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Meadowbank Sports Centre, London Rd, EH7 6AE
£24,000 per year
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Position Type:
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35 hours per week
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Marketing Assistant

Full-time permanent role – 35.75 hours per week

Salary – £24,000 per year

Location – Meadowbank Sports Centre

Here at Edinburgh Leisure, we make a positive difference in the community by creating opportunities for everyone to get active, stay active and achieve more.

We're on the lookout for a vibrant and enthusiastic Marketing Assistant with a creative spark to join us on our mission. This a fantastic opportunity to gain hands-on experience, a chance to unleash your creativity, refine your skills, and contribute to something meaningful.

You will be responsible for:

  • Marketing Support - Managing team helpdesk, assigning tickets, handling smaller requests and supporting press enquiries and media events.
  • Digital Support - Maintaining the accuracy of Edinburgh Leisure activities information across digital platforms and collaborating with the Digital team on website, app, and Google business page updates.
  • Design & Content – Assisting content creation, collaborating on projects like launching the TikTok channel, supporting signage and smaller design tasks, and ensuring compliance with GDPR retention policies.
  • Research - Coordinating data requests, managing ongoing research and surveys, and generating reports for market sectors.
  • Administration - Providing general administrative support, coordinating with external suppliers, managing site visits and invoicing, and maintaining Marketing Team intranet pages.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field or 2 years working experience in a marketing-based role.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, and experience of writing either for study or work purposes.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to problem-solve and prioritise to strategically develop creative solutions.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Proactive, tenacious, and adaptable personality with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to clearly convey information and ideas to a varied customer base.

In return, we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance (32 days, rising with service up to 40 days)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Company pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities for training, career growth and development
  • Free membership across all our centres with access to fitness centres, gyms, and swimming pools
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Access to discounts with a huge number of retailers (saving money in cinemas, restaurants, clothing, and electronics shops, on insurance and healthcare and much more)

This is a hybrid role with time spent between our head office at Meadowbank and home working.

To access the full job description, terms of service and to apply, follow the link below and register your application.

Closing date – 27th of June 2024

Assessment date – 9th of July 2024

We are proud members of the Disability Confident Scheme. We encourage applications from people with disabilities and will offer support with reasonable adjustments where required. We are committed to offering an interview to applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Registered Scottish Charity No: SC027450