Marketing & Communications Assistant

About Thrive

Thrive Wearables create world changing health and wellness wearable technology. We are seeking an experienced digital marketing professional to head up our Marketing operations. We’re at an exciting stage of growth, and if successful, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring Thrive maintains its position as the go-to wearable technology experts.

Why work at Thrive?

We work exclusively with clients in the health, wellbeing and fitness industries and we believe the work we do should have a positive impact on the world. We use our technical expertise to advise clients, (re)design their products, and build their roadmap for global-scale production. We not only solve our clients’ problems, we strive to exceed their expectations of design and research.

As well as client work and partnership development, everyone at Thrive has the opportunity to instigate and work on our internal projects and innovations.

Our office in the heart of Brighton is surrounded by excellent shops, food options and pubs. We're a close-knit and diverse team with a shared interest in technology, health & wellbeing. 

About the role

The Marketing and Communications Assistant role will report to the Marketing Executive. You will also work closely with the Business Development Executive and Marketing Consultant to help raise awareness of Thrive’s position as the leading wearables agency and engage with the wearables community. 


Skills and Experience:

We expect the successful candidate to:

  • Enjoy working in a small, but highly talented team

  • Have prior experience in a Marketing, Communications, PR, or Graphic Design position, or hold a relevant degree

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Have strong attention to detail

  • A working knowledge of design systems such as Canva and Adobe Suite would be a bonus

This opportunity offers the chance to work in the incredibly exciting wearable and IoT technologies industry. This is a great time to join a company with big growth plans, with the aim of being a big player in the IoT market in the UK. We offer diversity within our roles and the chance for our employees to leverage our in-house expertise to take their own ideas forward. We nurture our staff to allow their talents to shine by tutoring, training, support and encouragement in their roles.

Thrive Wearables is a people focused agency, and we practice what we preach with progressive policies and a great culture we are committed to keeping as we grow.

Marketing and Communications Assistant Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

As we’re a relatively small team, all roles offer a diverse range of activities. We know that in order for a team to function well, clear accountability is needed, and we have an Accountability and Responsibility framework across the organisation.

The scope of the role is detailed below:

  • Triage incoming events related to Thrive through all platforms, and research new events and networking opportunities with Business Development Executive and Marketing Consultant

  • Facilitate effective networking channels during events in order to build new relationships

  • Assist Business Development Executive with CRM system updates, maintaining the workflow in the lead inbox

  • Administrate the planned touch-points for prospects

  • Use social interactions on LinkedIn to engage the wearable community

  • Assist Marketing Executive with email marketing campaigns

  • Design and create graphics and collateral

  • Triage incoming PR and profile raising opportunities 

  • Assist with social media activity and analytics

  • Edit and proofread client-facing documents

  • Provide administrative support


Salary and Benefits

  • £19-21k

  • Competitive salary depending on experience

  • 25 paid holidays + UK Bank Holidays

  • Enrollment in a progressive EMI Share Option scheme as a ‘Founding Family member of the team and future membership of the employee ownership scheme (EOT), where decisions that shape the business will be made

  • Contributory pension

  • Brilliant office location, food, drink, bars in the heart of Brighton

  • Bike to work scheme and other flexible benefits that are aligned to our health and wellbeing focused mission


Recruitment information

This section includes information and resources for the recruitment process

The recruitment process

We are committed to a fair, inclusive and transparent hiring process:

  • All candidates will complete the application form

  • Top scorers through the initial application process will be invited to interview

  • Following this, we will hold shorter, ‘meet the team’ interviews with some of the Thrive team to understand what candidates value in a place of work

  • We’ll offer the top candidate the role and start the onboarding process

If you have any questions about the process, want to chat through the role, or are interested to find out what other roles we are hiring, please contact

No agencies please.

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