This job posting isn't available in all website languages

Events Marketing Manager - ICIS - London/Sutton

Reed Business Information
REE00BDY Requisition #




Marketing Manager, ICIS Events


ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical market information and events provider with divisions spanning energy and fertilizers. We are part of RELX Group – a FTSE25 company, with revenues of £7.5bn in 2018. We provide transparency and efficiency to some of the world’s most important and dynamic markets– delivering data services and events that drive better decisions and outcomes for our customers. Our team make this possible through a deep understanding of our customers, markets and global presence.

The role
This is a market leading portfolio, with over 60 global events each year, delivering multi-million dollar revenues and high profit margin to the ICIS business. Most importantly this enables ICIS to bring together communities of key industry practitioners and ensure our thought leadership and insight drives better outcomes in our target markets.
This role will drive revenues to accelerate growth and be the brand ambassador across our flagship portfolio of conference and training courses for the Base Oils market.

The successful applicant will be experienced in planning and creating conference marketing campaigns using a wide range of digital and offline channels, and be able to demonstrate their ability to deliver on ambitious growth targets, whilst controlling costs.

You’ll thrive on the opportunity to manage multiple projects simultaneously while ensuring deadlines are met at all times and always deliver on your objectives. With a methodical, organised and innovative approach, your customer centric focus will allow the organisation to differentiate for success.

You will be used to challenging the status quo, identifying and successfully implementing new initiatives to expand our routes to market and ways to attract key audiences. Your passion for understanding market dynamics, allows you to meet the customer’s needs and use data for growth, development and lead generation within the events.
You will have a record of achieving outstanding results in a fast-paced events environment used to finding the balance between obsessing over measuring important KPI’s, and thinking laterally to solve problems with innovative and creative solutions.


If this sounds like you, you will also be able to demonstrate that you are an effective communicator, skilled at engaging, influencing and connecting with in-house specialists, and external organisations.


Qualities required:
Marketing Strategy
• Interprets customers’ needs and can formulate and execute strategic marketing plans in accordance
• Ability to drive the strategy for a specific area of marketing with long and short term priorities in consultation with key stakeholders
• Promotes a strong customer/buyer focus to influence business strategy formulation

Decision-making and problem solving
• Is able to make decisions to inform the marketing, customer, competitor and market strategies
• Proactively gathers and interprets information to make recommendations and decisions
• Leads and promotes the use of metrics to improve marketing effectiveness across the portfolio of events
• Pre-empts problems, identifies opportunities and creates workable solutions
• Optimises marketing spend through lean techniques and purchasing controls

Customer-centric focus
• Can interpret, understand and document key customer touchpoints on the buyer journey
• Understanding the customers’ needs and ensures we are articulating these through creative and relevant marketing collateral
• Ensuring messaging is consistent and engaging through the marketing touchpoints
• Has a passion to engage across the whole of the customer lifecycle, using clear marketing KPIs which are measured, evaluated and refined on an ongoing basis

Partner/Alliance Marketing
• Skilled in evaluating partners and alliances from a portfolio perspective, ensuring they are right to support business goals, objectives and values
• Adept at developing and maintaining strategic relationships with partners ensuring ongoing tracking to deliver joint value
• Strong negotiation skills

Innovation and influencing
• Communicates clearly, confidently and fluently in verbal and written form
• Good questioning and needs analysis skills driven by curiosity

Fostering teamwork and connectedness
• Proactively encourages co-operation to achieve team goals
• Shares information with those inside and outside their immediate team and communicates effectively and in a timely manner
• Contributes to an open, honest and supportive team environment 
• Work closely and effectively with all key departments and cross team colleagues to identify potential synergies


What we offer in return
- ICIS is committed to supporting you to succeed in your career. We are committed to helping you increase your market knowledge, providing opportunities to embrace new marketing technologies and developing your marketing skills further.
- We strongly value both our employees’ and customers’ diversity and believe a diverse workforce is a critical factor to achieve business success. ICIS supports a range of internal forums to educate and involve employees in celebrating this diversity.
- ICIS is dedicated to playing a positive role in our local and global communities, primarily through employee involvement.  Our central focus is education for disadvantaged young people and community initiatives of importance to local employees.
- Health and wellbeing are important enablers to living a fulfilling and purposeful life. As a caring employer, we want to do what we can to help you keep physically and emotionally healthy.
- ICIS is a global company with staff of more than 600 across the globe. This will give opportunities for global travel and international project working


ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years’ experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.
ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Perth. Some 350 of ICIS’s staff are journalists engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication.
ICIS is a division of Reed Business and a member of RELX Group, the world's leading publisher and information provider.
About Reed Business Information
Reed Business Information provides information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.  RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
RBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Previous Job Searches

Activity Feed

Job shares through RBI
Someone referred the Business Project Manager position. Less than a minute ago
Someone applied to the Senior Manager - Finance position as a result of a referral. 2 minutes ago
Someone applied to the Data Engineer II position. 2 minutes ago
Someone applied to the Scientific Editor – Cell position. 2 minutes ago
Someone applied to the Sales Development Rep position. 2 minutes ago

Similar Listings

Reed Business Information

United Kingdom

📁 Marketing

Requisition #: REE00BMU

Reed Exhibitions

United Kingdom

📁 Marketing

Requisition #: REE00BNQ

Reed Business Information

United Kingdom

📁 Marketing

Requisition #: REE00ACO