MARKETING ASSISTANT REQUIRED by a fast-paced, fast-growing company, leading suppliers to the catering industry in Southern England.

About us:

Harvest Fine Foods has operated as suppliers to the catering industry for over 20 years and our customer base has grown and changed tremendously, particularly in the last 18 months.  As a result of this expansion, an exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Assistant to work with the Marketing Manager to develop and organise strategies and campaigns.  You will work in an extremely busy environment using your creative skills to engage our target customer base by assisting in event organisation, product promotions, brochure design and assisting the Marketing Manager to demonstrate new products in our ‘state of the art’ demo kitchen.  This is a new opportunity and yours to further develop to enhance the Harvest brand.

Key skills include:

  • Proven experience as a marketing assistant
  • Organisational skills
  • (preferably) Branding experience
  • Commercial awareness – business to business
  • Adaptability/Creativity
  • Good team-working skills
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
  • Good knowledge of market research techniques and databases
  • IT skills – Excellent knowledge of MS Office, marketing computer software and online applications (CRM tools, Online analytics, Google Adwords etc.)
  • High School diploma; BSc in Marketing, Business or relevant field is a strong advantage

Duties include:

  • Driving the monthly offers in the Company’s Stir It Up magazine
  • Compose and post online content on the Company’s website and social media accounts
  • Assist in producing the Company’s marketing brochures
  • Assist in preparation and delivery of promotional presentations/events
  • Obtaining product images and related narrative/brand descriptions from suppliers
  • Collating information and artwork designs
  • Linking material with the Company’s website
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Assist with re-branding the Company

Salary:

Between £18,000 and £19,500 per annum depending on experience

Applicants:

Use this opportunity to demonstrate your marketing skills – tell us about yourself, your experience thus far, any campaigns you’ve worked on.  We’d love to hear from you.

Please email your CV with a covering letter to karenstidston@harvestfinefoods.co.uk.  Closing date for this 31st July 2017