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Marketing and Communications Assistant Tourism

Marketing and Communications Assistant Tourism

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I am currently recruiting for a Marketing and Communications Assistant on behalf of my client, a leading public sector organisation based in Barnsley (S70). 

My client is looking for communications support for a 3 day a week role. The role will support the Communications and Marketing Manager and Head of Culture and Visitor Economy in delivering campaigns and activities to promote the visitor economy and tourism in the Barnsley borough. This is a hybrid position, working both in Barnsley and from home.

Duties of the Marketing and Communications Assistant will include:

  • Writing website, newsletter, and social media content encouraging visitors and overnight stays for the whole of Barnsley
  • Attending events in the town centre and principal towns to capture live content
  • Gathering stories and case studies from business owners and key people across the borough
  • Creating graphics for social media, web and newsletter, using Canva
  • Liaising with other procured services, such as customer surveying companies, graphic designers, videographers and photographers
  • Writing itineraries for visitors
  • Overseeing influencer marketing, including meeting and guiding visits across Barnsley
  • Any other support for the Communications and Marketing manager for visitor economy and tourism campaigns in Barnsley

To be successful in this role as a Marketing and Communications Officer, you will have:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a flair for engaging and persuasive copy
  • Experience in creating and managing content for websites and social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram and TikTok
  • Skills in basic video capture and editing for social media use.
  • Knowledge of Canva or similar graphic design tools
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, as well as collaboratively with the Communications and Marketing team and other stakeholders
  • Understanding of the tourism sector, and the opportunities and challenges for Barnsley
  • Flexibility and willingness to attend events and activities across the borough, sometimes outside normal working hours
  • Experience in working with influencers, media and external partners

The hours would be 8.30am-5pm 3 days per week. The pay rate for this role is £17.12 per hour PAYE. 

Please apply today for a chance of an immediate interview! 

What Reed can offer you as a temporary employee:

  • A dedicated consultant who will act as your key point of contact during and between any  bookings
  • Secure & online time sheet system which is quick and easy to use
  • A self-service portal to access holiday requests/ Payslips/ P45 at your own leisure 
  • A dedicated payroll team 
  • Access to free training
  • Access to discount club/ healthcare/ reed rewards
  • Pension /paid holiday scheme/ maternity benefits
  • Contacts for other Reed consultants and divisions
  • Opportunities to work with some of the UKs leading employers including local authorities, NHS and local SME’s
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