JD Sports UK Jobs – Marketing Executive

  • Full Time
  • Bury B

Website JD Sports

Role Overview

About the team

The marketing team are responsible for generating modern, fresh and culturally relevant omni channel marketing ideas. Bringing campaigns to life from conception to reality. Whether it be large scale global campaigns, the biggest celebrity collaborations or new store activations, the departments main priority is to create ideas through messaging, imagery and motion. We live and breathe our brand and commercial objectives by enticing, exciting and engaging our target consumer. We work on creative concepts for iconic calendar events such as Christmas, Summer, Back to School and beyond.

We’re looking for creative minded, delivery and performance focused individuals to join our inhouse team. You’ll be working with a team of talented brand, campaign and studio-based marketing experts. Working for JD across our brand portfolio including Nike, adidas, Puma, The North Face and Under Armour to name a few. This is an extremely exciting time to join our expanding inhouse marketing team.

About the Customer Impact team

The role of the customer impact team is to connect authentically with audiences across any touch point where our consumer dwells. Incorporating relevant digital innovation, product, brand and purpose led storytelling, community management and relevant talent. Using established, disruptive, immersive and emerging channels to maximise engagement, SOV, reach, awareness and brand sentiment, both on and off-page.

Across channels such as:

  • Organic Social
  • Social Partnerships
  • Influencer activity
  • Digital Activations + Partnerships
  • Copywriting
  • Digital 3PB

About the role

You will need to have experience in planning, implementing, and reviewing integrated marketing campaigns across store, OOH, and digital touch points. With a commercial and analytical eye, you will be familiar with digital marketing principles, including social platforms. You will have a record of accomplishment in creation of loyalty, member and / or marketing strategy / campaigns and a passion for brands and product. You will be friendly, ambitious, and organised, with strong stakeholder management and organisational skills.

As Membership Marketing Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Membership Marketing and Head of Loyalty and App, and other senior stakeholders to deliver against a full marketing programme for our JD+ Members. Helping to Identify new opportunities for audience retention and acquisition through strategic marketing initiatives, working to agreed KPI’s around membership conversion, growth, and retention.

What you will be responsible for

  • Execution of marketing programme calendar for all JD+ Members across all touch points, serving as a subject matter expert (both internal & external)
  • Work with wider teams to ensure consistency of messaging across touchpoints, ensuring all campaign journeys are optimized for the consumer.
  • Work collaboratively with all marketing teams to ensure our membership proposition is class leading, helping to identify new, segment relevant opportunities, using latest innovations / platforms where appropriate.
  • Manage all campaigns and the execution of all member marketing campaigns across all touch points. Hitting all internal and external deadlines.
  • Produce regular reporting, analytics and insights to optimise initiatives, campaigns and outputs.
  • Help drive commercial growth through audiences & member retention and acquisition. (Membership growth, eCommerce etc.)
  • Assist in the development and implementation of audience & member value propositions & strategies.
  • Help develop established and new direct to audience/membership revenue streams.
  • Manage the workflow, outputs and development (including, not limited to) of Membership Marketing Team personnel
  • Assist in evolving customer journeys & direct marketing across digital platforms.
  • Help set KPIs across Membership Revenue, Acquisition Conversion & Retention, ensuring the team are hitting these targets.

What we are looking for

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent relevant marketing qualification
  • Proven experience in delivering campaigns and short-term tactical activity to drive acquisition.
  • An understanding of customer segmentation and targeting and how marketing can be applied to drive the desired response.
  • Experience achieving results in a complex, commercial organisation through detail orientation, strong analytical skills, and effective budget control.
  • Understanding of digital marketing principles such as CRM, Google Ads, Paid Social, Social Media, Content Marketing and Affiliates
  • Awareness and interest of Web3 + tech innovation.
  • Stakeholder management experience along with the ability to influence internal and external cross-functional teams effectively
  • Able to navigate complexity and thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to work under pressure

What we have to offer

Competitive salary

Flexible hours

Hybrid working

Free onsite parking at our head office

Staff discount across all our brands

Monthly staff sales

JD Gyms discount

Subsidised eatery at onsite staff canteen

Quarterly social events

Professional training and conferences

Relaxed & friendly working environment

Company laptop

About JD Group

Established in 1981 with a single store in the Northwest of England, JD Sports Fashion Plc is a leading international multichannel retailer of sports, fashion, and outdoor brands.

The Group has over 2,400 stores across 19 territories, despite the challenges of 2020 global revenues increased by 30% to £6,110.8 million.

Over 56,000 people work within the Group all over the world. We attract the absolute best talent to our teams and acknowledge the continuation of this process as a key factor in the Group’s evolution.

The Group is home to premium brands such as JD Sports, Scotts, Size?, Tessuti, GO Outdoors, Blacks, Millets, Footpatrol, Sprinter, Activinstinct & many more.

Our Vision

Connect globally, inspire locally, empower Individually.

We seek to inspire the emerging generation of globally- minded consumers through a connection to the universal culture of sport, music, and fashion.

Our Values

We strongly believe in extending our entrepreneurial and competitive spirt beyond business performance to making the world around us a better place. We always strive to do the right thing for our colleagues, our communities and the environment.

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