Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Recruiter
Siamo Recruitment a division of Siamo Group
Location
Dudley
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media and Marketing Assistant to join our award-winning business. A business with a great company culture that allows creativity and has strong team work ethic. You will be overseeing the day to day social media activities for Siamo Group.

Duties

* Social media management via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – creation of vacancy posts and engagement content, including sourcing, writing, designing and editing. This will form the core part of your role.
* External enquiry management via social media.
* Social Media Video – to identify and create short film clips for social media.
* Design – design images for social media content, presentations and campaigns.
* Assisting with projects including email campaigns, peak attraction campaigns and website redevelopment ideas.
* Website and employee app content management – assisting with sourcing content for news stories and case studies.
* Assisting with the creation and analysis of surveys for benchmarking and to enable process improvements.
* Organising and creating PowerPoint presentations.
* To assist with merchandise requests as needed.
* Regular reviews on market and competitor research

**What do we need from you?**

* Proven experience as a Social Media Assistant or Marketing Assistant, or within a similar role – paid or voluntary, is preferable.
* An understanding of the importance of social media within the marketing mix.
* Copywriting/copyediting – ability to adapt text for the appropriate audience.
* Design skills – ability to use, or learn to use, design packages including Canva.
* Ability to use design and video editing software is an advantage.
* An understanding of brand management and safeguarding.
* Good organisational office management: time management, planning, prioritising, multi-tasking and self-motivation principles.
* Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
* Well organised with a good customer-orientated approach.
* Knowledge of MS Office (essential) and design software (desirable).
* Great communication and people skills.
* Educated to A level or equivalent. (A Marketing or Business qualification is a strong advantage.)
* Understanding of the marketing efforts and how they relate to the synergies between the 4Ps.
* Proven track record in problem solving, identifying potential issues, recommending solutions, escalating to appropriate level and seeking advice and guidance from within/external to

**Why Siamo Group?** Here are a few more reasons why you should be applying for a career at Siamo Group

* Training up to level 7 available
* Siamo Benefits including discounts of up to 15% off High Street Retailers, holidays, car maintenance and meals out
* Employee Recognition - we like to shout about our great employees!
* Pension
* 20 days holiday a year plus bank holidays
* FREE accident insurance.
* A team orientated culture, with a great working environment.
* A company that believes in marketing and is supportive of creative marketing initiatives
* Opportunities for career progression. You are joining a new Marketing team with a business that has experienced 25% growth consistently for the past six years.
* On-site car parking

Please note, due to the number of applications we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted

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