Job Description


Marketing and Data Manager

  • Location:
    Leeds (LS15)
  • Salary:
    up to £40,000 + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    6 December 2021

We are Derwent FM, part of the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.  

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with welcoming people, focused people and supportive people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 195,000 homes, manage £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.

More about your role

You will quickly establish yourself as the main marketing contact for both Derwent Students and Derwent FM, and work with the Operations Manager maximising rent, occupancy levels across the portfolio along with new business opportunities in a variety of sectors. Engaging our consumers you will monitor market trends and assist with core strategies, and use social media as a tool to attract new customers.

You will ensure the Derwent Student brand is at the forefront of all stakeholders' minds in the supply and delivery of great student accommodation, you will continuously look to improve and develop the positioning both on and off line in the market place.

We are currently trialling hybrid working, so you will be able to split your time between home and the office in Leeds. For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

More about you

You will have already possess a track record delivering marketing campaigns, from traditional, digital through to social. You will be pragmatic and be able to provide critical and appropriate challenge to managers to ensure they get the best advice and approach to marketing. It would be advantageous if you had experience in delivering a brand or rebrand project, although this isn't essential. Excellent communication and presentation skills, are essential as well as the ability to build relationships and stakeholder management.

The ideal candidate will have strong all round marketing experience, especially planning and delivering multi-channel digital communication and marketing campaigns.  Furthermore we need you to be familiar with writing, editing and managing content and utilising digital channels in effective new ways to deliver for our business and audience's needs. For this role you may be required to travel to different sites, a driving licence and access to a vehicle would be desirable.

The benefits

Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.  

Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.

What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Leeds (LS15)
1175 Thorpe Park, Century Way, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, LS15 8BZ
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