Marketing Assistant

Marketing, PR
Job Type:
Full Time
South West


Full-time Marketing Assistant required for a 10-month initial maternity cover contract (potentially longer) . Interviews will be 12th April, so we ask that all candidates are available.  You will be working for a large independent builders merchant chain, whose Head Office is based in Boscombe, Bournemouth. As a family run business with a turnover of circa £90M we can offer you a great working environment, competitive pension and generous staff discount scheme. 

You may be someone with a Marketing background, looking for a new challenge or you might be someone who possesses the right core skills who is looking to develop a career in Marketing. Supporting the Marketing team, you will need to be a pro-active, creative individual, with strong organisational and time management skills and an excellent attention to detail, in particular proof reading, with a confident understanding of English language. An assured team player with good communication and influencing skills with people of all levels is a must.

Key Responsibilities:
-Ensuring that all internal and external copy produced by the Commercial/ Marketing department has been proofed and is of a high standard
-Regular content creation and creative contribution to our social media channels (currently Facebook, X, --Instagram, Pinterest & LinkedIn)
-Assisting with, and reviewing social media advertising
-Contributing to the development of promotional activity via traditional and digital methods
-Developing relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external
-Contributing to website content
-Blog content and creation

Essential Skills:
-An excellent communicator with both verbal and written skills, considering the needs of different audiences Someone who is not afraid to independently suggest and develop creative ideas 
-A confident, outgoing and creative person who wants to help grow our brand
-Excellent attention to detail, in particular the correct use of English language within our communications  

Desirable Skills and Experience:
-Basic understanding of marketing techniques and principles
-Using social media to help grow a brand/ business
-Working in a Commercial Head Office 
-Builders merchant/ trade/ DIY arena Experience of CMS systems to support website activity
-Using Mailchimp or a similar system
-Design packages and editing software

Job Benefits:
-Salary dependent on experience
-Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
-23 days annual leave per year pro rata (plus bank holidays)
-Competitive workplace pension scheme
-Generous staff discount
-Easy to get to location
-New, modern offices
-Plenty of staff parking
-Great, fun team to be a part of 

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