We are Churchill Retirement PLC, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house building sector and we’re looking for people like you.
We’re a family-run, privately-owned business and we’re going places. We’re proud of what we do, and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing 600 people and growing all the time.
We pride ourselves on building beautiful, quality, purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by older people and provide security, peace of mind and independence.
We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 3rd Best Company to Work For and in 2016 we became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards.
About the role
We’re looking to appoint a talented Marketing Executive to oversee marketing plans for our developments in the South East Region based in our Byfleet office.
It’s an exciting and varied role, as you’ll be out and about regularly attending events and liaising with Sales staff onsite.
You’ll continually work to improve promotional activity, ensuring that all targets are achieved within agreed budgets and timescales, reviewing current processes and creating new activity to maximise the effectiveness of the marketing function and ultimately, increase visitor levels.
Your duties will include preparing and developing Regional brochures and support material, supporting the Sales Team with Lifestyle Events and Networking and progressing enquiries.
You’ll have the opportunity to liaise with a wide range of internal and external contacts, including the Sales Teams, Customer Relations, Customers and Suppliers and will be required to attend Team and Regional Sales & Marketing Meetings, making presentations as required.
Hours of work are 9.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9.00 to 5.00pm on Friday.
You must be willing to travel as you’ll be visiting construction sites and sales offices in the normal course of work. Some weekend work will be required in order to attend events, with time in lieu taken during the week.
We’re looking for a self-motivated, personable individual who enjoys working as part of a busy team. It’s important that you have proven Marketing/Sales experience including knowledge of direct mailing. The idea candidate will hold or be working towards the CIM Qualification/ a professional qualification in Marketing or a related subject.
With a high volume of coordination between teams and responsibility for representing Churchill Retirement Living at external events, it’s important that you are a good communicator, personable and professional, with an enthusiastic and proactive attitude. You will have the ability to successfully manage relationships with external provides, liaising closely with PR, advertising agencies and signage companies.
It’s a busy role and you’ll be managing a range of large projects; the ability to influence is therefore key. With strict mailing deadlines and responsibility for regional reports, you’ll have good time management skills, be highly organised and have great attention to detail.
You’ll also have all round IT skills that include MS Office and experience of database management.
How you’ll be rewarded
- Competitive salary
- Incentive and bonus schemes
- Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days + Bank Holidays
- Company car provision or cash car alternative
- Group Personal Pension Plan
- Private Medical Insurance
- Life Assurance
- John Lewis vouchers - £200 to all expectant mums and dads
- Day off on your birthday
- Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme
- Professional Subscriptions
- Training Courses
- Professional development
If you want to be part of our success story send your CV and a covering letter quoting reference number SE1214