Marketing Executive - 12 Month Full Time Contract - Maternity Cover

Simple System Horse Feeds

Location: Suffolk
Closing Date: Sunday, February 20th 2022

Job Type: Marketing

Job Description

12-month Maternity Cover Contract

Simple System Ltd is a horse feed company dedicated to bringing you the very best forage feed diet for your horses. We pride ourselves on dealing directly with our customers to advise not only on good feeding practices but also responsible management, taking a full holistic approach to feeding and horse care.

We are looking for a creative and skilled marketing whizz to join our team in early April on a 12-month maternity cover basis. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about horses, with a keen interest in forage feeding, to lead the way in promoting the benefits of our feeding system.

The role will involve managing company communications across print, digital and occasionally in-person, so good copywriting and technical skills are essential. Ideally, you will have experience using MailChimp, Hootsuite and Adobe Creative as well as Google Ads & Analytics. Full training and support will be given to the right candidate.

We are a small, close-knit team looking for someone friendly to join us. This is a full-time role for 12-months based at our Head Office outside of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Note that whilst we would prefer this to be a full-time role, we are a flexible company and so are happy to hear from potential part-time applicants.

The Role

  • Writing copy and editing content for print and digital
  • Attending exhibitions and trade fairs
  • Delivering and analysing our annual customer survey
  • Monitoring trends
  • On-demand customer research projects
  • Creation and distribution of our monthly newsletter via MailChimp
  • Management of our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Content creation for our social media platforms
  • Updating news and product information on our website
  • Effective lead generation and budget management
  • Monitoring marketing across different platforms with weekly reporting to the team
  • Content creation for our bi-annual publication, The Scoop
  • Supporting and liaising with our team of sponsored riders
  • Point of contact for sponsorship and event requests


  • Competitive salary
  • Hours 0900 – 1700, Monday to Friday with some weekend work for shows/events
  • Company pension
  • Full time, 12-month contract
  • 28 days annual leave per annum, inclusive of any bank holidays
  • 40% discount on Simple System products

Please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Closing date for applications: 20 February 2022

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