Marketing & Communications Executive

Huntingdon |

Employer: MM Flowers Ltd
Sector/Specialism: Manufacturing & Production

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of, and you have the talent, energy and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Marketing & Communications Executive

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Developing our internal communications strategy to effectively share information in a timely and engaging way, using multi channel strategies, and to obtain feedback from our employees to shape and add value to how we continue to build our employee experience.

On a daily basis you will be:

• Developing our internal communications strategy to effectively engage with employees, to share information and obtain feedback from our employees.
• Reviewing current channels of communication across the MM Flowers business and make recommendations for improvement
• Write, edit, and deliver communications across multiple channels (including social media) in line with corporate standards and best practice.
• Contribute to the development of our “employee brand and voice” by creating materials, videos, and content to share across various communications channels.
• Ensure that strong measurement is in place across all our internal communications channels - collating, reporting and analysing metrics and feedback on communications campaigns.
• Assist with broader marketing activities as and when is required.

What you can already do:

• Very high attention to detail with strong copy writing and proof writing skills
• Excellent communication with the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders including senior management, production employees and external partners.
• Up to date understanding of all social media platforms and how to utilise them to support our business objectives
• Development of an internal communications strategy to effectively engage with employees, to share information and obtain feedback from our employees.
• Review current channels of communication across the MM Flowers business and make recommendations for improvement

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities

What will your current colleagues say about you?

• Motivated to deliver excellence
• High professional standards and calm under pressure
• Creative and able to bring new ideas to a business and transform them into practical reality

For this role it would be really great if:

• Degree qualifications (preferably in Marketing, Media, Communications or Journalism)
• Or experience in a similar communications role

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Holiday allowances are calculated on your days worked and you can find your allowance in your offer letter.
• Pension Scheme - You will be auto enrolled onto the company pension scheme after 3 months. At present we operate an auto enrolment scheme where you will benefit from contributions from us.
• Onsite Parking - free parking is available onsite
• Recommend a Friend Scheme - £250 is payable to you when you recommend a friend who is successful through the application process and successfully completes their 3 month probationary period.
• Career Progression - we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment- we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.
• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.
• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.
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So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you

If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to

MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.