Careers at Savona - Admin & Marketing

Our marketing department is based at our Ilfracombe depot, but covers both depots. The main aim is to grow sales through both traditional and digital marketing, with a customer-centric approach. Tasks include creating images and adverts, writing content, analysing data, planning events, designing brochures and supporting other departments. This is a high energy office with a passion to stand out from the crowd!

Digital Marketing Executive

Based:                                                  Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34

Accountable to:                                Group Marketing Manager

Job Type:                                             Full time 37. 5 hours per week

Contract:                                             Permanent

Salary:                                                  £21,000 – £23,000 per annum DPE


About Savona

We service 20 counties across the South East, South West and Central England, delivering in our fleet of 40+ multi-temperature vehicles to the hospitality, education, care, contract catering and leisure sectors. We are a group of likeminded people with a modern outlook, on a mission to provide excellent customer service with the values we hold dear. Employing around 150 staff, we have two locations: Kidlington in Oxford and Ilfracombe in Devon.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Digital Marketing Executive to assist in the planning and execution of our online marketing efforts, as well as offline marketing.

We have embarked upon a strategic programme of system development that provide the latest in technology solutions, enabling a radical improvement to their customer proposition, the aim being to provide a frictionless customer journey. Tying in with this digital transformation, the past 18 months has seen significant growth in social media followers, the launch of a new static website, an expanding ecommerce platform, and sights are set high for further progression over the next 6 months.

Job Responsibilities

  • Create images/content for social media platforms, and schedule using Hootsuite. Plan and suggest future posts according to results.
  • Source product and library images for brochures
  • Create digital banners and print adverts/flyers
  • Assist in the maintenance of our static website
  • Report social media analytics and take relevant actions
  • Event/exhibition administration and organisation
  • Support internal departments by providing POS materials and sales aids

Person Specification

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a passion for both traditional and digital marketing. You will be well-versed in the concepts surrounding digital marketing and how this can be a strong asset to securing growing revenue. You will be highly organised, and creative in design, with great ideas to reinforce our marketing campaigns.

This is a very creative role in a fast paced, forward-thinking business. You will…

  • Understand the importance of data, and effective marketing campaigns growing sales
  • Have experience in creating images for digital marketing covering social media, websites and emarketing, preferably using Canva
  • Display outstanding attention to detail and have content writing experience
  • Have knowledge of emarketing via Mailchimp
  • Have excellent excel knowledge in order to report analytics and measure campaign success
  • Assist in the formulation of strategies to build a lasting digital connection with B2B customers

Employee Benefits

Competitive Salary

Reward and recognition scheme

Long service awards

Company Pension scheme

Death in service benefit

Employee Assistance Programme

Access to discounted food

How to apply

To apply, please send your CV to our Group Marketing Manager: For an informal discussion about the role, please call her on 01271 862569.

Applications close on Friday 22nd December 2021. We reserve the right to close applications earlier than this date.

We're a modern brand...

…On a mission to provide excellent customer experience with the values we hold dear.

  • We care passionately about quality of service, our staff and our partners
  • We’re independent, and not afraid to do things differently
  • We believe in an honest price-value relationship
  • We love our environment, and set ourselves high sustainability targets