Storm Creative

Marketing & Research Assistant (B2B)

Job Added: 25 June 2019
Applications Close: 09 August 2019
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Contract: Full Time
Based: Leigh-on-Sea
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @stormcreative

Due to our continued expansion, Storm are looking to recruit a Marketing & Research Assistant to work on an exciting new B2B project under development. The role will require a large amount of research to be carried out online and via phone calls, supported by an equal amount of content writing for proposals, promotional collateral and project documents.

As a new area of development for Storm, you will be acting as an executive assistant for our Owner/Managing Director, helping to play a key role in the development and growth of the project. A high degree of commercial business thinking and marketing know-how will be required, as you will be expected to look beyond the initial brief and add value by exploring all relevant opportunities. Professionalism and attention to detail will also be essential to assist in the development of a range of high quality documents to sell the project to others at an early stage, while a personable nature and excellent verbal communication skills will be required to discuss the project on calls to key stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities:

- Conducting business research - online and over the phone.
- Assisting in the writing of proposals and project documentation.
- Assisting with the development of visuals and digital assets.
- Making contact with key stakeholders and setting a limited number of consultations.
- Act as central administration for all matters relating to the project and be the driving force to maintain project status and keep it moving at all times.
- Monitoring the competitive landscape and actively suggesting new ideas.

Key Attributes:

- Exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Ability to conduct research for business markets.
- Able to present information as digestible presentations, reports, publications and focused, actionable and persuasive business proposals.
- Possesses a keen commercial understanding and demonstrable marketing know-how.
- Able to demonstrate strong administration and IT skills, including the use of Microsoft packages such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
- Highly organised self-starter with excellent time management skills.
- Works well under pressure.

About Storm:

Storm are a forward thinking and fast-paced full-service agency. Based in our custom-built office in Leigh-on-Sea - voted the happiest place in the UK - you’ll be at the forefront of the continued growth of Essex’s No1 agency.

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

  • 28 days including bank holidays
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Regular appraisals
  • Cinema nights with free popcorn
  • Fully-stocked free bar on Fridays
  • Monthly social calendar of events
  • Closed at Christmas / extra gift holiday at Christmas
  • Christmas party
  • Summer social
  • Birthday treats
  • Work anniversary loyalty celebrations and bonuses
  • Payday breakfast buffet
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Personal development resource allowance
  • Late grace for children’s school events
  • Perks: 20% off lunches, haircuts 50% off, discounted beauty treatments and much more…

How to apply

This role is an exciting mix of research, marketing and business development, so it would suit someone smart, friendly, dynamic and thorough.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply on our website now:

Please provide a covering letter, CV and any examples of your work.

Please Note: We will be unable to consider you for this role if you do not send a covering letter or if you are not able to demonstrate the key attributes required.

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