Marketing Assistant - Content and Social Media

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

Marketing Assistant - Content and social media

Exciting marketing role working for Hays, a leading FTSE 250 organisation in the City of London. Salary £18,000 -£21,000

Your new company
You will work for a FTSE 250 organisation in their flagship office in the City of London. The Marketing team have strong growth plans and are currently going through a transition period where they are implementing new technologies to ensure they remain at the forefront of the market.

Your new role

Working as part of the fast paced and exciting communications team your role will include the execution of marketing activity to support the Hays Education business. You will have a particular focus on managing social media communities and creating content for the education sector.

  • Responsible for delivering and optimising the Hays Education social media strategy, across a variety of social media platforms, whilst maintaining the company’s core branding

  • Working closely with the social media executive and group social media team to align social media process and best practices

  • You will be responsible for writing and curating content such as social media posts, articles, newsletters, video footage, podcasts, photos, live event posts, and advice for teaching professionals

  • Support the education business and wider team with events co-ordination nationally

  • Help co-ordinate award entries

  • Monitor and collate third party news content relevant to the education sector which can be shared across social channels

  • Create social media graphics using pre-approved templates

  • Help filter PR opportunities to the team as needed

  • Support other areas of the business with social media and content as required

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree educated or business equivalent with specific marketing qualifications

  • IT literate in core MS Office packages

  • Confident writing engaging material with good attention to detail with regards to spelling and grammar

  • Ideally you will have a sound understanding of social media, including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn and scheduling platforms such as Hootsuite and Buffer

  • Understanding and willingness to learn how to engage people and create a buzz on social media via hashtags, campaigns, and more

    Ideally you will have some design experience using programmes such as Indesign or Photoshop

    What you'll get in return
    You will work as part of a 40 strong marketing team with excellent progression opportunities, you will be paid a competitive salary of up to £21,000 with an excellent wider benefits package. You will be working in a FTSE 250 company with exposure to some exciting changes and be dealing with senior business stakeholders.

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

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