Marketing Manager

We are looking for an experienced agency Marketing Manager to lead and grow our marketing strategy.

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Salary


Up to £30k dependent on experience




Location


Sheffield




The Company


Quba is a mid-size, technology and design agency based in Sheffield. Our sweet spot is a combination of marketing and technical delivery. We’re a fun bunch of designers, techies and marketing types who support a long list of high profile clients and we’re always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team.

Our quirky offices in the centre of Sheffield are located within a converted Victorian church school. Qubans are expected to work hard but get rewarded handsomely. As well as monthly pizza and beer evenings we have a lively lunchtime crowd who play PS4 and pool. If you’re not the competitive type there are loads of cafes and shops nearby.

Away from work all Quban’s enjoy a company funded healthcare cash plan, pension scheme and up to 30 paid holiday days per year. Everyone is encouraged to reach their potential and a number of our senior staff have risen through the company by taking advantage of Quba funded training and development opportunities.




The Vacancy


We are looking for a Marketing Manager to work alongside our Marketing Director to help create awareness of Quba and further develop and implement our marketing strategy, leading to generation of new business opportunities

We’re looking for someone ambitious who can see the potential in the role, who has a proven track record in marketing and can bring new ideas into the mix. We’re inviting applications from candidates who have 3-4 years' commercial experience, preferably in an agency environment or related sector




The Department


The marketing team is led by our Marketing Director and supported by a mixture of specialists across the business including design and development, senior management and freelancers.




Main tasks and responsibilities


Working closely with our Marketing Director you will be responsible for:

  • Working on the constant refinement of our marketing strategy
  • Researching and managing the creation of our marketing material, working with the team and ensuring that quality content is created that aligns to our marketing objectives. These include: case studies, blogs, guides, podcast, white papers and ensuring that the maximum marketing return is gained from this material
  • Ensuring the consistent execution of the brand, both internally and externally
  • Develop and maintain the agency’s social media presence against set performance targets
  • Managing an email campaign schedule. Preparing, sending and reporting on email campaigns
  • Building and maintaining a permission-based list of prospects, influencers and customers
  • Working with our PR consultant to assist in preparing regular press releases
  • Monitoring awards and preparing entries for suitable projects
  • Ensuring the Quba website is up to date, including the blog, the production of relevant and interesting articles and tracking performance of the website using Google Analytics, Hotjar and other tools



Secondary responsibilities


  • Nurturing a list of warm prospects. Following up with personalised content aimed at progressing prospects to new business enquires
  • Managing our marketing automation tool (Kentico EMS). Ensuring that is optimised to run campaigns and provide reporting and intelligence on marketing activities and visitor behaviours



  • The right candidate will:


    • Be able to prove they have strong writing skills and the ability to think ‘creatively’ about content generation and marketing ideas
    • Have a degree, apprenticeship or equivalent qualification
    • Have experience and a passion for executing social media activity through a number of channels, preferably in a professional capacity
    • Be 'out going' and able to engage with the wider agency team to support in the creation of content for the website and wider marketing activity including blog
    • posts, press releases, marketing emails, guides and white papers
    • Have a confident telephone manner



    Nice to have's:


    • Be familiar with using the latest marketing technologies such as CRM’s, CMS’s and email delivery systems



    Contact details


    To apply for this post please email a covering letter and a CV to: [email protected]