Head of Marketing

London Permanent £80,000 - £90,000 per year
  • Working for a leading financial services brand
  • This role will head up the insurance products side of the business

About Our Client

The client are a a leading financial services brand and this role will be head of marketing for the insurance business which is B2B2C. The head of marketing role will be responsible for developing the marketing strategy and working with a small team on the delivery and execution, as well as drawing resource from the Group marketing team.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Marketing Director in developing the marketing strategy.
  • Design marketing plans which help the brand deliver both its short-term and longer-term business objectives.
  • Develop marketing channels to ensure the appropriate channel mix based on performance and ROI. The channel mix includes but is not limited to: digital marketing, industry events, print, PR, sponsorship and brand marketing.
  • Work closely with Sales and Sales Optimisation to drive new business growth and improvements in Broker NPS via well thought out marketing plans.
  • Oversee the development of campaigns which support prospecting (growth marketing), onboarding, and retention.
  • Support Sales with pitches and tenders.
  • Oversee the delivery of the insurance brand's marketing plan (to include PR and social media), building and developing a brand measurement framework to track and monitor brand equity.
  • Build appropriate metrics to measure marketing activity to prove activity value and ensure a plan/do/review mentality is embedded across the Marketing team with clear measurable outcomes attached to all activities.
  • Own the end-to-end customer journey, working with the Head of Insight and key stakeholders in Product and Operations to build positive customer experiences which are based on insight and which generate good customer outcomes. Drive improvements in Net Ease scores.
  • Be the voice of the customer and partner in key forums, or in relation to issues or incidents, putting their needs at the heart of creative design, communications, or propositional messaging.
  • Ensure the internal comms framework is delivered and work with HR and the local Colleague Forum to positively influence colleague engagement.
  • Oversee key supplier relationships and build an adequate agency roster to cover media buying, digital marketing, brand activity, PR, and creative design.
  • Be a Close Brothers brand advocate championing and embedding the appropriate branding and customer experience into all teams and functions in Motor.
  • Ensure the team adhere to brand guidelines, and other policies and procedures at all times.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this role:

  • Senior marketing leadership experience leading successful B2B and B2B2C marketing teams, within a regulated environment.
  • Can evidence brand and revenue growth.
  • A 'big picture' thinker, someone who can focus on both 'the now' and the future.
  • Experience of marketing automation, ideally via Pardot and Salesforce.
  • Strong people management skills with the ability to develop diverse teams.
  • Good at influencing and has experience of working within a senior leadership team who are accountable for developing both business strategy and running a business day-to-day.
  • Solid commercial acumen - needs to be comfortable developing business cases.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Hands on and willing to 'get involved' when needed.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Ideally will have insurance experience (B2B2C) but otherwise, wider financial services experience would be advantageous

What's on Offer

Competitive, based on experience

Rebecca Moore
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Phone number
+44 20 7269 2146

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Financial Services
Financial Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Rebecca Moore
Consultant phone
+44 20 7269 2146
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