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Digital Marketing Assistant - UNITEPlus

  • Location:
    North West
  • Position:
  • Date Posted:
    09 Mar 2018
  • Advertising End Date:
    23 Mar 2018
  • Vacancy Type:
    Part Time
  • Reference:
Job Description

This position is part - funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

An established Lancaster professional service business has an internship opportunity to support their Marketing Manager in the development and implementation of a Digital Marketing and Communication Strategy. 
Who should apply  - applicants with knowledge and who can demonstrate skills in:
  • Digital Marketing and Communications
  • Social Media
  • Brand Development
  • Research and Planning

Key areas will be to:

  • Research and review market opportunities and market entry.
  • Consult and advise on digital marketing strategies to increase brand recognition.
  • Drive and implement agreed plan and digital marketing activities.
  • Manage product and service promotion and evaluate success.

This part time placement opportunity will enable the successful applicant to address a real business challenge using search engine optimisation, social media/content marketing and pay per click. The challenge is to establish an innovative online product in the business-to-business market place. He or she will work in a small team and gain practical work experience in a commercial environment.

Person Specification:
  • An understanding of Digital Marketing and Social media
  • A Creative and innovative approach
  • Ability to plan and implement
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
Preferred Applicant
This role is ideal for a final year student, graduate or post graduate who sees the opportunity to develop their digital marketing knowledge and experience in a small business.
Working Patterns/Dates:
To start as soon as possible (March/April) for 140 hours over 12 weeks. This will be completed in a part-time and flexible manner. There is scope and opportunity to extend activity beyond this for the right candidate.
Meets National Living Wage (£7.50 p.h + £0.91 holiday pay = total £8.41 p.h pay)

Key Information:

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered. For help and advice on covering letters:

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Under the terms of this work, we endeavour to provide the advertised number of hours however, hours are not guaranteed and that work may cease if there is a fall in demand. 

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

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