Marketing Manager


Location: North West England
Closing Date: Friday, May 21st 2021

Job Type: Marketing / Office Based

Job Description

R. Plevin & Sons Ltd have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager to join our busy team based in the North West. Working on a full time, permanent basis you will receive a competitive salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

R. Plevin & Sons is a UK market leader in wood recycling and the manufacture of animal bedding.

Purpose of the Marketing Manager role:

To work with the sales team to grow brand awareness for our quality animal bedding products and increase sales across all product lines.  To oversee the management of the Plevin brand and its associated products and brands, ensuring consistency within the marketplace and increased brand awareness.

As our Marketing Manager your duties will include:

  • Increasing brand awareness and market share
  • Managing the public image of both the Plevin and Snowflake brands
  • Placing Plevin Products as a leading supplier in its market sectors
  • Management of company websites and social media

Key skills needed to become our Marketing Manager:

  • Accurate and open communication with all levels of personnel
  • Organised and methodical
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Flexible – able to manage a diverse work load
  • Able to prioritise tasks in accordance to timescales
  • Creative skills
  • Networking skills
  • Numerical abilities
  • Ethical

Key Results:

  • Provision of a clear Marketing Strategy
  • Increased brand awareness and brand loyalty, resulting in sales growth
  • Growth of the customer base
  • Driving continual initiatives to promote company and brand image

Qualifications and experience needed to become our Marketing Manager:

  • Essential to be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft office packages including Excel and Word.
  • Degree in Marketing / Public Relations / Communications or equivalent qualification is desirable.
  • Experience in marketing in equestrian sales, pet bedding or waste sector is desirable.
  • A proven track record in marketing or public relations is essential.

This is an office based role, and is a new role, our Sales team is based at the Mossley Office in Ashton-under-Lyne, however, we will also welcome applicants from the Sheffield, Nottingham, Midlands area as we have a site based at Crow Edge and one based at Retford.

Plevin is committed to equal opportunities and aims to be an equal opportunity employer.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter stating suitability to

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