Engagement Manager

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We are looking for an experienced digital marketing expert, to cover all aspects of our digital marketing. The role is hands-on, writing for and developing our social media channels, delivering a meaningful presence on blog portals and chat platforms, along with creating and managing our email newsletters and growing customer databases.

This is a new, hands-on role for us, and will report directly to the Marketing Manager (see separate advert for that job too). You will need energy with the ability to cover a huge range of topics, to help us deliver high quality, interesting and creative content and post for discerning readers and followers. You will need to be prepared for some very hard, but enjoyable, work.

To be successful you will need to demonstrate proven experience and ability in developing an independent brand's potential through digital channels, in an intelligent and considered way, with long-term vision and a knack for lateral thinking. You will need to demonstrate how you have developed these channels successfully in a professional environment, and how you have done that in a meaningful way, You must have had experience and oversight of writing social media posts and developing organic followers. You will need to have a good eye for an image and be adept with editing instant photography. You will undertsand email marketing and know how to maintain and develop databases and lists.You will need to know your analytics too, and be up to date with current optimisation technqiues.

We are a creative, family business, not a corporate one, a high-quality, ethical, independent company with a heart and lots of soul. As you would expect, we are very interested in the environment too. If you have worked in a similar set-up previously, then you may be half way there already!

To apply, in the first instance please send a copy of your CV, along with an interesting and informative covering letter, to Paul Gingell, our Managing Director via paul@burford.co.uk

Please include details of your current, or most recent, salary and package and your salary expectations for this role.

Successful, short-listed candiates will be invited to an interactive interview process which will also include some practical and some presentation work.

Closing date for applications Friday 20th November 2020. APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

Please note that as with all positions currently, and in light of the ongoing and fluid COVID 19 pandemic, start dates may need to be deferred for successful candidates. Again, due to the ongoing pandemic and surrounding uncertainty, as a sensible precaution some positions may be offered on a temporary, probationary contract of either 3 months or 6 months, with permanent positions available thereafter subject to certain conditions.