Be a part of Blue

Want to work at an expanding, business, brand and communications consultancy with an outstanding global reputation, headquartered in Oxford, and with offices in London and Connecticut?

BLUE advises some of the leading organisations in the marine and energy industries on how to navigate the business, brand and communications challenges that they face.

This growing roster of global clients spans more than a dozen countries working with high profile industry names, market leaders, start-ups and NGOs.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR?

Strategic thinking, creativity in communications, commercial intuition and an aptitude for building client relationships keep BLUE at the forefront of strategic brand and communications best practice in our industries.

We are continuously looking for world-class professionals with outstanding talent, potential and a drive to succeed. We want people that take pride in their work, have a genuine thirst for knowledge, roll their sleeves up, and show real commitment to our team.

BLUE offers significant opportunities for long-term career development. We pride ourselves on our commitment to nurturing our talented team. We reward, retain and develop that talent through an attractive package of opportunities and benefits for all members of the BLUE team.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Digital Marketing Manager

A PRWeek Top 150 consultancy for three consecutive years, BLUE is now looking for an ambitious digital marketing manager to create and lead the delivery of world-class digital marketing services to BLUE’s global portfolio of clients.

As an entrepreneurial, agile, and growing company, BLUE offers significant opportunities for international travel, long-term career development, and building and managing a digital marketing team.

Applicants must have the following essential attributes:

  • Proven track record of working on successful digital PR campaigns. Solid experience that includes researching and creating a strategy, brainstorming and planning content, and analysing and presenting the success of campaigns.
  • SEO knowledge and experience
  • Ability to define requirements, tasks, and resources associated with SEO strategy
  • Capable of managing and executing the implementation of SEO strategies
  • Experience of working effectively with a technical specialist
  • Experience with social media management – comfortable with planning and implementing organic and paid social media marketing strategies across LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube
  • A track record of leading / supporting the delivery of digital marketing campaigns with proactivity and creativity
  • Experience of dealing with and managing key external and internal stakeholders
  • Adept at liaising directly with clients to communicate on strategy/project development, timelines, and results
  • Ability to help define, launch and implement BLUE’s digital offering as a viable new service and revenue stream, and lead / build ‘a department’
  • An understanding of digital marketing within the wider strategic ‘brand’ creation/development narrative
  • Commercial ability to secure digital marketing business in new sectors and work with wider team in the pitching/new business process
  • Enthusiasm to drive forward BLUE’s own digital marketing strategy
  • Experience with Google Analytics and the ability to monitor, report and analyse results to continue to improve performance
  • A creative mind
  • Able to work effectively with BLUE’s in-house designer
  • Capable of developing compelling content suitable across multiple platforms
  • Email Marketing knowledge and experience
  • Basic HTML/CSS Skills
  • Experience with using email marketing campaign software
  • Experience with database management
  • An understanding of PPC advertising and experience with Google Ads

General Skills: 

  • Keen commercial awareness
  • Ability to analyse and improve results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and literacy skills
  • ‘Test and measure’ mentality with ability to prove/disprove theories
  • Strong numeracy skills and comfortable with spreadsheets
  • Ability to manage multiple projects of varying scope and size, deploying intuitive prioritisation skills
  • Enthusiasm for learning more about and understanding our specialist industries
  • Quick to learn and able to digest and understand complex subjects
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both face-to-face and on the phone.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience of working in an agency environment
  • Experience of managing and mentoring junior team members
  • A strong portfolio of impactful digital marketing campaigns
  • Experience or knowledge of LinkedIn Sales Navigator
  • Video production / distribution experience
  • Website / App Development – experience with website CMS Platforms e.g. WordPress
  • Experience in running digital campaigns for shipping and/or energy businesses.

Salary and Benefits:  

  • Salary £35,000 – £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Relocation package available
  • New business commission scheme (9% of first year’s fee for new business introductions)
  • Opportunities for international travel
  • Commission scheme on new hires recommended to the business
  • Employee perks including discounts at national chains and wellness support
  • Investment in training for career and personal development
  • Opportunity to build a team
  • 25 days holiday per annum, plus additional accrual opportunities.

To apply for this role, please send a CV and covering letter to careers@blue-comms.com.

Get in touch!

If you think you have what we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you.

To discuss career opportunities with BLUE, please contact us.