Marketing Executive

  • Southampton FC
  • Southampton, UK
  • 09 May, 2024
Full time Marketing

Job Description

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Location: St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Criminal Record Check: Basic check

What will you be doing?

As Southampton Football Club’s Marketing Executive, you will play a key role in managing marketing campaigns, communications, and assets with a focus on Special Events and Conferencing & Events as well as other marketing projects.  The role will work closely with both the internal sales department and wider marketing teams to ensure that all are working together to hit commercial targets.

The role will involve working alongside the Marketing Manager and with other departments to create and deliver marketing campaigns. There will be a primary focus on the Special Events and Conferencing & Events campaigns but isn’t strictly limited to this.

You will be passionate about what you do in order to drive revenue, engage with our fans and build awareness by delivering campaigns using the most effective digital channels and continuously testing and learning the best approaches to succeed.

Work will include the briefing, design management, production and activation of online and offline marketing materials across a range of different mediums. These assets must be delivered within strict time and budgetary constraints, to gain maximum effectiveness.

Is this you?

If you have hands on digital platform experience and love to be in the know about the key digital channels and know how to navigate your way around building campaigns across them, you could be the person we’re looking for.

Person specification

  • One to two years’ experience working in a junior marketing role.
  • Experience of marketing within the sports industry is desirable.
  • University educated with a degree in Marketing/Sports Marketing or Communications being advantageous, or demonstrable work experience as an equivalent.
  • Outstanding understanding of the marketing mix; social media, CRM, digital advertising and database experience/understanding is essential.
  • The ability to adapt and respond quickly to changes in marketing campaigns & smaller projects, at short notice.
  • Great organisational and planning skills (must be able to prioritise workload, especially at busy times).
  • Strong attention to detail for branding and editing purposes across all assets.
  • IT literate (competent in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop and Indesign).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a dynamic team, but can also work effectively as an individual.

How this benefits you…

If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

  • Access to x2 free match tickets for every home league game
  • Access to our staff Health & Wellbeing initiatives (Mental & Physical Health).
  • Discounted Southampton Football Club merchandise.
  • 25 days’ holiday per year excluding bank holidays plus your birthday off each year.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Worldwide Travel Insurance for you and your family.
  • Learning & Development opportunities - supporting you to develop your potential and achieve in your career.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Collaborative & inclusive working culture.

How can I apply?

Very easy. Just click on the apply button below, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.

The closing date for applications is the 26th May 2024.

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*