Role: Marketing Executive – Permanent, Part-Time (min. 22 hours per week)
Reporting to: Marketing and Communications Manager, Gill Education
Gill Education is one of the leading publishers of content, and suppliers of supplementary resources for both the Primary and Secondary schools’ market in Ireland. We believe that education matters. We are excited to work with the best educators in the country to produce excellent products that answer the needs of great teachers and students, and that reflect our company’s mission: to respond to our customers’ needs with outstanding content for learning and life.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the marketing team in Gill Education. We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and creative Marketing Executive to work part-time in our busy department. Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will contribute to the product and brand marketing of Gill Education, combining and distilling our product message and the needs of our customers into a creative and compelling marketing message across all forms of media.
You will contribute to the generation of plans for our products and services, and develop and deliver selected marketing campaigns. You will have excellent creative skills and a good design eye. Working with both in-house and freelance designers, you will be confident in the briefing and administration of marketing collateral including cover designs, catalogues and promotion material, and have a real ability to assess and provide feedback on the design process and product. Your experience in all forms of marketing, both offline and online will enable you to pursue a variety of avenues to promote our products and brand, including email marketing, social media, events and PR. You will maintain our customer database and using your proficiency in copy-writing and communication skills, you will support the embedding and development of the Gill Education brand identity.
You will work competently on your own, while at the same time enjoy contributing to and working as part of a successful team. Highly organised and calm under pressure, you will be able to prioritise your work and the needs of the business, meeting deadlines as necessary. You will display good attention to detail and take accountability for your responsibilities.
The position offers lots of variety, no boredom (!) and a chance to build on your existing experience. It is a permanent part-time role, offering a minimum of 22 hours a week, with an opportunity for flexibility. If you are interested, we look forward to hearing from you!
A relevant third level marketing qualification is required and experience in a similar marketing position with a genuine interest in education, and the Irish education system in particular, would be an advantage. Knowledge of Photoshop/Acrobat/InDesign would be desirable.
Closing date: Thursday 26 January 2017
To make an application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your CV and a covering letter providing examples of relevant experience that demonstrate the skills outlined above.
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