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SALES & MARKETING ASSISTANT - based in Tynemouth (NE30 4LY)

Job Description

As a sales & Marketing Assistant, your role will be to assist the Buying and the Marketing Directors. You will use our website, social media profiles and various online marketing channels to increase sales and conversions for The Leather Mob, and to promote our business, products or services. This will involve creating, managing and editing websites content, coordinating digital campaigns and sales activities, as well as conducting market research and analysing data using programs such as Google Analytics.

Work Hours & Salary

Based in our brand new office & boutique in Tynemouth (2 minutes walking distance from metro station), this is a full time role, however we would consider splitting it into two part time positions (3 full days a week). Full time Salary £20,800 per annum with 28 days holiday (bank holidays included) – prorated for part time positions. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Developing innovative sales opportunities and finding new ways to build and grow online sales is fundamental to this role, whether through social media platforms, SEO, Adwords, email campaigns, etc. Your main task will be to promote our products and create incentives and a strategic plan to achieve agreed goals.

  • Assist online and in store customers (to include one saturday and one sunday a month). We feel this is paramount to your understanding of the products and how customers feel about it. This knowledge will prove invaluable for marketing the products effectively.
  • Manage online product content, descriptions and SEO 
  • Execute a results-driven online marketing strategy
  • Create social media content calendars
  • Develop and curate engaging content for our social media platforms and our blog
  • Assist in the creation and editing of written, video and photo content
  • Design email marketing campaigns and/or newsletters
  • Attend fairs & events and produce live social media content
  • Maintain unified brand voice across different social media channels
  • Monitor social media channels for industry trends
  • Interact with users and respond to social media messages, inquiries, and comments
  • Review analytics and create reports on key metrics
  • Assist in the development and management of social media marketing and influencer marketing strategy

Skills:

You will be required to be a people person and a team player first and foremost, as well as a great communicator with an excellent grasp of the English language. 

  • Passion for social media and proficiency with major social media platforms (mainly Facebook, instagram, Pinterest, Tik Tok) and social media management tools (Facebook Business Manager)
  • Video and photo editing tools
  • Excellent social listening skills
  • Ability to understand historical, current, and future trends in the digital content and social media space
  • Strong copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Top-notch oral and written communication skills
  • Impeccable time management skills with the ability to multitask
  • Detail-oriented approach with ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Adobe product experience is a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Previous experience of an online content management system is a plus 
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Strong administrative and organisational skills Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field (preferable but not essential)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook) 1-2 years experience with social media marketing or content development 
  • Direct experience using social media management tools (Hootsuite, Sprinklr, Later, Loomly or alike) 
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premier Pro) or equivalent digital media editing tools (Canva) 
  • Experience in a customer facing role preferable

Industry

  • Fashion Accessories
  • Ecommerce
  • Retail
  • Marketing & Communications

Employment Type

  • Permanent role 
  • Full or Part Time Positions
  • Company Bonus Scheme

If you have what it takes, tell us why we should pick you  

ECOMMERCE INTERNSHIP - based in Tynemouth (NE30 4LY)

We are always reviewing applications for eCommerce Interns to work at The Leather Mob. All interns are based in our office based in Tynemouth (2 minutes walk from local metro station) under the supervision of the Buying  Director  and/or Marketing Director. However, you may be required to occasionally attend local fairs or national  trade shows, as well as promotional events.

This is a 3 months minimum unpaid internship starting ASAP. Employment opportunities within our company will arise in the near future, hence if you were already working in house, you would have a strong advantage on any external applications. Nonetheless, this internship will help you acquire and develop key sales and marketing skills and provide you with knowledge and a clear understanding of various platforms and approaches. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in e-commerce and marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast paced work environment.

As an eCommerce Intern, the purpose of the role is to assist the Buying and the Marketing Directors in their day to day activities to ensure the meeting of their targets, as well as performing a variety of tasks, including social media, PR and  content development. The main purpose of these tasks will be to generate content and activity to drive organic traffic to the website which in turn will lead to sales.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assistance with photoshoots, events, press relations, SEO and email marketing. You will be allocated  a specific department to work on and you will be involved in all aspects of online marketing for that particular department, which means you will be able to see and monitor the direct impact your actions have on the online visibility of that department and sales. We will have access to various analytical platforms, which will provide you with a real understanding of online marketing strategies and activities. A great opportunity to learn hands on! 

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Responsibilities:

  • Media monitoring
  • Social media: idea generation and execution
  • Content creation
  • Product management
  • Organising and attending photoshoots
  • Liaising with press and media requests
  • Liaising with brand ambassadors
  • Assist with CRM/database management
  • Assist with web platform maintenance
  • Website CMS: support with image/copy/promotion management
  • SEO: supporting content creation and Meta Data completion
  • Assist with email marketing, website enhancements and with eCommerce photo shoots

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Adobe product experience is a plus (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Previous experience of an online content management system is a plus
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest and understanding of the luxury industry
  • Independent and diligent whilst working under supervision
  • Can do attitude
  • Team player

If you have what it takes, tell us why we should pick you – apply now!  

Industry

  • Fashion Accessories
  • Ecommerce

Employment Type

  • Internship

MARKETING INTERNSHIP - based in Newcastle upon Tyne

We are looking for enthusiastic and creative individuals to join our sales and marketing directors as interns (full-time and part-time positions available), with the idea of becoming invaluable assets to the team in this next development phase of the business, and remaining with us at the end of the internship in an employed capacity.

As a marketing intern, your main task will be to provide creative ideas and content to support a new phase of expansion in the business. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing various strategies.  

This internship will help you acquire and develop key sales and marketing skills and provide you with knowledge and a clear understanding of various platforms and approaches. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast paced work environment. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Support the sales and marketing directors in daily administrative tasks
  • Prepare promotional presentations, write editorial content, select and audit photographic material, coordinate photoshoots.
  • Review website content 
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities whether it be help organize marketing events or distribute marketing materials
  • Manage and update company database and customer relationship management systems
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns

Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive and a  keen interest in fashion and accessories
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices

Industry

  • Fashion Accessories
  • Retail

Employment Type

  • Internship
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INFO

For more details, please call ALEX on

 07902 196935

APPLY

Please email CV and cover letter to

alex@theleathermob.com

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