Our client’s primary objective is to develop Greater Manchester into a leading leisure, learning and business destination for domestic and international visitors; enhance the national and international reputation of the city region and promote sustainable economic development and growth.
They are currently recruiting for a Marketing Assistant to cover maternity leave at their Manchester City Centre office. Working within the Marketing Coordination Unit, this varied role will provide you with a sound overview of the busy workings of a marketing team.
You will be responsible for providing efficient administrative support for the department, which will include handling telephone and email enquiries, diary management for senior managers, helping to organise and prepare for meetings and making travel and accommodation arrangements. You will also be responsible for compiling and maintaining a database of contacts, undertaking research and collating information for reports. In addition to administrative work, there will also be opportunities to get involved in project work and assist the team in developing marketing opportunities with existing and potential partner agencies.
Our client is therefore looking for a candidate with excellent organisational abilities, who is able to prioritise and manage a busy workload. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential, as you will be liaising with partners and relevant departments to ensure projects run smoothly and effective relationships are built and maintained.
The successful candidate will possess first-rate administration skills and have demonstrable experience of working in an administration role. Strong IT skills, experience of writing reports and attention to detail are also essential.
Experience of partnership working would be advantageous, as would a keen desire to pursue a career working within marketing.
Deadline for applications: Friday 10 July 2009
networx is not a typical agency. We handle applications on behalf of our clients. After applying for this role you will be sent an email that it is essential you read in order to complete your application. Unlike a traditional agency we do not hold a database of candidates or put candidates forward for any other vacancies than those to which they have applied