Focusrite

Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity.

As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music.

We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products.

Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits.

Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.

Focusrite Remote (High Wycombe, UK)
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Marketing Manager - Novation Based: High Wycombe or remote (with weekly visits to the office) Term: Full-time, permanent Rate: Up to £50k base, depending on experience We're looking for a Marketing Manager for Novation with industry experience or a good understanding of our customers. As the Marketing Manager - Novation, you will own the marketing strategy for Novation, covering all segments in which the brand operates. You will have the ultimate goal of building and maintaining the best possible understanding of our customers and market trends in order to deliver an effective campaign roadmap to meet the ambitious sales and growth targets of the business. Core responsibilities include; Lead and drive the execution of an engaging Novation marketing strategy to grow our core user base, expand into new markets and increase lifetime value of our customers; ultimately delivering against agreed revenue targets Responsible for creating and maintaining a campaign and activity roadmap to deliver this strategy. This will include launching new products, sustaining existing products already in market and building brand awareness and advocacy. Develop a thorough understanding of our customer groups and champion this across the business. Work closely with the Product team to create and continually optimise our product messaging. Review marketing assets to ensure they deliver on the original brief and represent the brand accordingly Ensure clear and effective communication of the Novation marketing strategy and roadmap to the whole company, with a focus on our Territory Sales & Marketing and Product teams. Working alongside our communications team, continually track, analyse and optimise campaign and content performance, to ensure we are achieving the highest ROI possible. Regularly track over time, give updates on, and lead key presentations around our marketing performance to date, market trends, customer/behavioral trends and upcoming plans. Lead the Novation marketing budgeting process annually, and report of progress against this throughout the year. Constantly monitor product performance with the Sales Team using all data available and quickly identifying products that are underperforming vs. our expectation, putting in place plans to remedy this. As a leader, look to continually drive improvement across the wider Marketing team. What we’re looking for: 3+ years marketing experience in a similar role, within the MI industry Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent qualification) in marketing or related field Strong understanding of and passion for the music-making industry, our target customers and our product ranges Demonstrable experience of delivering successful demand generation and growth marketing campaigns A track record of balancing strong story-telling with the commercial needs of the business Hands-on, practical experience with all major marketing channels Experience in analysing multiple data streams (quantitative and qualitative) and translating into actionable insight Exceptional communication, influencing and collaboration skills A proven leader with the and ability to drive actions through others A self-starter and determined problem solver who is not afraid to challenge in the right way About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits. >>> Click on  Apply Now  to be taken to the application page.
Focusrite High Wycombe, UK
Jan 06, 2020
Full time
Description Marketing Activity Coordinator Base: High Wycombe, UK Term : Full-time, Permanent Rate : Up to £20k Reporting into the Marketing Operations Executive and working closely with a lively marketing team, this role will focus on ensuring that all marketing deliverables are executed on time and that we create a predictable asset creation process. This team is responsible for the creation of all Focusrite and Novation marketing materials, worldwide; from webpages to product boxes, from video content to print adverts. This is an entry level position in which the successful candidate may expect career progression within marketing operations or project management. Core responsibilities include Ensure that the marketing team workflow is optimised and integrates seamlessly with wider marketing planning and execution workflows. Ensure all workflows are adhered to, always, end to end (briefing through to approval). Plan in team activities using Wrike (our task management system) and provide estimates of delivery dates, highlighting any potential resourcing issues that may occur. Assist in the creation of reporting mechanisms and KPIs for Creative team workflow, output and progress of campaigns and activities. Ensure all requests coming into the creative team are adequately briefed, working with the requestor of the work to provide a solid brief where this is not the case. Where any work within Wrike is overdue, work with the relevant stakeholders to remove any barriers and close out as soon as possible. Manage workload going through our team of outsourced copywriters. Raise any incoming purchase orders for the creative and HQ marketing teams. Working closely with the Senior Marketing Manager, responsible for gathering Sales and Marketing team requirements of pre-production units and posting units out to relevant team members. Regular reporting of global marketing loan stock position. In time, translate the above responsibilities into a Scrum Master role as the team moves to an Agile framework. Requirements Strong analytical ability and interpersonal skills Diplomatic, yet tenacious and assertive Enthusiasm for process management Demonstrable experience of deliverable and task tracking Known as a sensible, reliable, dependable person Organised, methodical, rational in approach A great communicator and personable! Experience in Agile/Scrum would be advantageous About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success. >>> Click on  Apply Now  to be taken to the application page.
Focusrite Remote (High Wycombe or Remote (with regular access to High Wycombe))
Jan 03, 2020
Full time
Head of Digital Marketing & eCommerce Base: High Wycombe Salary: Up to £50k base, plus £10k OTE As the Head of Digital and eCommerce, you will own the vision and strategy for our direct to consumer online business and digital marketing across all brands (Focusrite, Focusrite Pro and Novation). You will have the ultimate goal of profitably managing revenue through our own eStore and global marketplaces, while minimising the impact on, and being respectful of, our traditional routes to market. You will be a highly analytical, detail oriented and commercially focussed professional who has seen previous success in developing and growing an eCommerce business. As a proven leader, you will be able to pull together and motivate a cross-functional team to deliver on your vision while also balancing the requirements of our direct to consumer channels against the wider objectives of the business. You will be a savvy digital marketer with experience of creating effective online acquisition and retention strategies, for physical products, using a range of online channels and CRM tactics. You will also have experience in developing high-performing digital marketing teams. You will have experience of the MI industry, a solid understanding our product ranges or simply be a customer already. A passion for music making or performance in any form is a must Core responsibilities include; Develop and execute our global direct to consumer strategy to deliver agreed revenue and contribution targets. Working with the Online Product Owner, define and work towards a best in class user experience and customer journey for our websites, maintaining a full testing and improvement backlog. Continually track, analyse and optimise online customer journeys and site content, ensuring all areas are fully optimized for conversion. Accountability for how our brands and products are represented and listed on third party marketplaces such as Amazon, Reverb, eBay, Mercado Libre, etc. Working closely with the wider Marketing and Sales teams, lead the creation of promotional plans and marketing campaigns/communications to increase customer acquisition and increase customer lifetime value. Overseeing global performance marketing channels including PPC, SEO, email, remarketing and affiliate programmes, you will build and deploy a digital marketing strategy to both increase brand awareness and drive revenue and contribution for the business. Work with our Operations teams to ensure customer orders are fulfilled in a timely and efficient manner, driving further efficiencies where possible, and stock levels are effectively managed. Work with our Customer Services team to ensure that customers queries are promptly and proactively managed across all channels and territories. Work with our Finance team and payment gateway to actively manage fraud risk, ensuring we’re protected against crime. Line management, development and coaching of the Online Marketing team; driving the efficiency and effectiveness of all online channels. Creation of annual business plans, quarterly forecasts and weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting on the direct to consumer business; sales, revenue, contribution and key web metrics. Management and ownership of the eCommerce P&L. What we’re looking for: 3+ years Digital Marketing and eCommerce experience in a similar, brand/client side role. Business planning and global eCommerce strategy development experience Knowledge of web technologies, best-practice user experience design/layout, and site performance optimisation Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills Proven leadership skills Exceptional collaboration skills - able to work effectively with a variety of different people Proven influencing skills across all levels of business (including board level) A solid, hands-on understanding of marketing and communications channels Experience using Google Analytics (or similar web analytics) to identify trends and take appropriate actions About Us Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation and Ampify brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity. As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious and prestigious history. Alongside Novation and Ampify, the hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From amateur to pro, our goal is to contribute to a world where we’ve made a difference creating opportunities for everyone and anyone to enjoy creating music. We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is setup to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and at all stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products. Benefits include flexible working, home working, company pension, life insurance, private healthcare, employee purchase scheme, share options, company music events, offsite company parties and free breakfast/lunch in the canteen. We arrange company training sessions, hold making things easy days, encourage personal development training, run lunch and learns and facilitate external visits. Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer, we are company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success. >>> Click on Apply Now to be taken to the application page.