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BD Marketing vacancy

last updated on February 27, 2012 11:17

BD Marketing vacancy

With London 2012 on the horizon, there's never been a more exciting time to join BD's busy Marketing team!  We're looking for a Communications Assistant to help with web, design and print, online and social media. 

If you are self-motivated, have strong design, written and verbal communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced and varied environment, then we would like to hear from you. Working in a young and busy office you will be involved in supporting all aspects of the Marketing & Comms department.  

You’ll play a leading role in the maintenance and development of our web sites and online presence which are currently undergoing a re-design. Strong design skills and creative ability are also essential to this role which will involve a proportion of design work.  We’ll need you to produce artwork and graphics for print and web marketing campaigns as well as a variety of promotional material and literature.
The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing, is essential and the successful candidate would be expected to build strong relationships with press contacts, suppliers and colleagues within their position.
Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager your responsibilities will be to:
  • Design, write and update pages and news stories for our busy websites
  • Create effective artwork and graphics for online and print marketing campaigns within the BD brand guidelines
  • Assist in the management of BD’s social media presence
  • Liaise with technical teams to problem solve, refine and build new online features and content
  • Provide first rate customer service assisting web users to login and navigate the site
  • Assist with the moderation and management the BD forums
  • Write, design, produce and send regular e-newsletters to members
  • Assist with general marketing projects within the broader scope of the marketing department 
Knowledge and experience:
  • Excellent copywriting ability
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator design packages
  • High level of computer literacy, including ability to use Microsoft Office programs and data systems.
  • Some knowledge of HTML, CMS systems and managing web site content
  • Strong sense of design, layout, navigation of web sites and on line marketing.
  • Experience of using web and graphic design programs with an understanding of web technologies and the online media industry
  • Superior organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task, prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Professional communication and interpersonal skills
BD has ambitious plans for growth and you will take a central role in delivering dynamic initiatives. Due to the nature of the sport a flexible approach to working, including some weekends and evenings is essential.
To be successful, you should have some relevant experience in design, marketing, PR or online communications. An A level in English at grade B or above is essential, an A level or equivalent in a creative subject is also desirable. Equestrian or sporting knowledge would be an advantage, although not essential.
Please send a covering letter, CV and a brief design portfolio to:
Winnie Murphy
Marketing & Communications Manager
British Dressage
Stoneleigh Park
Tel: 024 76 698842

Salary offered: £17,000 pa.

Closing Date: 19 March
Interview Date: 27 March