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Why Media has opened up an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join their UK team.

Position: Marketing Assistant 
Start Date: September 2021
Location: Hertford, SG14 1HH
Working Hours: Monday-Friday
Salary: £18,000-£20,000 
Benefits: 20 days annual leave (increases to 25 after 12 months), progression opportunities, business mileage 
Driving License: Preferred but not essential  

Do you have a passion for marketing, technology and business? If so, this role could be for you!

Why Media has opened up an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join their UK team.

As a fast-paced Creative and Marketing Agency, Why Media is seeking a confident and extroverted individual who is hungry to learn about marketing, technology and business. 

Working directly with the Design & Marketing Director, this role will suit somebody who has recently finished education and is now looking to get some real-life experience within the design, marketing and technology sectors within a small, close-knit team. 

Who is Why Media?

Founded in 2010 but previously part of a Hong Kong agency, Why Media has an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality, innovative creative and marketing services to a wide range of companies, from start-up tech companies to blue-chip international institutions. 

In recent months Why Media has expanded into Europe, opening offices in Spain and Italy.

Why Media classifies itself as a full-service agency due to the wide range of services offered to its clients. They also pride themselves on taking the stress and responsibility away from their clients when it comes to design and marketing by taking ownership and ensuring projects are delivered on time, to the highest of standard and within budget. 

Why Media is proud to have worked with many of their clients for over ten years due to the relationships they have built through transparency, work quality, the ability to listen to and understand the clients’ needs and being able to evolve with the times. 

Our Culture - Fast-paced, ambitious, transparent, forward-thinking, team players! 

More About The Role

As a Marketing Assistant, you will work closely with the Design & Marketing Director as well as our creative and technical teams to support a wide variety of daily duties and project tasks. 

This role will offer variety and will give you a real insight into what it’s like to work within a fast-paced creative agency. 

This role will only suit individuals who have the highest standard of organisation and structure and the ability to multitask. 

Having a good understanding of social media is vital as this role will see you supporting the creation of content and understanding what engages different audiences for both Why Media and some of our clients. 

Although you will be working within a small team, it is important that you are able to work as part of a team but also be self-managed. You should never feel uncomfortable asking for support from colleagues but you should also be able to identify solutions to problems independently.

Your base will be our office in Hertford, Hertfordshire however, you may sometimes have the opportunity to work from our office in Central London and even take part in a visit to one of our European offices in Spain and Italy. 

Below is an overview of the sectors we predominantly service (we are always open-minded to new sectors)

  • Residential Developers/Housebuilders
  • Financial Institutions
  • Estate Agents 
  • Mortgage Brokers 
  • Construction Companies 
  • Law Firms 
  • Listed Companies 
  • Shopping Centres/Leisure Schemes 

An Overview of the Role’s Responsibilities 

  • Social media management 
  • Office duties - answering the phone, managing diaries, taking meeting notes etc. 
  • Filing and paperwork
  • Database and data management 
  • Keeping up to date with trends, new initiatives and industry media
  • Writing news stories
  • Data analysis 
  • Market research 
  • Proofreading documents and artwork ahead of client submission
  • Identifying opportunities to build exposure for Why Media
  • Understanding and adhering to company processes
  • Analysing data through analytics and putting together monthly, quarterly and annual reports 
  • Identifying new initiatives

Our Expectations

  • Well-spoken
  • Excellent spelling and grammar 
  • Punctual 
  • Focused
  • Honest
  • Organised 
  • Driven 
  • Open-minded 
  • Not easily offended 
  • Team player 
  • Problem solver 
  • Not afraid to ask questions or ask for support 

To apply for this role please send your cover letter and CV to Claire White - claire@whymedia.com.

Are you the one?

If this is the role for you send a copy of your CV and cover letter now!

* References and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.