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Careers at the Irish Farmers Journal

Digital Marketing Assistant

The Irish Farmers Journal is seeking applications for the position of Digital Marketing Assistant

We are looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant to assist the Digital Marketing Executive and Digital Manager to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all our online channels – the Irish Farmers Journal, The Irish Field and Irish Country Magazine. This role would suit a candidate with online marketing knowledge who wishes to kick start their career in the online world. You’ll gain valuable experience and learn not just about SEO, but social media marketing, PPC, website development, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, digital design/creatives, data and all things digital marketing related.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with implementing and reporting on online marketing campaigns
  • Monitor and report traffic and KPIs
  • Assess our websites and develop prioritised SEO technical and content recommendations
  • Design email campaigns
  • Adding web content to Content Management Systems
  • Stay up-to-date with latest trends to inform our digital strategy
  • Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
  • Evaluate emerging technologies for adoption where appropriate
  • Candidate Requirements: :

  • Third level qualification in marketing, digital marketing or a related discipline
  • Internet marketing experience preferred
  • Strong communication and English skills– both written and oral
  • Experience with MSOffice, Adobe, Photoshop, Indesign, Mailchimp, Social media pages are a plus
  • Good knowledge of website analytics tools and ad serving tools
  • Professional, friendly, confident manner
  • Excellent time management
  • Experience in product marketing, launches and events desirable
  • Budgetary skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective team player who is able to also work independently
  • Project management skills; skilled in prioritising
  • Knowledge of agriculture an advantage
  • A full job description is below.

    The position will primarily be based in Dublin. Fixed term contract role (11 months).

    Interested applicants should forward a CV and cover letter outlining suitability to the HR Manager at with ‘Digital Marketing Assistant’ in the subject line.

    Closing date for application: 22 November 2017

    Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

    The company is an equal opportunities employer

    Digital Marketing Assistant job description