Marketing Executive

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
26/09/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/10/2017 23:59
Salary:
Grade 9 £26,822 - £30,153
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
Vacancy ID:
167134
Employment Location:
Millennium Place, Durham City
Post Number:
REAL17-279
Closing date:
22 Oct
Further Information

An opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Executive to work within the Marketing & Communications team at Visit County Durham.

Visit County Durham works with tourism businesses and partners, both locally and nationally, to grow the county’s visitor economy. We also coordinate the promotion of the county nationally as a great place to live, work, visit, study and invest. We perform the roles of destination management, destination marketing and place marketing.

The Marketing Executive will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of VCD’s digital marketing activity covering a range of marketing disciplines including campaigns, social media and CRM activity in order to communicate the county’s offer to a wide range audience at regional, national and international level. This will be done by:-

• Developing and delivering the social media and content strategy for the destination
• Acting as marketing expert on new communication channels including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube and emerging online channels in the B2B and B2C arena
• Working closely with other team members to ensure the county’s web presence supports the digital marketing function and that media relations work is mutually supported and fully integrated
• Working collaboratively with partner destinations and the business community to gain maximum benefit from digital marketing activity so it benefits the county

Candidates should be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, have experience in a marketing role that involves two or more areas including integrated campaigns, e-marketing, social media, CRM, data management and web editing. It’s essential that candidates have experience of planning and implementing SEO/PPC campaigns, can build good working relationships with suppliers and having experience of using CRM systems.

Applicants should have excellent project management skills, strong IT skills, and excellent communication skills.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Michelle Gorman on 03000 261221 or via email at michelle.gorman@visitcountydurham.org

Interviews are scheduled to be held on a date to be confirmed.

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In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 262863/267245 or email hrREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.