The Role Summary
For everyone with a story to share, d&b solutions creates spaces to connect people and places, providing the full range of audio, visual, lighting, media technologies and services. Our dedicated and experienced team pushes the boundaries of all form of art, ideas, and entertainment to create lasting memories.  

As a Marketing Specialist, working within a matrix environment, you will have responsibilities to the head of department for execution of marketing activities. You will focus on lead generation and customer retention activities, with hands-on delivery of your day-to-day responsibilities covering multichannel marketing campaigns, social media, email marketing, automation, content creation and events, as well as brand activities and sales enablement.  You will also support our digital strategy through SEO, website content creation and management.   

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, you will be a self-starter, motivated and eager to own projects as well as wanting to work in a fast-paced environment, working with internal and external stakeholders. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Multichannel marketing: working with the Head of Marketing and Head of Department to plan and execute marketing campaigns across various media platforms.  
  • Content Creation and Management: working with internal/external stakeholders for various marketing channels including emails, blogs, social media, and websites. Including ideas and generation of video content. 
  • Marketing collateral: developing and maintaining marketing collateral, such as brochures, presentations, and product sheets, ensuring that all content is consistent with brand guidelines. 
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM): Use CRM tool to create and execute campaigns as well as track customer interactions, leads, and sales opportunities. Execute strategies to nurture and retain customer relationships. 
  • Support the Head of Marketing with the implementation of website content and promotions including Search Engine Optimisation, support for social activities and Search Engine Advertising. 
  • Event Coordination: Organise and coordinate marketing events such as trade shows, internal events and seminars. Manage events’ logistics from ideas, invitations, all the way through to delivery. 
  • Analyse campaigns results and digital performance, track results and report to generate and share insights, and use data to optimise campaign performance.  
  • Provide support across the team. Work as part of a team to support the department goals. 
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify trends, market opportunities, and customer needs across various industries. 
  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in marketing to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge in diverse markets, especially within your own specialist area. 
  • You will have strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills to navigate the matrix environment effectively, collaborating and coordinating with multiple stakeholders. 

Technical & Essential Skills

  • Expected to learn and gain a good understanding of your own specialist area, the specific aims and objectives, how they operate and the go to market brands. 
  • Previous experience in marketing with strong experience with multichannel marketing campaign management and execution. 
  • Strong experience in audience management, segmentation and CRM tools including email marketing platforms. 
  • Strong reporting and analytics experience.  
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with strong attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, and online applications. (Google Analytics, Google Ads, Google Tag Manager, etc.) 
  • University degree level qualification or equivalent, related to Marketing, Communications or Media required. 

Personal Competencies and Behaviours

  • Adaptable and flexible to operate in a dynamic matrix, with the ability to quickly adjust priorities and work across various projects.  
  • Proactive with the ability to manage own workload and juggle multiple projects simultaneously and adhere to deadlines. 
  • Dynamic, sociable, and with a strong persevering nature. 
  • Ability to articulate ideas and seek buy-in from stakeholders. 
  • Resilient and adaptable to change. 
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities with a customer-oriented approach. 

Desirable Skills 

  • Knowledge of Adobe Cloud software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of video software 
  • Experience in working on WordPress and basic understanding of HTML 

d&b solutions Core Values;

  • To work alongside the members of other teams and communicate effectively
  • Maintain d&b solutions confidentiality at all times
  • To represent the company in a courteous and appropriate manner in all circumstances
  • To follow correct procedures at all times and to follow the policies laid out in the staff handbook
  • Adhere to and demonstrate knowledge of health and safety matters in relation to work related tasks and ensure that relevant Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to at all times
  • To carry out your duties and responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Core Values of d&b solutions at all times
To carry out your duties and responsibilities in a manner that always reflects the Core Values of the business. d&b solutions was formed in 2021 following the acquisition of SFL Group and White Light Ltd and their respective subsidiaries.
Our new organisation provides integrated audio, video, lighting, and media services, delivering complete solutions for hire and sales of technical equipment, live events, and venue installations and support. Working alongside d&b audiotechnik we are on a mission together to transform life experiences.

Apart from the duties summarised in this job description, we retain the right in consultation with the post holder to include other reasonable duties, which are part of, and incidental to, this type of work. We want to recruit, and retain the most talented people, regardless of their background.

We recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for our staff, our clients, and our industry. Actively valuing differences enhances the way we work and people from different backgrounds and experiences bring valuable insights to the way we operate, generating new ideas and perspectives as well as making us representative of the community and society. If you are interested in this opportunity.

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Location:
Reading / Wimbledon

Department:
Sales & Marketing

Responsible To:
Head of Marketing

Hours:
40 hours per week, Monday – Friday


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