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The Workforce Development Trust (WD Trust)

The Workforce Development Trust group is the parent company to Skills for Health, Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards and People 1st International. We are a charity governed through a board of trustees and deliver products and services that improve the workforce across a wide range of sectors through our subsidiary brands.

Job Summary

The Digital Marketing Executive supports the Marketing Manager for Health in planning, executing, and optimising our online marketing efforts and provides critical support and digital expertise for the Skills for Health, and The Workforce Development Trust brands. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, this role requires a passion for marketing and a strong understanding of digital channels. As part of the central marketing function, you will support business teams across the organisation in the promotion of our brands, products and services, helping to drive awareness and engagement within our target markets. You will be a team player, who is comfortable working both with colleagues or independently to achieve your goals. With demonstrable experience of digital channels, you will have experience of managing both paid and organic advertising, be familiar with a variety of digital platforms (such as WordPress, MailChimp etc), and be comfortable reporting and recommending KPI’s. Experience of content strategy and SEO is essential.

Bristol Office, with option to work 50% at home.

Salary: £28,000-30,000 per annum. 

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  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year with additional days’ leave awarded for each continuous year of service up to a maximum of 28 days, plus eight public holidays and a potential Christmas closure.
  • The WDT also provides enhanced maternity, paternity and sickness leaves, alongside this we provide bereavement leave and carers leave.
  • Health and wellbeing benefits, which include access to our mental health first aiders, a confidential employee assistance programme, free eye tests and payment for an annual flu jab.
  • Pension scheme with a minimum contribution of 4% to a maximum contribution of 6%, matched by the company, along with death in service coverage at three times annual salary.
  • Flexible employee benefits, including a portal providing hundreds of discounts, including a cycle to work scheme which is available upon successful completion of probation period, as well as a dress for your day approach to working.
  • Frequent organisational development days and departmental training budgets.
  • Payroll giving, this is a tax-free way to donate to any charity, good cause or place of worship.

The Workforce Development Trust is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone.

We strongly encourage people of all gender, religion, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

If you need any reasonable adjustments at any point, please let us know. In your application, please feel free to advise on your preferred pronouns, for example she/her, he/him, they/them etc.

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in applying. Please click the Apply Now link below to email our Recruitment team, and send them a copy of your CV and optional Cover Letter for review. If your application is progressed, a member of the team will be in touch.

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Marketing Salary: £28k – 30k Location: Bristol Office / Hybrid Job Type: Full Time Posted: June 6, 2024 Closing: June 21, 2024

See our brands

The four brands which make up the Workforce Development Trust group deliver workforce solutions that meet the unique needs of different sectors, whilst being united by our core values and charitable aims.