Marketing Assistant

Rentokil Initial
Newcastle upon Tyne
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Assistant


£18,000 - £18,500basic salary + Bonus, laptop and mobile phone

Rentokil Initial is one of the largest business services companies in the world, operating in the major economies of Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa. With over 27,000 employees, we are Britain’s leading provider of pest control, washroom services and interior and exterior plants for businesses.

Due to continuous expansion an opportunity has now arisen for a Marketing Assistant to join our team based in Newcastle.

As a Marketing Assistant, you’ll be responsible for providing professional support to the Marketing & Product Managers, within the Rentokil Initial UK Marketing team

Key Responsibilities of the Marketing Assistant:

  • Support the Marketing Team on ad-hoc graphic design tasks and liaise with agencies where appropriate

  • Support the Marketing Team with sales analysis as and when required

  • Support the Marketing & Product Managers in designing & creating compelling support material for our Sales Teams for training sessions and to support product launches

  • Support in the creation of new / overhaul of existing marketing collateral (brochures / flyers / 1-page product info sheets)

  • Manage the marketing section on each business’s Central Intranet site, ensuring material is up to date and make structural changes as required

  • Develop & issue the monthly business comms packs for Pest Control business

  • Develop, implement and measure our campaigns across our different sales channels

  • Work with the Marketing & Product Managers to provide support in tenders for larger Regional customers where appropriate

  • Responsible for making travel bookings (hotel / flights / trains) for UK marketing team

To be considered for this superb opportunity, you must have:

  • Minimum of 12 months Marketing experience & ideally educated to degree level

  • Intermediate skills in relations to Microsoft Word/Powerpoint/Excel

  • Good knowledge of design software including InDesign & Photoshop

  • Good background in using internet technologies

  • Ability to work successfully in a team, supporting remote colleagues with campaigns and marketing support tools

  • Comfortable with leading small projects involving deadline focus - internal and external contacts , analysing and communicating results

  • Good analytical skills

  • A professional and confident approach

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work with own initiative and to work to deadlines

  • Ability to think outside the box and bring new and innovative ideas to the table

  • Highly literate with an eye for design/creativity , excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ambition for career progression within marketing

As a Marketing Assistant, you must have high with an interest in current internet trends and technologies. Equally important is your highly organised approach and strong presentation skills. You will be a superb team player whilst retaining the ability to work independently. Results-driven, your flexibility and communication skills will be second to none.

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