Marketing and Communications Assistant

  • West Bromwich
  • Get Staffed Online Recruitment
Marketing & Communications Assistant, Hybrid Working, West Bromwich, £24-26k plus EXCELLENT benefits! About Our Client Our client is passionate about improving emotional health and transforming lives, where everyone has access to the emotional wellbeing support that they need to lead a healthy and rewarding life. Their values are Integrity, Inclusion, Initiative, Innovation, and Independence; at the forefront of their minds are their service users and people, providing a great place to work. They are gold standard accredited with Investors in People and are also recognised by Best Companies to work for. The Role You will support colleagues in promoting the work they do through the creation and use of creative and engaging material to be distributed across social, print, and broadcast media. You will also own internal communication and encourage a culture of positivity and engagement. As a result, this will promote the great work they do, maximise their internal and external brand, and align with the vision and values of our client. Please note that all roles with our client requires a satisfactory DBS check. What’s on Offer? £24-26k Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm (37.5 hours per week) Hybrid working 35 days holiday PLUS your birthday off! Enhanced company pension contribution (5%) Wellbeing hour every week to focus on your health and happiness Length of service holidays (up to 3 extra days) 5 volunteering days per year to help a cause of your choice Free on-site car parking Free suicide awareness & mental health first aid qualification Paid on 19th of each month for the full month Key Tasks: Manage their social media channels by effectively planning, designing, and publishing targeted creative content. Draft articles blogs, press stories, and create multimedia content for various channels. Manage the website, ensuring that content is up-to-date and relevant. Maximise our client’s brand by utilising multimedia. Manage the production of publicity or marketing material with external suppliers. Lead on internal and external communications in line with the brand guidelines. Proactively engage with and build relationships with journalists and media outlets to secure media coverage and build their public profile. Act as the first point of contact for incoming media enquiries or staff communications queries. Evaluate all marketing activity to establish performance and impact, making suggestions and changes as appropriate. Actively follow industry and mental health news and draft responses/comments where applicable for sign-off. Assist in the planning and promotion of various campaigns including major events. Lead in collating information and writing copy for the annual review. Proactively source opportunities for marketing activity including interviews, partnerships, and media. Maintain a library for press cuttings and media exposure so a history can be retained. Identify issues that could potentially damage their reputation and recommend actions to mitigate this risk. Engage and train staff in tools to help their work, such as social media and Canva. With support, ensure that marketing spend is within agreed budget. Essential Criteria: Demonstrable experience of successfully utilising social media. Experience of achieving high results from content creation. Strong writing skills with the ability to captivate an audience. High level of attention to detail resulting in accurate work. Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills to maximise participation and engagement from stakeholders. Desirable Criteria: Experience of using design tools such as Canva. Experience of working with journalists/press. Please note that that our client is unable to provide visa sponsorship for applicants that do not have the right to work in the UK or who may need sponsorship in the future. They are a disability-confident employer and if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application, please let them know.