Marketing Assistant

Recruiter
Cygnus Instruments Ltd
Location
Dorchester
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this position will give support for the national and international marketing activities of Cygnus Instruments Ltd. As a valued role within the Commercial Department, the Marketing Assistant upholds our brand; works closely with the Company’s Marketing Manager as well as other members of the Sales and Marketing teams; is responsive and supportive to our Distributors and can cover for the Sales Administrator from time to time.
Responsibilities
* Assist with administrating the Company’s websites using WordPress CMS
* Create and send out e-newsletters and promotional, event and technical e-shots
* Creating/editing of adverts, display panels, posters, etc. using CorelDRAW or Photoshop
* Maintain product brochures using CorelDRAW
* Edit in-house company product videos
* Maintain Company’s social media profile on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and Google +
* Keep up to date all directory listings and help with directory procurement
* Write press releases for distribution and news articles for the company website
* Organise exhibitions, from stand arrangement, furniture ordering to shipping all required equipment, material and provisions
* Collate relevant publications and media packs. Assist with advert procurement.
* Maintain records of the Company’s advertisements and press releases, relevant events and publications
* Work in conjunction with the company’s accountant to record marketing expenditure
* Give support to distributors worldwide, such as providing marketing materials
* Record and keep organised the Company’s marketing materials and branded merchandise
* Research and procure promotional and display materials
* To assist with any other tasks as required, for example entering data onto the database, occasional quoting, filing, assisting with incoming and outgoing post, e-mails and faxes
Skills
Highly organised, IT-heavy (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook; CorelDRAW; Photoshop), creative, eye for detail.
Comprehensive task-based and internal software training will be given in a period of overlap with the existing Marketing Assistant. External training courses will be considered for any IT skills gaps.
Temp position
Fixed term contract: 11 months maternity cover
Benefits
Salary dependent on experience; Pension; 20 days annual leave allowance; Flexible working

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