Marketing Assistant

The Future Works
18000.00 GBP Annual
05 Oct 2017
24 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Our client is seeking a enthusiastic individual at a entry level to join their Marketing Team.

Marketing Assistant

Own transport desirable

The Marketing Assistant supports the Marketing team in delivering the marketing strategy for the organisation. The role will work across traditional and digital marketing channels and must ensure that the customer is at the heart of all marketing activities undertaken.

Reporting to: Senior Marketing Manager

Key Responsibilities:

*Work closely with the Senior Marketing Manager to help deliver the national marketing plan for the organisation and all associated integrated campaigns across traditional and digital channels.
*Work closely with the Marketing & Communications team across all channels to help effectively deliver the marketing plan, incl PR, digital (incl social media, email and website), events, graphic design and editorial.
*Assist in developing consumer facing marketing briefs.
*Work closely with the in house Graphic Designer and also external design agencies to progress design work against agreed briefs.
*Liaise effectively with print suppliers and other external agencies
*Marketing planning; tracking progress against critical date path plans
*Support the Marketing Team on advertising activity including writing copy where appropriate.
*Support with collating data performance reports for marketing campaigns.
*Support the Senior Marketing Manager on monthly tracking against agreed KPI's relative to growth, by competitors, across the sector, and relative performance across marketing channels.
*Identify further opportunities for the society to explore.
*Proof read all appropriate marketing activity.
*Respond to other customer queries where appropriate.
*Assist with budget forecasting, tracking and reconciliation in particular the raising of purchase orders.
*Foster strong relationships with all internal departments ensuring all respective departments are engaged and approve all relevant marketing activity
*Attend marketing events where appropriate
*Undertake competitor analysis
*Support the Marketing team in delivering any adhoc marketing projects
*Undertake any other ad hoc activities when required
*Fielding phone enquiries and communications inbox queries and requests
*General administrative tasks
*Brand Guardian

Person Specification:
*Effective verbal and written communication skills
*Creative flair
*Exceptional organisation and planning skills
*The ability to work well as part of a team
*Drive, motivation and enthusiasm
*The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
*Excellent attention to detail and proof reading skills
*Good commercial awareness
*Ability to think on feet and problem solve
*Marketing degree/qualification desirable but not essential
*Strong IT skills across all the core MS office products, with particular focus on Excel