Marketing Assistant – Corporate Services

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Marketing Assistant – Corporate Services
Contract / Temporary

Darlington 6335113999082

Posted: 23rd November 2022 16:02
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.39 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4 months

  • DARLINGTON, Co. Durham,

    DL1 5QT

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Marketing Assistant – Corporate Services

Job Reference: Darlington 6335113999082

Pay Rate: £10.39 per hour PAYE

To support the delivery of the corporate marketing function.

Specifics include:

  • Protect and project a positive reputation of the Council.
  • Assist in promoting the Council brand.
  • Support the delivery of corporate campaigns, and assist with the development of marketing and promotional materials, and support the evaluation of activities.
  • Work with services to make better use of existing Council assets such as advertising boards on roundabouts to support key Council campaigns and marketing activities.
  • Provide support with the management of contract with suppliers of marketing products and services.
  • Produce materials (including multimedia products) to be used in campaigns and with marketing activities.
  • Develop and implement innovative ideas for communications with employees and the public.
  • Support the evaluation of key corporate campaigns and marketing activities, sharing learning and suggesting improvements based on evidence and best practice.
  • Support the administration of the corporate marketing forum.
  • Support the Senior Marketing Officer to ensure the corporate brand is protected, promoted and governed.
  • Develop your marketing and campaign skills and share learning with other members of the communications marketing teams.
  • Support the Communications & Marketing Manager to ensure the Council maximises the benefits of its main corporate communications channels, namely social media, media/press, ‘One Darlington’ magazine, and Internal communications.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. 5 GCSE passes (A to C grade pre-2017 or level 9-4 post-2017) - desirable
    2. A’ levels, HNC or Degree in marketing related subjects - desirable
  2. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Approximately one years’ experience working in a marketing environment.
    2. Experience in supporting the design, planning, delivery and evaluation of campaigns and marketing activities.
    3. Experience of working with e-communications (including social media), photography, publications and other marketing materials in a corporate environment.
    4. Previous experience of working with Public Sector marketing - desirable
    5. Experience of working in project teams - desirable
    6. Experience of effective research, analysis and evaluation - desirable
    7. Understanding of Local Government, it’s responsibilities, the challenges it has to overcome, and the effects of operating in a political environment - desirable
  3. Specific Skills required for this Role:
    1. Demonstrable ability to communicate both orally and in writing to a range of audiences, including drafting of presentations, editorial for print and
    2. Ability to capture good quality photographs of people and locations suitable for use online and in print.
    3. Proven ability to deal effectively with clients and customers
    4. Proven ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
    5. Ability to produce original and creative ideas
    6. Able to work under pressure, to establish priorities and achieve deadlines.
    7. Ability to deal confidently with a range of people including elected members, colleagues, partners and members of the public.
    8. Ability to present information in a logical and systematic manner.
  4. ICT Skills:
    1. IT Literate, capable of using MS Word/ Excel and office packages.
    2. Ability to use a variety of software packages to manipulate images and produce short films.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Qualification details and any other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) – please give full details within your CV document.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Marketing Assistant – Corporate Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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