Marketing Assistant with EDEM


Location: Edinburgh
£18,000 per annum
Full-time for 6 months
Beginning of July 2017 Start
Closing Date: 26 May 2017, noon

About the Company

EDEM is the market leader in engineering simulation software for the design and optimisation of bulk material handling and processing equipment. Their EDEM® software is used by leading companies in the mining, heavy equipment and process industries as well as for research at over 200 academic institutions worldwide.

For more information please take a look at EDEM’s website here.

The Role

EDEM are looking for an enthusiastic graduate to support their marketing activities to help them grow their Academic Partner Program and get closer to their academic customers and alumni.

This is a great opportunity to join a company who like to develop their staff through challenge in a positive and supportive environment. Previous interns and graduates we have placed have been kept on and become invaluable members of the teams they are part of.

As EDEM’s marketing assistant you will support a range of marketing activities within the academic market, including:
• Setting up email campaigns and monitoring results
• Planning and executing webinars
• Collating data on research developments of academic customers
• Maintaining the Research Spotlights section of the website
• Promoting and managing the EDEM Academic Alumni Association
• Updating the DEM Literature Database

In addition you will be involved with:
• Maintaining EDEM User Forum and Website Events Calendar
• Updating customer databases
• Managing subscribers to EDEM eLearning platform and issuing certificates
• Updating website content
• Ad hoc duties as required


The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in a business management or sales and marketing related field. You should have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to plan, multitask and prioritise as needed. You should feel comfortable working independently, be flexible and initiative, and have a good attention to detail. Database management and analytical skills are also important.

Excellent IT skills are essential, preferably alongside experience of working with a customer relationship management (CRM) system and email marketing software. Any image/video editing skills are a plus.


Closing date for applications is 26 May 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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