Project Title: Marketing and Business Development Project for a new E-commerce Platform
Project Description:We are seeking a Marketing Strategist to devise a strategy to promote a new platform to SMEs with the intention to gain several users within the next year.

E-commerce has taken over a bigger part of business sales, an average customer now spends more time shopping online. With this trend in consumer shopping, small businesses are wanting to move some or most of their operations online. We have developed a new, easy-to-use, cost effective e-commerce software initially aimed at small business in the Nottingham area, which allows, and makes it inexpensive to add e-commerce to their business operations. For a small monthly fee, small businesses can now grow their business or even start a new online.

The placement will create:
1) A marketing and launch strategy (including a well-documented plan, and promotional materials)
2) Increased social media and brand awareness
3) Established links to potential beneficiary and networks which Directors can follow through

We are looking for someone who will:
  • Work with the Directors to set specific marketing goals and aid the delivery of these goals
  • Research and understand the market and customer needs
  • Identify potential beneficiaries of the product and provide a list of these
  • Generate innovative ideas to promote our brand and our product
  • Work with our teams to develop campaigns contents (e.g. blogs, other digital content) to increase brand awareness
  • Instrumental to creating product specific content including briefs, presentations, data sheets etc

  • Creativity is essential for both the strategy and design aspects of this role. You will be required to work mostly in your own time but exceptional leadership and guidance will be given by the directors with a frequent virtual and in-person catch ups.

    The skills we are looking for are:
  • Strong knowledge of marketing campaigns and web/online/social media tools
  • A great eye for opportunity and a creative mind
  • Good awareness of product marketing, sales or customer facing roles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in collaborative environment
  • Can rapidly adapt to changes in priorities
  • Knowledge of advertising methods
  • Research design and creative sills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to schedule, progress and monitor tasks within own workload.
  • Knowledge of e-commerce system is desirable but not essential

  • About the company:
    We are small software development company based in Nottingham, always on the lookout for new and capable people who can help us achieve our goal of providing excellent solutions to small and medium sized companies who want to increase their efficiency and make their businesses go far.

    Other important information about this placement:
    - Placements are flexible and usually consist of a 200 hour project worked to fit around your studies over the course of several months.
    - Placement work will be completely remotely, at your desk, with regular catch ups.

    *Hourly rate is 9.19(GBP) plus 1.11(GBP) holiday pay
    Vacancy Closing Date:06 March 2018
    Project Start Date:26 March 2018
    Project End Date:17 August 2018
    Nature of Business:We pride ourselves in offering the very best solutions to help organisations work more effectively. We build custom softwares tailored around your specific business needs. Everything is made to measure.
    Salary:£10.30ph* for 200hrs
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