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Do you want to work with us and become part of the Ambleglow team?

We help our customers reach and engage with their audiences via innovative and creative advertising campaigns. Our work covers a range of graduate marketing and social media management to web design and build, employer brand development and outdoor solutions. We're also proud to work with some fantastic names including Viacom, KIA Motors, LEGOLAND, Royal Museums Greenwich and The Royal Shakespeare Company. It’s varied and it’s fast-paced, but we have a lot of fun along the way.

 

We're always interested in talented people, so if you think you've got what it takes to be a part of our team, send us your CV along with a beautifully written cover letter.

DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE

CREATIVE AGENCY

Up to £28k dependent on experience + pension + paid parking

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Are you a dynamic, energetic and social media savvy Marketing Executive? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join a passionate and creative team, and implement our marketing strategy.

 

We’re Ambleglow - a highly professional team that brings a refreshingly down-to-earth approach to marketing, design and recruitment communications, working on campaigns for a range of clients within the education sector.

 

You’ll be responsible for planning and implementing the overall digital marketing strategy to achieve the overall objectives agreed with the Senior Leadership Team. Put simply, you’ll play a key role in raising our profile, ultimately driving opportunities and new inbound enquiries from prospective clients.

 

This is a brand new role and you will own Ambleglow’s marketing function. Your job will be to implement our whole campaign strategy. Activity will span content generation, email marketing, social media, SEO and online advertising, combined with a results-driven approach that delivers more new enquiries for the business.

 

You’re likely to have already held a Digital Marketing role, and are looking for the next step up in your career where you can take complete ownership of campaign and online marketing activities. Thisis a busy and hands-on and autonomous role, so you'll need to have a practical, ‘get-it-done’ attitude and manage your time effectively. In time and with our support, there are opportunities to progress to a Marketing Manager role.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop content and manage social media activity across a range of platforms e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook via content planning tools such as Hootsuite, ensuring posts are audience specific and consistent with the company's tone of voice across all channels.
  • Research content and blog ideas that are relevant to our audiences, and write accurate briefs for our copywriters to follow.
  • Develop and send email campaigns to increase traffic and reads, using automation features, personalisation, AB testing, and crafted subject lines, with monitoring of opens, CTR and top content.
  • Implement and report on pay per click (PPC) Facebook, LinkedIn and Google Adsocial campaigns.
  • Understanding the product and customer profile and write thorough specs for each.
  • Set up and run targeted Google Ads and Facebook PPC campaigns.
  • Tracking the impact of all marketing activity, providing weekly web analytics and marketing KPI reports, with insights and recommendations for next steps.

 

Requirements:

  • Previous marketing experience gained within a professional sector is a must.
  • Strong understanding and track record of effectively using social media channels & platforms, particularly LinkedIn and Facebook.
  • Passionate about social media and finger on the pulse with latest influencers' and social media strategy.
  • Demonstrable experience of copywriting with excellent spelling, grammar and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience of running email marketing campaigns and assessing success rates via metrics.
  • Ability to analyse campaign data to adapt to increase success rates and ability to explain results to the wider business.
  • Write briefs and work effectively with key agency suppliers.
  • A genuine passion for all things digital; you will enjoy keeping up with new trends and be innovative in your approach to marketing.
  • Basic design skills would be good, but we can provide training if you don’t have these. Experience of using CRM system and previous Wordpress experience would also be ideal.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines.

 

We may also consider part-time working for the right candidate.

 

In return, our benefits include 25 days’ holiday, paid parking, on-going professional development, free fruit and a well-stocked ‘treat corner’. Our office is conveniently located in Maidenhead Town Centre and we’re five minutes walk from the train station.

 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter stating why you think you’re right for the job to Sally Alexander, Client Services Director: sally@ambleglow.co.uk

 

If you’d like a general chat about the role, please call 01628 773930.

 

Closing date: Friday 7 June 2019.

 

A small note on GDPR – if you are applying for a job with Ambleglow, please do read our Candidate Privacy promise here before you apply. This explains how we use your data when we process your application.

 

Strictly no agencies please.

SALES AND MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Part-time, 3 days per week • Based Maidenhead Town Centre, Berkshire

£Competitive package according to experience

Who we are

 

We’re Ambleglow - a team of specialists who bring a refreshingly down-to-earth approach to school recruitment and marketing communications. Working on campaigns for over 600 schools including some of the top educational institutions in the country as well as commercial businesses that sell into schools, we ensure that that their brand and messaging raises their profile and delivers on objectives. It’s varied and it’s fast-paced, but we have a lot of fun along the way.

 

The role

 

Reporting directly into the Client Services Director, you will research and manage opportunities to enable us to sell our full range of advertising, marketing and design services to new clients through building up long term relationships. Typical tasks include:

 

  • Identify and generate new connections through LinkedIn that match our prospect criteria.
  • Ensure that all new prospects are added to our CRM system and on relevant mailing lists.
  • Research opportunities for speaker or networking opportunities.
  • Calling our database contacts to ensure that all information is correct and update the CRM.
  • Following up warm leads generated through targeted marketing via phone calls and scheduling in a discovery call or meeting the relevant specialist.
  • Provide a weekly intelligence update report on competitor activity, market trends etc.
  • Source relevant delegate lists and update on CRM.
  • Re-engage with dormant clients via phone and email.

 

In addition, there may be some marketing related duties including:

 

  • Scheduling social media posts via Hootsuite.
  • Sending out e-marketing campaigns via ZOHO CRM.
  • Monitor and contribute to social media conversations that are relevant to our industry through social media listening tools.
  • Assist with general market research as directed by the Marketing Manager/Client Services Director.
  • Attend occasional conferences or exhibitions.

 

Experience you’ll need

 

  • Previous experience of working within business development or sales
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to influence appointment making.
  • Strong telephone skills and ability to build long terms relationships.
  • Commercially astute with strong customer relationship management skills.
  • An understanding of social media platforms and how to use them.
  • Previous experience using a CRM system would be useful.

 

What we offer

 

  • A competitive salary and opportunity for regular bonuses for completing set tasks.
  • Paid parking.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Free fruit for all staff and regular treat corner.
  • 25 days’ holiday from start (pro rata for part-time).
  • Opportunities for paid training courses to aid your development.
  • We close over Christmas and no holiday needs to be used for this.

 

We will also consider term time only working for those that want to balance a career with family life.

 

To apply

 

If you’re a team player who wants to get stuck in and be part of a growing and successful team, then please email your covering letter and CV to Sally Alexander on: sally@ambleglow.co.uk

 

Closing date: Friday 24 May 2019.

 

Strictly no agencies please.

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT

Full-time • £18k per annum + pension + paid parking + company bonus based on meeting business targets

Based Maidenhead, Berkshire

We're a very busy team, so you'll be our go-to person who can efficiently handle a wide range of business administrative and finance related tasks, while working independently with minimum supervision. You’ll provide all-round support, with a variety of responsibilities; taking phone calls, dealing with supplier and sales invoices, banking, maintaining databases and lots more.

 

Ideally you’ll have had some previous office based experience and a good knowledge of MS Office. With at least three good A Level grades, accuracy and numeracy are also very important.

 

Bright, exceptionally well organised, flexible and helpful, you will enjoy the challenges of working in a fast-paced marketing agency where you will need to prioritise your work load. You'll also be the type of person that takes ownership of tasks, is hardworking, dependable and happy get stuck in to whatever's asked of you - all with a smile of course!

 

Our office is conveniently located in Maidenhead Town Centre and we’re five minutes walk from the train station. Our benefits include 25 days’ holiday, paid parking, summer working hours, inclusion in business performance bonus schemes, free fruit and a well-stocked ‘treat corner’!

 

A small note on GDPR – if you are applying for a job with Ambleglow, please do read our Candidate Privacy promise here before you apply. This explains how we use your data when we process your application.

 

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter stating why you think you are right for the job to Helena Bryant, Finance Director on helena@ambleglow.co.uk

 

Closing date: 3 June 2019, however applications will be considered on receipt.

 

Strictly no agencies please.

 

A note about GDPR - sorry!

 

Maidenhead

3 Park House, Park Street

Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 1SL

 

 

01628 773930

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