Digital Marketing Assistant

Recruiter
IQ Glass Solutions Ltd
Location
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Salary
£18k pa + depending on experience
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
SR581167ee01055763
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IQ Glass UK is the flagship company of the IQ Group and is the UK’s leader in the design and installation of specialist glazing products. IQ Glass are a forward thinking, modern design company.

Digital Marketing Assistant:

Our in house marketing team are a fast moving, busy sector of the company and are advertising for a new marketing assistant looking to start or further a career in a sales and marketing role. The job would include a wide range of marketing activities all with the goal to improve customer communications, improve brand awareness and ultimately increase company sales. The role will include:

Content Writing:

•    The creation of content for product marketing such as website product pages, blog posts, advice articles and sales documents.
•    Writing project case studies for use on company websites.
•    Generating new and exciting content ideas for our various blog platforms and websites. Creating various marketing materials including technical information sheets and internal training documents in line with company branding.

Email Marketing:

•    Creating and managing the company email marketing calendar. Designing and writing marketing emails for all brands.
•    Database management for all marketing lists including subscription forms and automated email chains.
•    Generating new ideas for our email marketing strategy.

Press Relations:

•    Creating regular press releases for all brands.
•    Liaising with journalists and editors and providing relevant content for publication upon request. These publications regularly include Grand Designs, Living Etc, Real Homes and similar residential design magazines.
•    Maintaining good working relationships with our network of journalist and magazine editors.

Team Work:

Above all the marketing department at IQ works as a team. You may be required to assist or help with any area of the company marketing strategy and work to explore new marketing avenues and to increase our brand awareness.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to experience a wide range of marketing and sales activities in a modern and vibrant work setting.

Written + IT Skills:

Writing content is a large part of this job role. Applicants will be required to have an excellent grasp of the English language with first class written skills. You should also have experience in creating and editing documents in various Microsoft programs such as Publisher, Word and Excel.

Assimilating Information:

Many of the companies within The IQ Group work with the building trades, our marketing literature is therefore quite technical. You should be able to assimilate information from external sources for use in our own technical sales documents and website pages.

Personal Attributes:

Candidates will be expected to be a team player, hard-working and reliable as well as being able to work independently. At IQ we like happy employees and enjoy a high level of staff retention. You will be given all resources available to learn and advance within the company.

Your Career:

At IQ we believe in promotion from within that is why we always look to our existing team members to step up and fill new vacancies before recruiting externally. This offers our staff unprecedented opportunities for growth and progression into different areas of our businesses.

A Tailored Career Path:

Everyone has their own strengths and at IQ we understand that. Whether you are looking to move from a sales position to a contracts management or from the office onto site; we listen to what you enjoy, where you want to progress to and what support you need to get there.

Development Reviews:

When you join IQ you become part of an essential process. Our regular reviews allow us all to reflect on our progress, both as a team and individually. All performance progress will be recognised and rewarded regularly.

Modern, Vibrant Offices:

Our large bright offices have been expertly designed by the team at IQ to create a positive place to work.

Free, Healthy Lunches:

We provide all office staff with access to free food and drink throughout their working day. Our on-site kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to eat healthy and well balanced meals, including hot food, fruit and vegetables.

Dedicated Breakout Areas:

We have created various areas, both inside and out, for employees to enjoy their breaks and relax as well as take meetings.

The Perks:

Company Recreational Days:

IQ host at least two company wide recreational days per year that are fully funded by the company. Various smaller events throughout the year offer further opportunity for employees to relax, socialise and get to know other people within the companies.

Health & Wellbeing:

After you have worked for IQ for a year you will be entitled to private company health care.

Location:

IQ Glass and associated companies are based at Sky House in Amersham, HP6 6JQ. Free parking is available on all surrounding streets as well as in our dedicated staff car park.

Hours of Work:

Our regular office hours are Monday-Friday 8.30-5.30 but successful candidates will have the opportunity to discuss alternative working hours if required.

Application Process:

If you are interested please apply online with a CV and covering letter.

You will then be contacted and invited for an interview at the offices in Amersham. Before the interview we will ask you to prepare a 250+ word blog style article on a given subject to assess your writing style and skill level. You should bring this with you to the interview.

Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.