MARKETING ASSISTANT / EVENTS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Leeds city centre
Temporary for approximately 8 weeks
You will be required to hold a recognised marketing qualification relevant to the role in order to support you in providing effective marketing and business development support to the company, to maintain the way in which clients and prospective clients are managed to retain and win new business.
CORE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Management - to be responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Team Administrator
*Organise and manage and deliver all planned events, working with the facilities team and the Team Administrator
*Be responsible for the maintenance and relevance of the website, keeping it up-to-date at all times, and regularly refreshing it with new content and functionality;
*Support the delivery of everything in the marketing programme for the firm (and each unit) including events, seminars, communication, sponsorship, PR, advertising etc;
*Build and maintain a content management system and to re-purpose content for the website, intranet, social media etc. Sources will include articles, directories, pitches, targeting lists, thought leadership, campaigns etc;
*Ensure marketing materials are up-to-date and create flyers when required;
*Be the guardian of our brand and ensure that all materials are consistent. To maintain appropriate banks of logos, photography and stock images and provide items upon request;
*Produce all internal communications and external communications (such as e-shots, newsletters, blogs);
*Create and format pitch documents, and harvest content back into the pitch library, including company, unit and practice information, experience and CVs;
*Management Information - to provide key information when required e.g. for pitches, award entries, directory entries, reports;
*PR - to maximise the use of coverage created internally and externally;
*Manage and proactively populate our LinkedIn and Twitter feeds;
*Keep the CRM system updated and support the creation of account plans
*Monitor and report client feedback and harvest positive testimonials;
*Compile and to contribute to, the BD month-end report (including website report, events and general BD statistics)
*General administration, monitoring the marketing Inbox.
SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
*First class organisation and prioritisation skills with a "project management" style approach
*Self motivated with the ability to work to deadlines
*Think outside the box and prepare for all aspects of the role
*Be a team player yet self sufficient with the ability to work stand alone when necessary
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a meticulous eye for detail for example, in proof reading
*Ability to work in a demanding environment with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
*A flair for creatively designing flyers etc.
*An analytical person who is not happy with the status quo, but able to assess a situation and suggest ways to improve it
*Proven relationship builder, clearly capable of maintaining and developing effective relationships with clients, business contacts and other third parties
*Possible previous hands on knowledge of managing websites and intranets would be beneficial from the point of view of content management though no HTML or programming experience is needed
*Proven background within a business development environment as well as a proven background in a corporate professional services business
*Proven strong IT skills, in particular experience of using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint etc)
*Strong commitment to client care and to providing a friendly and helpful service.
CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
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