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Marketing Assistant

About the role

A Further Education college is looking for a Marketing Assistant to join their growing team based out of Gateshead and with hybrid working available.


This role is ideal for someone with some marketing or digital experience and read to take on more responsibility in the next chapter in their career. As part of a busy marketing and communications team, you’ll get the chance to work on all aspects of marketing from digital advertising, content creation, brand management, events, print, campaigns, and web.


  • Support the planning and delivery of a range of marketing and communications campaigns using both digital and traditional channels

  • Plan and develop exciting and creative content (photography & video) for social media channels, working closely with the social media officer, staff, and students

  • Schedule and analyse content using social media management tools and produce reports

  • Manage the day-to-day updates of the website using a CMS including creating new pages, uploading content, creating event pages, updating course and content pages and creating data capture forms

  • Manage email marketing campaigns using Mailchimp

  • Work with a crew of students to produce user generated content (UGC)

  • Write engaging copy that follows the tone of voice guidelines for a range of platforms and audiences

  • Support internal communication campaigns

  • Work with the in-house designer or external design agency to create on brand marketing resources, including printed materials

  • Support the planning and management of events

  • Be an active and helpful team member, pitching in with campaigns, events and activities that support the college beyond the scope of this role


  • A team player, willing to support the business beyond the scope of their role

  • Keen to learn and open to coaching

  • Strong attention to detail and someone who enjoys being creative

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent proofreading skills

  • At least one year of work experience in a related role

  • Ideally some form of marketing, digital or social media qualification.

  • Preferably to have access to a car/hold a driving license


  • 28 days’ holiday, leading to 30 days after 5 years of employment

  • Local Government Pension

  • Open to flexible working

  • A discount rewards scheme at a host of retailers

  • A modern workspace with free gym facilities

  • Travel support including subsidised on-site parking, discounted public transport scheme and a cycle to work scheme

  • Dedicated mental health support

  • 24/7 confidential support helpline and counselling support

  • Hair and beauty discounts

  • Company sick pay

If you are interested in the role of Marketing Assistant, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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