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Sales & Marketing Executive

Sales & Marketing Executive

Job title: Sales & Marketing Executive
Location: Manchester
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + annual bonus & benefits per annum
Start date: ASAP
Reference: OJMARKETING_1719852787
Contact name: Rosie Miranda
Contact email:
Published: 13 days ago

Job description

Sales & Marketing Executive (recruitment or sales industry experience is a must)

We are Oliver James, a global talent solutions business that has been introducing talented people to great organisations since 2002. With several brands under the Oliver James Group, we operate across 30 countries and have 14 offices across the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and US.

Our Global Operations function is an integral part of the group. Based in Manchester, we provide the infrastructure, innovation, transformation, and the scalable capabilities which have allowed us to become a £335 million turnover business.

We have an incredibly clear view of where we want to go and by when, exactly like our people. It is based on these very principles that we have achieved awards such as, The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and The Sunday Times International Track Recruiter 100, to name a few.

We think we're building something pretty special here at Oliver James Group Operations:

  • We empower our team members to think big and we are built for those who thrive on delivering results; providing you the opportunity to seek the extraordinary and become your best, no matter your role or expertise.
  • We breed a culture of excellence and inclusivity, a team that people are proud to work for; a place where people can thrive and make a difference.

All of our business functions support the Oliver James Group's wider goals and ambitions - to make a remarkable impact globally. So, what's stopping you? Come and join us.


We are looking for a creative and driven Sales & Marketing Executive to join our growing marketing function. In this role, you will support the Senior Marketing Manager in executing the global marketing strategy, playing a pivotal role in delivering marketing activities across multiple brands within the Oliver James Group. You will be responsible for working alongside the sales teams to identify opportunities where marketing can enhance sales performance, managing digital channels, optimizing marketing performance, and creating engaging content and sales material with the aim to drive brand growth and increase commercial success of the Oliver James Group.

Role Requirements

  • Previous experience in a sales environment or recruitment business
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong command of written and spoken English; additional languages are an asset
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Proven experience in executing email marketing campaigns
  • Experience in developing written and visual content
  • In-depth knowledge of social media platforms; in particular LinkedIn & Instagram
  • SEO experience is desired
  • Eagerness to learn and make a significant impact
  • Able to meet strict deadlines in a high-performance environment
  • Comfortable working with senior stakeholders

Role Responsibilities

  • Support the Senior Marketing Manager with the execution of the global marketing strategy.
  • Play a pivotal role in delivering marketing activities across the multiple brands within the Oliver James Group.
  • Manage and optimize the performance of digital channels, including social media, websites, and other digital platforms.
  • Work closely with front office sales teams to implement marketing activities, identifying opportunities where marketing can enhance sales processes and performance.
  • Work with the Senior Marketing Manager and key stakeholders across the business to identify nurture campaigns across all appropriate touchpoints and channels.
  • Develop, create and monitor CRM marketing campaigns.
  • Create and distribute content across social media.
  • Support in the creation and distribution of sales enablement material.
  • Work with the Senior Marketing Manager to drive performance across the business through effective internal communications.
  • Utilise paid social media, SEO and advertising channels to grow the brand.
  • Produce and copy-check written publications, including blogs, guides, brochures and any PR activity.
  • Work with the design team to manage and deliver creative briefs from across the Group, including contributing to new brand development activity.
  • Consistently seek new opportunities to develop and increase exposure of the Oliver James Group brands.
  • Support in the creation and distribution of talent attraction campaigns
  • Manage internal marketing systems, processes and analytics reporting.


  • Mix of home and office working - 3 days in the office, 2 at home
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Private healthcare and dental cover
  • Company-matched pension scheme
  • Extended lunch break for health and fitness activity
  • Close-down over Christmas
  • Regular social events, including free weekly drinks
  • Award-winning Learning & Development

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