The Ashdown Group has been engaged by a FTSE listed engineering company in West London to recruit a senior-level Marketing & Communications Director. You will be joining this company during a period of high performance & growth; with a number of exciting projects on the horizon.
The Marketing & Communications Director will work in partnership with the Executive Board, and wider senior management team to strategically direct the planning & development of the company marketing strategies, internal & external communications and brand positioning. This role involves managing a team of Public Relations, Digital/Web & Communications Managers across the UK.
Previous experience as an influential senior marketing professional in a medium to large corporate environment is essential - this will ideally be in engineering or a similar sector. Your strengths will lie in internal & external communications, media relations, PR & branding.
Key accountabilities will include:
-Facilitation & editorial direction of all internal & external communications across the business; ensuring the quality & delivery of all communications
-Enhance brand image, awareness & positioning. Strengthening the brand within the industry; creating a positive influence on customers' perceptions
-Drive the marketing & communications strategy; identifying issues & trends to incorporate into projects across the full spectrum of marketing communication activities
-Design & project manage the production of the Group Annual Report & other key corporate documentation
-Develop short and long term plans & budgets
-Ensure effective systems are in place to track & evaluate marketing/PR goals and financial objectives
-A key influencer, able to focus strategic direction for the business
-Strong negotiation skills with previous experience of dealing with the media
-Creative, strategic, & analytical in your approach
-A brand advocate, who ensures consistency and quality perception at all times
This Marketing & Communications Director offers a package of circa £135,000. This comprises of a £80,000 - £90,000 basic, bonus & car allowance. Additional benefits include , pension, 28 days holiday, healthcare, life assurance & share options.
Please apply by stating reference ASH12635AC in the subject line.
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