Entry Level
Digital Marketing Assistant
Forward & Thinking

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Friday, 13 August 2021

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Are you ready to join one of the region’s fastest-growing and most dedicated media and advertising agency? Then get ready for a real ‘Forward And Thinking’ career.

We are a company of enthusiastic and experienced professionals with a great sense of fun and passion for what we do, and we’re currently looking for a specific new team member to support our rapidly growing organisation, providing digital marketing services to our clients.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start and develop their career skills in paid digital advertising, in an agency environment. The successful candidate will have an understanding of digital marketing (preferably online paid advertising platforms) and above all outstanding organisation and analytical skills!

And the benefits are great…

  • 25 days holiday right out of the block!
  • Birthday off
  • Christmas closedown period
  • Fully paid pre-Christmas party!
  • Your own MacBook running your choice of OSX or Windows
  • Great scope for career progression in a fast-growing organisation
  • Continual personal growth learning opportunities
  • A real opportunity to help drive the agency’s expansion
  • Optional stand up desk and a free Fitbit
  • Regular team events, and most importantly…
  • Summertime McFlurry runs!

Job Title: Digital Marketing Assistant

We are currently looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant to join our growing Digital Marketing team. This is a fantastic entry-level opportunity for a candidate to develop their skills in a fast-paced agency environment with opportunities for progression for proactive, enthusiastic and goal oriented individuals.

The successful candidate will join a small team of digital marketing executives, supporting in the planning, delivery and analysis of campaigns for clients across a broad range of industries. This role reports directly to the Digital Marketing Manager.

Every day at Forward And Thinking is completely different, however, the role will primarily consist of the following:

  • Scheduling client activity across Google Ads (Display, Search & YouTube), Facebook Ads (Facebook & Instagram), Snap Ads, LinkedIn Ads and more.
  • Collating stats and preparing client reports
  • Responding to client queries in the run-up to, and throughout the lifetime of their campaigns
  • Supporting the digital execs and digital marketing manager with department, campaign and client-related system and admin tasks
  • Monitoring client campaign performance and budgets

We are looking for someone who has some experience and/or education in digital marketing (ideally in an agency environment) who is eager to improve their skills, as this is a role where you will be supported to develop in all areas of paid digital media. The successful candidate will need to be able to keep on top of industry developments, learn quickly and adapt to changes in technologies and processes within the agency and the industry as a whole.

As we specialise primarily in Google Ads and Facebook Ads products, knowledge and experience with these platforms is preferable.

Essential skills/experience

  • Experience or education in digital marketing, preferably paid online media
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office (in particular Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Comfortable using/learning a number of digital systems
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong time and workload management skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude – You will work across a large array of sectors, each with unique challenges, enthusiasm is a must
  • A flexible and adaptive approach to work – Every day is different and things can change in an instant. It’s important that you can work under pressure and switch between priorities seamlessly
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively

Desirable skills/experience

  • Copywriting/writing for marketing materials
  • Experience with Google Ads, Facebook Ads, Snap Ads, Twitter Ads, LinkedIn Ads and TikTok Ads platforms
  • Experience with Google Analytics & Tag Manager
  • Experience of managing budgets across multiple channels

Being an innovative advertising agency, we take pride in our work and our team. We have big plans and we want everyone to be part of our exciting future. The growth potential at Forward And Thinking has no limits. Training will be given on our core ethos, high level of customer service, methodology, computer programs used, processes and the platforms we advertise on. However, an understanding of digital marketing and the core competencies above will be possessed by our ideal candidate.

If you see yourself fulfilling this role, please send a cover letter and CV to careers@forwardandthinking.com We can’t wait to hear from you.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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