing mix, covering aspects of through the line marketing techniques
  • Be able to demonstrate a highly collaborative mentality, managing internal stakeholders as well as external partners/agencies.
  • Proven experience in helping a business deliver customer base growth through marketing strategies
  • A strong commercial background.
  • Some experience of working in a small start-up team / entrepreneurial business area would be a bonus.

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