Marketing & Communications Executive

Job Title: Marketing & Communications Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: XF/MCExec
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Job Published: November 07, 2019 09:59

Job Description

Marketing & Communications Executive

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £20-25k per annum, DoE

Job type: Permanent

The Marketing and Communications Exec has a key role to play; delivering marketing and communications activities to their key stakeholders – beneficiaries, government departments, charities and corporate partner organisations.

They are keen to offer this exciting and versatile role to a pro-active team player who will bring experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to the organisation.

Responsibilities of the Marketing & Communications Executive:


  • Manage the website, including defining required content, case studies and posts for website and social media, including SEO activities.
  • Create visual aspects of marketing materials including infographics
  • Oversee Organic Social Media activities (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram & Google My Business)
  • Define and deliver paid Social Media campaigns (primarily Facebook)
  • Produce multi-media communications materials
  • Be an active staff member of the Birmingham office, London office and XFE as a whole – providing support where needed


  • Deliver agreed marketing and communications outputs on time and on budget
  • Produce, edit and distribute updates and materials for external and internal audiences, dealing sensitively with those whose personal experiences might be featured
  • Consult with internal teams to gather information and create cohesive designed material that reflects their external messaging and brand
  • Provide communications support for campaigns, presentations, key clients and projects
  • Provide marketing and communications for our events portfolio, corporate events and key anniversaries
  • Manage delegate marketing and communications from start to finish and ensure event materials are produced and distributed accordingly
  • Administer the marketing and communications plan on a day to day basis
  • Research and source relevant material
  • Create awards submissions where needed
  • Reporting - Providing regular reports and analytics on all campaigns and channels (including website traffic) to deliver continuous improvement.
  • Producing covering narrative which conveys the key performance messages to senior management in a professional and easily-digestible manner.

Requirements of the Marketing & Communications Executive:

  • Good written communication skills
  • Understanding of social media channels – paid and organic (Facebook Blueprint qualification would be a significant advantage)
  • At least 6 months’ experience of working with Wordpress (WPBakery would be an advantage)
  • Good experience with Google Analytics (Analytics IQ qualification would be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of email marketing systems (experience of Zoho and MailChimp would be an advantage)
  • Ability to prioritise work, organise and deliver multiple tasks to deadlines (knowledge of Trello would be an advantage)
  • Creative skills (social media posts, adverts, posters). Photoshop or similar would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work with people at all levels to develop effective working relationships - across both our client and wider stakeholder organisations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Enthusiastic and adaptable to change
  • Commitment to social community values
  • Willingness to be an active team member
  • Proactive approach to the organisation and its aims/beliefs
  • Ability to relate to the Armed Forces community we serve

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Marketing & Communications Executive, then please apply now!