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Marketing Manager

Code Computerlove -

Full-time (Permanent)
Up to £40k
Published on
10 November 2023

First, a bit about Code

We're a design and innovation agency part of EssenceMediacom North that creates breakthrough experiences for an eclectic mix of clients – from big organisations like the BBC, fast-moving start-ups like LightSpeed Broadband, and local heroes like Manchester Pride.

We’re officially recognised as a Great Place to Work. 98% of people here say that the working environment is welcoming, friendly and fun, and 98% agree that people are treated fairly regardless of race, age, or sexual orientation.

Code was founded in 1999. Since then, we’ve helped shape some of the UK’s most-visited websites and become famous for our human-centred thinking, digital design excellence, and modern engineering practices. We even launched a global number-1 app, The Higher Lower Game.

Code is full of talented, passionate folk who love collaborating and helping each other, and our client partners trust us to do world-class work. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to promoting inclusivity and diversity at Code. We are actively encouraging applications from black and ethnic minority groups.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to lead our marketing activity and contribute to Code's growth ambitions.

Your goal will be to enhance our reputation and fame by raising awareness of our positioning, specialist capabilities and studio culture. You'll be developing and delivering marketing strategies and campaigns that support the business's priorities, internally and externally.

We're looking for someone who is a strategic and creative thinker, a self-starter and can identify and maximise opportunities that drive brand awareness and new business.

What we pay

The salary range for this role is up to £40,000. This is a band four role in our salary framework and is dependent on your experience:

Band: 4

(Band Guide – 1: Junior | 2: Professional | 3: Lead | 4: Head/Principal)


If you have the following skills, knowledge and experience, we would love to hear from you:

  • You have previous marketing experience in a B2B services or agency environment.
  • You're collaborative and excellent at building effective working relationships.
  • You're a self-starter who can work on your initiative and in an autonomous capacity.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have a solid understanding and working knowledge of marketing, digital and social tools.
  • Storytelling and finding 'a hook' will come naturally to you.
  • You have an eye for detail.
  • You can form relationships quickly and effectively with stakeholders at all levels.


  • Experience with Webflow, HubSpot and Mailchimp.
  • Experience in a content creation role and can create campaign assets using Figma, Adobe Creative Suite or Canva.
  • You can demonstrate an understanding of the digital industry and have a natural interest and curiosity for its trends.

Your role

As Marketing Manager at Code, your day-to-day will include the following:

  • Brand: You will be our brand champion, owning and promoting the Code brand and working closely with our leadership team and the wider EssenceMediacom North marketing team.
  • Content: You will be responsible for Code's content marketing, including creating engaging industry thought leadership and compelling partner case studies.
  • Social: You will manage our social, including monitoring and commentary on relevant industry news and talking points.
  • PR: You will work independently and with partners to pitch our stories to relevant media and deliver Code's broader PR strategy.
  • Account-Based Marketing (ABM): You will create and launch ABM campaigns to target accounts, working closely with the wider new business team.
  • Event Management: You will plan, coordinate and host engaging and relevant webinars and industry events at our WPP Campus.
  • Digital Marketing: You will oversee our digital channels and brand touchpoints, including PPC and SEO.
  • Budget Management: You will manage our marketing budget and ensure the efficient allocation of resources to achieve marketing and business goals.

Code Computerlove values

  • We value brilliant people in their capability and the things they make together.
  • We value people who constantly improve themselves and the world around them to make a difference.
  • We value people who collaborate, who are a joy to work with, and who get more from themselves and those around them by working together effectively.

Our Culture Manifesto

We’re a brilliant bunch - We’re friendly, passionate people – thinkers and doers who care deeply about their craft and strive for brilliance every day.

We’re a place to grow - Code is a place to learn, grow, and continually improve. It’s a place to kickstart your digital career, make lifelong friends, and shape your own future.  

We're human-centred - We thrive individually, and do our best work together, in an atmosphere of care and compassion. Whether we’re in the office or working remotely, we all look out for each other, and our dedicated mental health allies are always there if you need someone to talk to.

We're enriched by diversity - Diversity is something we applaud; we embrace every shade of skin, every religion, and every ethnicity. We respect every gender, and every sexuality. We welcome people with disabilities and value the different perspectives they can bring. And we always aim to mix experience with youth.

We're all ourselves - We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to work – we love and accept people for who they are, and enjoy each other’s oddities.

We communicate openly -Our culture thrives on honest reflection, feedback and open conversations, and we’ve worked hard to make sure these things continue during remote and hybrid work. At Code, everyone has the chance to be heard, so we can move forward as a group.

We mix it up - Our cross-discipline teams have collaboration in their DNA; we aim to bring amazing people from diverse backgrounds together to create brilliant products.

We trust people - We give people the freedom to take risks and make mistakes, the autonomy to make decisions, and the opportunity to make an impact.

We value relationships - We take the time to get to know each other and our clients so we can communicate more effectively, align around a shared vision, and push each other to do our best work.

We're more than just a place to work - From bouldering and board games to beers and a boogie, there’s more to life at Code than just the work – fun, friendship, and a fair amount of love are all part of the package, and everyone who’s ever worked at Code is part of the family for good.

It's not all about work

  • Make-Change Friday afternoon – dedicated self-improvement time
  • An annual training budget of at least £500 so you can develop your skills
  • Medical insurance with eyecare and dental included
  • Generous maternity and shared parental leave package
  • £25 per month wellbeing budget
  • Corporate discounts with the likes of John Lewis and
  • Flexible hours and flexible bank-holidays
  • Annual (and legendary) Christmas jaunt abroad
  • Social events subsidised by the company
  • Bike and rail pass scheme
  • Your birthday off

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