The role...

Are you a resourceful, switched-on and engaging person? Do you thrive in dealing with people? Do you want to work for a company who help thousands of students every year (like you) find work experience? 

As passionate believers and advocates of early talent, we are excited to be looking for a driven and creative student to undertake our Marketing Assistant placement scheme. Over the last 10 years we have learnt what makes an exceptional placement year; real responsibility, mentorship, the ability to make an impact, training, working with people at all levels, and of course doing all of that that alongside hard-working and inspiring people. 

Our successful student will join our Marketing team of 8 people at our office in the heart of Brixton. The work will be varied, the environment is welcoming and inclusive and your input will be truly valued. Amber Stansfield will be leaving big shoes to fill, but if you're up for the challenge we would love to receive your application!

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What will you be responsible for?

Social Media

  • Lead on the implementation and input into the strategy of both RateMyPlacement and RateMyApprenticeship’s social media platforms. Aiming to increase engagement and traffic year on year

  • Managing and delivering on RateMyPlacement’s key partnerships, including being responsible for all client social posts and reporting on their performance

Digital Marketing

  • Writing email and website content for distribution to over 200,000 students and school leavers

  • Moderating student-written reviews on RateMyPlacement and RateMyApprenticeship

  • Working alongside the Digital Marketing Manager on activities such as link-building, creating landing pages, SEO and paid advertising

Offline Marketing

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Competencies:

Initiative - The willingness to move things forward by taking action without needing to be asked and without due escalation.

Communication - The ability to speak and write so as to be clearly understood by others, using appropriate vocabulary, grammar and style.

Adaptability - The ability to maintain effectiveness in a changing environment and the willingness to respond quickly and positively to change.

Relationship Building - The ability and willingness to develop and manage a range of productive relationships both inside and outside the team.

Creativity - The ability and willingness to generate new ideas and to recognise and build on those of others.

Business Awareness - An understanding of the processes and issues relevant to one’s job.  This ranges from job knowledge to an appreciation of complex internal and external business issues/trends.

Organising Work/ Project Management – The ability to marshal and manage resources (people, funding, materials and support) to achieve a project or task. Able to manage own time efficiently and to handle multiple activities in parallel to accomplish the goals, while maintaining high levels of attention to detail.



Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Undergraduate student looking for a minimum 12 month sandwich placement from any degree discipline

  • Keen interest in social media and digital marketing, looking for new and innovative ways to engage both students and customers

  • Sociable, confident, and well organised and can manage their own time effectively

  • Self starter who is able to work on their own and as member of a team

  • Willingness to travel to various universities in the UK

  • Willingness to help out in many different aspects of the business

  • Interest in working for a small entrepreneurial company

Desirable:

  • Active member of a university society or club

  • Evidence of interest in marketing e.g. blog, websites, other elements of digital marketing




Salary

£18,000 per annum pro rata

Application

Successful applicants will be invited to a telephone interview in the first instance. If they are successful following that stage, they will be invited to an assessment centre at the RMP offices on Wednesday 6th February 2019. Availability to attend on this day is required. 

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