Current Career Opportunities

This is your chance to join a company that is redefining people’s expectation for software quality and the part that technology can play. Original Software builds and markets leading-edge automated testing solutions for multiple applications including major ERP provides such as SAP, Infor, Microsoft and Oracle.

Original Software has European headquarters in Basingstoke, UK, North American headquarters in Westmont (Chicago), Illinois, plus strategic business partners across the globe.

We are seeking innovative, lively individuals to join our teams. This is an opportunity and discover the boundless possibilities. So if you are passionate about what you do, are a high quality and innovative individual, come and join our elite team delivering ground breaking software for the Application Quality marketplace.

Head of Marketing, Chineham, Hampshire, U

Original Software markets its application quality management and test automation systems around the world with primary markets in North America and Western Europe.

Until now Original Software’s clients have been mainly Fortune 1,000 / FTSE 250 companies with a £50-150k average sale value and supporting this activity is a key part of the marketing mix. Early in 2020 we will be launching a new product with a low subscription price entry point where success is based on a high-volume model. This exciting new challenge is the other major focus for the marketing function.

We are seeking a Head of Marketing who will be instrumental in all elements of the marketing mix but with a strong emphasis on driving customer engagement via the websites and social media.

Job Responsibilities

With an internal support you will personally develop and deliver a comprehensive marketing strategy, including:

  • Driving additional traffic flow to existing and new websites through SEO, outbound marketing and LinkedIN campaigns
  • Optimizing the customer experience to increase conversion rates
  • Development of a new ecommerce platform
  • Identifying and engaging with external agencies where appropriate ROI exists
  • Develop programs for engaging with influencers, partners, analysts and the press.

Skill and Qualities Requirements

Original Software’s success has been based on the quality of our people and our level of innovation. You will need to be an energetic and creative personality with ideas and the drive to get them agreed and executed. You will be able to “do” as well as lead to deliver results.

You will have worked in the software industry and have:

  • 3-5 years hands on experience of leading a successful marketing function, comprising both internal resources and external agencies
  • In-depth understanding of SEO and SMM with the ability to grow and engage a digital audience
  • Managed corporate websites  including ecommerce
  • A high level of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • The ability to rapidly absorb competitive data and develop relevant messaging.

A knowledge of US markets would be useful but not essential

Location

Reporting directly to the CEO, this position is based at our UK headquarters offices in Chineham, Hampshire. (There is plenty of parking and a variety of facilities within walking distance.)

Salary

Competitive base salary, plus bonus scheme and benefits (healthcare, company pension scheme, life assurance)

Company Overview

With a world class record of innovation, Original Software offers a solution focused completely on the goal of effective quality management. By embracing the full spectrum of application quality management across a wide range of applications and environments, the company partners with customers and helps make quality a business imperative. Solutions include a quality management platform, manual testing, full test automation and test data management, all delivered with the control of business risk, cost, time and resources in mind.

More than 400 organizations operating in over 30 countries use Original Software solutions. Current users range from major multi-nationals to small software development shops, encompassing a wide range of industries, sectors and sizes. We are proud of our partnerships with the likes of Unilever, Euronet, Intuit, Pfizer Pharmaceutical (Ireland), HMV, DHL, Coca-Cola, Skandia, HSBC and many others.

For more information about Original Software visit our website at www.origsoft.com.

Apply in the first instance to careersuk@origsoft.com