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Graduate Job Graduate Marketing Assistant - Target Dashboard

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Target01
Salary: £16,000  

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

Closing Date - 17 December 2012
Location – Glasgow
Salary - £16000 per annum

Job summary

Target Dashboard are looking for a Graduate Marketing Assistant to build an online community for the company by actively engaging with prospects through blog posts, marketing material and social media. Full training will be given and they will work directly for a manager with 20 years marketing experience. This is a 12 month placement, based in Glasgow, which may lead to a full time job.

Job Description

Project Objectives:

·         To deliver increased sales leads and open up new opportunities

·         To build up marketing and marketing/help material

·         To build an online community interested in the company

Role Description:

Target Dashboard offer online dash-boarding of Key Performance Indicators which allows customers to analyse data and identify trends to improve their business. This technological solution for monitoring Management Information is contracted online to business worldwide on a monthly basis. With most clients outside the UK, constant engagement and marketing is required to proactively explain the capabilities and benefits of our offering.

The successful candidate will be working alongside an experienced manager and an external marketing company. They will develop online, worldwide, B2B marketing to promote our product globally.

Key responsibilities will include:

·         Actively writing material, e.g. how to guides

·         Engaging with prospects

·         Build online communities to create prospects and returns to site

·         Managing Social media, e.g. specifically LinkedIn

·         Writing blog posts

·         Full training will be given with the view to developing the candidate into a Marketing Manager long term. If successful this will lead to a permanent role with a significant increase in pay.

Skills / Experience

·         Good marketing communications skills

·         Strong writing skills, e.g. copy writing

·         Ambitious for self and company progression

·         Reliable and punctual

·         Quick learner

·         Good “commercial head” (general understanding of business priorities)

·         Excellent work ethic - self-motivated to be able to work proactively and independently.


·         Degree in: Marketing, or any relevant, e.g. IT, Science or Engineering Degree but must have good marketing outlook.


The successful candidate will be trained in marketing and business. We are a high growth company, so a successful placement will lead to the candidate playing a key role in the company in the future.

For the right candidate, there is potential for this converting into a longer term Marketing Manger role.

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. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

The vacancy is in Glasgow with a salary of £16,000 p.a. The start date is in January.

Location: Scotland

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