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Head of Marketing

Manchester, England.

Ultimate Performance (U.P. Fitness) is the only global brand in the Personal Training industry. We are in a unique position in our sector as the only international Personal Training company in the world with our own locations across four different continents.

Due to business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Marketing to organise all aspects of our marketing strategy so that our organisation can keep pace with our rapid business expansion. This has seen us launch new revenue streams in the form of nutritional supplements and online information products, to go alongside our already thriving Private Personal Training business.

We have the ideas and we have the products. Ranging from apps through to Amazon bestselling books, what we need now is someone who can pull our strategic marketing together into a coherent and organised fashion, with the long term goal of creating a truly world-class marketing team that matches our world-class personal training product. 

About the Job 

Whether you’re on an E-commerce product, (Supplements, Books), a subscription product (Online Personal Training, LiveUP Online, EatUP meal preparation) or a core product (In Gym Private Personal Training) you take part in a complete marketing experience as you lead every facet of the journey.

From determining positioning, competitive analysis, and external communications, you help shape the voice of the product and help it grow and maintain a strong customer base. This means you work with colleagues across sales, marketing, finance, web design, product development, coding and more. In this role, you’ll be involved with marketing from beginning to end.

You will bring together plans across our key focus areas. You will bring creative and strategic acumen to the role.

You will perform your role in a fast, ever-changing environment that requires you to be open to new influences and inspiration.

Know the customer. Know the product. Connect the two. At its core, marketing at Ultimate Performance starts with technology and ends with the customer, bringing both together in primarily digital ways. Our job is to demonstrate how U.P.’s products help solve our clients health and fitness problems, enhancing their lives.

Responsibilities

Build and execute marketing campaigns in collaboration with global and regional teams.

Act as Marketing Manager for a team of 10 in the Manchester marketing office ensuring deadlines are met and KPI’s are achieved.

Lead local and global execution across media, owned and operated channels and social.

Develop and lead strategy across the entire funnel, from awareness to understanding, trial, usage, retention and loyalty.

Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in consumer digital marketing management.
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently and idiomatically.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Business leadership with an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for using data and digital content to drive marketing to build businesses.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of subscriptions businesses, e-commerce businesses and luxury brand marketing.
  • Ability to influence effectively across functions and levels of management.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
Location

Junior Web Designer

Manchester, England.

Ultimate Performance (U.P. Fitness) is the only global brand in the Personal Training industry. We are in a unique position in our sector as the only international Personal Training company in the world with our own locations across four different continents.

Our rapid business expansion alongside a platform of market-leading credibility and authority has seen us launch new revenue streams in the form of nutritional supplements and online information products, to go alongside our already thriving Private Personal Training business.

Due to business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Junior Web Designer to join our growing web development team in our Manchester city centre Head Office.

About the Job 

As a Junior Designer, you will work within the wider Marketing team to support, develop and maintain the business’s multiple websites, as well as being be involved in working on a range of internal development projects including bespoke websites and web-based applications. You will also assist with basic website administration tasks when required.

Skills

We are looking for a Junior Designer who wants to try to work with the latest tools and technologies to improve their skills and knowledge as being able to demonstrate experience and familiarity in:

Essential:

  • HTML / CSS /SCSS
  • WordPress
  • Git / Version Control
  • Task Runners (such as Gulp / Grunt)
  • NPM / Javascript / JQuery
  • Responsive Design

Desirable:

  • JS Frameworks / React / Node
  • Command Line
  • PHP / PHP Frameworks / AJAX
  • API Integrations / REST / SOAP
  • Testing / Debugging
  • WooCommerce
In return Ultimate Performance can offer you:
  • A competitive salary based on experience/portfolio.
  • Continual professional development within a global, industry-leading business.
  • Vibrant and fun working environment.
  • Fantastic city centre location.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Usage of our state-of-the-art private gym.
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