Situation Vacant – Assistant Content Producer

We are recruiting for an Assistant Content Producer! We are looking to employ someone who has mad writing skills! Both creative and factual content creation skills. This new team member will be working within an existing and highly successful marketing team. Working on projects like: website content, social media collateral, email marketing campaigns, blog articles etc. Must have high literacy, copy writing and proof reading skills. The full job description and how to apply are below:

Job title: Assistant Content Producer

Salary: TBD

Reporting to: Marketing Account Manager

Hours of work: 40 hours per week. Usual working hours are 8.30am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Location: The Last Hurdle, 41 Lower Farm Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6XF

Job Purpose: To provide support to the Marketing Account Manager by producing high quality, creative and innovative material/campaigns/projects to optimise client and business requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities

All duties are described both for in-house activities and external clients and will include but are not limited to:

  • Assistant content producerWebsite content creation
  • Factual and statistic research
  • Creative writing/story telling
  • Case study compilation
  • Blog writing and distribution
  • Website content optimisation
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Events and hosted networking
  • Internet and Email Marketing
  • Social media marketing
  • Graphic manipulation
  • Marketing Literature and stationery creation
  • PR Releases
  • Copywriting and proof reading
  • Internal communications
  • In-house process writing
  • Miscellaneous administrative duties

The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this Job Description are indicative and may vary over time.  Post holders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and extent of the post and the grade has been established on this basis.

Essential skills

These skills are essential to fulfil this role:

  • Excellent grammatical standards
  • High levels of literacy
  • Creative writing skills
  • Fact finding and research skills
  • An excellent work ethic
  • Ability to writing cohesive and engaging content
  • A basic understanding of social media platforms, internet marketing and website structures
  • Proof reading and copywriting skills
  • A good understanding of the principles of marketing

Desirable skills

These skills are desirable:

  • Experience of graphic manipulation utilising image software
  • Relevant depth of experience in a similar role
  • Proven delivery of successful marketing campaigns
  • Networking

Skills and competencies

  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing projects
  • Organisation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Creativity
  • Writing
  • Initiative

Interpersonal/Attitude

  • Can do attitude
  • Tenacity
  • Hard work ethic
  • Confident
  • Extrovert
  • Results focussed
  • Professional
  • Deadline driven

The Last Hurdle is an organisation that prides itself in providing excellence to its clients; this includes always going the extra mile – if you are a clock watcher, not prepared to be flexible and work hard, you are not right for The Last Hurdle. If you meet the above requirements we would love to work with you.

All applications to sales@thelasthurdle.co.uk or posted to FAO J White, The Last Hurdle Ltd, 41 Lower Farm Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN3 6XF.

We would like to thank recruitment agencies, businesses and advertising companies, however at this time we do not require assistance with this position.


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