Marketing and Events Coordinator

The Sammons Group
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Part Time


To provide effective marketing and events support to the Hastings Business Improvement District


  • Support the delivery of marketing, events, promotions and communications for the BID
  • Provide advice to event organisers including handling bookings and overseeing events on the day
  • Manage the diary of events and promotions in the town centre including invoicing clients
  • Provide support to identify new content and update information on the organisation's websites and social media channels
  • Collect and analyse statistics from website and social media channels and assist the BID Manager with the collation of town centre performance data
  • Liaise with local organisations, designers and printers on the content of local guides and other advertising
  • Liaise with a wide range of other stakeholders and organisations including local authorities, businesses and voluntary members of the BID
  • Write and proof-read copy of all types
  • Maintain and update mailing lists
  • Create press releases for distribution to the local media
  • Contribute to, and help to develop, other BID project plans (eg Extension of Christmas Lights) and overall marketing strategy
  • Provide administrative support to other members of the team as necessary

Essential Knowledge

  • Customer Service and communications
  • Advanced user of main IT and Microsoft Office applications
  • Educated to degree level OR A Level or equivalent with 2 years' experience in a marketing, sales or customer service role OR 3 years' relevant experience


  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Self-starter who can work under pressure and deliver results with the ability to take ownership of tasks
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management and the ability to run several projects and events at any one time


  • Working within a marketing, events, sales or PR environment (voluntary work or work experience included)
  • A good working knowledge of Twitter and other social media platforms
  • Customer Care
  • Evidence of practising effective customer care


Understanding of, and acceptance and commitment to, the laws and principles underlying diversity and equality of opportunity


5-Year fixed term contract ending 31st March 2022 (May be extended subject to a successful BID re-ballot) Full time (37 hrs a week) but part-time candidates will be considered

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We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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