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Marketing Trainee

Are you looking for your first step into a career in Marketing?  Do you spend a lot of time creating content on social media? Do you spend a lot of time on socials and would love the opportunity to turn this passion into a job?  Look no further!

 

Road to Logistics are a Community Interest Company, working to tackle talent shortage in the logistics sector.  We do this by offering fully-funded training to individuals who face barriers to employment, such as people with neuro-diverse conditions, ex-offenders, long-term unemployed, veterans and people from poor socio-economic backgrounds.   We are also looking at improving the numbers of women and BAME groups working in the sector, through offering more flexible ways of working.

Our name is catching on, but we need some support in making us even more visible to employers and potential trainees alike.

That’s where you come in!

Our Marketing Trainee will be responsible for:

 

  • Create and manage social media channels to include:
    1. Facebook
    2. LinkedIn
    3. Twitter
    4. Instagram
    5. Tiktok
  • Keep up-to-date on all new platforms that may be available and appropriate for RtL use
  • Create content for social media, scheduling daily posts across all channels.
  • Website management
    1. Ensure website is kept up-to-date
    2. Link to various social media platforms
  • Marketing Literature
    1. Creation of marketing literature to attract candidates, employers and funding partners.
    2. Creation of case-studies for each programme
    3. Interview trainees, employers, funding partners and RtL colleagues where appropriate to gather all necessary information.
  • Identify opportunities to raise profile of Road to Logistics to include:
    1. Trade Fairs
    2. Job Fairs
    3. Graduate Careers events
    4. Conferences
  • Create tools to record, monitor and evaluate success of our marketing activities
  • Close liaison with RtL members to understand activities that may be marketing worthy
  • Attend training, meetings and events to record activity to use in future marketing 

 

Experience / Skills Required

  • A good understanding of social media platforms
  • Creative mind with the ability to understand what engaging content looks like, create content and post at optimum times
  • Good interpersonal skills – able to liaise with different types of people at all levels
  • Some experience of creative Apps such as Adobe Express, Photoshop, Hootsuite preferred but not essential
  • Able to travel when necessary to attend events
  • Willing to undertake relevant training through local college as part of the role

Vocational experience in marketing is not required, what we are looking for is someone with bags of enthusiasm, keen to learn and is excited about the prospect of making a difference to people’s lives.

Road to Logistics are an inclusive employer, willing to make reasonable adjustments where required, for any of our team.  To this end we support flexible or part time working arrangements and welcome applications from anyone who feels they fit the above criteria.  We are happy to make provisions during the interview process for anyone who needs it.

 


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