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Marketing Assistant

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    £24,000 - £27,000 + Bonus + Benefits

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    Andrew Harvey

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    Andrew Harvey

A fantastic and interesting opportunity, working at the heart of the Marketing, Communications and Digital industry.

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Since 1978 VMA GROUP has been working as a recruitment and executive search partner to the communications and marketing industry.

With over 40 years of experience, our organisation has developed an incomparable network and a reputation for professional excellence. We are passionate about what we do, and we want to ensure that we are always providing the best possible service to help the communications, marketing and digital professionals we support.

Marketing for our business has always been of the utmost importance to us. A central and essential function, aligned closely to the sales team and working in partnership with our Executive Directors, MD and CEO.

Marketing at VMA GROUP is all about enhancing reputation, improving service and standing out from the crowd. It is a creative, commercial function and one that can have a significant impact on the continued success of our business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at the heart of the marketing industry, developing your marketing knowledge, experience and network.

If you’re looking for a broad, varied and exciting marketing opportunity, working with a professional and friendly team, this role could be for you!


  • Sourcing, creating and writing content for a variety of marketing channels and materials, including website, social media, YouTube, newsletters, media interviews, press releases, email campaigns and brochures

  • Support the development and management of direct marketing campaigns

  • Monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing activities and recommend improvements

  • Develop and manage our monthly client newsletter

  • Help arrange internal and external events

  • Support the management of internal communications across VMA GROUP, championing the use of Workplace by Facebook as our internal communications platform

  • Support the management team in delivering the annual business and marketing plans

  • Liaise with agencies to provide external marketing and communications support where required, e.g. digital agencies, design agencies, video production agencies

  • Responsible for analysis of KPIs across paid media, social, organic and email channels

  • Providing support to update website CMS with new content and ensuring all marketing activity adheres to our brand guidelines

  • Benchmarking and competition analysis, identifying best practices across our industry

  • And lots more!

Experience Required:

  • A qualification in Marketing is preferred

  • Experience (including internships and placements) preferred but not essential

  • High degree of spoken and written English

  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn

  • Personable and good at working in a team environment

  • Results driven

  • Creative approach

  • Problem solver

  • Strong organisational and analytical skills

  • Good project management and communication skills

  • Thorough and diligent with an excellent eye for detail

  • Microsoft Office proficient

  • Creative suite experience would be beneficial – Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, Canva, Hootsuite, dotmailer

  • A motivated self-starter with a drive to exceed

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary, £24,000 - £27,000

  • Annual bonus

  • Pension scheme

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays

  • Hybrid working

  • Plus, other company benefits

If you're interested in finding out more information about this opportunity, please email Andrew Harvey at VMA GROUP at:


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.