The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a market leading international healthcare products and services provider, operating primarily in areas that enhance mobility and accessibility including orthotics, prosthetics, and wheelchairs. We have in excess of 60 sites across the UK and Ireland, as well as operations in France, The Netherlands and Sweden; employing approximately 700+ staff.
We are seeking a motivated individual to join our busy and driven Marketing team. This is a hands-on operational position and part of a small but growing marketing team. You will be involved in all aspects of marketing, from producing new content for digital and print, to overseeing marketing schedules to liaising with external partners, and organising events.
This role will provide exposure to all aspects of the marketing mix and is a great first step to developing a marketing career with an international medical devices business that is experiencing rapid growth.
Deliver the group marketing plan and coordinate marketing activities as directed by management
Work closely with the rest of the marketing team to coordinate the above activities
Monitor marketing budget
Work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure all marketing requirements are delivered
Organise and project manage events throughout the year
Coordinate the production of new marketing collateral, liaising with designers, producers, and suppliers
Coordinate marketing campaigns (online and print)
Write copy for marketing materials, and provide proof-reading services as required
Coordinate group’s social media presence
Maintain an understanding of competitor activity within key marketing channels
Evaluate performance of marketing activities and identify improvements
Manage the relationship with internal customers UK and Overseas
Manage corporate websites
Manage direct mail and internal communications
Establish and maintain good relationships internally and externally with all contacts
Build the group brand presence
Support key projects as directed by the management team
Skills & Personal Attributes:
The position requires the job holder to possess: –
Positive and proactive ’can-do’ attitude.
Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships internally and externally.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Good level of written English.
Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
Experience of and comfortable working in a fast paced, flexible organisation
Able to prioritise, plan and organise efficiently and work with multiple conflicting priorities.
Self-motivated and uses initiative.
Attitude of continuous improvement.
Highly literate & numerate.
Good working knowledge of IT systems.
Remains calm under pressure.
Flexible working style.
Ability to think creatively and innovatively
Analytical skills to identify trends and challenges
Understanding of all key marketing channels
Comfortable on digital channels and proficient in Word Press
Experience of writing copy to suit different audiences
Experience of stakeholder management & event planning and organisation
2:1- degree desirable
Ideally 2-4 years practical marketing experience.
Ideally has a degree in marketing/business or a related subject and/or a CIM qualification.
Experience of managing a team
Internal – All departments at Ability House.
External – Suppliers, Industry Bodies.
Policies and Procedures
Ensure you are fully conversant with the policies and procedures of the Ability Matters Group.
Ensure confidentiality of sensitive or internal business matters in accordance with your contract of employment.
Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ)
Ensure that all duties are carried out in line with the Company’s Health, Safety, Environment & Quality Policy, and Procedures.
We are currently working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, however the role will be based at our Head Office in Abingdon (Oxfordshire). Given the geographically dispersed operations of the Group some travel may be required from time to time.