Digital Marketing Assistant

25 July 2022 | 5 min read | Careers
Clearly Team

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From crafting brilliant social media posts, to running creative online campaigns that improve with analysis, this is a role that will see you work with a diverse and fascinating range of clients and help them be seen and heard by their chosen audiences.

You’ll develop a range of skills:

  • Crafting social media content to resonate with target audiences
  • Strategic skills, including identifying target audiences, defining objectives, competitor analysis, market skills
  • Creating social media posts and campaigns across all platforms
  • Gaining a comprehensive strategic understanding of social media landscape across all platforms
  • SEO, keyword search, analysis and online trends

The list goes on, but essentially you will learn from some of the best people in the business and become equipped with the tools to build and grow a successful career in digital PR and social media marketing.

Personal attributes:

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines
  • Capable of working on own initiative but more importantly as part of a team
  • Resilience to advise and meet clients, and in some cases handle conflict (with the support of the team!)
  • An all-round good egg, embracing the spirit of support and togetherness in the team that pitches in to help each another out when needed
  • Happy to take on and experiment with new ideas/platforms
  • Creative and analytical approach to client briefs
  • Keen interest in the news and current affairs

Skills & qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Understanding of how to create social media campaigns across major platforms, including engagement and hashtag techniques
  • Basic knowledge of SEO techniques
  • Basic knowledge of, or interest in, keyword search techniques
  • Interest in developing social media content with ideally some examples of work in this direction
  • Basic knowledge of populating web pages
  • Knowledge of, or interest in, digital analysis techniques such as Google Analytics and social media analytics

Opportunities for you:

After successful completion of a qualifying period, you can plot the path that your career takes thereafter:

  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Digital Marketing Executive (after 6-12 months as an Assistant)
  • Senior Digital Marketing Executive (after 12-18 months as an Executive)

The above time frames are typical of most PR agencies. However, the pace at which your career progresses with us is down to your own personal ambition. If you’re good enough to take the next step, we’ll promote you and continue investing in your career. We’re also invested in helping you to shape your career in any direction you want to take it. We believe that employees who are taking the path that is right for them are more invested in us, too!

What else can you expect?

Training and allowances:

  • PRCA training (company-funded)
  • PRCA/CIPR professional qualifications (company-funded)
  • £400 training/self-learning budget per annum
  • £300 wardrobe allowance (for all the award ceremonies you’ll be attending!)
  • Unlimited budget for self-learning book purchases
  • Progression here is 100% down to you – the average tenure in the same role is 18 months

Working practices:

  • Three days office-based, two days remote working (optional)
  • Flexible start and finish times between 7am and 7pm
  • 29 days’ holiday + your birthday + Bank Holidays

Health and wellbeing:

  • In-house accredited Mental Health First Aider
  • Senior leadership team have all undergone mental health awareness training
  • 6 reset days per person per annum – no questions asked
  • Fully paid subscription to the Calm or Headspace app
  • Up to five consecutive days paid sick leave

Parental support:

  • Three months full maternity and paternity pay


  • Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Company bonus scheme

What do we value as a team?

  • Pride – in all we do for our clients and ourselves, and how what we do helps others in society.
  • Courage – to challenge the status quo, try new ideas, to push the boundaries of what we can do.
  • Respect – for clients who provide us with a living, for one another in helping us reach our goals.
  • Responsibility – to ourselves, to one another, to clients.

How to apply

If the above feels like a good fit for you, email Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Managing Director, at

Additional information for applicants:

Clearly is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and inclusivity and are keen to hear from people regardless of ethnicity, race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or social background. Likewise, we are responsible for ensuring that our staff do not discriminate against, harass or victimise anyone they engage with during the course of their work. Clearly uses its voice to campaign against diversity and inclusion and is fully compliant with the Equalities Act 2010.