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Promotions and Marketing Officer

Microbiology Society
London (Greater)
Salary of £26,000- £29,000 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2021

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Health & Medical
Full Time
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Promotions and Marketing Officer


London, EC1R

About Us


The Microbiology Society is a membership charity for scientists interested in microbes, their effects and their practical uses. It is one of the largest microbiology societies in Europe with a worldwide membership based in universities, industry, hospitals, research institutes and schools.

Our principal goal is to develop, expand and strengthen the networks available to our members so that they can generate new knowledge about microbes and ensure that it is shared with other communities. The impacts from this will drive us towards a world in which the science of microbiology provides maximum benefit to society.

We are currently looking for a Promotions and Marketing Officer to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of £26,000- £29,000 per annum

- Season Ticket Loan scheme

- Cycle to work scheme

- £50 contribution towards eye care

- 10% employer pension contribution

- 23 days’ holiday + 8 bank holidays + bonus 3 additional days over the Christmas break

- Flexible working hours including remote-based options

- Life insurance including free (health and wellbeing) employee support services

This is the perfect opportunity for a talented marketing and sales professional who is eager for a new challenge, to join our organisation and raise our profile, highlighting the important work we do in advancing understanding of microbiology and addressing global challenges.

You’ll have the chance to get involved in activities across our marketing function from promoting our organisation at third party events to supporting the delivery of engaging and informative campaigns for social media.

No two days will be the same and there will be plenty of opportunities to enhance your existing skills and build a rewarding career.

The Role

As a Promotions and Marketing Officer, you will support the effective delivery of our promotional, marketing and sales activities.

Reporting to the Promotions and Marketing Manager, you will co-ordinate the marketing for our successful events programme, which includes our Annual Conference, across external events and platforms. Working with the Digital Engagement and Communications Team, you will support the delivery of targeted and measurable marketing activities using a variety of channels including email, social media and print.

Developing strong relationships with exhibitors and prospects at events, you will help convert leads into sales, maximising income streams for our organisation.

About You

To join us as a Promotions and Marketing Officer, you will need:

- Demonstrable expertise in delivering compelling, measurable marketing campaigns

- Demonstrable sales experience

- The ability to deal confidently with internal and external contacts

- The ability to set priorities for your own work

- To be self-motivated with good time-management and communication skills

- To be strongly motivated to achieve results

- To be educated to degree level or equivalent

A CIM or IDM qualification would be beneficial to your application. Knowledge of, or an interest in, microbiology would be advantageous, as would knowledge of membership organisations.

To Apply

To apply for the role of Promotions and Marketing Officer, please select the apply button shown to be taken to our website where you will be asked to upload a copy of your CV and cover letter.

The closing date for applications is the 28th September 2021.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

It is important that you DO NOT include your personal information i.e. name and contact details in your CV or cover letter. This is because the Microbiology Society is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We value, promote and seek diversity.

Other organisations may call this role Marketing Officer, Marketing Communications Officer, Marketing Campaigns Officer, Engagement Officer, Marketing and Events Officer, or Marketing Executive. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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