PR & Marketing Manager (German speaking)

St Albans UK
35 hours / week
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About Us

Situated in the heart of St Albans City Centre, opposite St Albans Abbey in a beautiful grade II listed building, Mack Brooks Exhibitions is a leading international exhibition / trade fair organiser, a publisher of business to business events. Established in 1965, the company is part of Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Group. RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.


The Role

We are currently looking to recruit a German-speaking PR & Marketing Manager. The PR & Marketing Manager will have the responsibility to cover a variety of PR and marketing activities for a series of our B2B trade exhibitions.


Key Accountabilities

  • Overall management responsibility for planning and implementing marketing campaigns related to the specific trade shows (in cooperation with the show team)
  • Overall responsibility for planning PR and advertising campaigns and establishing strong relationships with media
  • Briefing designers and agencies
  • Managing a small team - setting tasks and goals for marketing executives, providing guidance, training and support
  • Some overseas travel will be necessary

Skills & Experience

  • Fluent German, with excellent command of the English language
  • Previous experience in a similar Marketing / Communications role, ideally in an international sales environment
  • Excellent creative copywriting skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in media relations
  • Have an eye for design
  • Be a flexible team player, committed to be able to deal with people at all levels
  • Ability to multitask, work to tight deadlines, with close attention to detail
  • Strong organisation and administration skills
  • High level of computer literacy, including knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proactive, responsive and ability to work under pressure


We provide

  • Excellent working hours (35 h/week: Monday - Thursday 8.30am to 4.45pm incl. 1 hr lunch, 8.30am to 4pm on Fridays incl. 1.5 hr lunch)
  • 22 days holiday, rising to 25 days after 4 years’ service, plus Christmas closure days in addition to the holiday entitlement
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Gym discount

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