PR & Marketing Executive - ActSmart

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 26/07/2019

ActSmart is a business support organisation for retailers, their supply partners and trade associations. We provide support services to a number of retailers, distributors, suppliers and trade associations predominately in outdoor leisure industries across the UK. We have a subscriber base of over 5000 businesses making it one of the fastest growing specialist business support organisations in the UK. Members include businesses in sectors such as cycling, snowsports and outdoor pursuits.

Job Description:

We are currently in the process of developing an exciting new consumer-facing app and are looking for a talented candidate to take on the promotion, PR and marketing of this new product. This person will be responsible for getting the service out there and driving engagement and excitement. You will also be working on wider marketing and PR activities across the business.

Responsibilities may include:
• The creation, development and delivery of marketing strategies to enhance the new app
• Maintaining all platforms concerning the new app including websites, CRMs and marketing collateral
• Managing monthly e-marketing campaigns
• Monitoring and updating social media accounts
• Writing copy, including press releases, blog posts and marketing content
• Pitching to journalists and the media
• Writing for consumer publications
• Attending client and partner meetings

Skills Range:

• A 2:2 or above (or equivalent) in your chosen discipline
• A real passion for PR and marketing
• Exceptional communication skills, both verbally and written
• Self-motivated and able to work autonomously
• Be enthusiastic about the product area
• Able to work within a small team and contribute to other areas of the business as and where necessary
• Minimum of 2 years commercial experience, particularly with PR and marketing

Key Area: Marketing/PR Marketing/PR
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

We offer a relaxed and friendly working environment and are minutes away from Portslade Station, which is a short 10-minute train ride from central Brighton.


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