Marketing Assistant

  • Job Reference: SWR4080
  • Date Posted: 7 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Marketing and Digital Marketing
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Marketing Assistant (Fixed Term Contract) – They are looking for an experienced Marketing Assistant to join their expanding team based in Portsmouth on a fixed-term contract, for 10-months maternity cover.  You will join them at an exciting time and support their ambitious plans to scale up and grow across the UK.

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary: On offer is a competitive salary of £25,000 - £28,000 per annum. Pro-rata for the 10-month fixed-term contract.
  • Holiday: Generous holiday package (20 Days Paid Holiday Pro-Rata + all UK Bank Holidays + Christmas Break with Full Pay!).
  • Free Parking:  Free on-site parking, with electric car charging and 24/7 security.
  • Here are some of the benefits of joining their team: Casual dress, flexible working hours, Hybrid or remote working options considered, Pension contributions, Conferences, events, training days and regular company social events.

They have ambitious plans to scale up and grow across the UK, and this is an exciting opportunity to grow with one of Hampshire’s fastest-growing digital agencies. They're committed to building a truly exceptional place to work, offering a non-hierarchical structure that celebrates expertise and supports autonomy. 

About the role:

This is a multi-faceted role, reporting directly to the CEO.  The role requires a flexible, ideas-driven, proactive, and self-starting Marketing Assistant who will take ownership of the role. The role needs a wide range of marketing abilities, skills, and experience. The key duties include:

  • Supporting the founder’s personal brand, content strategy, proposals, and networking activity. 
  • Creating, planning, and executing a marketing strategy, email campaigns, event management and website content.
  • Generating case studies, blog posts and other marketing collateral
  • Researching and assisting with the formation of strategic partnerships and alliances 
  • Analysing, testing, and reporting on the effectiveness/ROI of all our marketing campaigns
  • Managing CRM systems
  • Working closely with the project management, operations, web development, paid media & design functions to curate content and learn about the processes throughout the business.

There will be a sufficient handover period to enable the successful Marketing Assistant to successfully build upon the processes and strategy already implemented by the current Marketing Assistant, who will be taking maternity leave.  They will also provide training and support to develop your sales skills for handling inbound leads. Involving discovery calls, proposal writing and, over time, the ability to close deals entirely with new clients. 

About you:

You will be a ‘hands-on’, organised, personable and well-rounded Marketing Assistant who can demonstrate experience marketing-related experience and familiarity with sales processes, particularly for service-based businesses.  A willingness to develop a strong understanding of their services offers and an eagerness to learn about the latest marketing technology, techniques, and strategies to communicate effectively with the audience.

Ideally, you will have worked with WordPress, HubSpot, Google Ads and Meta Ads. Academic qualifications in marketing or business will be advantageous, but experience in marketing, demonstrable to learn new skills will be most important.  Also preferred if you hold a driving licence too.

They offer flexible working and a commitment to supporting “life beyond work” for their team members. You will play an important part in a growing and close-knit agency with progression opportunities and a bright future ahead. If you are interested in our Marketing Assistant opportunity, please apply by forwarding your CV as soon as possible. 

 No recruitment agencies, please 

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Additional keywords: marketing, communication, coordinator, events, exhibitions, PR, networking, comms, content, digital, promotions, assistant, writing.

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