Marketing Assistant

Company Background:

Keystone Group is a market leader in the building materials and products markets in the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe providing materials to leading bluechip companies. The Keystone Group consists of Keystone Lintels, IG Lintels, Keylite Roof Windows, Smartroof and IG-GRP.

The role is based in the UK headquarters in Swadlincote, South Derbyshire, close liaison will be required with the Keystone Group Marketing Team in Cookstown, Northern Ireland.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the stock and handle the supply of marketing support materials between Swadlincote and the sales teams.
  • Follow up on completed projects to provide a constant flow of case study information for the full product range through liaison with builders/architects/merchants.
  • Offer support to merchant customers to ensure that their websites and company materials are carrying our up to date images, logos and product data.
  • Co-ordinate with the Cookstown Marketing Department to assist in the implementation of marketing initiatives.
  • Source and coordinate a steady stream of news and feature information for use in PR, web news, social media etc.  This will be driven by contact with internal sales and technical teams and cooperation with key trade partners.
  • Copywriting and proofreading of communications
  • Work closely with key customers to ensure a proactive approach to their marketing needs.
  • Planning, implementing, supporting and evaluating marketing campaigns and incentives.

Person Specification:

  • Ideally educated to degree level in Marketing, Business Studies or a related discipline.
  • Marketing experience would be beneficial.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally to interface with Marketing Department based in Northern Ireland, the external sales team and customers.

This exciting position offers an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a progressive company.  To succeed in this role you will have a thirst for knowledge, passion for marketing and desire to achieve more, all of which will ultimately lead to you adding value to the bottom line.

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