Marketing Managers – GetSet Solent

YTKO supports businesses through the whole cycle of growth, from pre-start and start-up to sustainability and growth, via a blend of branded services. We have secured funding to deliver growth support to SME businesses in the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) region along with a generous grant programme that successful clients can use for the purchase of new equipment, expertise and services as part of their ambitious growth plans.  The scheme is funded by HM Government and the European Regional Development Fund.  Our services in this contract will be offered under our GetSet for Growth brand.  

GetSet for Growth is a specialist service tailored for small businesses with the potential and ambition for sustainable growth.  It helps SMEs overcome the two biggest barriers to growth – generating sufficient profitable customers and accessing growth finance. GetSet provides practical strategic advice and support on markets and marketing, investment readiness, finance and business planning, through a range of workshops, 1:1 support and networking, and underpinned by a rich e-learning portal. 

Along with our sister brand Outset, we have delivered highly successful GetSet services nationwide, funded by various bodies, to support business creation/growth and bolster local economies. 

GetSet is returning to Solent and we are looking for two Marketing Managers to join our team, who will be responsible for delivering the GetSet Solent marketing campaign activity. 

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Main Responsibilities:

Our Marketing Managers have a range of responsibilities; leading the marketing function for specific projects and contracts, but also working as part of a coherent, streamlined central team to ensure knowledge and intelligence sharing across the company. They must possess strategic capabilities as well as expertise across all marketing communications tactics both off and online and will be at the heart of this exciting new project.

We need our Marketing Managers to have excellent writing and communication skills, a good eye for effective design and be skilled across a wide range of media, with an understanding of how to reach and influence business audiences. The successful candidates will have a well-developed knowledge of both digital and traditional marketing, including skills in managing, creating and developing online marketing channels.

Digital is a key aspect of our marketing approach, from lead generation to client support and training, and the role of Marketing Manager will be instrumental in delivering these channels. Additionally, they will be involved in the delivery of offline promotional activities including events/webinars and have responsibility for the design and delivery of marketing training to clients. 

Excellent written and oral English and strong IT skills are a must including fluency in Microsoft Office and some experience of CRM systems. 

If this sounds like you, please complete our application and Equal Ops forms using the Apply Online button. There is no closing date, we will interview and make appointments as soon as we find excellent candidates.

YTKO has a strong value set to which all our team have contributed to and demonstrate on a daily basis. We welcome applications from all candidates fulfilling the job requirements, regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion or disability, firmly believing that a diverse and inclusive team, underpinned by a great, flexible culture, is fundamental to our success. 

About the European Regional Development Fund: 

The GetSet Solent Programme and this role within it, is part funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020, and the UK Government. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund.

Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit growth-funding. 

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£30,000 - £35,000 pa depending on skills and experience

Full time, fixed term contract April 2021 - June 2023

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