Marketing Trainee

maidstone, Kent
01 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Haynes Bros. Ltd. is a long established local family business involved in distributing Ford Cars, Ford Commercials, IVECO Trucks, Fiat Commercials, New Holland, Case IH and JCB Farm Machinery from branches in Kent and Sussex. 


We are currently looking for a:

Marketing Trainee

This is an exciting new trainee role in a fast growing, family-run business based in Kent and Sussex. 

The role itself will be based at our Head Office in Maidstone. 


The Marketing Trainee will assist the Marketing Department in the development, delivery and co-ordination of the Company brand communications, particularly across digital and other traditional formats. In addition, the trainee will be expected to help with the major events that the Company organises throughout the year.  This is a ‘hands-on’ role and participation on the day is also required, which could fall on a weekend.


The successful candidate will learn about and become involved in the following:


  • Monitoring and assisting with the Company’s social media channels.

  • Assisting with large projects, customer communications and marketing events.

  • Proof reading - including social media posts, blog articles and press releases.

  • Proposing new ideas and concepts for digital content resulting from research of relevant themes/content.

  • Working alongside the Marketing Manager to continually monitor trading performance and consumer buying trends.

  • A basic understanding of digital media metrics is important.



  • Competitor researching.

  • Ensuring consistency in messaging and focus across all marketing channels.

  • Working with the wider team to develop major multi-channel campaigns for peak trading periods.

  • Updating on marketing activity, trends, offers.

  • Helping to improve marketing effectiveness and efficiency by monitoring the ROI across all marketing spend.

  • Attending marketing meetings when required and making an active contribution to business decisions.



  • Assisting with office management tasks.

  • Maintaining and up-dating client data base.

  • A keen interest in photography/media

  • Multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure. 

  • Maintaining a professional image with staff, customers and suppliers.

  • Attending meetings and also training courses, as required.



  • A keen interest in marketing.

  • An artistic flair and be a creative thinker.

  • Knowledge of design tools.

  • Analytical skills for reporting, competitor research and creative content development.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a solid foundation of English grammar.

  • Strong computer skills, (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop etc.)

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a positive, enthusiastic attitude.