In this all-round marketing role, you will take responsibility for the promotion of our Skills Academy (Hair and Beauty) programmes across the North East and London. You will support the Marketing Coordinator for the provision, being their ‘go-to’ person for delivering marketing activity to relevant audiences of businesses and predominantly direct to potential learners. You will work with the Marketing Coordinator and Operational Heads of Departments and at our 7 (and growing) academies to create a rolling plan of activity in line with the agreed marketing strategy for the provision, reporting return on investment.

Key Responsibilities

With a strong bias for paid social advertising and design, you will manage the planning, budgeting and implementation of paid advertising across social media on behalf of our academies to generate learner interest, answer questions via messaging services of said social platforms and pass warm leads over to internal Academy teams to enrol. The role will also see you measuring the success of your campaigns to ensure the delivery of a positive return on investment, weekly and monthly reports and monthly visits to all academies which means a valid driving license and vehicle is a must (all mileage repaid at 0.45 per mile)

The role will also encompass, but is not limited to, organic social, search ads, email, developing content, PR, print (brochures/flyers), events and any other appropriate marketing activity that will deliver the required outcome.

You will work closely with your peers in the marketing team to ensure a holistic approach ensuring messages are appropriate and has the recipient at the centre of all communications.

Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and/or interest or experience in hair and beauty.

You’ll need these important qualities:
  • Creative - ability to think creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
  • Working to deadlines -  Good time management skills, able to work well under pressure, to time constraints
  • Results driven - Understanding and ability to report ROI from digital marketing activity
  • Team player - The ability to work as part of a close-knit team to deliver results to support the demands of a growing business
  • Excellent communication skills - as you will work with a range of internal stakeholders at all levels as well as external partners and agencies
  • Enthusiastic - understanding of the ever evolving  digital marketing landscape
  • Flexibility -  adapt quickly to changing circumstances and needs and to work with the minimum of supervision
We offer a full induction and training package to our new staff so you very quickly feel part of the team.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Ownership of marketing activity for specific provision/s
  • Working with colleagues to create and deliver successful cross-channel marketing plans
  • Designing and developing campaigns and collaterals
  • Working with colleagues to research and write content for marketing materials, website, news stories and press releases
  • Ensure all marketing materials, including website etc, for your provision/s are kept up to date
  • Work closely with peers to deliver appropriate activity
  • Ensure literature adheres to set brand guidelines
  • Supporting the wider marketing team/company as and when required
  • Assist with internal and external events where appropriate
  • Taking the lead on measuring and reporting return on investment for your provision/s
  • Competitor analysis and reporting
  • Communicate with external stakeholders and clients in a positive and productive way
  • Comply with the company’s policy and procedures and maintain close liaison with all departments on activities.
  • Conduct your role in line with the company values and expected behaviours.
  • Implement and comply with the Safeguarding and Health and Safety Policies
  • Ensure the maintenance of confidentially and professionalism at all time.
  • Promote equal opportunities and recognition of diversity throughout the company.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                                                               

    You’re unique – and we love that about you. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

    Don’t just take our word for it though! Our commitment to a number of covenants and pledges will show you just how serious we are about equal opportunities for all:

    • Disability Confident Employer
    • Armed Forces Covenant Silver
    • Domestic Abuse Covenant
    • Durham Enable
    • Care Leaver Covenant
     PURPLE PERKS                                                                                                                                             
    26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays 
    We understand the gift of time, whether it’s to see your loved ones or just spending time doing the things you love. That’s why in addition to your basic allowance of 26 days your annual leave allowance can rise to as much as  44 days per annum (inclusive of BH)  because of these amazing extra leave perks:

    Buy & Sell | You can buy sell up to an extra 5 days annual leave each year
    2YRS Service | Staff who have 2YRS service received an extra 2 days annual leave
    5YRS Service | Staff who have 5YRS service receive a further 2 days annual leave
    10YRS Service | Staff who have 10YRS service receive a further 1 days annual leave

    • Early Finish Fridays | Our staff can enjoy a 4PM finish on the last Friday of Every Month
    • Armed Forces Covenant Silver | Extra leave entitlements for reservists 
    • Healthcare Scheme 
    • Tech Scheme
    • Cycle Scheme
    • Social events 
    • Company Sick Pay and Bereavement Leave
    • Uniform provided  

    HEAD OFFICE PERKS                                                                                                                  
    We wish we could provide these to all, but as a national company its not always possible. However these perks are available to all staff when they attend our incredible Head Office space. 
    • Electric Car charging points
    • Free fruit, Coffee and Tea
    • Onsite Shower
    • Prayer room on request or list of nearest available places of worship

    If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or need support in applying for this role, please contact our recruitment team on 01388 777129 or

    Working Flexibly 
    If the working hours, days or times don't quite meet your needs please contact us to see if we can accommodate working flexibly. 

    Essential Criteria

    Learners are at the centre of everything we do so we are committed to safeguarding and promoting their welfare. If applicable, the successful applicant will be required to provide satisfactory references and prove their eligibility to work in the UK. Dependning on your role, we may also need to carry out a DBS check.