Marketing Executive

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing
Location
Reading
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager of a highly successful independent school you will be providing design support for all departments. Our client is seeking a creative and passionate candidate who understands the design processes. You will also be offering general admin support for the wider team too.

The role:

* Provide marketing design support to the departments within the school, Music, Drama, Sport and Pastoral. Support required will be posters, invitations, booklet and leaflet designs and printing

* Prepare marketing materials for use at presentations and events

* Produce advertising artwork for various publications, both print and digital

* Liaise with the Marketing and Communications Manager & Headmistress on keeping marketing materials regularly updated in line with brand guidelines

* Produce video content, filmed and edited for marketing promotional purposes

* Keep photography library up-to-date with multiple ad-hoc photoshoots throughout the academic year

* Contact third party suppliers for printing requirement

* Create branded documents for the BrainCanDo programme and attend meetings when needed

* Promote the BrainCanDo programme by filming and editing promotional video content

* Work as part of the Marketing department to deliver marketing initiatives and administration-based tasks

* Help to content manage the school website, whilst ensuring that all content is appropriate and up to date

* Monitor competitor activity to feed into overall business intelligence

* Provide support and update school social media platforms including Twitter/ Facebook/LinkedIn

* Collaborate with stakeholders across departments in the school with regard to ‘Junior Events’

* Collate all invoice logging, and organise sign off in appropriate timescales for Finance deadlines

* Collate all receipts relating to the use of the department credit card

* Provide a high level of service from the department to the whole school

* Ensure any communications are appropriate, authorised and delivered on time

* Be prepared to work on Saturdays on occasion to deliver events and some evenings to attend exhibitions

The person:

* You must be able to demonstrate your digital skills and your creative flair

* Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is essential

* Have passion for marketing with a creative and proactive mind-set

* You will need impeccable attention to detail and enjoy taking pride in and ownership of your work

* Be a team player, building strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders in the School

* Be a confident individual who can demonstrate excellent time management and planning skills able to meet deadlines

* Hardworking, with a flexible approach understanding the fundamentals of what an excellent marketing team need to deliver

* Must be prepared to attend internal and external training days

* Be committed to a boarding school ethos

* team player, building strong relationships with all relevant stakeholders in the school

* A confident individual who can demonstrate excellent time management and planning skills and is able to meet specific deadlines

* A hard worker, with a flexible approach who understands the fundamentals of what a marketing team need to deliver

* An understanding or knowledge of Independent Education would be useful, however, the desire to learn this quickly is essential.

Additional desirable skills:

* Hold a relevant design or marketing degree

* You will be confident working with new web platforms such as WordPress and email marketing platforms such as MailChimp

* Experience preparing high-quality, print-ready files

* Photography and videography skills

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