Marketing Assistant - Events and Athletes (6 Months Fixed Term Contract, Start Date ASAP)

About the Role:

A rare opportunity has arisen within our marketing department for a Marketing Assistant, 6 month fixed term contract, to support our event and athlete programme. The role will provide a crucial link for executing our event activations and being the point person for the athlete team. This varied role will see the successful candidate travelling to and running our key sponsored events whilst also coordinating and building the relationships with our athlete team. Some weekend and out of office hours are required for this role.

Responsibilities:

The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for:
  • Supporting the delivery of Montane’s sponsored endurance races and consumer-facing events to ensure they are planned and executed in line with brand expectations and contractual agreements.
  • On the ground reporting from events, generating and collecting content to feed back to the wider marketing and digital teams.
  • Support with the relationship building and day-to-day management of the Montane athletes and ambassadors to ensure activity calendars are up to date and visible and that all content opportunities are maximised.
  • Provide broad reaching support across the marketing department for key activity such as photoshoots, launch activity, media planning, and data processing.

Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will ideally have:
  • Some experience or involvement with consumer events, races and working with a team of athletes or ambassadors.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Strong verbal skills and the ability to work within a team.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships with event organisers and athletes.
  • A proactive approach and good problem solving skills.

    Benefits:
  • Friendly and Supportive Team
  • Employer Pension Contributions
  • Work From Home Days
  • Early Friday Finish
  • Employee Discounts
  • Competitive Salary

About Montane Ltd:

Montane is one of the fastest growing premium outdoor brands in Europe. We specialise in creating technical clothing, backpacks and accessories for fast-paced mountain sports, where design and performance are of the highest quality. We have a friendly, dynamic and ambitious team motivated by a love of the mountains and with a passion for producing exceptional products in line with our ‘Further. Faster.’ brand vision. We are represented in many territories around the world and have a head office in Northumberland and a showroom in the Lake District.

Location: Ashington, Northumberland.
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience.
Contract: Full Time/but also open to discussing part-time options. Start Date: We are looking for someone to start in this role ASAP

Please Note: Due to the short term nature of this role and the need for a quick start, if a good volume of suitable applicants are received, this vacancy might close before the date advertised, therefore please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in the role.

Apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to Recruitment@Montane.com
Closing date for applications: June 12th

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