This is an ideal opportunity for somebody wishing to develop a career in marketing to join a busy marketing team and gain experiences in a range of marketing activities to help develop FSC achieve its charitable objectives.
Responsibilities and Duties
Organising the advertising plan and ensuring it is delivered and monitored effectively, from negotiating rates to generating adverts with our designers.
Responding to PR requests and ensuring they are delivered and monitored effectively, from copywriting to release distribution.
Creating the Email newsletter plan, producing the copy and sending it out each month.
Providing a fresh perspective and contributing ideas to our social media marketing activities.
Managing marketing projects such as the creation of direct mail campaigns or search engine optimisation.
Assisting in the development and maintenance of FSC websites using our content management system.
Assisting in, with the aim of taking responsibility for, the production of our individuals and families course brochures.
Supporting the marketing team in day to day activities.
Complying with all relevant legislation / FSC Operating Codes of Practice (OCoPs) / FSC Health and Safety Handbook and FSC procedures
Delivering a high standard of customer service and customer care
Ensuring the highest standards of quality are achieved in all duties carried out
Working closely with other staff to ensure that appropriate levels of service are maintained during absences and periods of high workload
Maintaining professional standards at all times in accordance with FSC policies
Fulfilling your obligations under FSC’s Behaviour Partnership to ensure a happy, productive working environment
Attending staff meetings as well as FSC internal and external training as required, in order to share best practice and improve team and learning location performance, and participating fully in staff development activities (sometimes this may involve travel to other learning locations with the occasional overnight stay)
Due to the remote nature of FSC learning locations it would be advantageous if the post holder were able to drive. To drive FSC vehicles you will need to be 21 years or over, have a full valid driving licence, to have been driving for at least two years, and undertake an internal assessment on commencement in the role.
Undertaking any other duties that may reasonably be required to ensure the smooth and efficient running of FSC Head Office
The expectations of every employee that we regard as essential include:
A positive and passionate work attitude
A desire to show pride in all aspects of their work
A flexible approach with a willingness to adapt to changes
An ability to work using your own initiative both independently and as a competent, effective team member
An ability to work under pressure and prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
Always treating others with courtesy, dignity and respect
A commitment and contribution to improving FSC’s environmental performance
A committed and proactive approach to personal development; motivated to learn new skills and overcome new challenges
Annual & Bank Holidays :
The holiday year runs from 1 January to 31 December each year. You will accrue an entitlement to paid annual holidays equivalent to 5.6 working weeks during a complete holiday year. This entitlement includes the Public/Bank holidays or substitute days (as defined in FSC’s Employee Handbook) when they fall on a contractual or scheduled day of work. For anyone who joins part way through the year they will receive a pro-rata entitlement of the 28 days.
In addition to the above, we recognise and reward staff loyalty by awarding additional paid leave days, based on length of service, up to a maximum cumulative total of 5 additional days paid leave.
Pension : The post-holder will be eligible to join one of FSC’s Pension schemes.
During periods of certified sickness the post-holder will be eligible to receive sick pay in accordance with FSC’s sickness absence procedures. The payment of sick pay is subject to compliance with FSC’s rules for the notification and verification of sickness absence, details of which will be provided to the successful applicant upon commencement of employment.
Additional Employee Benefits:
These include an Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance* and Health Cash Plan with Westfield Health* (*exclusions apply). Further details are given on appointment, as applicable, or are available by contacting Human Resources at FSC Head Office on 01743 852119.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £16,556.00 to £18,783.00 /year