Marketing and Promotion Graduate

NG34 7EF, Sleaford
£21,589 - £22,911 per annum (subject to job evaluation)
10 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing and Promotion Graduate

B1 (Grade 3)

£21,589 - £22,911 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Economic Development Team at North Kesteven District Council for a Graduate (Marketing and Promotion) on a two-year fixed term contract. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to gain experience and practical knowledge of delivering Marketing and Promotion, working primarily within the economic development sphere.

Economic Development is a high profile and performing team within the authority, being at the heart of a number of significant activities, successfully delivering a wide range of services to its customers. Work of the team is focused on growth and development with a strong emphasis on supporting businesses, creating and safeguarding jobs, attracting and securing investment and delivering regeneration and commercial projects to improve the economic prosperity of the area.

The graduate will report into the Economic Development Manager with responsibility for shaping and implementing the promotion and branding of Sleaford. Additionally they will work closely with the corporate Communications Team to support the wider marketing and promotional activities of the broader Council.

Key activities of the job include:

  • Implementing the Sleaford Brand and its adoption for use by stakeholders in the town
  • Developing the BusinessNK website
  • Delivering communications plans specific to the Economic Development service and broader Council
  • Developing a strategy and programme for promotional events & exhibitions
  • Promotion and marketing of project work across the Economic Development and Council sphere
  • Developing a dynamic social media presence and level of engagement, in line with the Council’s Social Media Strategy
  • Working closely with the Council’s corporate Communications and Design teams in the execution of all activities.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate with a degree in marketing or public relations, who wants to translate the theory they have learnt during higher education to a practical work environment.

This is an interesting and varied role that requires a customer-focused, enthusiastic, highly-organised, professional and adaptable individual. The ideal candidate will be competent in prioritising their workload and self-motivated. They would have some experience of working with customers and should have an ability to communicate effectively. In return we can offer flexible working arrangements and a generous holiday entitlement.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michelle Tasker Principal Economic Development Officer on 01529 308177 or Alan Gray, Economic Development Manager on 01529 308170.

Closing date for applications: 2nd October 2019

Interview date: 9th October 2019