Strategic Marketing Manager in Sunderland

Location: Sunderland
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: VMA Group
Job Hours: Full-time
Remote: Work from home

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​VMA GROUP have partnered with FEBS (Federation of European Biochemistry Societies) to support the hiring of a Strategic Marketing Manager to join their team.

In support of FEBS 2024-2028 strategic priorities, the Strategic Marketing Manager will promote the work of the organisation, increasing awareness of FEBS events, programs, and support the diversification of income by identifying new revenue streams.

The Federation of the European Biochemical Societies is one of Europe’s largest organizations in the molecular life sciences, with over 30,000 members across 39 biochemistry and molecular biology societies in different countries of Europe and neighbouring regions.

As a grass-roots organization, FEBS provides a voice to a large part of the academic research and teaching community in Europe and beyond.

As a charitable academic organization, FEBS promotes and supports biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, molecular biophysics and related research areas through its journals, Congress, Advanced Courses, Fellowships and other initiatives.

This position is remote (Europe)

Key Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop and deliver a marketing strategy aligned with FEBS strategic priorities, increasing awareness of the organisation, events and programs to maximise revenue

  • Support the promotion of FEBS events, increasing revenue streams through sponsorship and advertising opportunities

  • Develop, manage and implement sponsorship and advertising across events, journals, publications and workshops, generating and diversifying revenues for FEBS

  • Develop a marketing/communications strategy to increase FEBS visibility across key audiences within the scientific community, including scientists and scientific organisations

  • Manage partnerships and relationships with key external stakeholders, including biotechnological companies and scientific organisations

  • Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • A strategic marketer, with proven experience of developing, managing and implementing marketing strategies and campaigns

  • Experience across multiple marketing channels, including both online and offline

  • Experience of developing and managing sponsorship and advertising agreements

  • Strategic mindset and proven ability of raising a brand’s awareness

  • Experienced in delivering a marketing plan to increase revenue and target new income streams

  • Experience of working with / for international non-profit scientific organisations and scientific institutions, or similar (advantage)

  • Due to a high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to everyone.

    We will get in touch if you are successful in your application.

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    Communications Director, Head of Corporate Communications, PR Director, Media Relations Manager, Head of Public Affairs, CSR Manager, ED&I Communications Lead, Head of Internal Communications, Internal Communications Business Partner, Marketing Director, Head of Digital Marketing, Senior Brand Manager, PPC Specialist, Social Media Manager.

    Over the last 45 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications, marketing, digital and change sectors, working with candidates who have become clients, and clients who have become candidates. We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner.

    Our team, which includes industry specialists working alongside recruitment professionals, maintain long-term, commercially successful relationships with our international network of clients – from innovative, independent start-ups to large, complex multinational corporations, as well as public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Working on their behalf, we source the brightest talent.

    We are proud to have been awarded Marketing & Comms Specialist Team at the 2018 Marketing & Digital Recruitment Awards.

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