Marketing Executive



Job Title: Marketing Executive
Location: Edinburgh
Reports to: Marketing Officer
Close date: 10th December 2018


Yard is an ambitious digital marketing agency based in the heart of Edinburgh. We’re undergoing unprecedented levels of growth and need a talented individual to help us achieve our plans for world domination.

We’re offering the chance to join us and play a vital role in the delivery of our marketing strategy, shaping our future success.

We are looking for a talented, proactive and organised Marketing Executive, who understands how to use marketing tools and processes both to raise awareness of a brand and contribute to the growth of the company.

Working with our Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Managing Director, Sales Development Manager and delivery teams, you’ll help organize and execute our marketing strategy and plans to build brand awareness, drive sales and achieve other business goals.

What sets us apart from similar roles is the level of expertise and resource you’ll have at your disposal. We have some of the best data analysts, content production staff and digital marketers in the business supporting you.


  • Marketing Communications Planning – Developing a communications plan which aligns with the overall marketing and sales strategy
  • Website, Social Media, newsletter and Blog – Developing and promoting Yard’s position as a market leader through use of owned channels
  • Marketing content creation & copywriting – writing or producing case studies, award submissions, blog posts, images, press releases and other marketing assets
  • Awards – Identifying relevant awards, planning and leading the writing of entries
  • PR – Generating and developing ideas for press communications to gain exposure both online and offline. Managing relationships with media outlets and influencers
  • Business Development support – general support at all stages of the sales process
  • Events – assisting with planning, organisation and management of events
  • Management and development of online profiles including on social media, local search and directory presence, review sites etc.


  • Experience of managing social media platforms
  • Expertise in B2B email marketing campaign creation and execution
  • Ability to produce content to engage target audiences
  • Liaising with external stakeholders
  • Understanding of multi-channel campaign management
  • Knowledge of B2B marketing techniques
  • Reporting skills and familiarity with standard analytical tools (web analytics, social media analytics etc.)
  • Strong understanding of and ability to identify marketing KPIs and key deliverables
  • The ability to quickly adapt, problem solve and learn
  • Self-starting attitude with the desire to learn and develop your skills
  • An affection for our just-f##n-do-it attitude to making things happen


We’re strongly committed to providing the highest possible standards of training and mentoring and to delivering amazing career development opportunities – many of our senior roles are filled from within the existing team and we encourage regular reviews and catch ups during the probation period of a new role to ensure everything’s running smoothly.

We’re super proud of our ‘Yardie culture’ and staff satisfaction is paramount to us so we work hard to ensure that the workplace is a positive and inspiring place to be, encouraging all our employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance by sticking to a 9-5 working day, where possible.

Team lunches, meetings and brainstorming sessions are commonplace in a bid to encourage team building and a supportive, welcoming office environment and this is all in addition to our contractual benefits


  • Competitive Salary & annual pay reviews
  • Performance Related Annual Bonus
  • Beautiful city centre office
  • Personal development time, working towards a Digital Marketing Diploma
  • Gym membership
  • Well stocked beer fridge, fruit, bacon rolls
  • Flexible work scheme


If this all sounds right up your street and you’re keen to join in, then send your CV and covering letter over to explaining why you’d be the perfect fit for us and we’ll be in touch if we’d like to have a chat.