Executive - Marketing and Business Development

Executive - Marketing and Business Development

Executive - Marketing and Business Development

Closing: 31/05/2020

Position: Permanent

Hours: Full-time



Address: Challenge Way, Blackburn BB1, UK

Location: Blackburn

Contract Type: Permanent

Department: marketing and business development

Hours: Full-time

About us:
  • PM+M is a vibrant, dynamic and award-winning firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisers, with offices in Blackburn, Burnley and Bury, covering East Lancashire, Greater Manchester and beyond. We have ambitious growth plans and our goal is to be the best north-west firm of finance professionals.

    PM+M is a member of Praxity, the 7th largest global accountancy association and the largest association of independent firms. Being part of Praxity allows us to have strong international connections and a great source of secondment opportunities.

    Job purpose and primary objectives:

    To be a key member of the marketing and business development team, working on a varied range of marketing activity. There is an emphasis on events and project management, email marketing, development of marketing collateral (both content writing and design), website maintenance, social media and CRM / database management. The role is an exciting, fast-paced and wide-ranging position which requires a highly motivated individual with excellent organisational skills to assist the marketing team in driving forward the marketing activities of the firm and supporting the Marketing Manager in the day-to-day management of the team. 

    Duties and responsibilities:

• Events / seminar planning (with full organisational responsibility including venue management, control of internal and external communications, liaising with delegates and reporting on feedback to measure return on investment)

• Development of marketing collateral (both content writing and design), including magazines, newsletters, flyers, invitations and adverts

• Updating and maintaining the firm’s website (including writing regular blogs) and reporting on statistics

• Developing digital campaigns (email marketing and social media)

• Creation and management of tender documents for new marketing leads (including market research and content writing)

• Supporting the firm’s upcoming CRM project, playing a key role in the development of the system

• Managing email marketing database and ensuring compliance with the firm’s GDPR policy

• Completion of various other ad-hoc marketing projects as required

• Working collaboratively with the firm’s wider team and supporting the Marketing Manager with the day-to-day management of the team’s Marketing Assistant

This is great opportunity for a Marketing Executive with great initiative to build managerial skills for their own personal development and future progression. 


• Have studied a marketing, creative, English or other business-related degree (or relevant qualification, for example CIM Level 4)

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have a minimum of two years’ marketing experience (preferably within a professional services or similar environment)

• Have experience in Adobe InDesign, WordPress and Mailchimp (or similar email marketing platforms)

• Be able to grasp an understanding of accounting and tax technical matters and turn this into easily digestible content

• Be industry aware of topics that would benefit the firm’s marketing strategy

• Focus on the importance of using brand correctly – ensuring all work and design activity aligns completely to the brand

• Be proactive with ideas and able to sell these into the senior team (later delivering initiatives and demonstrating their success) 

Package details:

Salary: Dependent on experience


· 23.5 days’ holiday per annum + bank holidays (3.5 days to be used for the Christmas


· On site free parking

· Flexible benefits (salary sacrifice) scheme including a range of benefits such as private

medical insurance, child care vouchers, extra holidays etc

· Employer pension contribution of 8%

· Death in Service life cover of 4 x salary

· Full technical training and support

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