Marketing and Web Content Assistant

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Position: Marketing and Web Content Assistant
Employer: i-ride.co.uk
Category: Marketing
Location: Sussex
Salary: Competitive Salary
Date posted: Monday, July 31st 2017
Description:

i-ride.co.uk is the UK’s leading lightweight cycle distributor. Our growing portfolio includes Fulcrum Wheels, Continental, De Rosa, Argon 18, Speedplay, Thomson, Orro Bikes, Catlike, Prologo, Northwave and many more prestigious brands.  We are experiencing strong growth and huge demand for our products from a growing base of retailers and we strive to provide the best marketing support for our customers and brands, so to achieve this we are looking to recruit another member for our Marketing team.

This role will encompass a broad range of tasks across marketing and communication. Our websites require daily updating and content generation so the successful candidate will be adaptable, well-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. Since it involves direct communication with the public, you will relish a position of responsibility.

Areas covered by the role include:

  • Social Media Planning and Creation.
  • Development of email marketing campaigns and list management.
  • Distribution of reviews of our products to staff and general public via email
  • Creation of news stories, images and articles across our websites
  • Regular website maintenance, writing unique copy and adding of new products.

The successful candidate will likely possess most of the following skills:

  • A keen interest in Cycling or knowledge of the sport will help greatly as keeping up with races and all things cycling is essential to the role.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, predominantly Excel would be desirable.
  • Active on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with an appreciation of online trends.
  • Email communication skills.
  • Graphic design skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Design Suite; InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator would be of benefit but not essential.

This role is office based apart from a couple of possible events, so the successful applicant will already live within commuting distance of Burgess Hill, West Sussex. You will be working closely with the Marketing Manager and our Sales and Operations Teams. Being motivated, organised, having good communication skills, a polite manner and a positive friendly attitude will improve your chances of a successful application.

This is a great opportunity to start or build your career within the cycling industry. A competitive salary is on offer based on experience and skill-set. After a qualifying period other benefits include Bupa Health Care and entry to our Company Pension Scheme.

Please send your application, which should include a full C.V by August 21st to be considered for the position.

Please email info@i-ride.co.uk or apply in writing to:

Adam Glew

i-ride.co.uk

7-8B Mid Sussex Bus. Park

Ditchling Common Ind. Est.

Folders Lane East

Ditchling

Sussex

BN6 8SE

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