Marketing Executive | East & West Sussex | Birchwood Group

Marketing Executive

We are looking for highly motivated Marketing Executives for one or more of our franchises which includes cars, commercial vehicles, motorbikes and ancillary services. You will be required to effectively manage multiple multi media campaigns and projects simultaneously and develop effective relationships with manufacturers, marketing agencies, suppliers and internal customers. Reporting to the Team leader, this is a highly demanding role within a busy Marketing Department in a targets driven environment.

We live by our values so you will only be successful if you can genuinely be a Birchwood person and join us in our quest for Happy People in Happy Places. You are the kind of person who realises that this type of support role is crucial to business success but that success is reliant on team work, relationship building and supporting the frontline teams. You relish data analysis as much as you love fun social campaigns and can switch between the two without losing track of either. You enjoy learning and using different software and are comfortable with IT systems but still can’t wait to get creative with new campaign ideas. You thrive on a bit of chaos at times but can follow process and procedure to the letter. You understand that talking to people is a better way to build a relationship and aim to makes peoples working lives easier, not add to their workload.

Duties to include:

·To provide a full end to end digital and offline marketing service to your franchise including understanding manufacturer campaigns; completing Brand marketing planners to achieve dealer standards; creating and administering all website content; planning, creating and monitoring social media activity.

•Utilising MI you will accurately target customer and conquest targets for all activity to increase market share.

·Create email/DM/SMS communications in partnership with our agencies to ensure swift and accurate communication of all campaigns

·Administer and report on our Pinewood DMS system ( database) producing relevant data for campaign activity.

·Build strong working relations with your Franchise Brand Leader and managers, manufacturer partners, suppliers and the wider Birchwood team.

·Actively seek out and produce PR and blog articles to promote product and people

·Actively monitor traction on all campaigns, working closely with our partners at GForces to interpret campaign performance.

·Planning launch activity and all on and offsite events

·Utilise all our software platforms to maximise lead gen and conversion


A relevant degree qualification is desirable but not essential. A minimum educational standard of A Level or equivalent is preferred. English and Maths GCSE level 3 or above are compulsory. Proven experience in all duties in the specifics section is required, ideally acquired in an automotive environment such as media/digital agency or dealership Group. However, we have plenty of automotive expertise so we are more interested in your marketing experience.

Proven experience utilising software such as Salesforce, Dotmailer, Pinnacle, Netdirector or the equivalent

Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop

Minimum 3 years in a formal working environment ( vacation and college work excluded)

If you believe you have the required skills and experience, please upload your CV and covering letter.


Working Hours 08.30 - 18.00 Mon - Fri, Sat when required
Location Eastbourne
Salary £18,500 - £23,000
Benefits 22 Days Holiday plus bank holidays
Closing Date 04/02/2020