Vacancy: Marketing Executive (part-time)

*This position is now closed*


Are you a marketing ninja looking for an exciting opportunity in Brighton? Well, you might be in luck! 

We are Creative Blend, a small team of creatives, foodie aficionados, passionate about delivering excellent results for our clients and supporting local charities in our community.

As a team, we have known each other for many years working across many projects and businesses. This has allowed us to build a business that really focuses on relationships with our clients and our own internal team.

We offer our clients a range of services from design through to app development, so there will be plenty of room to develop your own understanding of each of these skills from a selection of the most creative digital experts around.

Okay, enough about us! Here’s the job description for you:

Job Overview: Marketing Executive

Part time, temp, remote (working 22hrs/week)

This role is set for an individual who already has marketing experience and is looking for an opportunity to work for a growing digital business where they can make a difference to both our clients and our community.

We are looking for someone with a real love of digital and a desire to progress their understanding of social, content/copywriting, SEO, branding and creative projects. The role will allow plenty of opportunities for creative hands-on work on a day-to-day basis, whilst also giving you the freedom to develop the position for yourself.

We look for the best people – positive-minded, enthusiastic, bright, and creative individuals. Our marketing team ninjas are expected to love writing (whether is a tweet or a case study),  someone who takes pride in the decisions made in each campaign and communicates with the user in mind.

The ideal candidate needs to be a motivated, quick self-learner, but also be able to take instruction and be comfortable working well with others, both online and face-to-face (if required).


Key responsibilities

    • Helping to promote Creative Blend; communicating brand messages, our focus on local community & service range working alongside Digital Marketing Manager
    • Working with the team to support & implement client campaigns and realise objectives/goals
    • Attending weekly team meetings
    • Producing market research and competitor analysis documents (working alongside Digital Marketing Manager)
    • Actively participating in reviewing marketing activity including analysing results, identifying lessons learned, and sharing best practices
    • Taking part in idea generation sessions for social media campaigns or blog content and then making them happen!
    • Continually seek to improve the customer experience by listening to and acting on client needs
    • Prepare and update reporting and presentation materials and collateral
    • Uploading content to different websites using WordPress and Squarespace
    • Creating blog posts about different topics and for different audiences
    • Creating social media updates for different audiences and scheduling them
    • Liaising with different team members within the business to identify target areas and marketing opportunities
    • Support the day-to-day handling of social media channels such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram, adapting content to suit different channels
    • Support and facilitate social media communities by responding to social media posts and developing discussions
    • Monitor, track, analyse and report on performance on social media platforms using tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook insights (with training)
    • Design engaging graphics (for social media, newsletters, presentations, reports) using Canva (with training)
    • Curating content and sending our monthly newsletters using Mailchimp
    • Keep our lovely clients updated with projects and deliverabl

Must Haves

  • Minimum 2 years working in a marketing team
  • Excellent written English
  • Great attention to detail (very important)
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills
  • Experience using social media for business
  • Creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas
  • Organisational skills, with the capacity to prioritise
  • Experience using Google Analytics (creating reports & analysing data)
  • Experience with marketing strategy
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Knowledge of

  • Facebook for business
  • Twitter for business
  • LinkedIn for business
  • Instagram for business
  • Mailchimp
  • WordPress

Personal qualities

  • Creative and able to think outside of the box
  • Great communicator
  • Proactive
  • Friendly
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-aware
  • Empathic
  • Comfortable working on your own and as part of a team
  • Highly organised and can manage your own time
  • Ability to prioritise your own workload
  • Comfortable asking for help
  • Genuine passion to learn
  • Comfortable liaising with clients
  • Likes to do good in the world
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Additional information and benefits

  • The position will be a mix of remote & office-based work, with creative and team meetings held in person (subject to current COVID guidelines)
  • Following a successful initial term, there is the opportunity for the role to be made permanent (if mutually agreed)
  • The opportunity to be part of a small team making a difference
  • Two annual team events in Summer & Christmas bringing together the larger team. Also with partner events throughout the year
  • Sociable working environment with frequent after work drinks, BBQs, dinners, pub quizzes and lots more (subject to current Gov guidelines)
  • Corporate pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme based on performance
  • Annual training budget
  • Annual wellbeing budget
  • Company PC or Mac provided

Recruitment process

*No Agencies please*

1.- If this sounds like you, please email your CV with a covering letter stating:

  • How your relevant experience relates to this job
  • Why you want to work for Creative Blend (no marketing jazz, just your honest thoughts!)
  • What you are hoping to gain from the role

2. – After reviewing applications, short-listed candidates will have to complete a short task to show their writing and creative style

3. – Video interviews will be arranged to get a feel for each other and ask any questions