Marketing Assistant

Red Recruitment Solutions
From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
10 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client based in Shrewsbury is seeking an experienced Marketing Assistant. The role requires a confident, enthusiastic and flexible person with a good understanding of marketing activities and proficient with Microsoft Office and customer database software.

The ideal candidate will be able to work within a small team and have particular experience in the operation of creating and producing marketing materials, using a customer database, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to multi-task with a variety projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Collate, create and disseminate promotional literature
  • Database administration
  • Supporting the Marketing Manager & Directors with the day-to-day activities


Under the responsibility of the Marketing Manager the Marketing Assistant role will involve (but not exclusively) the following main elements:

Marketing Support

  • Generation of marketing materials from concept through to distribution
  • Attending exhibitions and promoting the company and industry
  • Assisting with promotional activities
  • Representing at events/seminars/workshops
  • Internal and external email communication via MailChimp and MS Outlook
  • Dealing with member enquiries
  • Proofreading promotional literature
  • Social media communication and scheduling across all platforms
  • Setting up and analysing questionnaires via SurveyMonkey
  • Adhoc design work

Database Administration

  • Input and update records
  • Run and create reports
  • Cleaning data
  • Handle unsubscribes & new subscriptions

Person Specification

The role requires a self-motivated and proactive person with the ability to multi-task and work well both in a team and individually. They must be well organised with a keen eye for detail and in addition the following factors will be taken into account:


  • Understanding of the marketing mix
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Microsoft Office proficient – Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent communication and written skills, including attention to detail
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
  • The successful candidate will need to be confident, enthusiastic, flexible and be able to offer vital support to the Marketing Manager and the whole team
  • The role will include some domestic and European travel, therefore the successful candidate should have a valid passport and have the ability to travel away from home for occasional periods of up to a week at a time
  • Driving licence and use of a car
  • Working knowledge of PC-based Adobe Creative Suite


  • Up to 2 years marketing experience in a B2B environment
  • Previous experience of using a Customer Management System
  • Relevant degree

Terms and conditions

The position will be based in Shrewsbury. Normal working hours 08.30 – 17.00 Monday – Thursday including 1 hour lunch break and 08.30 – 13.30 Friday plus as required when travelling.

Holidays: 20 days per year plus UK bank holidays with one extra day earned after 3 years of continuous service and 1 additional day for each year thereafter up to a maximum of 27 days. (3 days to be taken at Christmas)

Salary: £17,000 - £19,000 per annum plus discretionary annual bonus and a company pension scheme

If you would like to apply for this exciting role, please send your CV to James today!

*We aim to reply to all applications within 48 hours. By applying for this position you give your consent for us to keep your CV for up to 3 months. In the event that you have been unsuccessful for this position, we will retain your details should anything else suitable become available. Please request in writing should you not wish us to retain your details for this purpose. Your details will not be shared with any third party without your express permission.

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