We are looking for an individual to join our growing marketing team who is willing to learn, develop and is proactive. Great copywriting/editing skills are essential, as well as great judgement and attention to detail. A strong understanding of key social media channels and how to use these commercially is desirable, as well as any previous event management experience.

Objectives of the Role

The role will involve working on the Group’s offsite division which includes the following brands: Donaldson Timber Systems, Donaldson Timber Engineering, Donaldson Direct and Rowan Manufacturing.

  • Support the offsite brand manager in activating marketing plans and activity
  • Manage day to day marketing activities
  • Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues
  • Champion the brands and help to drive our key messages and themes

Main Responsibilities will include:

Social Media Management & Activation

  • Planning, creating, and maintaining social media channels for the Donaldson Offsite brands based on agreed strategy
  • Monitoring brand mentions/comments and reacting to them
  • Monitor competitors, industry news and bodies
  • Creating monthly social reports

Copywriting

  • Drafting initial content for review for PR campaigns, news stories and social channels
  • Identifying and resizing relevant imagery to support our content/PR plans

Website

  • Updating content and imagery on websites, adding job vacancies, blogs, and new pages. Full CMS training will be provided
  • Monitoring and reporting on Google analytics metrics
  • Basic SEO knowledge and understanding to become a competent user of our SEO monitoring tool, SEM Rush

Events

  • Planning and assisting with the execution of events including exhibitions, site tours and training days
  • Research relevant events and make recommendations on attendance for the Offsite brands and division more generally

Design

  • Able to assist with basic design requests, i.e. setting up posters, amending artwork, creating social media posts
  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience is desirable but not essential

General

  • The ability to build and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Donaldson Group and family of businesses
  • The ability to liaise with our agency partners and suppliers on multiple projects as part of agreed strategy
  • Willing to support the team with what is required i.e. ad-hoc marketing requests, event organising, general admin tasks, desk research for key projects
  • A passion for learning and developing – every day is a school day in marketing!

The role allows a hybrid of remote and office-based work at our head office in Glenrothes (Fife) with an expectation to spend sufficient time with the direct team to ensure the successful application of the role.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Benefits include but are not limited to: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line).

Please submit full CV through the form below.

We are looking for an organised individual with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills – both written and verbal. Also good at building relationships with others as will be working with a number of different stakeholders across the Donaldson Group family of businesses.

Would ideally have excellent copywriting and proof-reading skills, as well as good judgement and ability to use initiative. Able to prioritise work, especially when busy and working on multiple projects.

An ideal role for someone with a particular interest in brand development and internal/external communications, although there will also be a mix of other marketing activities and channels involved.

Objectives of the Role

This role will involve working on the Donaldson Group brand as well as our James Donaldson Timber brand. Key objectives include:

  • Support the Group brand manager in activating marketing plans
  • Manage day-to-day marketing activities
  • Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities to identify opportunities and key issues
  • Champion the brands and help to drive our key messages and themes through internal and external communications

Main Responsibilities will include:

Social Media Management & Activation

  • Planning, creating and maintaining social channels for the Donaldson Group brand and JDT based on agreed strategy
  • Monitoring brand mentions/comments and reacting to them
  • Monitor competitors, industry news and other industry stakeholders
  • Creating and resizing images/assets for social media using templates

Copywriting

  • Drafting initial content for review for internal comms channels, news stories, email marketing, PR and social channels
  • Identifying and resizing relevant imagery to support our content plans.

Website

  • Adding and updating content and imagery on websites, adding job vacancies, blogs and news pages. Full CMS training will be provided.

Email Marketing

  • Ability to manage email campaigns which includes:
  • managing staff email data in line with GDPR,
  • drafting content for internal communication emails,
  • uploading content and sending out/scheduling emails via Mailchimp (training will be provided for platform)

Design

  • Able to assist with basic design requests, i.e. setting up posters, amending artwork
  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience is desirable but not essential.

General

  • The ability to build and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Donaldson Group and family of businesses
    • The ability to liaise with our agency partners and suppliers on multiple projects as part of agreed strategy
    • Happy to get ‘stuck in’ to support the team with what is required i.e. ad-hoc marketing requests, event organising, general admin tasks, desk research for key projects.
    • A passion for learning and developing – every day is a school day in marketing!

The role allows a hybrid of remote and office-based work at our head office in Glenrothes (Fife) with an expectation to spend sufficient time with the direct team to ensure the successful application of the role.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Benefits include but are not limited to: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line).

Please submit full CV through the form below.

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication, and a high standard of organisational and time management skills. Excellent copy writing skills are essential, as is a good understanding of social media and online marketing, the ability to work to deadlines and a willingness to develop and progress.

Social Media Management & Activation

  • Planning/creating social media content and maintaining channels for MGM Timber, Plane & Simple, TimberCut4U and Nu-Style
  • Monitoring brand mentions/comments and responding and/or converting to CGC
  • Research and monitor competitors, industry news and bodies

Email Marketing

  • Ability to produce and manage email campaigns which includes managing subscriber contact data in line with GDPR, drafting/uploading content and distributing email campaigns

PR Support & Copywriting

  • Drafting initial content for review for PR campaigns, news stories and social channels
  • Identifying and resizing relevant imagery to support our content/PR plans

Website

  • Updating content and imagery on websites, updating/creating product pages, blogs, etc. Full CMS training will be provided
  • Monitoring and reporting on Google analytics metrics

Events

  • Planning and assisting with the execution of events including exhibitions and in-branch activities, i.e. open days
  • Research relevant events and make recommendations on attendance

General

  • The ability to build and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across the Donaldson Group and family of businesses
  • The ability to liaise with agency partners and suppliers on multiple projects as part of agreed strategy
  • Happy to get ‘stuck in’ to support the team with what is required i.e. Ad-hoc marketing requests, relevant admin work
  • The ability to analyse and evaluate sales and marketing activity and reporting on ROI
  • Support internal departments with any marketing requests to ensure effective, on brand communications – this can be across a range of media including print and online
  • Ensuring all marketing materials are up to date, current and on brand using Adobe software (In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop) this includes brochures, documents, graphics and promotional materials. Adobe Creative Cloud experience is desirable but not essential
  • The ability to work well independently as well as an involved member of the team

The role allows a hybrid of remote and office-based work at our head office in Glenrothes (Fife) with an expectation to spend sufficient time with the direct team to ensure the successful application of the role.

As a 6th generation family-owned business, Donaldson Group is committed to providing colleague benefits that are truly valuable. Benefits include but are not limited to: 30 days’ holiday, inclusive of Statutory Bank Holidays, Length of service awards, Company sick pay, Employee Assistance Programme, (24/7 helpline, counselling sessions, legal, debt and life management advice line).

Please submit full CV through the form below.