We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Manager to join our London, Cardiff or Wrexham studio! The ideal candidate will be directly responsible for Communications, Bid Management and Reporting and will Collaborate with the Board of Directors, Senior Management Team and Project Leaders to develop strategic integrated marketing communications campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create compelling promotional material: Copywriting case studies, capability statements, presentations, and digital content, including generating ideas and editing still and moving content for use across social platforms.

  • Create documents, social media and graphic content in InDesign, Adobe Rush, and Photoshop. Work with external graphic designers as required.
  • Create and deliver the digital marketing and social media strategy including regular updates to the website and website development.
  • Schedule all social media content and measure analytics.
  • Manage media relations, write press releases, and collaborate with client and contractor communications teams for reciprocal marketing/PR activity and awards. Work with a PR agency as required.
  • Coordinate and manage the calendar of awards submissions and photography, liaising with project leaders to write content and develop photography briefs.
  • Identify and manage client events, industry event attendance, exhibitions and speaking opportunities, working closely with the Business Development Manager and admin teams.
  • Manage and create a quarterly newsletter, working closely with project leaders to curate and write content.
  • Manage, collate and deliver high quality, client-focussed bids consulting with internal team & third-party consultants as required for first and second stage submissions. Provide presentation materials for interview support as required.
  • Produce a quarterly marketing report to the Board.

What We Offer

  • Career development and personalised learning support.
  • Attractive reward package including a competitive starting salary, pension scheme and life assurance.
  • Access to private healthcare and employee wellbeing platform.
  • A technology-supported agile working environment.
  • Team building activities and socials.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Detailed knowledge and working proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Rush.

  • Knowledgeable in social media platforms and management tools such as Buffer, Google Analytics, and knowledge of Mailchimp email marketing and Eventbrite.
  • A demonstrable record of successful bid management is essential, within an architectural environment would be a distinct advantage.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the design and procurement process and an awareness of contractual matters and industry terminology.
  • Creative nature with excellent graphic skills and an eye for composition with good attention to detail.
  • Confident communicator, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact professionally with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capable of multitasking, handling a broad range of responsibilities and working to tight deadlines.
  • Resilient and engaging.
  • Management and leadership skills.

Please apply by sending your CV, portfolio and short cover note telling us a bit about you and your career journey so far

careers@lawray.co.uk