Apeks are hiring! UK-based company looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant and Graphic Designer


Are you a creative Graphic Designer or savvy Digital Marketing Assistant looking for a new role in the dive industry? If you are, Blackburn-based Apeks might just have the job for you!

Here are the details:

Digital Marketing Assistant

Apeks are a leading manufacturer and supplier of aquatic equipment into an international market, holding strong market presence for the quality of their goods and after service. The company is looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant to work at their UK office in Blackburn as they undertake an exciting period of growth and development.

This is a great opportunity for a talented marketer to come on board and help to grow the Apeks portfolio of exciting brands and to shape the way that the company engages with their consumers.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Manage the day to day running of the social media pages of the various brands within the company portfolio.
  • Create unique and captivating content to use across social media and the brand websites that will engage with consumers.
  • Maintain the brand website pages, creating and updating product pages, managing the seasonal banner campaigns, stockist links and athlete/ambassador profiles.
  • Planning and implementation of digital marketing campaigns across all brands – some budget management required.
  • Analysis of all digital marketing activity and campaigns to ensure effective use of budget. Presenting monthly reports on website and social media traffic.
  • Working with other departments and PR agency to ensure the company communicates its presence at events/trade shows as well as working with the company’s athlete roster to deliver coordinated messages and pushing their experience using Apeks products.
  • Identify emerging trends in digital marketing and recommend/implement as necessary to the UK and Apeks’ global marketing teams.
  • Support the rest of the marketing team as necessary.
  • Some travel may be required.

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of SEO and PPC to improve website traffic.
  • Proficient with Google Adwords and Analytics to create meaningful campaigns and analyse data that provides quality insight.
  • Competent with Content management systems including Mail Chimp, Joomla, word press is desirable. As is working with Adobe deign packages.
  • Excellent proven writing ability to create engaging copy.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels, within the UK office and at a group level.
  • Good organisation and project management skills to help with working to tight deadlines across a number of projects at any one time.

Reporting into: Marketing Manager
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 (8.30am-5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am-2pm Fridays)
Salary: TBC

To apply for this role, email Apeks a copy of your CV with a covering note.

Graphic Designer

Reporting to the Marketing Manager the job holder will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for keeping consistency of brand identity throughout all marketing materials.
  • Production of POS assets for a variety of brands and campaigns, sometimes working with retailers individually on bespoke solutions.
  • Creation of advertising campaigns within a given framework.
  • Designing digital marketing for websites, social media and email marketing
  • Image / photography processing and manipulation
  • Animation and film editing
  • Help take the brands to the next level with an ever-improving, unique design proposition
  • Design of product packaging, product manuals and technical documents

The successful candidate will:

  • Be competent working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • Have a relevant Design qualification.
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Have good organisation skills
  • Have 1-2 years experience

Reporting into: Marketing Manager
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 (8.30am-5pm Monday – Thursday, 8.30am-2pm Fridays)
Salary: TBC

To apply for this role, email Apeks a copy of your CV with a covering note.

Find out more about Apeks and their products at www.apeksdiving.com/uk.

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