Marketing and Social Media Executive

Economic Lead Global LTD

Job Location

Type of Job

Application Deadline

Edinburgh & online

P/T 6 Months

8 August 2021, 16:00:00

Pay rate for all jobs


Published Date

13 July 2021, 08:00:00

Job Title

Marketing and Social Media Executive

About the job

This is an exciting opportunity to join the company at a key stage of growth.

The Marketing and Social Media Executive will have a comprehensive overview of the marketing process,

market research and promotional activity in relation to the company’s clients. You will use digital marketing

techniques via social media, email, and website content to reach and support existing and potential clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop compelling social media content (including text & imagery mainly via Canva) that is on-brand, and drives engagement with our target audience (guided by the director)

  • Support the promotion of the company on its Business LinkedIn page

  • Posting approved content for website and social channels

  • Write and promote blogs (desirable but not essential)

  • Upload, manage and promote written content

  • Manage social media content calendar

  • Increase and nurture social media engagement, monitor engagement in a tangible way

  • Improve existing client relationships with emails/other engagement

  • With assistance from members of the team, learning how to develop, implement and manage a social media strategy

  • Conducting social media listening and social media monitoring

  • Write, send, and manage email campaigns (TBC)

  • Support any activity on the Economic Lead Global’s Customer Management System



The Economic Lead Global strives for inclusion, diversity and establishing equality of opportunity through transparent business methods. If the applicant has a similar vision and values, as well as the following skills and qualities, we encourage them to apply:

  • Research skills and expertise in the world economy and current affairs

  • Curious, organised, and self-motivated

  • Strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent written English and verbal communications

  • Knowledge and experience of working with social media platforms – mainly LinkedIn Business

  • Reliable internet access (essential)


  • Digital marketing knowledge (Google Analytics/SEO)

  • Graphic design and video editing skills

  • Knowledge of social media scheduling tools

The applicant does not have to feel put off if they do not match up to everything above. It is an exhaustive list! Training will be provided.

What behaviours are essential for this role to be successful?

  • Willing

  • Teachable

  • Creativity

  • Respect for GDPR regulations, and confidentiality

  • Taking a degree of leadership (autonomy) in their role

  • Creativity

  • Good Writing skills

  • Effective Communication

  • Organization and Time Management

  • Building Relationships

  • Client engaging

About the Company

We are the Prestige Awards Corporate LiveWire Award winning Research Company of the Year 2021/22 for the BAME category.

At the Economic Lead Global, our work is founded on having a  thorough understanding of our client’s institutional context, sector  dynamics, and macroeconomic environment. We study markets, trends, and  emerging best practices, in every industry and region, locally and  globally as we are constantly developing, learning, and engaging  capability building to best serve our clients. No matter the challenge,  we focus on delivering practical results founded on knowledge and  research, equipping our clients to grow and lead. We are always seeking  new expertise here at the Economic Lead Global

Our Employability Project

Our recent project seeks to support employment of BAME women in Scotland. The objective of this project is to contribute to their economic development by encouraging the emergence of women especially in marketing and technology. Our objective is to increase the opportunities for creating jobs and generating sustainable incomes whilst offering job experience and exposure. Promoting human resources as the engine of economic and social development will entail designing and implementing training and development programmes to provide financial support to young women.

Other Info and How to Apply

Applications are through pRESPECT only. Please don’t contact the employer directly.

This position is funded by the Scottish Government and Hunter Foundation SIP partnership to provide equity to the recruitment market to people based in Scotland from ethnic minority backgrounds. 

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter using the link at the top of this job block.

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