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Graduate Job Graduate Marketing Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: NCIMB Ltd
Reference: NCIMB01
Salary: £16,000-£18,000  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Ref code - MARK1          
Closing Date - 25 January 2013
Location – Grampian
Salary - £16,000-£18,000

Job summary

NCIMB Ltd is looking for a graduate for a marketing and sales role based in Aberdeen. The 12 month project will involve developing a marketing strategy and sales pipeline model to increase the profile of the company and enable them to develop an international market for their products.

Job Description

Project objectives:

NCIMB is an actively growing biotech company based in Aberdeen. The company has recently restructured into two main business streams Microbiology Services and Oilfield & Environmental Services. The company now wishes to introduce a more structured Sales and Marketing discipline to support its continued growth. This post will work across the company supporting all departments to develop sales plans and marketing strategies.

Planned Outputs & Outcomes:

The post will contribute to the introduction of a new Sales & Marketing strategy for each department. The existing customer database will be refreshed and updated.

Role Description:

The graduate will report directly to the CEO and will work closely with other managers to:

•        Develop Value Propositions for all key services and customer segments in priority sectors

•        Develop and monitor the sales plan for each departmental unit

•        Be responsible for the operation and development and maintenance of existing customer relationship management system

•        Carry out a Market segmentation of the current customer database to help create more targeted marketing material

•        Produce marketing material for advertising, press releases, website and newsletters

•        Organise and attend Exhibitions both in the UK and Internationally.

Skills / Experience


Specific skills & competencies

•        Knowledge and/or experience of marketing techniques

•        Experience of working in a customer facing role

•        Knowledge and/or experience of Microsoft office suite

Soft skills

•        Excellent communication and team working

•        Ability to work on own initiative

•        Customer focused and a flexible approach


•        Knowledge and/or experience in internet based marketing

•        Previous experience of organising trade stands or exhibitions

•        Full clean driving licence.


Graduate from undergraduate degree or above. All Marketing disciplines accepted.


This is a very exciting time to join NCIMB and play a central role in the company’s growth plan and is an ideal position for an ambitious graduate. NCIMB serves a wide customer base in the Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical, Food and Drink, Academia and Environmental Industries. During this programme the graduate will get a unique exposure to a wide range and diversity of clients.

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and may have access to residential Leadership and Business skills training course.  You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Specific Location: Aberdeen

Preferred Placement Start Date: Feb/Mar 2013

Duration: 12 months with a view to permanent hire.

Location: Scotland

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