Marketing & PR Manager
Red Apple Audio Group
Marketing and PR Manager
Do you love working in PR & Marketing but feel there must be more?
Do you want to be in a new department that will allow you to put your own stamp on it?
Do you want to be in a role that will challenge you, and give you responsibility and variety?
Do you want to use your talent in a unique company that’s in the audio sector which is the industry to be in right now?
We’re an agency with audio at our core. We sit at the heart of the audio industry and are a world class leader in audio services. We work with brands who want to do audio properly and help other agencies who don’t have in-house specialists.
We’re Spotify’s creative partner in the UK & North America and our company client roster also includes Guinness, EA Sports, Audible and Cartoon Network. We have ambitious plans for the future to lead the market and develop our UK, US and international business.
Established since 2005 we’ve gone from strength to strength in recent years, expanding both our team and our studio facility that we call home. Our amazing team is the heartbeat of the company and the reason we’ve been successful. We have pledged to invest in them more than ever before through training and development.
We’ve invested significantly in technology and our studio facility is a centre of excellence in audio at our London HQ with capabilities to support clients all around the world.
We are committed to developing the audio industry and its future talent and lead initiatives to inspire, train and develop young talent and bring more young people into the industry. In the last few years we’ve also donated time and money to Macmillan Cancer Support, The Malaria Foundation and Crisis and we intend to do a lot more.
Diversity and inclusion matter to us and we are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, physical ability, neurodiversity and experience. We welcome your uniqueness.
We’re part of the SNK Publishing Group, based in London and New York, which also includes SNK Studios and includes the following specialist departments: Studios, Music, Media, Digital and Audiobooks.
Our Culture - Defined By Our Team
We're creative (standard). We're honest and open. A swear jar would bankrupt us all. We're all equal and we laugh at ourselves… and each other.
We're unconventional, productive and we do whatever it takes to get the job done. We like burgers (meat, veggie and vegan).
We always make time for each other and our clients. We live and breathe audio. We're people pleasers. We're all very different and we love that about our team.
We praise each other and recognise achievements. We like going to the pub. We don't quit, we fix. We're kind and caring. We make a difference. We stick together and pick each other up when it's needed.
We like to dance. We say please and thank you. We're passionate and motivated. We always leave our clients feeling good.
The Person We Are Looking For
With an ambitious plan in place, a rebrand and complete new look underway and exciting plans for the year ahead, we are now looking for a skilled, driven and tenacious Marketing and PR Manager to help develop and tell our story and support our commercial drive to grow our UK and International business.
You will have at least five years marketing/PR B2B experience in the media, marketing and advertising industries. Ideally, you will have worked in-house in a dynamic environment be that agency, media owner, platform, broadcaster or production company. In addition, you may work with a specialist Marketing/PR agency that represents the media, advertising and marketing industries.
You need to have excellent communication skills, be able to write well, have an attention to detail, work well with all types of people and be a great ambassador for the business. Ideally, you will already be familiar with the B2B media and have a contact book and the trade bodies that represent the industry. Alternatively, proven skills in a similar dynamic B2B environment.
You will have experience of working and building the profile of business brands on social media so Linkedin and Twitter will be key, as well as developing and managing engaging content for our social platforms to drive influencers and target audiences to follow.
It is important that you are a team player, confident and outgoing (both in person or over a video call) and have a positive mindset. You’ll have a track record of running successful marketing initiatives and creating ideas that are clever and engaging.
You won’t be afraid to put your ideas and opinions forward, but you’re also able to listen to others and give the final decision 100% commitment no matter where it came from.
You’ll be a strong believer in delivering exemplary customer service which is just as important as the work we produce. You don’t miss deadlines and are willing to go that extra mile to make sure of it. You don’t get flustered when it’s busy and you’re comfortable managing many different projects simultaneously.
If this is you, we can’t wait to hear from you.
To work with the internal leadership team and external Marketing Strategist to create, plan and implement a long-term marketing strategy and plan that supports our Commercial objectives, builds our business brand and drives our thought-leadership and ambition to lead the audio marketplace.
You will be working across the group as a collective voice on all things audio which includes:
Studios, Creative, Audiobooks, Music, Media and Digital.
Essential Requirements for the job
- Experience working in a similar role
- Proven B2B campaign delivery
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent attention to detail, proofing of materials and all communication
- A high level of experience in using social media as a B2B tool to engage and build business profile including Linkedin as a marketing and sales tool and improving SEO for our new website
- Overseeing our Group website and ensure it is always fresh with content and up to date working with our in-house creative team
- Experience of working closely with a commercial team to deliver and support all client and new leads’ Marketing and PR – including client and lead generation newsletters
- Experience of developing a content plan and making that happen working with the various divisions to bring to life our thought-leadership through blogs, opinion pieces, podcasts and more
- Good and proven media relations skills with trade and national media and ideally a contact book
- Confidence to build partnerships and initiatives with industry trade bodies
- Experience of overseeing Award entries and the submission process
- Organising and running events to enhance the business profile
Salary & Benefits
- Subsidised Bupa medical care
- Cycle to work scheme
- Various training schemes to help us all be better.
- 28 days holiday plus bank holidays including 3 days to be taken over Christmas
- Mentoring programme
- Extended parental leave policy
The Hiring Process
It’s really important that we are a right fit for each other. Therefore we usually have three chats online, on the phone or in person. This is so we can get to know each other properly which is really important for you and us, as we want you to be with us for a long time so you need to know it’s right for you.
If there is another way you’d like to do this that will really give you the chance to shine, please tell us if we get in touch to chat.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject header Marketing and PR Group Manager Application
Please include a covering letter summarising your relevant experience and skills and enclose an up to date CV with all contact details.
No agencies please as we are already work with our HR partners.
Thank you for your interest in working with us. We appreciate your time in submitting your information to us.