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NE1 is Recruiting a Digital Marketing Executive

NE1, the International award-winning Business Improvement District Company, has earned an unparalleled reputation for delivering an exciting range of projects and events which have had a transformational impact on Newcastle city centre.

As part of this NE1 has established a consumer-facing website and highly regarded social media channels which are renowned across the city and the region, with a highly engaged audience with over 45,000 email subscribers and web page hits that reach in excess of 1.5 million a month.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a step-change in NE1’s digital delivery on behalf of their businesses, and to join a highly successful and motivated Marketing team, as well as an enthusiastic and close-knit wider team delivering an exciting and ambitious programme in Newcastle city centre.

Job Specification

Reporting to the Marketing and Events Manager, responsibilities of the Digital Marketing Executive include but are not limited to:

  • Uploading content to, and managing the Get into Newcastle website including event listings, offers, news, and venue information
  • Uploading content to, and managing NE1’s other websites, including Summer in the City, Newcastle’s Christmas, NE1 Exclusive, Newcastle NE1 Ltd and the Newcastle City Marina
  • Routinely reviewing and ensuring the accuracy of all information on all of NE1’s websites
  • Sending a weekly email to NE1’s consumer database to drive web traffic and support businesses
  • Sending a monthly email to NE1 Exclusive card holders, updating them with the latest offers in the city
  • Supporting the Marketing and Events Executive on the NE1 Exclusive sign-up and offer listing process  
  • Working alongside the Social Media Executives to ensure a joined-up approach to NE1’s online channels ensuring success
  • Monitoring and collating any PR coverage achieved and uploading these online   
  • Measuring and recording results, as well as reporting back to the Marketing and Events Manager, the wider NE1 team, and businesses in the city centre
  • Working with the Director of Communications and the Marketing and Events Manager on NE1’s digital strategy to ensure maximum impact and reach

Personal Specification

At a hugely exciting time for the company, we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, self-starting, and talented individual.

You will have a keen eye for detail and a creative approach, as well as a passion for Newcastle, for making a difference. This position has enormous potential, coming as it does at a key time for the company.  

As a new role within our agile team, the successful candidate will be integral in helping NE1 deliver a further step-change in our digital output, resulting in significant growth and unlimited potential, as well as being able to influence the future direction of the department.

The successful candidate will possess exceptional written skills, as well as a high level of attention to detail and take pride in their work. Experience working with websites in a commercial environment is desirable, as is experience with various content-management systems, and the ability to collect and analyse results.

Essential personal characteristics:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Creative
  • Self-starting

Essential professional characteristics:

  • Excellent written skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Organised
  • Analytical thinker

Desirable professional characteristics:

  • Experience working on websites in a commercial environment
  • Experience with various content-management systems
  • Experience collecting and analysing website data and results
  • Experience of working with GA4 in a commercial setting

Working Hours: 9am – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday (37.5 hrs per week)

Salary: £23,000 P/A

NE1 currently operate a hybrid model of home-working and office-working, incorporating three office-based days per week, with the ability to work from home on others.

Please note, due to the nature of the full-time position, we will be unable to accept placement-based applications for this role.

To apply, email a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter, to [email protected]. The closing date for applications is 12pm Monday 22nd April 2024. Interviews will take place from 9am on Tuesday 2nd May.

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