We are looking for an outstanding Marketing Manager to join our forward-thinking, friendly, and driven team. We are a mission-led organisation, commercial in our approach and motivated by our goals to support our members to deliver world class education and impactful research.
The Marketing Manager plays a critical role in promoting our portfolio of conferences, workshops and development programmes. They also lead on the marketing of the Certified Management & Business Educator scheme – an initiative to support business school teaching staff through continuous professional development. There will be the opportunity to work on the national campaign to promote ‘Help to Grow Management’ to small businesses, as part of our Small Business Charter work. In addition, the Marketing Manager supports our wider communications and brand management.
You will be an integral part of the team and take the lead on planning our marketing campaigns, developing the conference brands, and driving registrations and revenue. Our events and professional development programmes are greatly valued by our members and provide the Association with a platform to engage business school leaders, frontline academics, as well as our stakeholders in government and industry.
Working collaboratively with the team you will also have some responsibility for maintaining our websites (charteredabs.org and smallbusinesscharter.org), and provide input into our content strategy across our blogs and news, publications, and social media.
The successful candidate will need to be a highly skilled marketer across digital, social media, and print channels. You will need experience developing and executing marketing plans which deliver results. It is essential that your copywriting is first class and your attention to detail is outstanding. Ideally your experience will be in marketing professional events or learning and development programmes in either an association or commercial environment.
We offer flexible working. Subject to restrictions and our business needs, the team can work from home for up to three days a week and must be in the office for a minimum of two days a week.
Applicants are asked to send their CV, with a covering letter explaining how they meet the 'person specification', by 10 September 2021 to Barney Roe, firstname.lastname@example.org. Immediate start possible for available candidates. Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
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We are looking for an outstanding research driven Conference Content Manager to join our forward-thinking, friendly, and ambitious team. The postholder will be responsible for researching and developing the programmes for our four major annual conferences (Chartered ABS Annual Conference; Professional Managers’ Annual Conference; Annual Research Conference; Learning, Teaching & Student Experience) and helping to grow our portfolio of other events (workshops, seminars, symposia). You will be responsible for producing intellectually stimulating programmes that are commercially viable. This will include market research with our members and committees, producing programmes, speaker invitations & management, event management, managing budgets. You will work closely with your colleagues in the marketing team and with the events coordinator.
Chartered ABS conferences and events are aimed at a range of audiences within our membership from leadership (the Deans) to practitioners (such as lecturers). As well as leading on Chartered ABS conferences you will have the opportunity to get involved in developing event for our other two brands: Small Business Charter, and Certified Management & Business Educator (CMBE). You will have the opportunity to explore new event formats and to help the Chartered ABS deliver events ranging from fully face-to-face, through to hybrid, blended, and fully online.
The candidate will have great skills in research, writing, liaising with senior-level individuals, and will have a commercial and entrepreneurial flair. We are looking for individuals with experience in researching and developing content for conference programmes or other learning & development and CPD activities. For example, this experience may include roles such as conference producer, or across developing educational courses and programmes. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates.
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Please send your CV and a covering letter to Oliver Lowe email@example.com. In your cover letter explain how your skills and experience meet the criteria for this role, and what motivates you to apply. Please also include your current salary and notice period.
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