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Job Title: Marcom Specialist
Reporting to: Marcom Team Leader
Effective date: May 2012
Department: European Marketing
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Position Summary: To assist the marketing department in promoting Kingston Technology in the European market place.

Essential Functions:
  1. To take ownership for the delivery of specific marketing projects either internally or with external agencies, such as collateral development, end-user and channel campaign generation and implementation, event planning, coordination and support.
  2. To drive execution of marketing projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
  3. To ensure appropriate marketing disciplines are applied to marketing projects ensuring effectiveness, appropriateness and consistency.
  4. To communicate with relevant stakeholders of Kingston (including the US team) on specific projects.
  5. To manage content on marketing Intranet.
  6. Ensure use of appropriate systems and databases to support the role including budget management, use of CMS tools and other Kingston (marketing and contact) databases.
  7. Understand, manage and control Kingston’s data applying Data Protection legislation.
  8. To work with Marcomm Manager in coordinating Kingston’s participation at local and pan-European events.
  9. To manage relationships with creative agencies and translation houses.
  10. To manage Kingston websites to ensure consistency with brand guidelines, manage look and feel, accuracy of content and analyse usage.
  11. To manage ad hoc marketing projects as they arise.
  12. To manage the creation, production, execution and delivery of online monthly newsletters and tactical communications to all Kingston audiences.
  13. Analyse Kingston’s communication strategy based on company requirements and objectives.
  14. Act as the support to the graphic designer taking on the creation and resizing of online and offline artwork.
  15. Manage internal goodies fulfilment system and processes.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Performs other work-related duties as assigned


PERSON SPECIFICATION

  Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education /
Qualifications:
Ideally educated to degree-level or equivalent in marketing or a related field.

CIM qualified (Advanced Certificate or higher) or studying for a CIM would be desirable.

Experience /
Knowledge:
Strong background in Marketing (Ideally 2+ years experience)
A marcom/agency background with strong project management skills is essential.
English to business level is essential.

IT industry marketing experience is highly desirable.
A second European language would be an advantage.

Skills /
Behaviours:
Experience of using Excel, Word and PowerPoint to an intermediate level.
Experience of using CMS tools, internal systems and databases.

Experience of standard design software packages (Photoshop/Quark/In Design/Flash/Illustrator) would be an advantage.



The job description may be varied in consultation with the post holder to reflect evolving needs of the company.



To apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your CV (written in English), salary expectations and a covering letter to:

Nina Edwards / Natalie Crafts
Human Resources
Kingston Technology Europe Ltd
Kingston Court
Brooklands Close
Sunbury-on-Thames
MIDDX TW16 7EP
United Kingdom

E-mail: eu_jobs@kingston-technology.com
Tel: (+44) 1932 738888

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