Marketing Assistant

Website i-ride.co.uk

Position: Marketing Assistant

Employer: i-ride.co.uk

Category: Marketing, Web Administration

Location: Burgess Hill, Sussex

Salary and benefits: A competitive salary is on offer and after a qualifying period other benefits include Bupa Health Care and entry to our Company Pension Scheme.

Description:

i-ride.co.uk is one of the UK’s leading cycle distributors. Our growing portfolio includes Fulcrum Wheels, Continental, Orro Bikes, SeaSucker and many more prestigious brands.  We strive to provide the best marketing support for our customers and brands, so to achieve this we are looking to recruit another member for our Marketing team.

As the Marketing Assistant, you will be helping create emails, updating website content and creating Social Media schedules amongst other things. The right candidate will be well-motivated and able to work on their own initiative. Since it involves direct communication with the public, you will relish a position of responsibility. 

Areas covered by the role include:

  • Regular website maintenance, writing unique copy and adding of new products.
  • Social Media creation and scheduling
  • Development of email marketing campaigns and list management.
  • Distribution of reviews of our products to staff and general public via email
  • Creation of news stories, images and articles across our websites.

The successful candidate will likely possess most of the following skills:

  • A keen interest in Cycling or knowledge of the sport will help greatly as keeping up with races and all things cycling is essential to the role.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, predominantly Excel would be desirable.
  • Active on Facebook and Instagram, with an appreciation of online trends. Knowledge of Hootsuite and the Meta Business tools would be desirable.
  • Email communication skills.
  • Graphic design skills and knowledge of Adobe Creative Design Suite; InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator would be of benefit but not essential.

This role is office based, so the successful applicant will already live within commuting distance of Burgess Hill, West Sussex. You will be working closely with the Marketing Manager and our Sales and Operations Teams. Being motivated, organised, having good communication skills, a polite manner and a positive friendly attitude will improve your chances of a successful application. 

This is a great opportunity to start or build your career within the cycling industry. A competitive salary is on offer based on experience and skill-set. After a qualifying period other benefits include Bupa Health Care and entry to our Company Pension Scheme. 

Please send your application, which should include a full C.V to be considered for the position.

Please email hr@i-ride.co.uk or apply

To apply for this job email your details to hr@i-ride.co.uk.

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