Marketing Events Executive

Satellite Applications Catapult
Harwell, UK
Added: April 25, 2024
The Role

The Satellite Applications Catapult is looking for a Marketing Events Executive to join our busy marketing and communications team. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact on everything we do across the whole marketing mix and inform and influence stakeholders across industry and Government.

The role will work with teams across the whole Catapult, making it an ideal position for someone looking to grow their experience, get stuck in and learn from highly experienced marketing professionals.

The role will have a strong focus on supporting our events activity, which we expect to occupy more than 50% of your time. We run upwards of 40 events a year which include major international tradeshow, workshops, hosting visits from international delegations, engagement with international NGOs and STEM engagement activities. To support these activities, the Satellite Applications Catapult is lucky to have world-class event facilities in Harwell including a satellite operations centre, two giant video-wall rooms, a demo centre and a range of other flexible event space. Two major in-person events in 2024, include the Farnborough International Airshow and Geobusiness at Excel.

You will also work with our Mission Marketing Managers to support their work across our Catapult missions, which are our focus-areas leading the direction of the business. You can expect to get involved with marketing plans which will include online and offline content creation, press and media activity, video and more.

Finally, you will support our team which is responsible for national capabilities and clusters, supporting our Marketing Manager to deliver plans for regional and national engagement.

The Satellite Applications Catapult is an exciting place to be, and this opportunity comes at a great time as the sector we support develops rapidly and the opportunities for gaining knowledge, personal development and international exposure have never been greater.

Required Skills And Experience

  • Willingness to get involved with a range of activities across the whole marketing mix
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • Eagerness to work hard, be flexible and deliver excellent results
  • Solid experience within a marketing role
  • Demonstrable experience of planning, delivering and reporting on marketing events
  • Experience of managing event agencies including stand builders, designers and event management companies
  • Experience of managing stakeholders from multiple business units and from external organizations
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results within tight competing deadlines
  • Exceptional motivational skills and ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Client liaison and management skills

How we work….

We strive to create a high trust, high performance and inclusive environment that enables team members to bring their whole selves to work – this helps to create the foundations of an innovation culture. Our shared values are critical to this:

  • We care - for our people, our partners, and our planet
  • We connect - and engage with people and ideas
  • We learn - and grow, as people and as an industry

Underpinning this is our belief in great teams, our combined efforts will always deliver outcomes beyond that of any individual providing we are honest through debate, experiment and reflect, and create shared resolutions in support of our purpose. Live these values, work to our principles, take ownership to deliver, and we are certain you will thrive with us.

This job description set outs the skills and experience we think are needed to be able to perform in this job. However, if you believe you can deliver in this role then we want to hear from you.

Please note, unfortunately this role is not eligible to offer sponsorship.

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