9 months ago
Marketing Communication Manager - FA and Partnerships
Skipton Principle Office, The Bailey
Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AP
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Salary: Dependent on Experience
We’ve got ambitious plans to grow our Financial Advice business and made advice more accessible to more people. We’ve a new proposition to launch and it’s an exciting time to join the team. We’re looking for a Marketing Communications Manager to lead the development and delivery of insight-driven communications, which will resonate with existing SBS customers, but also crucially drive the acquisition of new customers. This role will also lead the marketing communications for our partnership propositions.
Understanding our target audience is the key to engaging with them. And we have plenty of tools and insight to help you develop effective plans. There’s a lot to do, but you’ll be backed by a talented team that will help you deliver campaigns on time, on budget and on brand.
You’ll need to work collaboratively across the business with colleagues from Financial Advice, Products, Customer Insights, Operations and Skipton Direct. Be prepared to challenge where necessary and act as a champion for the Marketing team to get the best outcomes for customers. You’ll also take an active interest in the development of your team, leading performance reviews and setting the tone with energy, confidence and pace. Effective management of external partners is key too, at times you’ll be working with print providers, media agencies and more.
It goes without saying you’ll be a brilliant communicator who understands the importance of channel, timing, message and audience when it comes to developing a communications plan. You’ll also need a relevant degree and around five of years’ experience of leading a team, end-to-end campaign management and crafting creative briefs.
Financial services is heavily regulated, so a general understanding of how the marketplace works is essential. Experience working with external partners would also be useful, and a CIM or IDM qualification would be the icing on the cake.
About Skipton Building Society
At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.
We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.
In return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:
* Competitive Employer pension contribution
* Private medical insurance
* Company paid life assurance scheme
* Company paid Group Income Protection scheme
* 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)
* Annual discretionary bonus scheme
* Childcare vouchers
* Volunteering days
* Colleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.
* Discounts/cashback on selected products and services
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Diverse culture
Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age