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We're hiring — Marketing Assistant

We’re looking for a kick ass Marketing Assistant who loves the work we do and can help make others feel the same way. At the same time, you’ll grow and develop your own passions and skills along the way.

The role

You’ll work alongside the Client Account team, shaping potential strategies before independently using the teams creative skills and your own creative writing to start talking, shouting, promoting and celebrating the work we do across a wide range of channels. Initially the role will be focussed on promoting Bluegg alone but over time may grow to incorporate live projects, helping widen our client offering.

This position is being funded by the Government backed Kick Start initiative aimed only at 16-24yr olds on Universal Credit.


Our intention is to make this a full time permanent position.
  • Fixed term position for six months (minimum)

  • 25 hours per week - flexible working (minimum)

  • Working remotely (until restrictions change, then blended working)

  • Immediate start

About you

You need to have some decent skills to get going. You need to be able to create strategies, to know our audiences, to write in an honest, no jargon, creative way. You’ll need to understand us, our sector and to be creative with how you use different channels to get us in the spotlight.

Ideally you’ll have a qualification in marketing, or some experience, but most of all, you’ll have a great attitude, be determined to progress and love what you do.

Here’s what we’re going to need you to do:

  • Create marketing strategies, budget planning and creating content

  • Grow and expand our social presence and interact with followers

  • Raise our profile

  • Work with our creative team to write kick ass case studies and blog posts

  • Research and monitor what others are doing, learn and be relevant

  • Create and distribute content to our existing client base and beyond

  • Build, populate and distribute emails, newsletters and other content

  • Write press releases, award entries and occasional tender responses

  • Be an active member of our team — contribute and help others wherever you can.

  • Keep up to date with new social media platforms, web technologies, and digital marketing trends; implement these new technologies in developing campaigns and update current campaigns to include new information

It would be great if you:

  • Had a strong understanding of Google analytics, Google Ads, HootSuite (or other scheduling software) and MailChimp

  • Had a technical understanding of web search performance

Benefits

Here's what you'll get:

  • £19K pro-rata salary as a Marketing Assistant with opportunity for growth
  • Training and mentoring
  • Long term growth prospects, mentoring and opportunities to lead projects

  • Great pension options and employee benefits package

  • Whatever kit you need

  • Fruit, good coffee/tea and quality biscuits*

  • Breakfast rolls on (most) Fridays*

  • Regular Wagamama's it's kind of a tradition*

*When it’s safe to return to our studio

How to apply

This is a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy, please apply via Careers Wales

In order to take part in the Jobs Growth Wales programme, candidates must be able to agree with all the following statements. They will also be asked to provide evidence to show that you are eligible to take part in the programme

  • I am aged 16 – 24 years old

  • I am ordinarily a resident in Wales

  • I have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom

  • I am registered as unemployed and can provide appropriate supporting evidence

  • I am not a full-time student at school or college

  • I am not a full-time student in higher education e.g. University

  • I have not completed a previous Jobs Growth Wales job opportunity

  • I am not an owner/director of this company or been previously employed by the company

  • I am not taking part in any other work-based learning programme funded by the Welsh Government e.g. Apprenticeship

  • I am not in receipt of an Assembly Learning Grant or Education Maintenance Allowance

  • I have not been referred to/participating in the Department for Work & Pensions Work Programme/Work Choice Programme

No agencies please.

Thanks!

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