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Graduate Job Graduate Marketing Assistant - Scotmas

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: MktgAss
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000  

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

Closing Date - 2 February 2013
Location – Borders
Salary - £18,000 - £20,000

Job summary

Scotmas have an exciting new opportunity within their small, dynamic company in the Scottish Borders. The graduate will work closely with the Marketing Manager on a wide variety of projects including company and product branding, literature design and production, Website Maintenance, Direct Marketing campaigns and internal communications. This is a 12 month placement based in Kelso, Scottish Borders.

Job Description

Role Description

Key tasks will include:

·         Communicating with the Marketing Manager on a daily basis and customer facing staff as required

·         Planning and organising of product labelling, company literature, Direct Marketing campaigns and website updates

·         Updating and developing social media

·         Carry out basic Search Engine Optimisation tasks across a range of company websites

·         Managing information or general administration support of company webshops

·         Responding to email enquiries and preparing quotes

·         Manage external specialist suppliers including budget control e.g. website designers, printers, creative services etc

·         Monitoring and reporting of website performance and Direct Marketing campaign performance

·         Maintain Sharepoint library for use internally and externally

·         Quality control and copy checking of product labelling

·         Using the internal Business Information System for day to day activities

·         Creating and developing marketing collateral, labelling and promotional materials as required.

Skills / Experience


·         Good organisational and planning skills

·         Excellent written and verbal communication

·         The ability to work on multiple projects at one time

·         The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

·         Good attention to detail and accuracy

·         Strong IT skills

·         Self-motivation

·         Team player


·         Some knowledge and/or experience of marketing technical/industrial products

·         Knowledge of Corel Draw/Illustrator/Photoshop

·         Ideally 6 months practical marketing experience - this may have been gained as part of a degree course or work experience placements.


·         Degree educated in Marketing OR another discipline, preferably with an industry recognised Marketing qualification e.g. IDM or CIM


As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and will have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course.

Additional Info

Location: This placement vacancy is located in Kelso, Borders with a starting salary between £18000- £20,000 p.a

Duration: 12 months
Start Date: February 2013

Location: Scotland

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