Marketing Exec – Cycle Industry Focus

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Position: Marketing Exec – Cycle Industry Focus
Employer: Oxford Products
Category: Marketing
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
Date posted: Thursday, July 13th 2017
Description:

Oxford Products Ltd was established in 1973 and has grown its business in the cycle market significantly over the last ten years. It has a comprehensive range of branded parts and accessories including lights, security, luggage and pumps as well distributing for a number of 3rd party brands.

In the last twelve months, the company has launched an innovative new range of alarm locks, secured the exclusive distribution of two new brands, Flaer and ACROS, and announced a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.

Due to the growth in our cycle business, a new position has been created within the marketing department which has a special focus on the company’s cycle industry activities with particular focus on Social Media, Press Relations and Events.

The successful candidate will have some previous experience within a marketing position and possess a passion for all things cycling, along with strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, their key responsibilities will be:

  • To create and implement a social media strategy to engage and grow our cycling community
  • To write accurate and stimulating press releases to promote new and current products
  • To maintain and further develop the company’s relationship with its specialist press contacts
  • To contribute to the wider strategic marketing of the company’s cycle products
  • To organise and attend exhibitions and corporate events, in the UK and abroad
  • The sourcing of relevant marketing tools including show equipment, point of sale, merchandise and corporate stationery
  • To assist in the general day-to-day marketing activities including web administration

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a marketing position 
  • A self-sufficient, motivated and proactive approach to work
  • A good eye for detail and strong copywriting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A passionate interest in cycling is essential!

If you want to join an award winning and highly successful business and have the desire and ability to seize this exciting opportunity, download an application form today. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a covering letter detailing the reasons that you are applying.

Oxford Products Ltd, De Havilland Way, Range Road, Witney, OX29 0YA

01993 862 300 

www.oxfordproducts.com/contact/jobs_board    recruitment@oxprod.com

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