Marketing/Communications Executive with Scottish Slimmers

 

Location: Aberdeen
£15,500 - £17,000 p/a (starting salary) 
Full-time for 12 months
Immediate start
Closing date: 23 March 2017, noon

About the Company

Scottish Slimmers was founded as a local slimming class in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1980. Based in Aberdeen, the company now exists as a network of over 400 weekly slimming classes, offering highly-specialised and quality services to promote long-term, healthy, weight loss through nutritional advice and small positive changes in lifestyle and behavior.

Scottish Slimmers don’t preach that everyone should be slim; but rather aim to help those who choose to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle to achieve their goals. The team pride themselves on putting their members first, and are committed to supporting people with sensible and healthy weight loss.

More details about the company, their values, and the tone of their marketing communications can be found be viewing their website here (LINK)

The Role

Scottish Slimmers are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join the team as Marketing Executive. This is an opportunity to work with an experienced and passionate team to grow your marketing experience with an established and socially credible brand.

The role of Marketing Executive’s objective is to promote the Scottish Slimmers classes and their online services, in line with their brand identity. This will include all creative elements of marketing and communications, as well as an element of events management for our annual Slimmer of the Year competition.

The role’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

• Internet, Email and Social Media Marketing
• Multi-dimensional Media Marketing Campaigns including written articles and press releases
• Website Content Management
• Event Management
• Market Research

Full details of the responsibilities of each of these disciplines can be found here.

Holiday entitlement: 25 days plus 5 public holidays and 6 Christmas holidays


Requirements

The Ideal candidate will be passionate about representing healthy living and marketing with a social impact. You must be creative and well-motivated, with a background in marketing or work experience within a similar role. They will be skilled in writing copy and designing engaging marketing material and therefore excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
IT/technical experience is essential; Social media, Website content management, PowerPoint, and some experience with customer management systems is desirable, although training will be provided.

Application

Closing date for applications is 23 March 2017, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.

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