Marketing Manager

Bedford town
Experience based

Are you an experienced marketer with agency experience, ready for a new challenge in a fast-moving, award-winning marketing agency?

Receptional is 30-person agency based in Bedford. We work with some of the UK’s best-known brands and regularly win awards.

Due to expansion, we are looking for an experienced marketer to join our team.

The job

The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping the Receptional brand and promoting our services.

This is an exciting, fast-paced role. You will work alongside our SEO & PPC consultants and the business development team to:

  • Plan and implement Receptional’s marketing strategy
  • Assume responsibility for Receptional’s website and promotional activity
  • Run campaign activity, from concept to delivery, across a mix of channels (social, PPC, content, SEO, email, PR)
  • Oversee the management of our CRM system
  • Manage and promote Receptional’s thought-leadership pieces (surveys, webinars, e-book, case studies)
  • Ensure we continue to win lots of industry awards
  • Generate new business opportunities – and then report your successes and recommendations to the board and the wider team

About you

You will be working closely with the board to grow the business. You should:

  • Have several years’ experience and expert knowledge of b2b marketing (ideally promoting an agency)
  • Have an excellent understanding of the digital industry
  • Have experience overseeing organic and paid social-media campaigns, especially LinkedIn
  • Be confident running SEO and content and campaigns (e-books, white papers, case studies, webinars, etc.)
  • Be capable of overseeing email campaigns (we use Sharpspring)
  • Know how to manage CRM systems effectively
  • Have a good understand of how to engage prospects across the marketing funnel – identify and engage with key decision makers, scoring leads based on engagement
  • Have loads of experience writing promotional copy
  • Enjoy using a variety of marketing tools and technologies – Google Analytics, AdWords and LinkedIn platform knowledge is essential.
  • Be naturally analytical and hungry to uncover new approaches.
  • Have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with the broader team and third-party suppliers

What’s on offer?

  • A positive, friendly atmosphere
  • Extensive training
  • A vibrant social scene – regular days out (when Covid allows, we go karting, shooting & canoeing)
  • As much fruit as you can eat. With free lunch every Friday
  • A fantastic open-plan office with a dedicated beer fridge
  • Annual healthcheck and flu jab
  • 22 days holiday (+1 for each years’ service, to a maximum of 5).
  • An extra day off on your birthday.



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    What to expect when you become a Receptionaut...

    Work Flexibility

    Whether it’s in our open space office or at home, we want the best working environment for all Receptionauts

    Team outings

    All work and no play makes for a stale team, we let loose on activities outside the office to grow and learn as a team

    Lunch treats

    Lunch is on us on Fridays to see off a week of hard work, as well as free pizza on every first Monday of the month

    Role progression

    Always encouraging growth, we offer weekly training sessions and monitor all progress as a team and individually

    Pension scheme

    Receptional will safeguard your future financial plans with our fantastic pension plans

    Fresh fruit

    To assist you towards a healthy lifestyle, a wide range of fruits are available for your consumption

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