Good Marketing Managers are worth their weight in gold.  They come in many shapes and forms.  They may be general Marketing Managers or specialist Digital Marketing Managers, CRM Managers or Creative leads.

Whether they lead a team or not, the experience and expertise in tactical implementation and strategy development is a key skill set for any business.  They are an important asset, and mainly come to a business from a similar background of either B2B or B2C and often with experience in the same or similar industry.  

The stunning county of East Sussex in the South East of England is home to the stunning Weald countryside with beautiful historical towns of Lewis and Battle sitting alongside the traditional English seaside towns of Eastbourne, Bexhill-on-Sea and Hastings.

The location of East Sussex with connections to the continent via the ports at Hastings and Newhaven and its proximity to the capital mean that East Sussex is an attractive place for businesses to locate, contributing over £10.3bn GVA to the national economy in 2016.

Construction and its associated supply chain are major players in the county with over 3,500 businesses situated in East Sussex.  Notable businesses in the sector in East Sussex include the Rydon Group, Buxted Construction, TFC Europe Ltd and Cheesmur Building Contractors.

The professional, scientific and technology sector in East Sussex is also of note, with 3,800 businesses located in the county, from smaller specialists to large employers such as Amey Ow Ltd, Ingram Micro Holdings, Keysource, tLmNEXUS and Focus 4 U.

East Sussex is also known for its cluster of niche sectors including advanced engineering, finance, creative industries and advanced manufacturing. 

Based in Reigate, Armstrong Lloyd is ideally situated to leverage our local network of Marketers to support businesses in East Sussex, with Director Karen Lloyd having worked with a wide range of East Sussex businesses throughout her career.  

Marketing professionals in demand are those with relevant sector experience and a strong digital marketing skill set. B2B marketing skills are in demand within the professional and technical sectors and partnership marketing specialists.  B2C is less in demand in this area, although there are opportunities in some of the smaller construction companies and creative industries.