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Graduate Job Marketing Coordinator - Southfacing Furnishings

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

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

Ref code - rossd              
Closing Date - 24 January 2013
Location - Edinburgh and Lothian             
Salary - £16,000

Job summary

Southfacing Furnishings Ltd are a major manufacturer of upholstered furniture in Scotland with the Charlotte James brand. We are undertaking a marketing initiative to expand our sales in England and overseas, we require a graduate to coordinate the new web site and brochures being produced in the next 9 months and plan our overall marketing strategy.

Job Description

We are a major manufacturer of high quality upholstered furniture in Scotland through our Charlotte James Edinburgh brand. We were established approx 10 years ago and are now based in Loanhead. Our products are primarily sold through interior designers and specifies and  can be found in private houses and hotels.

Whilst our main market has been in Scotland we do have sales in England and Overseas but we now want to significantly expand our sales in these markets. We have commissioned a major review of our sales brochures and web sites and the contracts have now been placed to update and refresh these. We require someone with a marketing background to coordinate this work and to plan and implement a new marketing strategy. It is anticipated that it will take 9 months to complete the task.

Skills / Experience


·         Strong team player

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Confident


·         Some level of practical experience would be helpful

·         Some knowledge of textiles, soft furnishings or furniture would be beneficial.


·         Degree level qualified, preferably in marketing or relevant discipline.


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

Duration: 9 months

Location: Edinburgh

Placement Start Date: February, 2013

Location: Scotland

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