We’re looking for a digital genius in the making to join our team!

Marketing & Event Officer

Based in Sunderland

Full time, permanent contract

£20,000 per year plus pension

Are you a highly motivated, strong communicator, with a passion for digital marketing?
We are looking for a Marketing & Event Officer, with specific understanding of digital, to join our small friendly team. A major part of our remit is the delivery of an exciting programme of high profile business events and networks in the North of England. The role will require supporting the Communications Manager to grow our networks and those of our partners, delivering campaigns, and managing social media and website content. An interest in events and confidence working with a variety of people is essential, as the whole team is involved in the delivery of events.  This requires working to tight deadlines in an organised fashion and as part of a committed team, and bringing a positive mental attitude.

The ideal candidate would be educated to degree or equivalent level in digital marketing, communications or equivalent, with at least one year’s experience in a similar role. They would have experience of social media analytics and Google Analytics to monitor, measure and evaluate digital and social media impact. A keen understanding of wider digital communication tools and proven ability to support management of websites and e-news bulletins is essential.

About the Innovation SuperNetwork

The Innovation SuperNetwork exists as part of a region-wide innovation support programme, supported by the North East LEP, Innovate UK, North East BIC and with funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).  The North East LEP’s Strategic Economic Plan identified the need for increased innovation activity in the region to drive economic growth. As a result, we have developed a number of business focused events – our flagship event being VentureFest North East, established as the region’s innovation conference, attracting over 700 delegates.  We are absolutely committed to maintaining our high standards in delivering these events whilst achieving excellent value for our partners.  See www.venturefestnortheast.com and www.financecamp.co.uk for some more information.

This is a great opportunity to be part of the SuperNetwork programme and contribute to the delivery of several high profile annual events across the region. There is also scope to grow within the role and benefit from exposure to a wealth of skills and experience in a business environment.

If this is you, please send your CV to simon@venturefestnortheast.com by midday on 21st July 2017.  Interviews will take place 27th& 28th July.

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