Marketing Executive

Want to make your mark in the creative sector and be part of a driven and ambitious marketing agency?

If this sounds like you, join our award-winning Client Services team.

We’re looking for a smart and self-motivated Marketing Exec who’ll be focused on delivering exceptional service both internally and externally, supporting our team to help manage busy, retained contracts end-to-end.

Working in a fast-paced agency environment, you must be enthusiastic, eager to please, able to hit the ground running and keep a cool head when the pressure is on.

We’re looking for someone with a good set of basic marketing skills under their belt, however, experience in organic Social Media Marketing and creating content would be a distinct advantage, and previous marketing agency experience of 2+ years would be massively advantageous.

The day-to-day

  • Supporting the Client Services team, offering marketing and planning support
  • Assisting with day-to-day marketing activities & client support across all disciplines
  • Creating, posting and planning engaging social media campaigns
  • Proofing work and making sure it follows the Sowdens Standard
  • Compiling/updating client facing campaign plans and retainer sheets
  • Handling large volumes of work
  • Organising and processing a number of projects, often simultaneously

You’ll have the following skills…

  • Proactive, planned and organised with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Your written and verbal communication skills will be in constant use – so it’s key you’re a good communicator across diverse audiences
  • A collaborative approach is essential; but you’ll be responsible for managing your daily workload
  • Experience in using all social media platforms, both paid for and organic – planning, content creation and reviewing success
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to be agile across projects is vital
  • Driven to deliver the very best service to clients
  • You must be able to cope well under pressure and to tight, urgent deadlines

Why join the Sowdens team?

Sowden & Sowden is an award-winning creative and digital agency in Yorkshire with four decades of experience, an established track record and a portfolio of long-standing local, national and international clients.

This is a great opportunity for someone to make their mark and work in a superb Yorkshire location with a very talented and happy team. Not to mention progression routes, competitive earning capacity and benefits.

What’s in it for you…

  • UNRIVALLED opportunities to expand your skills and shape your career – at Sowdens there’s no ceiling, we support your professional growth by investing in training and development
  • HIGH earning capacity, annual bonuses/pay rises and performance-related perks – we make sure our team are always recognised and rewarded for their efforts 
  • PERKS and REWARDS – take your birthday on us, monetary monthly rewards for a range of team initiatives…from Sowden’s Socials to Friday treats on the sun deck 
  • UNIQUE office in a stunning location – come and do your best work in our brand-new, custom-renovated 19th Century coach house, converted and re-designed especially for our wonderful team
  • FREE parking and excellent transport links – located just off the M62 and a stone’s throw away from the Humber Bridge, our team don’t waste time in city centre gridlocks and save money on expensive parking
  • VIBRANT and friendly team – come as you are, be part of a collective of enthusiastic people who are united by one single mission: to be the best at what they do
  • FLEXIBLE and understanding – we’re open to tailored working options to suit both your work-life balance and the business
  • FORTY years in the business – we’ve built a trusted reputation as experts in our field, and with a Grade A balance sheet (that’s withstood four recessions!) we provide our team with longevity, security and a robust future they can count on

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If this sounds like you, please send a covering email, CV and any evidence/portfolio to support your application apply now.

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