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Graduate Job Linda Macdonald Jewellery - Marketing and Export Strategy Research Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: LMJ01
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 p.a  

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Location - Highlands and Islands

Salary - £16,000 - £18,000 p.a

Job summary

Linda Macdonald Jewellery has a great opportunity for a German/French speaking graduate to research and develop domestic and international markets. This will focus on developing the use of digital marketing to increase turnover in the UK market, raise brand awareness in new markets and also research into marketing strategies for overseas. This is a 12 month placement with an opportunity to convert to a permanent role.

Job Description

Project Description

The aim of the role is to:

-          Understand appropriate market entry for Germany

-          Improve and internationalise LMJ brand profile

-          Service and improve existing account management methods

-          Increase website traffic and sales

Role Description

The role will be varied and will involve:

-          Developing our domestic market whilst also conducting research into the German market, to help implement export plans.

-          Research to develop and identify the best social media approach for international markets and finding influential bloggers and PR opportunities within the UK and overseas.

-          Managing and maintaining our social media presence/marketing for both UK and international markets (including Facebook, Twitter and Pintrest).

-          We may need a graduate with language skills to assist on trade fair stand and setting up meetings with potential clients. On a day to day basis, the graduate will also account manage customers, build/ maintain a segmented customer database (trade and retail) and undertake e-marketing activities.

Skills / Experience


-          Excellent understanding of (and interest in) digital media/internet/e-commerce/social media including blogging, facebook, twitter etc

-          German

-          Excellent and confident communicator (written and spoken)

-          Enthusiastic and self motivating

-          Well presented

-          Team worker


-          French

-          Interest in product area/creative arts



-          Marketing/business degree


-          International marketing degree


This position will give the graduate experience in many aspects of a small/medium sized business and the opportunity to develop a key position within the company as it expands.

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

Preferred Placement Start Date - October 2012

Duration - 1 Year with a view to permanent hire

All applications will be processed through the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement programme. Please direct all initial questions or enquiries to the Talent Scotland team.

Location: Scotland

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