Marketing Assistant

Full Time
Job Sector:
Marketing / Media / PR / Events, Sales
South Wales
Salary description:
£18000 - £22000/ annum
Start Date:
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Marketing Assistant
Just graduated or have a couple of years' experience already under your belt? This is a superb opportunity to kickstart and advance your career in marketing with tons of exciting opportunities to let you develop further and reach your full potential!
Platts Animal Bedding is a market-leading UK manufacturer and supplier of quality animal bedding. Established for over 40 years, the award-winning family-owned business supplies thousands of farmers throughout the UK and Ireland.
What will this role of Marketing Assistant entail?
As a Marketing Assistant, you'll take on an incredibly varied role that will see you getting involved with all sorts of marketing activities across the whole business.
With loads of training and support available, you'll be responsible for organising and attending trade shows in the UK and Ireland, writing content for press, trade publications and advertisements and resourcing and posting engaging content on company social media accounts to feed our content calendar. You'll also be responsible for:
* Company brands - promoting our brands through a variety of marketing methods, including paid social media, ensuring maintenance of a dominant presence within relevant market sectors
* Company websites - updating content on our websites, managing our domains, and monitoring traffic using google analytics
* Data management - cleansing data and creating new contacts and lead generations to be added to the CRM database
* Market research - researching and identifying opportunities to exploit new geographical areas, and increasing market share through effective promotion (we're particularly hot in Ireland right now, so a lot of emphasis will be here!)
* E-Marketing - creating content and managing various marketing automation flows, using our database marketing suites
What will I need to be considered for this Marketing Assistant vacancy?
* Either hold a degree in Business / Marketing or another relevant subject at 2:1 or above, OR have equivalent commercial experience
* Experienced (through studies or work) in one or more of the following areas; copywriting, design of product literature, or advertisement design
* Drive and ambition to succeed, with a proactive approach to work - you'll be able to make stuff happen!
* Excellent attention to detail, an interest in SEO and an abundance of creativity
* Competent in all Microsoft programmes, particularly Excel
* Full car driving licence to attend events offsite
In addition to a full car driving licence, it would be ideal if you had a trailer (B+E) entitlement, however if not we'd be happy to put you on a course to achieve it.
What will I receive in return?
As a Marketing Assistant, you'll receive a starting salary of £18,000 to £22,000, level dependent on skills and experience, and be employed on a permanent, full time contract working Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm from our head office in Llay, Wrexham.
You'll be part of a friendly, positive and professional team within a well-established and employee focused company, where you will be provided with plenty of opportunities for continuous professional development, for example being enrolled on a Digital Marking Institute course, and most importantly your efforts will be noticed and rewarded.
Brilliant - what's the process from here?
We plan on holding 2 stages of interview. For the 1st stage interview, we're interested in you - finding out who you are, and why you want to work with us through a presentation.
If you make it through to the 2nd stage, we'll want to see evidence of your bright ideas. We're planning on launching a customer loyalty scheme and will ask you to come up with some exciting concepts on how you'd help us to stand out from the crowd.
Good things go fast so don't miss out - apply today with your CV and a covering letter!
All applications for this Marketing Assistant vacancy to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

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