Director of Marketing, IR and Portfolio Marketing Services, Competitive Package.
The position could be based in either Henley-In-Arden or Manchester with some travel to all of our UK offices.
Mercia Technologies PLC is listed on AIM, joining the London Stock Exchange in December 2014. Mercia is an ambitious business that in 4 years has come from a small operation in the Midlands with circa 7 employees and £30m in assets under management (AUM) to now the 4th most active UK venture capital investor with 90 employees and circa £0.5bn in AUM. As our success continues, we are now looking to appoint a Director Of Marketing, IR and Portfolio Services.
Your new role
This is a full-time role. You’ll lead a small team of 3 people and be given the opportunity to shape the full operation of this key function within Mercia. You’ll report directly to the CEO and be fully responsible for the delivery of all marketing and messaging, both internally and externally (including Mercia’s investment portfolio), creating and leading the strategy behind communication and development and evolution of the brand.
As part of the Senior Management Team, you’ll be a strong team player, be brave and creative in your approach, an innovator whose ideas will match the high levels of ambition that Mercia possess, you will be resilient enough to learn from mistakes and accept challenge.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will be commercially astute and have previously worked in a senior marketing role where you will have been managing a team and drive the marketing agenda . You will possess an impressive academic grounding, be ambitious and enthusiastic with a genuine interest and/or previous exposure to the Investment Sector. You will be able to demonstrate a unique blend of creativity underpinned by excellence in attention to detail and a highly analytical approach. Your verbal and written communication skills must be outstanding. This role will suit an individual who has experienced a blend of company sizes from small start-up to a larger corporate, somebody who is prepared to roll their sleeves up but also comes with experience of a best in class marketing function.
What you’ll get in return
You’ll be offered a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package, which includes a generous performance related annual bonus, 25 days annual leave, company pension plan, health cover, life assurance, income protection cover and long term capital incentives. You’ll enjoy working in an exciting, fast paced environment, with a team of hard working, ambitious and like-minded individuals.
This position is being managed by Hays Marketing in Birmingham. Any direct applications will be sent to Hays. For more information please contact Hannah Pearsall at Hays Marketing in Birmingham or visit our dedicated recruitment site at hays.co.uk/jobs/mercia-technologies/.