Marketing Manager 33 views

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  • Salary £28,775 per annum
  • Organisation Environmental, Visitor Attraction
  • Job Type Full Time

Ref: MM/SL

Location: WWT Slimbridge and Headquarters

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week, 5 days from 7

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive marketer who has the drive and determination to deliver in all aspects of a busy marketing operation. You will be a multiple discipline marketer, with experience of sales/income generation, events conception and delivery, media relations, PR along with strong networking and influencing skills. You will have experience of marketing to a variety of audiences and will understand the subtleties this entails. You will also demonstrate ability to engage and connect with these audiences through a variety of media.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and deliver the annual marketing and communication plan for the visitor centre with particular emphasis on generating new visitation through PR and advertising, social media, event planning and relationship development. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and be highly organised in order to manage and meet multiple deadlines. You will have excellent interpersonal skills in order to maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You will work closely with the centre team to identify marketing opportunities and seasonal good news stories. During the life of the Slimbridge 202, a HLF funded project developing nine new visitor exhibits, you will be involved in the marketing and communications of these exciting new developments. You will also form part of the centre’s duty manager team, acting as first point of contact for any issues which arise in the day to day operation of the centre and grounds.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that protects wetlands for wildlife and people. We conserve, restore and create wetlands. We are pioneers in saving wetland wildlife, both in the UK and around the world. At our 10 UK sites around a million visitors a year engage with wetland nature. We work internationally in key global wetland areas, balancing conservation with sustainable livelihoods and influencing national and international conservation policies.


Interview date: Anticipated date Friday 1st June 2018 (confirmation to follow)

Job description: Marketing_Manager_Vacancy_2018.pdf


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The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) is a conservation charity that saves wetlands, which are essential for life itself. Wetlands are the primary source of drinking water for people and wildlife. They also connect us with nature, and with ourselves, through beautiful landscapes and inspiring encounters with wildlife. WWT is one of the world’s leading science and conservation institutions in its field. But we’re unique because we never forget it all starts with the simple pleasures, like feeding a duck. And maybe a nice cup of tea.
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