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Vacancy - Digital Marketing Assistant

Are you all about connecting with people?

Are you always on your phone? Do you love social media? Are you always finding new memes or gifs to share. Is connecting with people what you are about? 

Sew Me Something is seeking a new Digital Marketing Assistant to join our expanding team. Someone who is self motivated, highly organised and creative, that can help us share information and promotions in exciting and customer focussed ways as well as maintain and monitor the smooth running of our website behind the scenes. 

If you want to be a part of an exciting and growing creative business then this is for you. 

 

Job Title: Digital Marketing Assistant

Pay rate:                            Commensurate with experience

Contracted hours:            Full-time (but would consider part time)

 

Overview

The main focus of Sew Me Something is to help people, and this should be yours too. It is important to go that extra mile and put a smile on someone’s face to brighten up their day. We are a small but supportive creative team and the business has grown exponentially over the last 6 months, necessitating the expansion of our team to maintain and increase our market presence.

This role is an integral part of our team and you will need to be able to work alongside others but also be happy to work on your own, implementing our marketing strategy to enhance and promote both our brands - Sew Me Something and The Sewing Studio. You will also need to be tech savvy to monitor and maintain the digital sides of our websites to ensure accuracy and customer satisfaction. 

You will need to have excellent organisational and communication skills, be able to work unsupervised and used your own initiative to prioritise tasks. 

We have regular meetings to monitor the progress of the business so you will need to be approachable and friendly, but equally able to voice your opinion if you can see a better way of working. 

Flexibility is also key within this role. Although your hours will be mainly during the working week, we attend a number of exhibitions and shows throughout the year and your participation in some of those will be required. The shows are great fun and allow us to chat directly with our customers gaining invaluable feedback on our products and workshops. 

This position is currently a full time role but we would consider part time for the right candidate. 

 

Main Duties

Creating marketing collateral and content for the company website, social media, campaigns and newsletters.

Implementing our marketing strategy and promotional activities using multiple platforms including - Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Mailchimp. 

Analysing and reporting on data and assisting the team in the preparation and implementation of the commercial and marketing strategies.

Ensuring the data on the CRM system is regularly updated to improve communication with customers.

Responding to customer queries on our social channels and digital social groups.

Managing our presence on our social channels including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.

Creating and uploading content and listing products on the company website.

Writing and proofreading copy.

Ensuring brand guidelines are maintained across all digital channels.

Evaluating marketing campaigns using tracking and analytical software and assessing the results.

Producing marketing reports and managing responses.

Regular SEO optimisation checks and reporting.

Researching market trends, demographics, pricing strategies, and other relevant information to aid the development of marketing plans.

Providing fact-checking, copy-editing, and formatting assistance during the creation of website content, and other promotional materials.

Undertaking daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department's activities including helping with the printing and packing our patterns.

Education / Qualifications

 

Educated to degree level; Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business or a related field would be desirable.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Great interpersonal skills and a team player 
  • Possess a creative flair to help devise and carry out marketing campaigns
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Previous marketing experience is desirable
  • Able to adapt to fast-changing situations
  • Pro-active, accurate and fast
  • Calm under pressure
  • IT skills: Proficient in MS Office packages, experience using Adobe Creative Cloud, would be advantageous
  • Confident using a camera to take product photos and videos as needed

 

To apply please email your C.V. and a covering letter to Jules Fallon at jules@sewmesomething.co.uk.

Closing date for applications will be Monday 19th October 2020.

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