Marketing and Business Development Assistant

£25-28K (dependent on experience)
Full-time but will consider 0.8FTE
July 25, 2022
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Have you got a flair for social media marketing and are looking to develop your marketing experience? We have an exciting new opportunity for a Marketing & Business Development Assistant to join a rapidly growing organisation working with global companies.

Applied Information Group is an award-winning multi-disciplinary consultancy that designs the interactions between people and the built environment. We offer a career in an important field at the intersection of design and planning with clients around the world.

You will be responsible for raising Applied’s profile with external audiences and supporting business development activities

The role in detail

  • Conduct market research on the industry, prospective clients, competitors, and partners.
  • Support with creating tailored credentials presentations and other marketing collateral, showcasing Applied’s expertise and relevant case studies.
  • Maintain a library of marketing assets such as case studies, team CVs and template documents.
  • Complete and submit administrative aspects of RFI tender documents.
  • Ensure the database is kept up to date with new contacts and development activities/ follow-ups/ actions are tracked in a timely manner.
  • Write content for digital platforms including the company website, social media channels and newsletter;
  • Maintain content on digital platforms including social media channels and website;
  • Support senior leaders in the company with external communications activities, e.g. preparing briefings for speaking engagements, researching and fact-checking for articles;
  • Attend and represent Applied at relevant industry trade and networking events.

About you
Attitude is more important than experience. 

You are someone who is super organised and action-oriented - you have the ability to get things done. 

You have an interest in the work that Applied does and the wider area of design and urban planning and keep your eye on new developments in the area.

We expect you to be able to take the initiative within defined boundaries. An ability to work collaboratively is a must as you will need to work with a range of people across the organisation to succeed.

You’re a confident writer who has the necessary skills needed to create and curate social media content.

Skills and experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a marketing, business development or communications role including market research.
  • Expert level written and spoken English -- other language skills are desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and an appreciation for design and/ or urban environment
  • Self-motivated, with a strong desire to succeed
  • The ability to learn quickly, building a good knowledge of Applied’s core offers and key categories/ markets that we operate in.
  • An organised, practical and commonsensical approach to the task at hand.
  • A collaborative, supportive and constructive working style, which can connect at all levels within the business and externally.
  • Familiarity with MacOS, GSuite and video conferencing platforms (Zoom, Teams, etc)
  • Graphic design skills are desirable

If you are interested but unsure if you have what we are looking for please contact us.

We will select applicants based on merit including relevant experience, skills, and interest in the role. We are a company that is fully committed to advancing people and society and looking after the planet. Applied is currently working towards B-Corp certification. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. 

how to apply

To apply please submit your CV and supporting statement or a video/audio file indicating how you meet the required skills and experience and your interest in working at Applied to Please send your application with the following title ‘Marketing Assistant - FirstName LastName’.

We will review applications periodically so please apply early if you are interested. We will remove the job posting once the post has been filled.

Please let us know in your application if you have any specific requirements should be invited to an interview.

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