Careers

We share the ability to listen and question and are united by a passion for research and a desire to make a difference. We work hard and play hard. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

Marketing Assistant

OXFORD

Looking to start or develop your career in marketing?

Future Thinking is an award-winning research and business intelligence agency. As long-standing trusted advisors to blue-chip global brands, we help them launch and communicate new products, brands and services, whilst optimising the customer experience of what they take to market.

We conduct qualitative and quantitative research, often analysing it through the lens of data science and behavioural economics to get to the crux of and solve client business issues. We also analyse client supplied and other primary research customer data via market leading data aggregation and analysis products and services. Our goal is to maximise our clients’ sales, revenue and ultimately profit by blending human understanding with data driven intelligence”

We are always looking to attract the best talent available to join our team of researchers, statisticians, creatives and industry experts to achieve our goals.

We’re now looking to add a Marketing Assistant to our team.  The successful candidate will be based in our Oxford office.  Salary POA.

Who are we looking to employ?

We’re looking to add a Marketing Assistant to our team. You will be based in our Oxford office, with some occasional travel to other offices and report to the Head of Marketing. We are looking for someone with confidence, enthusiasm and initiative, who can provide assistance across all areas of marketing; from campaign and website management to social media activity and copywriting. You will need to be resourceful, have an eye for detail, experience of working in an office environment and be confident in providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the team. We are looking for someone sociable, out-going and a strong team-player. Perfect for a recent graduate or someone with 1-2 years office admin experience you will ideally be keen to establish a career in marketing.

Your role

Your role would be to support marketing and where necessary business development on a day to day basis across the company. You will also be working closely with our Creative team. Key areas of focus include:

Marcomms:

  • Administrator of client/prospect marketing database
  • Work across all teams to support the development and delivery of all marketing communications across the company (internal & external) using our email marketing and CRM tools

Business development & KAM:

  • Working alongside business development to support the function in terms of organising and scheduling meetings, delivering pitch materials and other supportive deliverables.

Social Media and PR:

  • Assist with developing/updating the PR plan including social media activity
  • Identify, support and maintain relationships with press (research, industry specific and nationals) to maximise coverage
  • Help to work up ideas for synopses and associated press releases
  • Input into the social media strategy for Linked In & Twitter and other emerging and relevant platforms
  • Manage social media platform updates / interactions / responses to maximise reach

Conferences & events:

  • Manage the exhibition calendar; identifying events to present at/attend
  • Work alongside research teams to deliver range of industry focussed breakfast seminars
  • Identify and manage sponsorship/speaking/attendance/networking opportunities at industry events

Website management:

  • Maintain and update the Future Thinking websites with regular blog posts (using WordPress CMS)
  • Produce monthly web-stats reports using Google Analytics
  • Manage domain renewals

Administrative:

  • Manage day to day financials for the marketing team (PO’s, invoicing)
  • Manage booking and renewing of all subscriptions/memberships/event attendance/sponsorship/speaking opportunities etc
  • Manage general website email enquiries (info@futurethinking.com)

What we want from you

  • Good working knowledge of MS office applications (word, excel, ppt essential)
  • Basic copywriting skills
  • Organised & hard-working
  • Proactive & confident
  • Self-sufficient
  • Social media skills would be added advantage – LinkedIn & Twitter
  • Keen to establish a career in marketing & interest in business development

What you get from us

  • Interesting, exciting role working across the Group
  • Stimulating, informal working environment
  • Lots of scope for career and personal development
  • Competitive salary and flexible benefits
  • Flexible working hours – we would consider part-time applicants for this role

How to Apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and covering letter to careers@futurethinking.com

Our people are the best. We’re a global company of researchers, marketeers, statisticians, strategists, innovators, creatives and industry experts…

We believe in certain values which we live by as a business and in how we interact with our clients. We are open, inquisitive, brave, proud and above all human.

“We are always looking for people who will challenge the status quo. We want people with intelligence, imagination and flair, who believe they can make a difference to our clients and those around them to make this a great place to work.”

Emma Jordan – Head of Human Resources

We share the ability to listen and question and are united by a passion for research and a desire to make a difference. We work hard and play hard. If you’re up for the challenge, we’d love to hear from you.