Company: Rochdale Development Agency

Location: Rochdale

Salary: £35,000 DOE

Contact Name: a.salas@investinrochdale.co.uk

Email: a.salas@investinrochdale.co.uk

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Marketing Executive 

Company: Rochdale Development Agency

Salary: £35,000 DOE

Contact Name: a.salas@investinrochdale.co.uk

Marketing Executive

Fixed Term Contract to March 2025 £35,000 DOE

Rochdale Development Agency, the economic development agency which is responsible for attracting investment and therefore jobs to Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and the Pennine district, is leading the way on some of the country’s most cutting edge projects. These include; Atom Valley Mayoral Development Zone, the Advanced Machinery and Productivity Institute and a two-year pilot for a world class advanced materials pilot in conjunction with the Royce institute at Manchester University, High Value Manufacturing Catapults and the National Physical Laboratory.

In addition to the existing work that we do with funders like the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council and other funding bodies, we’re currently restoring the gothic masterpiece, which is Rochdale Town Hall, delivering cultural and place making activities across the Borough, leading on physical regeneration projects for Rochdale Council and supporting and promoting our business community to attract inward investment, joining such as Amazon, Danish Crown, JD Sports and Takeuchi who call Rochdale home

We have ambitious but realistic plans, already in motion, for the future. These include the creation of 1m square feet of new employment space, 20,000 new jobs, 10,000 new homes, transformation of brownfield sites around key transport hubs and major improvements to the public realm and heritage offer. Full plans can be seen here

The borough of Rochdale has truly embraced the levelling up agenda. We have a superb team in place, an amazing business community and we are on the cusp of achieving something incredible. You can find out more about our organisation by watching this video. We need your help and support to take these projects to the next level.

We are now looking for a marketing executive to:

  • Work with the senior marketing manager to plan content for all RDA work streams
  • Create new and engaging content all RDA work streams including press releases, blogs, newsletters, websites
  • Develop and maintain new and existing brands which are managed by the RDA
  • Work with the RDAs stakeholders on events and other opportunities
  • Manage the online presence and regularly update profiles with new, engaging content
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media contacts ensuring they are aware of brand expertise and position to supply relevant and timely advertorial content or commentary
  • Work closely with our engaged agencies to deliver high quality visual content
  • Administration of data, the CRM system (s) and RDA assets e.g. imagery
  • Support the delivering of marketing activities to support the delivery of an Innovation Accelerator programme to translate advanced materials research

Key skills:

  • Specialist in drafting written communications in various style
  • B2B experience
  • Developing and managing a brand
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical information and documentation
  • Experience in delivering integrated marketing and PR campaigns
  • Solid understanding of marketing mix, including digital marketing
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Organised with ability to prioritise and project manage effectively
  • Demonstrable negotiation, influencing, networking, presentation and diplomacy skills
  • Ideally but not essential experience and knowledge of working with innovation or economic development programmes

Education:

  • Educated to degree level in Marketing or have the CIM equivalent

Benefits:

  • Salary: £35K DOE
  • Contract: Initially Temporary to March 2025 due to funding but with a view to creating a permanent position
  • Annual Leave: 25 days plus the opportunity to earn flexi time
  • Public Sector Pension Scheme
  • Working with a friendly, dynamic team in a fun and supportive atmosphere
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Training opportunities
  • Award winning offices

Please see the job description for more information and please complete the application form

Please contact Alison Salas for any further information at a.salas@investinrochdale.co.uk. Please complete and send the attached Application Form to a.salas@investinrochdale.co.uk.

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