Marketing and Business Development Assistant

London, South East England
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Business Development Assistant

Location: London

Salary: £21,500 per annum

About the company

Our client is a not-for-profit international network founded in 1986 and counts as its members over 320 independent accounting and consultancy business centres based in over 90 countries and employing over 7,600 staff. All member firms are managerially and financially independent of each other; governed by a ten-member Board of Directors, the network’s administrative headquarters is located in London, UK.

Overall responsibilities of the Marketing and Business Development Assistant

TheMarketing& BD Assistant’s primary role will be to support the members of the team in their daily duties. The team are also supported by a secretary, who would also work closely with the Assistant. The Assistant will also be responsible for their own task list and will be involved in supporting the regional offices to progress their marketing plans.

The role will require an element of administrative work and tasks will include:

  • Maintenance of our client’s website
  • Organising adverts and directory entries for all offices and maintaining relevant records
  • Management of promotional goods stocks
  • Management of the mailings of client e-communications
  • Maintenance of our public client lists and corporate adviser ranking listings
  • Managing distribution, recording and follow-up of website enquiries
  • Involvement with social media maintenance and updates – primarily through Twitter, LinkedIn and via the use of Hootsuite (training to be provided)
  • Updates to and tailoring of existing corporate communications in InDesign (training to be provided)

Other larger projects that the Marketing & BD Assistant is likely to be involved with include:

  • Involvement in one-off marketing/targeting activities
  • Help organising client events (seminars/parties)
  • Editing and proofing internal and external communications
  • Company research for potential pitch/targeting opportunities
  • Competitor research projects
  • Ensuring corporate brand and identity consistency

The progression of office and working group marketing plans will require:

  • Liaising with partners and managers directly, taking an active interest in advising them on best practice and practical considerations
  • Planning the stages and timing of various projects and assembling appropriate assistance where available
  • Ensuring progression of agreed activities outlined within the plans
  • Attending occasional regional office and working group meetings and assisting with their project/campaign work

Requirements of the Marketing and Business Development Assistant:

  • Previous Marketing experience with some experience in a Business Development role being advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and high standards of written and spoken English
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work independently with some guidance
  • Fantastic attention to detail, a professional approach to the tasks given and lots of common sense
  • Basic keyboard skills, familiarity with Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat would be an advantage

Marketing and Business Development Assistant Benefits

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays rising with length of service and/or promotion. You will get 3 days extra over the Christmas period with the chance to buy 5 more.
  • Season ticket loan (after 3 months)
  • Life assurance
  • Private health care cover at discounted rates
  • Group Pension Plan
  • Childcare vouchers scheme
  • Subsidised corporate gym membership

If you meet the requirements and feel that this Marketing and Business Development Assistant role is right for you then please apply today!