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

I am currently working with a fantastic retail client of mine, you'll get a chance to work with exceptional people in a excellent environment, being part of innovation that makes…

Surrey

Contract

£400 - £500.00 per day

My client is looking for a Senior Channel Marketing Manager to join the mobile team which is responsible for some of their most innovative tech products. This role presents an…

Greater London

Contract

Performance Media Manager The Client My client is changing the way small businesses bank. They are making banking simpler and quicker through a mobile first platform. The Role In a…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum

My Client, a tech giant is in the market for an experienced Senior Channel Marketing Manager to support their Mobile Enhancement & IoT team. This role presents an opportunity to…

Surrey

Contract

£300 - £400 per day

Role: Digital Analytics Manager Location: West London Contract length: 6 months Day rate: £500+ via LTD Looking for a professional analytics manager, with hands on experience of implementing either Adobe…

Greater London

Contract

£450.00 - £550.00 per day

Role: Google Analytics Implementation Specialist Contract length: 6 months Location: 2-4 weeks on site with client in Dubai, then remote. Day rate: Up to £450 via UK LTD Salt are…

Greater London

Contract

£350.00 - £450.00 per day

Role: CRM Manager Start Date: ASAP End: End of 2019 Location: Surrey 3 days, London 2 days. Day Rate: Up to £330 via LTD Note: This role is to start…

Surrey

Contract

£300.00 - £330.00 per day

Global Director of Communications and Brand - Berlin or Vienna - €180-200K OTE (M/F/X) THE COMPANY My client is a fast-growing start-up (around 100 staff) with offices across Europe and…

Europe

Permanent

€120000.00 - €150000.00 per annum

Global Campaign Marketing Manager - London - £50-55K plus Bonus THE COMPANY My client is a leading video B2B SaaS video management platform based in London, Cambridge, and the US.…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus

Senior B2B Marketing Executive - London - £30-35K THE COMPANY Founded in 2015 backed by leading VC; now 120 people strong with offices based across London, New York and Israel…

Greater London

Permanent

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Acquisition Marketing Manager (US Market) - London Based - £50-55K plus Bonus THE COMPANY My client is a leading video B2B SaaS video management platform based in London, Cambridge, and…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus

My client is a leading marketing company in the parenting sector. Mobile apps are central to their strategy for delivering value to their clients. Their app is already winning awards!…

Greater London

Contract

£200 - £300 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, Sales Manager

Speak with Lizzie Harding about Marketing & Communications Jobs

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