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. 

Jobs: Marketing & Communications Jobs

Job Industry: Marketing & Communications Jobs

Advertising Specialist - Tech Start-up - £30,000 + Share Options Our client is a Tech start-up in the online advertising space. They have gone from strength to strength. Over the…

Greater London

Permanent

£30000 - £35000 per annum + + Share Options

The Company: Salt is partnered with an exciting up and coming publishing brand who have recently have a successful round of funding by leading global investors. Their mission is to…

Greater London

Permanent

£25000 - £35000 per annum

The Company: Salt is partnered with an exciting up and coming publishing brand who have recently have a successful round of funding by leading global investors. Their mission is to…

Greater London

Permanent

£45000 - £55000 per annum

Digital Project Manager My client, an entrepreneurial urban regenerator and property developer that creates places, build properties and invest in related projects, with a focus on property, hospitality and urban…

Greater London

Contract

£200 - £250 per day

Digital Marketing - Start-Up - Online Retailer - Up to 40K + Benefits - Tunbridge Wells My client, a global, consumer start-up online retailer is seeking a digital marketing manager…

Kent

Permanent

£30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

The Company: Brand new role working for a rapidly expanding media company in London. Using the power of technology this company is working with some of the most famous theatres…

Greater London

Permanent

£32000 - £38000 per annum

VP of Marketing - Barcelona - Innovative Start-Up - B2C - €80,000 + Benefits + Bonus My client, an innovative prop-tech start up is seeking their new VP of Marketing!…

Europe

Permanent

£70000.00 - £80000 per annum + Bonus

Growth Marketing Lead - South West London - £55,000 + Benefits + Amazing Perks Are you a passionate, innovative leader who is looking for their next challenge in digital acquisition…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

Head of Brand Marketing - South West London - Up to 65K + Perks My client is a global, innovative, online retailer that was founded in London in 2008. They…

Greater London

Permanent

£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

Digital Acquisition and Marketing Manager - £45,000 + Bonus This role is seeking an acquisition marketer who is ready to step-up and lead end to end marketing strategy for a…

Surrey

Permanent

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

Role: Online Operations Manager Location: Dublin Day rate (DOE): €300 - €400 Purpose of the role: This role is pivotal and will lead the efforts to manage stock and forecast…

Europe

Contract

€300 - €400 per day

The Company: My client is an innovative management consultancy who specialise in the use of analytical and structured methods to solve business problems. With over a dozen first-class data science…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000 - £70000 per annum

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, Sales Manager

Speak with Lizzie Harding about Marketing & Communications Jobs

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