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£18000 - £20000 per annum
January 10, 2020

About the role

Marketing and Bid Assistant

The role

Do you have marketing or bid experience and have previously worked in the recruitment industry or a closely related B2B market?

This is proactive and dynamic role, to assist with the execution and bid strategy and deliver the marketing and communication needs of Futures, a thriving and rapidly expanding recruitment business. As Marketing and Bid Assistant you will support both the Marketing Manager with marketing activity and campaigns and the Bid Writer with bid strategy for getting onto new frameworks. You will work to support sales to new and existing clients, bring in new roles to fill, and work closely with Consultants to bring in new and high quality candidates to place.

We don’t expect you to tick every box, but the more of the below you have experience of, the better!

Marketing Administrator /Marketing Assistant / Bid Administrator / Sales / Business Development / Recruitment / Instagram / Facebook / LinkedIn / Twitter / Viral

Key responsibilities of Marketing and Bid Assistant

Assist with tender and bid preparation, and post tender marketing activity.
Contribute to a bid knowledge library and undertake periodic reviews to ensure all content is up to date and applicable
Work closely with internal teams to help in the preparation of tenders and post-contracting information.
Market research and analysis of specific business development & marketing projects and reporting on current trends and competitor activity.
Assist implementation of marketing plan, including social media content creation and posting.
Assist with email marketing and formatting mailers to go out to both candidates and clients with an aim to improve open rate and click through rate.
Monthly performance reporting on job boards, social media content and mailers.
Assist with the planning and execution of online and offline marketing campaigns.
Research and assist with content writing/blogs/vlogs for a range of channels.
Preparation of internal newsletters and other internal/external communications as required
Updating the team on relevant industry networking/Business development events
Take an active role in the regular maintenance and data validation of information on our CRM system to ensure information remains reliable.
Other ad-hoc marketing, bid development, and administrative duties.

What will the Marketing and Bid Assistant bring to the table?

Ability to work efficiently and effectively both in a team and on their own
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines
Experience in Marketing
A positive, professional and motivated approach with ability to thrive in high-pressure situations and environment
A high level of attention to detail
Good knowledge of social media channels and tracking
Strong written skills including proof reading and copywriting

Marketing Administrator /Marketing Assistant / Bid Administrator / Sales / Business Development / Recruitment / Instagram / Facebook / LinkedIn / Twitter / Viral


Trading for over 25 years, Futures has built a reputation for its professional approach to providing recruitment, project solution and consultancy services at all levels.
Futures have been continuously trading with a year-on-year compound growth rate of 47% in the last three years. We are staffed by experts within recruitment but have only seen organic growth to date. This will be our second marketing related hire and you will support our marketing manager in strategy. We have a friendly and positive culture and we invest in our staff with constant training and opportunities for advancement and personal development. Our team enjoy coming to work, make a difference to overall performance, and are amply rewarded.

Marketing Administrator /Marketing Assistant / Bid Administrator / Sales / Business Development / Recruitment / Instagram / Facebook / LinkedIn / Twitter / Viral

Why Futures?
A friendly and positive environment
A Social Committee on hand to organise regular trips and events for the whole team
A competitive salary
Progression opportunities and career development
On-site parking facilities
Work in the recruitment industry and maintain a good work/life balance

At Futures were not just a team, were a family. We have a great team atmosphere and have a lot of fun doing what we do! We want our employees to feel valued, engaged and motivated through the energy that we create within our own community.

Everyone here has a specialism and a defined role, but we all work together and support each other to achieve and improve. Opportunity to grow and develop is there for everyone and we have plenty of examples of high achievers that have been given the time and support to become market leaders in their fields, achieving great financial reward and personal pride along the way.
We have a spacious, well equipped modern office in Horsforth, Leeds, with ample free parking and only seconds away from shops, cafes and bars. Horsforth has a train station 15 mins walk from the office and 10 mins into Leeds city centre, so were in a great spot!

Theres always something being organised by our social committee, whether its a team night out, spa days or even ski trips for the lucky ones everyone has the opportunity to get involved in our social events which help create a real family feel at work.

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