Marketing Assistant

We are looking for a confident, organised, positive and hard-working multi-tasker to assist with providing top notch B2B and B2C marketing services to a wonderful mix of start-up to medium-sized businesses.
Please read the job specification below and if this sounds like you, get in touch as soon as possible! Please email your CV and a covering email to Thanks!

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Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
Hours: 9.00 – 5.30 pm – 1 hour for lunch (37.5 hours per week)
Salary: £17k – £20k DOE
Holiday: 4 weeks paid holiday, plus paid bank holidays
Sickness: Statutory sick pay
Pension: From Aug 2017
Job Closing Date: Fri 14 May 2017


Marketing Graduate (or graduate with significant marketing modules on alternative course) with some marketing work experience, clean driving license

CIM Diploma, 1-2 years of marketing work experience (B2B or B2C)

IT Skills
IT literate – quick, knowledgeable and fast to learn all types of applications
Experience of using Email, Calendar, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides or Microsoft equivalent (Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Plus familiar with cloud storage for documents/images – eg Google Drive.
An eye for design, interest and experience in creating imagery and video for social posts and email newsletters. Ideally used graphics packages before – eg from Canva to Adobe Creative Suite
Experience of using social media for business, updating websites (eg WordPress) and using email marketing software (eg Mailchimp)

Marketing Duties
To assist the Marketing Consultant/MD and Pearce Marketing team with creating, planning and delivering cost-effective and measurable marketing projects that meet each client’s individual objectives.
For example:
brainstorming ideas
researching competitors and markets
customer research activities on behalf of clients – eg telephone interviews with their customers and prospects
marketing planning
creating a marketing action plan and schedule of activities
liaising with graphic and web designers, printers, copywriters, signwriters, promotional merchandise suppliers etc. by phone, email and face to face
implementing/co-ordinating/managing marketing activities – eg brand and website projects, writing copy, email marketing (templates, content), social media (setup, creating and writing posts, advertising), SEO (search engine optimisation) research and writing SEO fields for websites, brochures/leaflets, direct mail, exhibition planning etc.
monitoring analytics, recording and reporting against KPI’s
preparing client reports
overall project coordination and client communications
Plus be able to:
Work independently or alongside the Marketing Consultant/MD and other members of the team in the office or at their home, client premises and other venues when required. (Need to have WIFI at home.)
Attend client meetings, networking events and exhibitions
Participate in internal team meetings regarding client projects
Assist with and be part of ongoing learning and development regarding marketing opportunities that arise via new functionality on social media and in other areas
Develop the skills and confidence to deliver social media and other marketing training for clients
Assist with developing the marketing activities for Pearce Marketing

Administrative Duties
To provide the necessary administrative support for marketing projects for clients, or brief our marketing administrator to do this where appropriate
To assist the MD/marketing team with completing all the necessary internal general and marketing administrative tasks for the business to function smoothly and grow successfully. For example:
answering the telephone if office administrator is not available
monitoring and responding to emails
time recording
updating the client database
updating our website, writing blogs and social media posts, creating our email newsletter etc.
creating document templates and process checklists etc.

Work Competencies
Excellent command of the English language – spoken and written
Confident and clear phone manner
Confident and natural face to face manner speaking to individuals or groups
Methodical, organised, structured, follow processes, record-keeping
Juggle multiple tasks/projects and priorities simultaneously
Communication skills:
listening, questioning, suggesting/proposing, brainstorming, clarifying, note taking
Prepare well (always ensure well briefed)
Attention to detail, high quality of work, use initiative
Punctual to work and meet client deadlines
Generate/put forward creative ideas
Accept critique and want to improve
Happy to follow instruction/be directed
Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances
Committed, driven, sense of ownership and responsibility to the business
See the value in and be enthusiastic about SME marketing work (vs big brands)

Other Personal Traits
Sense of humour
Warm, friendly
Roll up their sleeves and get on with the job – ‘on the client’s team’
Professional but approachable appearance (not too corporate or too relaxed)
Good personal hygiene

To enquire about this Job Vacancy please contact the business directly.


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