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Marketing Assistant

Remote working – 25 hours per week for 6 months- Minimum wage

The position is part of the Kickstart Scheme of the UK Government. The Kickstart Scheme offers six-month jobs for young people aged 16 to 24 years old who are currently claiming Universal Credit and are at risk of long-term unemployment. 

As a Kickstart Employer, we seek to hire a Marketing Assistant to help us keep growing.

The responsibilities of the marketing assistant will include:

• Planning, implementing, and monitoring marketing campaigns

• Production of marketing materials such as images, videos

• Creating and delivering presentations

• Help organise and coordinate marketing events such as conferences, webinars, and trade shows

• Evaluate data and create reports on key metrics to monitor campaign efficiency and analyse trends

• Write and edit content for different platforms such as social media, website, blog, and press releases

• Provide administrative and project support for a variety of marketing programs

• Communicating with clients, customers and external agencies

What are we looking for?

• Strong written and verbal communication skills (essential)

• Excellent attention to detail (essential)

• Good organisational and time management skills (essential)

• Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills (essential)

• Problem-solving and creative-thinking skills (essential)

• Knowledge and understanding of search engine optimisation (SEO) (desirable)

• Knowledge of relevant marketing tools and applications (desirable)

• College or bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field preferred (desirable)

• Knowledge of design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Abode Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro preferred. (desirable)

What do we offer the applicant?

The position SPACE Studies offers to a young employee includes a basic training package provided by the Merton Chamber of Commerce. This package is a workshop that lasts six months which will increase the employee’s employability in the future and includes;

• Developing interpersonal skills – development of communication and confidence; dealing with customers, suppliers and colleagues.

• Development of employability skills – including attendance, timekeeping and team working.

• Digital behaviours – applying digital skills in the workplace appropriately, using the right tone and language.

• How to succeed in interviews – including CV preparation, interviews in a virtual world and mock interview scenarios.

Additionally, we will provide one-to-one training specific to young employees’ jobs within the company.

How to apply

To apply, the candidate needs to send a CV and a cover letter by 24 March 2022 that emphasises how the employee’s skills match with the job description and why the employee would be a strong candidate for the position.

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