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Application requirements: CV and cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role. No applications will be progressed without a cover letter. Please email lydia@mackman.co.uk with your cover letter. 

· Contract type: Permanent 

· Location: Meadow House, 1 Meadow Lane, Sudbury, CO10 2TD. Opportunity for hybrid working (home/office). 

· Salary: £23-25,000pa (dependent upon experience) this is a development role. 

· Work pattern: Full time (35 hours per week Monday – Friday) OR part time. Flexibility over working hours. 

About Mackman Group 

Mackman Group is a multi-award-winning dynamic boutique agency based in Sudbury, Suffolk. Our unifying strapline is 'together we grow' which reflects the relationships that our agency has with clients, suppliers, colleagues, and the wider community. It is the blend of our talented team combined with a ‘can do’ attitude and thirst for best practice that is at the heart of our success. Our consultancy services take a blended and collaborative approach to increase return on marketing investment, creating brands that are visually distinctive, intelligently positioned and strategically designed. 

Job Brief 

We are seeking a passionate and talented marketer who is able to deliver marketing and communication initiatives to the highest standard. As the Marketing Executive at Mackman, you will work closely with the Managing Director, and our Head of Marketing, and Creative Director as part of the Content team. You will be responsible for the development of marketing communications for both the Mackman Group internal brands and our external clients. You will not be afraid to roll your sleeves up, deliver well planned and executed marketing campaigns, but will also be able to work well as a team and manage and mentor junior staff. To be successful in this role, you should have hands-on experience with a range of marketing tools and be able to turn creative ideas into effective projects. Ultimately, you will build and maintain a strong and consistent brand for Mackman Group and our clients through a wide range of online and offline marketing channels.

Key Responsibilities 

Marketing and communication 

· Driving the development of Mackman Group’s portfolio of brands marketing activity. 

· Devising and implementing business development plans for both Mackman and our external clients. 

· Deploying successful marketing campaigns from conception through to execution. A completer finisher is a must! 

· Utilise the full range of marketing channels and apply these to the right client and audience. 

· Produce valuable and engaging content. 

· Continue to develop the reputation and expertise of Mackman Group through digital visibility and business development activity. 

· Oversee and approve content created by the Content team from digital content to hard copy brochures and case studies. 

· Act as a first point of contact for clients, keeping an eye of the progress of projects and collaborating with the research, creative and technical teams as required. 

· Manage and develop junior team members taking a coaching and mentoring approach. Effectively delegate work within the team, and coordinate resources. 

Group processes and tools 

· Your role will also include the management of projects in Synergist, the tracking and analysis of the performance of marketing campaigns and associated budgets and ensuring that all marketing material is aligned with our brand identity. 

· Measure and report on the performance of marketing campaigns, gain insight and assess against objectives.

Requirements – skills, knowledge, and experience: 


· Demonstrable experience in marketing and communications/PR together with the potential and attitude required to learn. 

· Proven experience in identifying target audiences and tailoring activity to these audiences. 

· Solid knowledge of websites, SEO, and web analytics tools. 

· Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers, making sense of key statistics. 

· A keen eye for design and the ability to write great copy. 

· A desire to keep up to date with the latest trends and best practices in marketing. 

· The confidence and assertiveness to liaise with key clients and senior contacts. 

· Relevant marketing, communications, PR (or related) degree or post-graduate level qualification. 

· Full driving license. To be able to visit and conduct work at our client’s sites. 


· CIM and/ or CIPR membership with evidence of ongoing CPD

Don't see the role you're looking for? We're always looking for talented marketing specialists to join our growing team in our Content & Comms, Digital, and Creative departments. We welcome applications from marketers looking for a new opportunity - send in your CV to customerservice@mackmangroup.co.uk along with details of roles that you would be interested in.


Working with us

Mackman is a busy boutique agency with the unifying strapline 'together we grow'. It’s been with us since the day we launched and reflects the relationships that our agency has with clients, suppliers, colleagues and the wider community. It is the blend of our talented team combined with a ‘can do’ attitude and thirst for best practice that is at the heart of our success.

A dynamic environment

Working in an agency is hard work, deadlines are tight and targets demanding, but it makes for a dynamic environment. We do our best to make the work as enjoyable as we can and working agency side is rarely dull. You need to be a team player because we all need a helping hand sometimes, especially when priorities or deadlines change. You can be sure that working at Mackman will grow your skill set and develop you as an individual.

Social time

We have regular staff socials - at least we used to before Covid, which has made that harder. There is a summer social which normally includes freshly made pizza, salads and a BBQ in our garden. At Christmas we naturally all go out together and sometimes drink and eat too much. There are other excuses to go out together like gigs or celebrations. 

Balancing work with time for you

Everyone gets an extra day off on their birthday courtesy of the business. We expect everyone to work hard but don’t expect anyone to work unreasonable hours. We also don’t contact staff outside of work hours. We have people working from home and in the office and take a flexible approach to individual needs.  


Some of the benefits

We are a modern family orientated firm that looks after our employees and are respectful. It’s about how we treat people, not just the benefits, but here are some of them:

  • Flexible working
  • Regular team building and staff socials
  • Time out of the office to give blood
  • Generous holiday allowance - 20 days off plus 8 bank holidays
  • Extra day off on your birthday
  • Bonus days off for Christmas shut down
  • Company contributed pension scheme
  • Ongoing training delivered via a personal development plan

How to apply

If you think you have something special to add to Mackman then please do get in contact. Use the form below and attach your CV and we promise that one of the owners will take a look. Please be aware that unfortunately we can’t respond to every application we receive.

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