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Marketing and Communications Executive

Scrutton Bland
Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, CO15 5DL, United Kingdom
July 06, 2024


We are looking for a proactive, creative individual to join our growing Marketing team. As the Marketing and Communications Executive, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our communication strategy across various platforms. You will collaborate closely with teams throughout the business to develop innovative solutions that enhance our brand presence and engage our target audience.

Whilst our Ipswich office is the main location for our Marketing team, we offer hybrid working from home and our offices (current office locations are Ipswich, Colchester and Bury St Edmunds). You will join a team of four, and this role will report to the Marketing Director.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement marketing communication strategies to promote our services and enhance brand visibility.

Create compelling content for digital marketing channels, including website, social media, and email campaigns.

Conduct research to identify news and communication ideas relevant to our industry and target market.

Collaborate with internal teams to coordinate marketing efforts and ensure consistency in messaging.

Manage internal communications to keep staff informed and engaged with company initiatives.

Organise and support events to promote brand awareness and foster client relationships.

Monitor and analyse the performance of marketing campaigns, providing insights and recommendations for improvement.

Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field is desirable.

Proven experience in marketing communications, preferably within a professional services firm.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.

Strong creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms.

Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills.

Why Join Us?

We offer an attractive reward and benefits package which you can tailor to suit your needs.

Full study support and commitment to continued learning & development, with a personalised development plan during your probationary period and beyond

Starting salary of £26,000 - £28,000 dependant on experience

A culture that promotes work life balance and opportunity for some work from home where that fits with the team’s needs.

36 Days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays and 3 days off over the Christmas period

Life Assurance up to 4x salary and contribution towards the Firm’s pension scheme from day one

Access to mental health support and a wide variety of other benefits are available through our employee hub.

Access to our Health Cash Plan from your first month with us

Opportunity to participate in the Scrutton Bland Foundation, supporting the local community

Every new team member will experience a full induction and training programme where you will get up to speed on our systems, processes, and ways of working.

What you’ll be part of

At Scrutton Bland, we are committed to empowering our clients and people to make informed decisions and achieve their goals, whether business or personal. Our mission is to be the guardian of our client’s financial futures and our people’s professional aspirations. So, what does that mean for you?

We are looking for individuals who are:

Ambitious, who want to drive the Firm forward.

Compassionate, they have purpose and are proactive in their approach to meeting both client and personal goals.

Agile, they embrace new ideas and demonstrate innovativeness.

And proud, proud to be part of the Scrutton Bland Group.

Diversity Statement

Scrutton Bland values diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, disability, marital or civil partnership status.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage BAME and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our teams. We continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace.

Recruitment and internal career development

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities, and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences and abilities. We actively encourage ethnic minorities and disabled applicants and value the positive impact different lived experiences have on our teams. We are committed to inclusion and diversity within our organisation. We continue to encourage interest from applicants who require reasonable adjustments within the workplace.

Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £26,000.00-£28,000.00 per year


Additional leave

Bereavement leave

Casual dress

Company events

Company pension

Cycle to work scheme

Enhanced maternity leave

Gym membership

Health & wellbeing programme

Life insurance

Paid volunteer time

Referral programme

Sick pay

Work from home


Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

Ipswich: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


Marketing: 2 years (preferred)


Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Ipswich

Reference ID: Marketing and Communications Executive - May 2024