Marketing & Communications Jobs

Marketing encompasses many disciplines, both client-side and agency, from top-level brand strategy to PR and internal comms. Salt’s specialist recruiters will work hard to find the Marketing role and environment that best puts your skill set to use. 

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Press Officer - Education Practice £36,000 - £41,000 Hybrid working The Company: I've partnered with a non-for-profit business that supports various different personnel within religion. This supportive business help build…

Greater London

Permanent

£36000.00 - £41000.00 per annum

My client, a nationwide leader in parking and vehicle services, is on the hunt for a Marketing Manager who help drive their public relations, public affairs and marketing activity for…

Greater London

Contract

£300.00 - £400.00 per day

Marketing Manager £60k - £70k + 10% Bonus London / Hybrid Wealth - Tech Platform Brilliant opportunity for a marketing manager to join London's leading wealth-tech company The company was…

Greater London

Permanent

£65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum

Salt has partnered with an established Software company, looking to hire an Events Producer for an initial 12-month contract. The role is hybrid with travel required to their offices in…

Surrey

Contract

£0.00 - £500.00 per day

Salt have partnered with a global educational organisation who are looking for a Marketing Manager to join their team on an initial 3 month contract starting ASAP. Working closely with…

Greater London

Contract

£175 - £220 per day

Salt is proud to partner with this rapidly growing Marketing Agency as they look to hire a Sales and Marketing pro for their team. This is an immediate starting position…

Greater London

Contract

£0.00 - £250.00 per day

Digital Marketing Manager Communications Agency - Hybrid/London - up to £50,000 My client is an integrated communication agency that works with organisations to address complex issues in society today, in…

Greater London

Permanent

£48000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Digital Marketing Officer Financial Industry - Hybrid/London - up to £50,000 My client works within the finance industry, with the responsibility of investing to achieve impact and a financial return,…

Greater London

Permanent

£41350.00 - £50000.00 per annum

PR Account Manager - Consumer Goods London hybrid working £40-£45K Company My client is a specialist boutique communications agency, and they are now on the lookout for a PR Account…

Greater London

Permanent

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Salt have partnered with a Global IT service provider who are on the hunt for an immediate starting Brand Communications Executive, to join them on an initial 6 month contract.…

Greater London

Contract

£280 - £300 per day

Salt is proud to be recruiting an Instant Message Executive for our global FMCG client. As part of the Ecommerce Team, you will supporting our clients commitment to provide a…

Greater London

Contract

£450 - £500 per day

Display Manager 3 months £300 inside IR35 Salt have partnered with a global advertising agency who are looking for an account manager with planning experience to work on display and…

Greater London

Contract

£0.00 - £300.00 per day

Salary information and career progression

Junior Marketing Executive £20,000 - £25,000
Marketing Executive £25,000 - £32,000
Marketing Manager £32,500 - £50,000
Senior Marketing Manager£50,000 - £65,000
Marketing Director £80,000+

Opportunity

The Marketing industry has consistently grown in recent years, largely due to an increase in data-driven, and measurable marketing techniques, often encapsulated by the term Digital Marketing.

Furthermore, industry experts say that the marketing industry will never be strongly affected by economic downturns as companies usually continue to invest in the acquisition of new customers and retention of legacy customers via marketing measures.

  • Popular industries for Marketing and Communication roles

    Marketing and Communications roles are present in some form in every company on earth. Businesses do not exist without potential customers or clients being made aware of their products or services. Some organisations have huge marketing teams, for others it may just be a small part of one person’s job. We can all relate to an advertisement or a campaign that has been run by a big global brand to increase our awareness of them.

    Some companies use marketing, advertising and PR agencies so there are many roles that are “agency-side” as opposed to “client-side”. There is also a relatively large number of not-for-profit organisations, which depend on talented marketers, such as educational institutions and charities.

  • Recent changes in the industry

    With the growing importance of digital, companies have complemented most traditional marketing channels with digital ones, such as email and search marketing. The consumer purchase behaviour has also become more complex. Nowadays consumers tend to inform themselves about products online by reading reviews and comparing different brands, before coming back at a later point to purchase the product. On top of this, customers now favour exclusive and personalised experiences both in-store and online. Since marketing is paramount in influencing consumers at all the brand touch points, it is crucial that specialists in this field have a knowledge of all digital marketing channels to combine them in an integrated way.

  • Future prospects

    Compared to other industries, the percentage of unemployed Marketing Professionals is extremely low in the United Kingdom. The future prospects for professionals within this field depend on the size of the company. In large agencies, you usually start off in an assistant or junior position but have the chance to climb up the career ladder within three to five years and get a senior role in your specialist field.

  • Salt’s advice for getting a Marketing & Communications role

    Employers’ requirements

    Employers will expect Marketing Professionals to be tech-savvy and up-to-date on marketing trends. Candidates will also be expected to have strong communication, teamwork and content creation skills, the ability to plan, implement and manage marketing campaigns, and evidence of using resources in a creative way. More technical Marketing roles like SEO and PPC also require an understanding of specialist tools and Google Analytics.

    CV requirements

    CV requirements for Marketing jobs depend strongly on the area or specialism that you work in. There are a couple of core competencies which should not be missed on any marketing CV, such as the capability of managing multiple campaigns at the same time, creative talent in order to come up with innovative ideas, attention to detail and the ability to work under high pressure. Besides that, hiring managers prefer CVs with analytics and presentation experience. Qualitative and quantitative market research is considered as a big bonus as well.

    Interview preparation

    In no other industry is it so crucial to market yourself in an interview and establish the right chemistry with the interviewer as in marketing. Not only does this demonstrate your confidence and communication skills, it also shows you are able to market products or services in the right way to a target audience.

    Almost every marketing interview consists of a behavioural interview aspect. In this part the hiring manager asks the jobseeker a few questions to evaluate if they are in line with the company culture and if they are suitable for the role. Commonly asked questions include:

    1. What challenges are you looking for in this role?
    2. What is your biggest strength / weakness?
    3. What do you know about our business?
    4. Can you work effectively and efficiently within budgetary constraints?
    5. Please give an example of a successful marketing campaign that you have run in the past.

    Educational requirements

    In most cases the educational requirements for an entry-level Marketing position is a bachelor’s degree. Degrees in digital marketing, marketing, media and communications, advertising, business or journalism are often considered advantageous. However, relevant experience is sometimes just as a valued as a university degree.

Top Tip

"Although you can never be ‘overdressed’ for an interview, make sure you thoroughly research the business; look at the ‘about us’ page where often there will be photos of staff, this will give you a perfect gauge of the environment. "

— Lizzie Harding, Practice Director

Speak with Lizzie Harding about Marketing & Communications Jobs

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