Digital Marketing Assistant - Wired Sussex


Closing date: 24/06/2019

Are you keen to be at the centre of one of the most exciting digital clusters in Europe? Ready to learn about and support our work with innovative start-ups, companies, freelancers and others?

Do you want to work on a wide range of interesting and varied digital marketing activities, developing your creative, analytical and design skills in the process?

Then our Digital Marketing Assistant role is for you.

About Wired Sussex:

Wired Sussex is a Brighton based membership organisation focused on helping digital, media and technology companies and freelancers in Sussex to create, innovate and grow.

We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of support and advice services which our vibrant, creative and collaborative members can use to strengthen and grow their businesses.

Joining Wired Sussex means joining a team at the heart of this. We are professional individuals all passionate about the work we do, where we live and the digital, media and technology businesses which make up our sector.

We have been called a ‘hub and initiator for the digital tech community’ however, it is the businesses we support which make the sector in Brighton what it is.

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to support our Marketing Coordinator in ensuring that marketing activities across Wired Sussex is fully delivered. An emphasis will be placed on the promotion of the Events Calendar, Jobs Board and benefits of Membership. The role will also include the promotion of our innovation hub (and home) The FuseBox, and helping to share initiatives, such as the Talent Festival.

This is a great opportunity for someone at the very beginning of their marketing career, to get a foot in the door and work on a range of exciting projects and campaigns.


Your work will:
· Reach & support thousands of people in businesses, local & national government, colleges and universities across the country
· Help our members to create, innovate and grow their businesses
· Raise the profile of Sussex nationally and internationally as a thriving creative and digital centre of excellence


Personal qualities:
· Highly motivated, literate, creative and a good team player
· Organised and punctual
· A meticulous attention to detail
· Understanding of other people's perspectives
· Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
· A desire to learn and develop your skills further


Responsibilities of this role include:
· Creating content for our website, social media channels, email campaigns and newsletters
· Day-to-day social media across a range of channels, including: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and Facebook.
· Assist with photography and design of digital assets
· Writing engaging copy for blog posts, press releases and newsletters
· Maintaining and building mailing lists
· Editing audio and video content

Desirable skills:
· Experience of using social media in a business environment.
· Experience of using Adobe Creative suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere Pro.
· Knowledge of Google Analytics and SEO.
· A good eye for design and photography.

Skills Range:

We are looking for a self-starter who can hit the ground running and quickly grasp the work needed to deliver our marketing. We are searching for someone that can demonstrate:

• experience in email and social media marketing
• good at prioritising and detail orientated
• great communication skills for liaising with our audience members

Key Area: Marketing/PR Marketing/PR
Salary: £18k (1 year contract)
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Working at Wired Sussex not only puts you at the heart of the community, right around the corner from North Laine in a creative and collaborative workspace with a friendly team, we also like to make sure everyone is happy in their workplace. We offer:

· Competitive salary
· Pension contributions
· 25 days holiday pro rata
· Professional development training programme
· Social funding for team outings and events


If you feel you have the right skills to offer for this role we would love to hear from you.


No agencies please

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