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Marketing Assistant (Fixed Term 12 Months)

Location: Colwick, Nottingham

Hours of work: Full time


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About us

Hillarys are the UK’s largest provider of windows dressings and furnishings. We have come a long way since the company was established in 1971 and we’re proud to do things differently. From start to finish, we strive to give the highest standards of service across all we do.

At Hillary’s we understand that our people are our most important asset. We know that we will only prosper and grow if everyone works together to provide top-class products and customer service. We work hard to attract and develop the best people at all levels, with challenging and rewarding careers. Hillarys is a great place to work whether you are talking to our customers, making our blinds or planning our marketing activity.   Lying at the heart of our business are our ‘Company Values’

  • Customer Focus
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Team Work
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Communication
  • Recognition

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Marketing Assistant to join our Marketing team in Colwick.

Key responsibilities

  • Working closely with the design team on choosing relevant photography for online content
  • Working with product and other relevant teams to ensure that product information is correct and update where necessary (Umbraco)
  • Adding content such as images and text to existing pages
  • Updating monthly inspiration articles
  • Creating new pages
  • Working closely with the marketing executive and design team on the creative for the promotions
  • Adding and removing banners through the content management system (Umbraco)
  • Adding new fabrics and removing old ones
  • Updating product imagery
  • Testing maintenance tasks alongside the marketing executive and external digital agency
  • Supporting A/B testing and personalisation
  • Working closely with external agencies to deliver the product development roadmaps
  • Working closely with the internal SEO and PPC teams to increase visitors to the site
  • Working with the internal design and content teams to deliver projects and improve conversion rates
  • Using Google Analytics to produce the weekly stats spreadsheet
  • Using Google Analytics and personalisation tools to understand user behaviour online

About you

The successful and ideal candidate will ideally have:

  • Proven interest in digital marketing
  • A good eye for detail as they will be responsible for the majority of content that is displayed on the websites
  • IT literate
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Proficient in using mobile and tablet devices
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with content management systems (ideally, Umbraco, but not essential)
  • Familiarity with SEO
  • Effective time management skills to manage a busy workload to tight deadlines

How to apply

If you have a positive attitude to your work, good attention to detail and are able to build great working relationships, then we would love to hear from you, so please email an up to date copy of your CV with covering letter or completed application to [email protected] quoting reference 2983.