Job Vacancy – Marketing Assistant

Hello!

We are looking for a confident, organised, positive and hard-working multi-tasker to assist with providing top notch B2B and B2C marketing services to a wonderful mix of start-up to medium-sized businesses.  

Is that you? Have you studied marketing or are you in the first stages of your marketing career and looking for a dynamic new role to build your experience? We’d love to hear from you if you would like to work with a small, friendly and fun team. (It helps if you like dogs visiting the office and the colour orange too!).

Please read the job specification below get in touch as soon as possible. Please email your CV and a covering email to emma@pearcemarketing.co.uk. Thanks!

Find out more about us here.

marketing assistant jobJob Title Marketing Assistant

Location Eastbourne, East Sussex

Hours 9.00 – 5.30 pm – 1 hour for lunch (37.5 hours per week)

Salary £17k – £20k DOE

Holiday 4 weeks paid holiday, plus paid bank holidays

Sickness Statutory sick pay

Pension From Aug 2017

 

 

Qualifications/Experience

Minimum:

Marketing Graduate (or graduate with significant marketing modules on alternative course) with some marketing work experience, clean driving license.

or

Marketing Executive/Marketing Assistant looking for a more interesting and broader role.

 

Ideal:

CIM Diploma, 1 year of marketing work experience (B2B or B2C)

 

IT & Marketing Skills

  • IT literate – quick, knowledgeable and fast to learn all types of applications
  • Experience of using Email, Calendar, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides or Microsoft equivalent (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Plus familiar with cloud storage for documents/images – eg Google Drive.
  • An eye for design, interest and experience in creating imagery and video for social posts and email newsletters. Ideally used graphics packages before – eg from Canva to Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience of using social media for business, updating websites (eg WordPress) and using email marketing software (eg Mailchimp) would be beneficial

 

Marketing Duties

To assist the Marketing Consultant/MD and Pearce Marketing team with creating, planning and delivering cost-effective and measurable marketing projects that meet each client’s individual objectives.  

For example:

  • brainstorming ideas
  • researching competitors and markets
  • customer research activities on behalf of clients – eg telephone interviews with their customers and prospects
  • marketing planning
  • creating a marketing action plan and schedule of activities
  • liaising with graphic and web designers, printers, copywriters, signwriters, promotional merchandise suppliers etc. by phone, email and face to face
  • implementing/co-ordinating/managing marketing activities – eg brand and website projects, writing copy, email marketing (templates, content), social media (setup, creating and writing posts, advertising), SEO (search engine optimisation) research and writing SEO fields for websites, brochures/leaflets, direct mail, exhibition planning etc.
  • monitoring analytics, recording and reporting against KPI’s
  • preparing client reports
  • overall project coordination and client communications

Plus be able to:

  • Work independently or alongside the Marketing Consultant/MD and other members of the team in the office or at their home, client premises and other venues when required.  (Need to have WIFI at home.)
  • Attend client meetings, networking events and exhibitions
  • Participate in internal team meetings regarding client projects
  • Assist with and be part of ongoing learning and development regarding marketing opportunities that arise via new functionality on social media and in other areas
  • Develop the skills and confidence to deliver social media and other marketing training for clients
  • Assist with developing the marketing activities for Pearce Marketing

 

Administrative Duties

  • To provide the necessary administrative support for marketing projects for clients, or brief our marketing administrator to do this where appropriate
  • To assist the MD/marketing team with completing all the necessary internal general and marketing administrative tasks for the business to function smoothly and grow successfully.  For example:
    • answering the telephone if office administrator is not available
    • monitoring and responding to emails
    • time recording
    • updating the client database
    • updating our website, writing blogs and social media posts, creating our email newsletter etc.
    • creating document templates and process checklists etc.

 

Work Competencies

  • Excellent command of the English language – spoken and written
  • Confident and clear phone manner
  • Confident and natural face to face manner speaking to individuals or groups
  • Methodical, organised, structured, follow processes, record-keeping
  • Juggle multiple tasks/projects and priorities simultaneously
  • Communication skills:
    • listening, questioning, suggesting/proposing, brainstorming, clarifying, note taking
  • Prepare well (always ensure well briefed)
  • Attention to detail, high quality of work, use initiative
  • Punctual to work and meet client deadlines
  • Generate/put forward creative ideas

 

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2 Comments
  1. I am interested in this position but are unsur I am qualified in all areas. But am a fast learner and can pretty much cover most of the job requirements.

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