Marketing Assistant

Website Lyon Equipment Limited

Marketing Assistant – Outdoor, full time

At a glance

Do you have a passion for the outdoors and want to develop a career in marketing? We work with some of the top global outdoors sports brands and are looking to grow our existing marketing team to increase our capabilities and take on new challenges on behalf of our partner brands here in the UK. If you are looking for your first steps in your marketing career or to move up in the industry, we want to hear from you. 

About Lyon (who we are)

Established in 1973 with a mission to provide equipment and expertise to Venture Further, we are one of the leading distributors of outdoors sports products in the UK, representing over 30 brands across our three sports divisions of Outdoor, Cycle and Watersports. As of 2022 we are also a fully employee-owned company with our staff at the heart of what we do and taking a lead in defining our future.

Discover more @lyonequipmentltd @lyonoutdoor @lyoncycle @lyonwatersports 

The role

Working alongside and in support of our existing marketing team, this role will take on responsibility for the following key areas:

  • Marketing Administrative support including assisting with reporting and order/spend processing 
  • Graphic and creative work to help us deliver our brand marketing plans and support our social media content
  • Assisting with trade marketing events including tradeshows, showroom design, displays and sample organisation

What we need from you

As an employee-owned company, we are all about having the right people. For this role we are looking for someone who has:

  • Good communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for the outdoors
  • Outdoor retail experience
  • Experience in using Adobe creative suites

What we offer

We prioritise the wellbeing and development of our staff and offer the following benefits:

  • Salary in the range of £20,000 to £23,000 dependant on experience
  • 30 days holiday entitlement per annum (pro-rata) including public holidays with loyalty increments
  • Generous trade and staff discount
  • Free use of company loan kit when available
  • Inclusion into our qualifying pension scheme
  • Opportunity to join our healthcare scheme after successful probationary period

To apply:

Please download an application pack from our website:

Please send completed application forms (and accompanying C.V. if you wish) to:

Julia Aspinall, HR Manager, Lyon Equipment Limited, Unit 3-7 Tebay Business Park, Old Tebay, Penrith, CA10 3SS


Closing date for applications: Friday 9th December 2022

Interviews will take place: Week commencing 12th December 2022 

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