Vacancy: Marketing & Social Media Support
Hourly Rate: £9.50+ enhancement
Benefits: Pension & Westfield Health Cash Plan
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
*YPG Eligibility: See bottom of page
Deadline for applications:
Friday 17th December 2021 at 5pm
YOUNG PERSON’S GUARANTEE (YPG) -
INTERMEDIATE LABOUR MARKET (ILM) SCHEME
Job Description (include details of main responsibilities of role & activities to be carried out):
Main Purpose of Post
Prepare and support the delivery of marketing communications and social media activities for Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce with a focus on prompting our members and the local business community.
Main Duties Website Content and Maintenance
Manage website content - to include generating new content, producing blogs, updating photos, case studies and testimonials, staff profiles and ensuring contact information is up to date.
Improving website content for SEO.
Social Media Content
Shape inspiring content which highlights our successful track record and encourages new members and partnerships working in conjunction with the Chamber team.
Help to shape inspiring content for Chamber membership, benefits & services via relevant social media platforms.
Branding, Promotion, Case Studies & Events
Assist in the design and production of promotional marketing images, content and materials for events in consultation with Chamber team.
Update branding as required to support the Chamber’s evolving work and ensure that logos for all activities are used and promoted appropriately.
Recommend and co-ordinate the creation and updating of case studies which promote the Chamber to our members and local business community.
Assist in the organisation of events to boost brand awareness amongst the business and 3rd sector community.
Build relationships with members, potential members, stakeholders and local 3rd sector organisations
Administrative or other business support to assist with the efficient running of the Chamber as and when required.
Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications preferred or required for the role:
A Marketing/Digital relevant degree or diploma/equivalent or relevant experience in a similar post would be desirable, however we are more interested in finding someone who has the right attitude towards working and learning within the company and most importantly is a team player.
The Job Holder must:
Be keen to develop and learn new skills.
Have excellent communication skills.
Have excellent organisational and time-keeping skills.
Have a pleasant and professional telephone manner.
Be of smart, business-like appearance.
Be computer literate and able to use basic programmes.
Be literate and able to correspond professionally with clients by email and telephone
Be flexible and willing to adapt as required.
To apply please send CV and covering letter to: Lynn Blaikie, President of Forth Valley Chamber - please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications: Friday 3rd December 2021 at 5pm
To be eligible for the ILM Scheme, individuals must:
Have the right to live and work in the UK
Be currently resident in Clackmannanshire
Be aged between 18 and 24 years
And be from one of the following categories:
Unemployed (excluding those in full-time education)
About to leave school without a positive destination (within 6 months of the official school leaving date)
School leaver without a positive destination
In low paid employment
At risk of redundancy
At risk of losing an apprenticeship
Leaving training, volunteering, college or university without a positive destination
Without qualifications at SCQF5 or above
A little bit about us!
We are the leading business membership organisation in Forth Valley and part of the worldwide long-established Chamber of Commerce brand. We have over 200 members who between them employ thousands of people across Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire. We work hard to help provide members with the business connections and opportunities they need to flourish.
We run over 40 events per year with more than 1,000 attendees and share over 100 news items each month for members on our website & social media, giving a widespread audience reach across all of our digital channels.
We believe that a strong business community is essential to the economic prosperity of Forth Valley. We lead the connections & experiences to build businesses by promoting the private sector, enabling businesses to attract and retain talented people and ensure that our region is seen as an innovative and ambitious place to prosper.
There are three areas where Forth Valley needs to be active on members’ behalf or providing a service to them; either delivered by Forth Valley directly or through partnership working:
• connecting them (within and between sectors)
• campaigning/lobbying and influencing locally and nationally
• promoting Forth Valley locally, nationally and internationally.
Currently the team of 5 are working a combination of in the office and remotely, and as such we have adapted our services to ensure we remain as relevant as possible to our members. Our virtual events and international services remain a strong part of our day-to-day activities.