Marketing Assistant Location: Dunning, near PerthClosing Date: Friday 31st of March

Salary: £25k DoE

Full time (Flexibility can be discussed)

We are looking for a talented and creative Marketing Assistant to join our team. Working directly with our Brand Director and other key colleagues, the ideal candidate will be passionate about all things digital. Whether it is social media management, user experience or devising adverts and email campaigns, you will ensure that our digital platforms and brand comms are striking the right note to build our brand from the inside out. This is a great opportunity to join a small team working with award-winning agencies on creative and dynamic marketing campaigns.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing our website – updating content, creating blogs and overseeing our e-commerce platform
  • Managing our social media channels – planning, content creation, ad campaigns and handling customer comms
  • Email marketing
  • Reporting and analytics
  • Assisting the Brand Director in wider marketing activity

Who you are:

  • You will have an eye for design and be able to create compelling content for digital adverts
  • You will have a flair for copywriting and love a good pun
  • You will be known for your attention to detail
  • You will have good knowledge and hands-on experience of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & TikTok
  • You will be used to driving sales via digital online campaigns and achieving ROI targets
  • You will have analytical skills to measure performance and the confidence to feedback to the business on the results
  • You will make an impact with your positive and proactive attitude
  • You will be a team player with the flexibility to adapt to an ever-changing environment and prioritise workflows when ad hoc tasks arise. (Disclaimer: we all muck in and pack turkeys once a year)

Who we are:

Simon Howie Foods is a multi-award-winning food business best known for our premium dry cure bacon, black pudding and haggis. A family business, Simon Howie, who started as a local butcher, continues to use his inspiring entrepreneurial leadership to guide the business as it continues to invest and adapt to the ever-changing commercial landscape.

We welcome talent at all levels to join our team as we work together towards continued growth and success.

  • We are a small team meaning you can really make a difference and have an impact
  • Beautiful surroundings of rolling Perthshire landscape #lovewhereyouwork
  • On-site car parking
  • Regular product tasting and sampling (tough gig)

To apply for this post, enter your details and upload the relevant documents in the panel on the right, or alternatively, email us directly at

Applications must include a CV and should be supported by a covering email or letter which outlines why you think you are a good fit for the role.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

We are only able to respond to successful applicants.  We will do this not later than 7 days after the closing date but we will be reviewing applications as we receive them.  Closing date is Friday 31st March 2023.

 Applications without a covering letter / email will not be progressed.

 Strictly no agencies, canvassing or cold calling.

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