Marketing Assistant

Global Appointments Limited
West Lutton
11 Jan 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Assistant
York Based

We are seeking a friendly, self-motivated Marketing Assistant who is a team-player with strong organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to prioritise, to assist the Marketing & Business Development Manager, the Partners & Directors and the business as a whole.

The Role

  • Organising and updating brochures, promotional merchandising, newsletters for both content and brand consistency
  • Awareness of budget limits, logging all costs and liaising with finance to reconcile the budget
  • Support communications both internally and externally in conjunction with PR agency and HR
  • Manage stocks of branded merchandising including identifying and managing suppliers; overseeing branding application and managing related budgets
  • Ordering business cards & name cards
  • Ordering supplies for the binding machine & keep binding area topped up
  • Ordering headed paper, prepaid envelopes


  • Managing dinners for client entertainment; booking tables, coordinating diaries, issuing & managing invitations
  • Managing seminars; liaison with respective staff re presentations; using CRM system to manage invitations & responses; coordinate attendees & materials with 3rd party if appropriate; preparation of all event material (badges, flyers etc), load details onto website & manage social media activity about it
  • Use CRM system to monitor all event activity including attendees and opportunities which come out from it

PR + Social Media

  • Manage the company blog to ensure regular content is posted - upload to authors LinkedIn, share via email throughout firm, set up tweet schedule
  • Maintain an effective social media strategy
  • Management of photo shoots for press purposes including liaising with photographers, clients, staff and PR agency to ensure an accurate brief and a news worthy result
  • Taxing Times articles - liaison with Yorkshire Post and respective Team to ensure articles are received on time, edited where appropriate and then shared across social media once they have appeared in the Post

Educated to A level / Degree level with a willingness to study as required

Key Skills:

  • Ideally 12 months experience in a marketing environment
  • Copy writing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Experience in and knowledge of current SEO/PPC practices would be highly valuable
  • Good knowledge of CRM systems - we use Workbooks
  • Use of Email Communication systems
  • Understanding of and experience in basic HTML
  • Competent in the use of Adobe packages + InDesign
  • Good attention to detail
  • Creative talent (conceptual and/or graphical)
  • Technically-astute
  • Knowledge of effective B2B social media strategies
  • Confidentiality and trustworthiness
  • Ability to work to challenging deadlines and manage changing priorities with flexibility where needed
  • Builds rapport with existing clients to cement relationships for the good of the company

Due to the volume of applications we receive if you have not heard from the managing consultant within 1 week please assume you have not been short listed.