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Job Description Role title: Marketing Executive – Investment Trust Promotion Contract type: Permanent Location: London About the department The abrdn Investment Trust marketing team is dedicated to promoting the range of seventeen UK listed investment...

Job Description

Role title: Marketing Executive – Investment Trust Promotion

Contract type: Permanent

Location: London

About the department
The abrdn Investment Trust marketing team is dedicated to promoting the range of seventeen UK listed investment trusts managed by abrdn. Our remit is to engage with existing and potential retail shareholders – those shareholders managing their own portfolios, often investing through execution only platforms such as Interactive Investor, Hargreaves Lansdown and AJ Bell. The investment trust marketing team is made up of three people: one Head of Investment Trust Promotion, one Marketing Manager and one Marketing Executive, which is the role currently vacant.

About the role  
As a Marketing Executive you will support the Investment Trust Marketing Manager and make significant contributions to our dynamic closed end funds team.

You will be a part of the driving force behind our marketing initiatives, showcasing your strong attention to detail and proofing skills. Your responsibilities will span the entire marketing mix, encompassing print advertising, digital marketing, press relations and events, as well as helping with the preparation of written reports for client boards. This role is ideal for someone who has a background in investment management and has either contributed to marketing campaigns across various media or has developed a robust skill set within the industry.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Collaborate with the Investment Trust Marketing Manager to execute strategic marketing plans.
  • Champion marketing campaigns and projects across diverse media channels.
  • Craft compelling written reports for client boards.
  • Contribute to the development of innovative marketing strategies that resonate with our target audience.

About the candidate requirements   

To be successful in this role you will need (minimum experience/ requirements) 

  • Experience in investment management
  • Strong project management skills, with a track record of successfully leading marketing campaigns
  • Exceptional literacy, attention to detail and proofing skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong experience in managing marketing campaigns and projects across different media and client channels

Moreover, we recognise that supplementary skills beyond the minimum criteria can greatly enhance your success in this position. These skills are:

  • A team player – able to collaborate effectively with your colleagues, consistently putting the teams’ goals and interests ahead of personal ones and actively contributing to the wider teams shared objectives.
  • Strong Organisational Skills and an acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills – the ability to demonstrate exceptional time management skills by efficiently planning and prioritising tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Self-Motivation – you exhibit a high level of self-motivation and can take the initiative to identify and tackle challenges proactively.
  • You are able to take ownership of your work, ensuring that it aligns with organisational objectives and quality standards.

Our Benefits

There's more to working life than coming home with a good salary. We have an environment where you can learn, get involved and be supported. 

When you join us, your reward will be one of the best around, including 40 days annual leave, a 16% employer pension contribution, a discretionary performance-based bonus (where applicable), private healthcare and a range of flexible benefits including gym discounts, season ticket loans and access to an employee discount site amongst many others. You can read more about our benefits here.

We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment.  We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance.  We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.

If you need assistance or an adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.

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