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Digital Marketing Specialist

  • Location


  • Discipline:

    Communications, Digital, Marketing

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    Circa £40,000 - £45,000

  • Contact:

    Joanne Watkins

  • Contact Email:

  • Job Ref:

    JW 915497

  • Consultant:

    Joanne Watkins

​A leading British-based intellectual property business investing in technology and start-up companies is seeking a Digital Marketing Specialist. The role reports into the Director of Communications and is a key position in the communications team, focussed on planning and creating content to help promote the Group. The successful candidate will create and publish supporting content in several formats (social media content, reports, case studies, graphics, web content, video, email newsletter, intranet, blogs, vlogs, webinars etc.) and be the go-to person for best marketing and digital practice.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and guardian for graphic, visual and creative content for the Group.

  • Keeping the company’s website updated.

  • Managing the intranet and creating content for it, ensuring that it covers/reaches/resonates with staff in 3 geographies.

  • Managing the external newsletter.

  • Ensure brand guidelines are up to date.

  • Working closely with external agencies.

  • Assisting with the Group’s Annual Report.

  • Creating marketing content for the Group and its business units.

  • Creating content for City-facing events (invitations & other materials).

  • Ad hoc support to the Director of Communications when required.

Skills and experience


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to interact at all levels.

  • Hands on experience of producing a variety of types of content including social media content, video and graphics.

  • Confident self-starter with ability to communicate complex/scientific terms in ‘layman’s terms’.

  • Collaborative team-player who is flexible, can multi-task and supports colleagues effectively

  • Calm under pressure with an ability to meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of social media platforms, website content management systems, online CRM databases.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat and Interact intranet.

  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Mailchimp.


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.