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Careers at Blue Badge Co

Marketing and Communications Assistant

£18,000 - £19,000Permanent

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and driven individual looking to gain valuable experience within a creative environment, providing vital support to the Marketing Manager and Managing Director.

You'll be supporting the marketing strategy including our social media channels and creative content and promoting the business within the industry by seeking out awards and marketing opportunities that may be relevant to us.

You will be doing online merchandising and updating our website when necessary and monitoring our online activity.

You will be assisting in the creation and development of our personalised products and will ensure that customers are kept informed about their orders.

With a positive attitude to customer service and an ability to prioritise you’ll be happy to be involved in multiple projects, some with demanding deadlines. You’ll be familiar with communications and marketing techniques, keen to learn more and flexible in your approach in a fast-paced and variable environment.

As the ideal candidate, you will be a confident and effective communicator with a can-do attitude and excellent literacy skills and advanced design skills. You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have excellent organisation skills with the ability to multitask, time manage and take on new information at a high level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Answering and transferring calls
  • Responding to and sorting incoming emails
  • Ordering stationery/goods as required
  • Taking minutes of the team meetings and circulating
  • Managing Customer Services
  • Online Merchandising
  • Social Media content - creating high-quality original written and visual content for social media, blog articles and email campaigns

Key Skills

  • Experience of managing social media campaigns for brands
  • Creative copy-writing skills and great grammar
  • In-depth knowledge of social media
  • Ability to prioritise, juggle several projects and work to deadlines
  • Understanding of Photoshop and the Adobe Creative Suite

Benefits

  • 28 days per year including Bank Holidays
  • Great working ethos and approach
  • Investment in the best equipment
  • Staff discount with up to 40% off RRP
  • Free parking
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee share options

We offer a friendly and welcoming environment where you’ll be given lots of opportunities to develop your career and experience. The variety of work means you’ll have the chance to help with anything from trade shows to dealing with customers, attending photoshoots and creating content for Facebook and Instagram.

The right candidate will have as much personality as they do ability. If you have a creative flair are looking for an opportunity to gain valuable experience within a highly creative environment demonstrating the qualities required, please contact Ellen today for immediate consideration.

Please provide a cover letter and CV.