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Mags Creative

Marketing Assistant

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A full time position
Fully remote: working with a UK-based team at Mags Creative.

We’re looking for a podcast marketing assistant to join the Mags Creative team. The individual will report to our Marketing Lead, as well as working closely with one of our founders. This is a great opportunity to join an exciting, creative team, and help support the growth, listenership and awareness of a number of podcasts, as well as the Mags Creative brand. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make a real difference in a rapidly growing and innovative company. You will have an interest in podcasts, and will need to be highly organised, with superb attention to detail so you can support the team across various tasks.

Why this role is important to Mags Creative This individual will support the team in growing the listener figures for a number of podcasts, using the techniques and strategies we’ve developed, and applying creative-thinking to propose and experiment with new ones.

About you You have strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively You demonstrate initiative and the ability to work independently and within a team You have a strong interest in podcasts and creative marketing You’re positive and have a can-do attitude You enjoy working in fast-paced environment and handle pressure well You’re comfortable working with and contacting new people

Skills You're a strong copy writer and feel comfortable with words - whether that’s press releases, well-crafted emails, episode descriptions and more You’re thorough and detail-oriented. You’ll need to get people’s names right in email, conduct clear and conclusive background research on partners and remember the little things You’re a strong team player, who is eager to learn and grasp new information quickly You’re a creative thinker, who loves to solve problems as well as bring new ideas to the table You’re able to take direction and produce results independently You have great verbal communication skills, and are comfortable communicating with various stakeholders You’re reliable, and punctual You’ll be comfortable using programmes such as Word, Excel, Google Slides & Sheets

What you need to know Location: we are currently all working remotely. We intend to adopt a hybrid approach to office-home work once the current restrictions lift, taking office space in London. We work UK office hours and you’d need to be able to reach London as and when required, but most likely 1-2 days/week.

About Mags Creative Mags Creative produces podcasts, reaching millions of listeners monthly. We make shows such as Deliciously Ella, Castaway with Laura Whitmore and Who Cares Wins with Lily Cole.

We work with top-tier brands such as Google and Facebook to create meaningful branded podcasts that truly connect people.

Our Ethos We believe fiercely in the power of meaningful audio to bring people together and make connections. So we make podcasts that do just that. And we don’t want to stop there. We also believe in building things - companies, podcasts, humans - steadily and sustainably. We’re in this for the long haul. We hope to make the world a better place, and we work to do this in many other ways outside of making meaningful audio.

Our Team We start with our home team, creating a safe, supportive and happy working environment for our team and everyone that we interact with. We have also made some public commitments, in line with industry experts and advocates, towards causes that we have always felt passionately about. We are signatories to the Sanctus Mental Health Pledge. This is a commitment taken by employers towards treating mental health in the same way as physical health within the workplace. We are signatories to the Equality in Audio Pact. This is a 5 point commitment taken by employers working towards diversity of voices in the audio industry.

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Screening questions

Before we get into the details of your professional experience by looking at your CV, we have a few questions that we’d like you to answer. These are asked of all applicants and will allow us to screen everyone fairly and help us to reduce the potential for unconscious bias. We appreciate that it can be frustrating to spend additional time on an application, but this process helps us to hire as fairly as possible. You won’t be sending an email into the abyss, we commit to getting back to everyone who applies.

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