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Argyll Scott UK launches Contract Marketing desk

03 Dec 15:00 by Bradley Feller

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We’re delighted to announce we’ve expanded our offering to include Contract Marketing recruitment.

 
The UK marketing industry has changed dramatically in the last 5 – 10 years. As the workload of most marketing teams has increased, smart companies have chosen to mitigate the effects of this by turning to mid-level interim marketers to cope with workload and provide additional support.
 
Why hire marketing contractors?
  • Be more agile – Interim/contract marketers can be utilised for fluctuations in work, while not being a permanent cost to your business. You’re completely in control of the length of the contract.
  • Enhance your capability – Marketing contractors can plug a specific skill set that your current in-house team is lacking for a specific project.
  • Get cover on maternity & paternity leave or long-term sickness – Interims allow for continuity while the current incumbent is on long-term leave, ensuring you don’t lose out on productivity.
  • Overcome headcount restrictions – Interims can be a great way to get around permanent headcount sign-off issues, as they’re a resource you can categorise under marketing spend instead of headcount.
  • Save on external agency costs – Hire interim marketers to undertake certain work which would previously have gone to an agency at a higher cost.
  • Access brilliant talent – The combination of exposure to varied work and personal flexibility has led to an influx of top tier marketers making a move into the interim market. You’re able to harness this talent in a cost-effective way.
 
Argyll Scott has a dedicated Marketing recruitment team, placing mid-management to board level marketing and digital specialists.
 
The type of contract marketing roles we recruit for include (this is not an exhaustive list):
  • CMO’s
  • Digital Marketing Managers
  • Digital Directors
  • Marketing Directors
  • UX Managers
  • Content and Social Media Managers
  • Insights and CRM Managers
  • E-commerce Managers
  • Data Analytics Managers
 
If you’re a hiring manager who would like to find out more about how best to utilise interim marketing talent, or an interim marketer looking for your next assignment, contact us here.