Diversified Communications – Senior Marketing Executive

Senior Marketing Executive

Diversified Communications UK is recruiting for a Senior Marketing Executive to join our team in Brighton, UK.

We are looking for a Senior Marketing Executive to work across our portfolio of brands in the coach, bus and group tourism sectors; Euro Bus Expo, Coach & Bus UK, routeone magazine, routeone Awards, British Tourism & Travel Show, and the British Coach Tourism Awards

This full-time, permanent role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their marketing career. This is a varied role covering all elements of the marketing mix. In addition to being highly organised and digitally savvy, we are particularly looking for a skilled creative writer with experience using InDesign.

The successful candidate will work within a collaborative team to deliver publications, industry awards, and trade events in the coach, bus, and group tourism sector.

About us…

Diversified Communications UK is part of a rapidly growing, highly successful trade exhibition and media group. Our head office is in Portland, Maine, USA. We successfully organise 17 trade shows and 3 industry awards, all of which are leaders in their given sector. We are also publishers of two leading trade magazines and produce a range of digital products that support the industries we serve.

Over 80 highly motivated and talented people work in our Brighton office, all focused on creating the best possible face to face, digital and editorial experiences for our customers.

We pride ourselves on our working culture, that combines an entrepreneurial, ‘can-do’, attitude with a hardworking, but fun environment. Our modern offices are conveniently located 5 minutes from Brighton station, and our teams are the best in the business.


About the role…

The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate exhibitor, visitor, advertiser, and subscriber marketing activity. This includes:

  • Creating campaign and content schedules to support marketing plans.
  • Copy writing and proof reading for all elements of the campaign such as emails, blogs, external editorial, newsletters, websites, social media, and press releases.
  • Building and sending promotional emails (HTML training will be provided).
  • Creating and updating web content and pages (knowledge of WordPress a bonus)
  • Fulfilment of advertising and direct mail schedules, including briefing the design department for creative specs and managing copy deadlines.
  • Assisting with the development of the online exhibitor manual and meeting planner systems.
  • Assisting with the VIP Programme to attract buyers to shows.
  • Creating, scheduling and posting social media communications.
  • Sourcing and liaising with external suppliers as required.
  • Assisting with database building and management.
  • Handling customer enquiries.
  • Participating onsite in the running of live events.

About you…

The ideal candidate will have three-four years’ of solid marketing experience or a degree in marketing.

You will have a positive can-do-attitude with the ability to remain calm under pressure. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are a must, with the ability to manage various projects at one time.

  • A marketing degree or equivalent qualification.
  • 3-4 years’ marketing experience
  • Experience of using InDesign will be a bonus!
  • A skilled copy writer with a proven ability to create engaging content.
  • A high level of organisational skills, with a methodical approach.
  • Confidence using social media and knowledge of digital marketing techniques.
  • Clear and confident communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and ability to self-start.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • A high level of computer literacy including the Office 365 suite, particularly Excel.

Additional details… 
  • Competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience.
  • 25 days holiday entitlement per annum plus Bank Holidays.
  • Matched Pension contribution.
  • Excellent company benefits including healthcare cover, life insurance and critical illness cover as well as gym membership & classes contribution and cycle to work scheme.
  • Flexible working hours available.
  • A great working environment with lots of social activities.
  • Start Date: ASAP.

How to apply…

To apply, please send a one-minute video or cover letter telling us why you are interested in this role, along with your CV to Felicity Fieldsend – ffieldsend@divcom.co.uk

Diversified Communications is committed to equal opportunities to all staff and those who work with us, irrespective of age, religion, or sexual orientation, ethical or national origin, gender, race, physical or mental disability and in line with the 2010 Equalities Act. Our commitment is based on ethical beliefs because we value a diverse customer base and the individualism each employee brings to our business.

Equal opportunity is about good, fair employment practices which make sound business sense. Every person has the right to work and do business in an environment free from discrimination and harassment.

By applying for this job, you acknowledge that your information may be processed by our People team for the purposes of reviewing your application for employment. By submitting your application, you agree to your information being stored on file for up to three months and might be used to consider other suitable job opportunities.

Your information may be shared with internal departments to support future applications. You can withdraw your application at any time and your details will be deleted from our records – You can do this by contacting us directly at hellohr@divcom.co.uk

All selected candidates are subject to passing reference checks prior to employment.
Candidates must be authorised to work in the UK.