Marketing Executive (Maternity Cover)

  • Leicester City Football Club
  • Leicester, UK
  • 09 Jun, 2021
Full time Business & Commercial Leadership & Management Marketing

Job Description

Leicester City Football Club is looking to appoint a Marketing Executive (maternity cover) to join its Marketing team.

About the role

The role will require the successful candidate to effectively assist the wider marketing team in achieving the Club's marketing objectives and KPIs.

They will manage, plan and execute campaigns ensuring they reflect the brand at all times. 


Who we’re looking for 

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a marketing role/environment with experience in planning multi-channel marketing campaigns.

They will have creative copy writing experience as well as experience in both business-to-customer and business-to-business marketing.


Key duties

  • Overseeing and developing marketing campaigns
  • Conducting research and analysing data to identify and define audiences
  • Devising and presenting ideas and strategies
  • Organising events and product exhibitions
  • Writing and proofreading creative copy
  • Compiling and distributing financial and statistical information

Essential requirements

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience of working with Microsoft Office especially Excel and Power Point
  • Experience in Google AdWords, Facebook Ads and programmatic marketing
  • Experience using Communicator or similar ESP
  • Experience using/working with Magneto or similar e-commerce systems
  • Experience using/working with a CRM/database system

About the Club

Knowing some of the history of Leicester City Football Club helps you appreciate the sense of community, spirit and family for which the Foxes are renowned for.

Formed in 1884, the Club has been in the Premier League since 2014 when the Foxes were promoted as Championship winners. In 2016, Leicester City became Premier League champions. This remarkable achievement qualified them for the UEFA Champions League for the first time in the Club’s history, and the Foxes went on to reach the quarter finals of the competition.

Under the stewardship of King Power and the Club’s CEO Susan Whelan, Leicester City Football Club is deeply committed to the local community and its supporters and continually strives to ensure that every point of engagement with fans is truly world class including the experience on matchdays.  Meanwhile, investment in the Club continues, with the recent opening of a new state-of-the-art Training Ground in north Leicestershire.

Ultimately, the Club’s vision is as exciting as it is simple: we believe that together, it’s possible. We value and respect individual difference and recognise that the diversity of our staff contributes to our success off the pitch. Our inclusive culture and approach is supported by our Stonewall Diversity Champions partnership, our Time to Change pledge and our status as a Disability Confident employer.


Benefits Package

Leicester City Football Club offers a competitive salary and pension scheme with life assurance to all its permanent employees. Employees are able to benefit from free onsite parking as well as an onsite subsidised staff restaurant. Employees also benefit from up to 33 days’ annual leave including bank holidays. Access to an Employee Assistance Programme from the date of joining.


Contract Type – Fixed-term (12 months – Maternity Cover)
Hours Per Week – 37.5


Leicester City Football Club is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identify or expression, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Leicester City Football Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role.

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

If you have been successfully selected for an interview, we will contact you directly with the information you have provided.

Closing Date - 23 June, 2021