Digital Marketing Executive – B2B, eCommerce

St Albans, Hertfordshire
£30,000 - £35,000 DOE Plus Benefits Package
11 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Marketing Disciplines
Digital / Online Marketing
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Digital / Online

Are you looking for the freedom to be in involved in a wide variety of marketing activities? We are hiring a committed and hard-working Digital Marketer to support with the managing of digital marketing channels, preparing creative content for print and video, and maintaining and improving the eCommerce platform. This role is suited to an experienced marketing professional who thrives on variety and enjoys working on multiple campaigns at the same time.

Role Info:

Digital Marketing Executive – B2B eCommerce Platform – Speciality Products
St Albans & Houghton Regis Split
£30,000 – £35,000 per year depending on experience
Plus Benefits

About Us:

Shoal Group brings together both Cablecraft and FS Cables and offers customers access to over 28,000 cable management, identification and termination solutions and over 3,500 flexible and specialist cables offers; on a same day despatch, next day delivery (UK mainland) basis; with first class customer service and technical support; bespoke product and inventory solutions; and access to order 24/7 by telephone or online.

Shoal Group operates with the agility, energy and nimbleness of an SME but enjoys the benefits of being part of Diploma PLC (FTSE250) Controls Sector that actively supports our organic and carefully targeted acquisition growth plans and initiatives.

Our people are our most valuable asset and their well-being and development is of paramount importance to us, as are sustainable long-term partnerships with our customers and suppliers. We are committed to doing business the right way whilst reducing our environmental impact and improving our ecological performance. It's a smarter direction for everyone.

What can you expect in this role?

We are looking for a committed and hard-working marketing individual keen to join an SME environment and be part of a small team responsible for all marketing activities for Cablecraft.

In this role you will have the freedom to be in involved in a wide variety of marketing activities such as managing digital marketing channels, preparing creative content for print and video, and maintaining and improving the eCommerce platform. This role is suited to an experienced marketing professional who thrives on variety and enjoys working on multiple campaigns at the same time.

Main Duties

+ Manage and maintain the Cablecraft eCommerce platform, make suggestions to constantly evolve and improve the user experience, promote our capabilities, offer and services, including creating website copy, copy for paid search campaigns, designing and implementing new website banners and visuals, conducting keyword research, web statistics reporting, developing strategies to improve website SEO, and use web analytics software to monitor website performance
+ Create, write and despatch digital marketing campaigns on time, to prepared target contact lists (Email, PPC, SEO, PR, Social media ……campaigns)
+ Contribute creative and written content to social media engagement, industry blogs, company blogs, videos, photography and brand awareness campaigns
+ Produce in collaboration with the Marketing Manager and Senior Management a monthly and annual marketing plan that supports key sales growth initiatives and works within the agreed financial budget constraints
+ Report monthly back to the business on website performance and digital marketing campaigns and their effective ROI
+ Learn, understand, and embed yourself in the group and Cablecraft brands to build and maintain brand awareness and positioning
+ Closely coordinate with external agency partners including web development, technical support, PPC, SEO and Creative, Campaign design teams
+ Collaborate with Cablecraft cross-functional teams to produce effective marketing materials and campaigns
+ Develop schedules and set/maintain your own goals, tasks, and deadlines, as well as continually developing your own knowledge and skills
+ Assist with other marketing duties such as proofread marketing copy, preparation and organisation of external trade events and other adhoc tasks.

What would make you a good candidate for this role?

+ 3+ years proven experience in a Digital Marketing role (ideally experience in B2B marketing)
+ Experience within a similar industry (technical products/components) is desirable
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail and previous experience writing marketing content
+ Experience of working with eCommerce (Magento 2) and email marketing (i.e. Dotmailer) platforms would be a strong advantage
+ Experience and working understanding of SEO, PPC, HTML and their drivers
+ Experience assisting with the creation of marketing plans and successfully implementing them and create creative and written content marketing assets
+ Experience reporting on (evaluating) website, marketing campaign performance
+ Self-motivated with ability to prioritise, work to tight deadlines, must be organised and ability to work well as part of team
+ Good all-round IT skills: Microsoft Office suite, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop applications experience essential
+ Professional and Academic qualifications will support any application (such as a relevant Degree, Chartered Institute of Marketing Qualification etc….)

Other key requirements:

This role is based between two sites one in St Albans and the other in Houghton Regis. You will therefore need to be able to travel to and work from both.
You must be able to start with the company on or near to 1st March 2021.


+ Bonus Scheme – £3k OTE
+ Life Assurance from Day 1
+ Starting on 22 days holiday
+ Pensions Options
+ Access to EAP
+ People – you’ll be joining our dynamic, fun and exciting team
+ Free on-site parking

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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