Brand Marketing Executive


We're on the lookout for a driven and enthusiastic Brand Marketing Executive to join our team, based at Visualsoft House, Stockton on Tees. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be part of an award-winning agency and one of the top places to work in the North-East - certified by The Journal.

Part of our busy Brand Marketing team, you'll provide crucial support across all campaigns; from PR to digital, social media to print to events - and a whole lot inbetween! There's never a dull day in our department and we need someone who's committed to succeed, works well under pressure and enjoys a full and diverse workload.

Reporting to the Brand Marketing Manager, you'll work with team members to ensure Visualsoft's Marketing and PR efforts run smoothly and achieve targets, as well as getting to work with exciting partner businesses such as Amazon, Google, Sage and Barclaycard, to run amazing collaborative events and campaigns. It's a hands-on role with a clear progression route, so if you're looking for the first rung on the career ladder, this could be the job for you.

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Department: Brand Management
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 DOE + Visualsoft Benefits Package
Employment Basis: Full-time with the use of flexitime - KPIs will be used to measure outputs
Location: Teesside
Deadline: 1st March 2018
Referral Bounty: £250 ?

Duties & Responsibilities

Event coordination: You'll support the team with our sales and own-brand events, from liaising with suppliers to arranging stand spaces and negotiating with organisers and maintaining portal records on third-party sites. Our event activity is a major part of VS marketing and we need someone proactive to help us continually improve.

Maintaining brand assets: The Brand Marketing team is the hive of all Visualsoft own-brand activity, taking full ownership of our website and other branded collateral. You'll be required to maintain up-to-date case studies, resources, content and awards information, so we're always one step ahead and can produce marketing materials as required.

Site maintenance: You'll be required to assist the wider Brand Marketing team by uploading and optimising blog content, insights and case studies to our Wordpress-backed website.

Marketing administration: We like to be organised and efficient, so your role will require excellent attention to detail so that deadlines are met and we have the necessary imagery, brand assets and information to support our activity. Part of your role will also involve writing and submitting award entries, and assisting with PR activity, so confidence in dealing with journalists would be an advantage.

Internal Comms and CSR Activity: You'll be responsible for ensuring our internal newsletters are coordinated effectively, as well as arranging in-office fundraising initiatives such as Macmillan Coffee Morning and work with our partner charity.

General team support: Days within the Brand Marketing team are fast-paced and varied, so you'll get to work on a number of tasks in addition to your core role. That could cover things like assisting on photo and video shoots, collating digital reports, working on social media content and blog content editing.

Skills & Experience

  • Degree-level qualification in a related subject.
  • Knowledge of marketing best practice and digital/social media channels preferred.
  • Competent user of Wordpress, Mailchimp, social media tools and Google Analytics. Training will be provided to further expand skills in these areas.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a killer eye for detail and strong grasp of copy writing.
  • 1-2 years experience in a similar role would be advantageous.

Person Specification

The Visualsoft team is the perfect combination, if you ask us. Team members are talented, ambitious, motivated, expert and a whole lot of fun, and we want someone who can join the team and be part of our fantastic culture.

There are also a few prerequisites of this particular role:

Experience: This is an entry-level role, so we don't expect you to have years of experience in a similar business, however we'd love to hear from candidates with past work experience gained through internships or freelance projects such as blogging.

Passion for the Industry: You'll be excited about and committed to learning all there is to know about all things Brand Marketing and invest time into your personal development to develop new skills and take on more responsibility as you progress within Visualsoft.

Fantastic communications skills: As an award-winning eCommerce and Digital agency, communication is kind of our 'thing'. You're going to need it to be yours, too. This role requires strong communication skills when dealing with internal and external stakeholders across various levels of seniority.

Positive attitude: You'll be proactive and enthusiastic with a penchant for problem-solving and ensuring things run smoothly in all that you do.

Super organised: The successful candidate will be well organised and plan for both success - and failure. Our team is full of organisation-obsessive folk who keep things ticking along with their attention to detail, so we'd like to keep it that way.

Attention to detail: The Brand Marketing team is the look and voice of Visualsoft, so you'll be able to spot errors in copy/design and make the necessary changes to ensure our collateral and output is perfect. Experience of copy editing would also be a big plus.

How to apply

Fill out the form below and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you're the perfect fit for our Brand Marketing team!

How to Apply:

Fill out the form below and add your current CV and a cover letter. We think the cover letter is so important, so use it to give us your best elevator pitch! Share your expertise and experience and tell us why you're the perfect fit for our team!

We regret that, due to high competition for roles at Visualsoft, we are only able to contact successful candidates. If you don't hear from a member of our team within 28 working days of submission, you have not been successful on this occasion.

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