UK Marketing Manager

  • 123 Any Lane, Any Town, gb
  • Full-time

Company Description

About

Together we make. Come make with us.

Overview

About us.

At Cricut®, we believe that we’re all born makers. When we built our first cutting machine, we saw the potential for a simple yet powerful tool to completely transform the way people craft, design, and DIY. Since then, we continue to innovate with new machines, platforms, materials, and tools, but that’s just what we do. Who we are is a bustling worldwide community, a means for connection, and an outlet for unbridled creativity. Join us as we place the power of handmade into the hands of ALL.

Life

Love your work. And your coworkers.

Our company is made up of A+ human beings. We ask tough questions, entertain ideas outside of our own, and work together to make something bigger than ourselves. With Cricut® growing in China, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, as well as Europe and South America, we’re on an unstoppable roll, satisfying that innate creative itch around the world. We train, develop, and celebrate great work with hallway high fives and promotions within. We also throw the world’s best Halloween party.

Enjoy incredible perks.

We take care of our team. From outstanding medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits, to pet insurance, 401K match, life insurance, incentive programs, paid time off, on-site massages, phenomenal work-life balance, and employee discounts, we offer the best benefits package in the DIY consumer electronics industry. Period.

Like what you see? We can’t wait to meet you.

Cricut® is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Description

The Cricut EMEA team is growing fast and we are looking for our first Marketing Executive to propel the Cricut® brand and our business results to the next level.

The UK Marketing Manager is responsible for the growth in awareness (and sales) of the Cricut® brand and products within the UK market. This role will develop integrated communications across multiple marketing channels that address relevant audiences and drive business goals.

You will create and lead marketing campaigns and execution throughout the UK market. This includes both coordination of current campaigns, as well as envisioning new campaigns consistent with corporate initiatives. In this role, you’ll work closely with Cricut® product and content teams, social media teams, other marketing teams, Cricut® members, and executives.

If you have a love of all things handmade, want to be at the forefront of building a program still in its infancy, and have a track record of independently building marketing programs for new and/or established consumer brands, join us today.

Cricut® is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Cricut® UK marketing strategy and execution.
  • Ensure our ‘reverse the funnel’ marketing strategy adapts to the UK market, is well planned, and ultimately successfully executed.
  • Manage and drive agencies, especially our UK based PR/Influencer/Social agency
  • Build awareness for the Cricut® brand primarily by increasing awareness and word of mouth, focusing on Influencer engagement, affiliate programs, and Social marketing.
  • Execute channel marketing initiatives – in-store and online – as UK distribution grows.  Knowledge of Amazon marketing a plus.
  • Establish processes and reviews to measure campaign performance, testing and optimizing campaign elements.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders (social marketing, email marketing, creative services, DTC, video marketing, events, influencer marketing, channel marketing and product management).
  • Responsible for managing a high volume of activity and prioritize activities to effectively deliver plans on time and budget.
  • Communicate status and activities; must have strong communication and organization skills.

Qualifications

 

  • Undergraduate degree required; MBA a plus.
  • Minimum of 8 years marketing management and influencer/partnerships experience.
  • Strong project/people management skills; ability to juggle multiple projects at a time and self-prioritize workload.
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence diverse groups within marketing, including cross-functional peers to executive management.
  • Knowledge of and experience within the DIY community, including sewing and fabrics, preferred.  Experience of marketing strong brands to women a plus.
  • Ability to meet tight time schedules.
  • Cultural fit: Energetic, self-starter.  Gets stuff done without being a jerk.  Is a player, not a victim.  Acts like an owner.

This role reports to the UK Country Director, with strong ties both to the VP EMEA and Director of Marketing in the US HQ.

The role is based in our to-be-opened UK office, West or North M25.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a self-starter, successful marketeer, to take the next step in their career.  With time and success, the position could morph into an EMEA marketing leadership role.  With our exciting growth plans, the opportunities for advancement really are limitless.

Additional Information

What to Do Next: Please send us a resume and cover letter telling us why you are the ideal candidate. You can be sure Cricut is a workplace who values individuality and variety, so write to us in your real voice and tell us what you’re all about. Please submit any online presence you may have (Twitter, Facebook, Insta, GitHub or fan pages made because of you). If you are a DIY enthusiast, that means a lot to us, and we would love to hear about it when you send us your information.

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