DN CLITHEROE - MARKETING

& COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT

Do you have the right DNA to work for us?
 
Dugdale Nutrition Attitude
  • Are you self-motivated, driven and ambitious?

  • Are you Passionate about British Agriculture?

  • Are you enthusiastic, professional and personable?

  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?

 

If you are, then an excellent opportunity has arisen for a creative and personable Marketing & Communications Assistant to join a leading FMCG/Food manufacturing business working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.

About us…

Dugdale Nutrition Ltd are a growing FMCG/Food Manufacturer. We remain a family owned business who have delivered innovation in the ruminant sector for 170 years. With two production facilities running 24/7, based in Clitheroe and Speke.

Your responsibilities…

Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Director, your duties will include but are not limited to;

  • Day to day management of the company websites

    • DN

    • Home n’ Dry

    • WuffitMix (e-commerce)

  • Day to day management of the company social media channels

    • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn

  • Collecting marketing data

  • Compiling reports on the effectiveness of campaigns

  • Liaising with printers

  • Creating and Scheduling Advertising Campaigns

    • Liaising with the Marketing & Communications Director to create targeted and seasonal advertising campaigns both online and print

  • Using website analytics to ascertain the relative effectiveness of ongoing campaigns and understand the way users interact with the site

  • Submitting ideas for marketing programmes designed to enhance and grow the DN brand

  • Writing and editing press releases

  • Attending industry events, conferences and trade shows

  • Management of the DN Marketing Calendar

    • Liaising with the Marketing & Communications Director to ensure that the marketing calendar is kept updated and shared with the Retail Sales Manager and Retail Sales Team

  • Produce regular performance reports based on the websites and social channels

  • New Product Launches (NPL) and Sales Campaigns (SC)

    • Working with Marketing & Communications Director, Sales Director, and the Retail Sales Team on NPL / SC

    • Ensuring the Retail Sales Team have the required product literature and promotional material for NPL / SC

  • DN Events

    • Liaising with the Marketing & Communications Director to assist with the planning and attending of DN Events, Zoom Farmer Meetings, Trade Shows, Livestock Auctions, Open Days, Farm Walks etc.

  • Ordering of Promotional Literature / Materials

    • Liaising with the Marketing & Communications Director, Retail Sales Team, and our suppliers

Person Specification…

Essential:

  • Presentable

  • Highly motivated

  • Good I.T. skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office essential

  • Able to work alone and as part of a team

  • Creativity and ability to ‘think outside of the box’

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Strong task and time management skills

  • Basic knowledge of the marketing mix

  • Willingness to learn

 

Desirable:

  • Farming and agricultural knowledge

  • Full UK driving license

  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, especially Photoshop, preferred but not essential

 
What you’ll receive…
  • Salary £19,000 to £22,500 per annum (dependant on experience) 

  • Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • 31 days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays 

  • Free Onsite Parking

  • Company Cash plan Scheme 

  • PPE

COVID-19 Considerations

Strict COVID-19 secure measures are operating on this site. We have extra cleaning measures in place, hand washing, sanitisers, and extensive PPE is available to all employees.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please select one of the options below. Closing date for applications is Monday 27th June 2022