Marketing Assistant

  • £22,500
  • Gillingham, Kent
  • The Kings Ferry Ltd

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our business to join our expanding Marketing and Digital Team. Supporting the department, you will be at the heart of driving marketing campaigns for our products and services. An important cog in the marketing wheel, you will be expected to be involved at all levels including: drafting press releases, creating online content in line with market trends and organising promotional events. You will predominantly be office based but some of your daily activities will require you to be out of the office attending meetings, visiting events/functions or organising promotions.

This job is full of variety and you will need to be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks. A Marketing Assistant's regular to do list includes:

• Writing content/news for social media/web/email distribution

• Arranging promotional events

• Helping to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns

• Liaising with publications with regards to the Press Releases

• Writing, distributing and analysing customer surveys

• Assisting with customer experience insights and market research

• Writing and maintaining accuracy of online and printed marketing content

• Raising purchase orders

• Liaise with Marketing Agency to help produce and develop campaigns and promotions

• Assist with internal communications with product and campaign launches

• Managing and growing digital marketing presence

• Supporting the marketing team with developing annual marketing strategies

Candidates will need to show the following characteristics:

• Good organisational skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Are a strong team player

• Creativity

• Good experience in InDesign to assist in building creative reports and collateral templates

• Commercial awareness

• Can work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Numerical skills

• Good IT skills

• Adaptability

• One or more years’ experience in writing content for online or print distribution

• Very experienced in using Word and Excel in a professional environment

• Solid knowledge on how to use social media to market products or services (predominantly Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)

• Some knowledge of using Cloud based systems and CMS (Wordpress, Survey Monkey, Salesforce)

• Knowledge on how to use Google Analytics to run reports

• Some experience in one or more of the following would be beneficial. Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, HTML & CSS


• At least 9 A*- C GCSE’s (B or above in English)

• Educated to A level standard

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