Marketing Assistant

  • Mainstage Festivals
  • Ministry of Sound, Gaunt Street, London, UK
  • Aug 13, 2019
Full time Marketing

Job Description

Mainstage Festivals is a market leader in overseas festivals. We deliver unique festival experiences in unique locations. From Kala, a much acclaimed new boutique festival on the Albanian Riviera, and Explorations, a dance music festival in partnership with Anjunadeep, to Snowboxx, a 5000 person festival at one of the best ski resorts in the French Alps. 

We are looking for a forward thinking, committed, budding marketer who wants to have ownership over tasks and projects but also can also support the marketing director delivering the marketing strategies and tasks across all our events.


• Social Media

- Assist with planning and managing the social media schedule

- Produce engaging copy that supports the messaging strategy and fits the different brands' tone and style

- Produce a consistent stream of new content in multiple formats using own and 3rd party assets

- Build and manage a 3rd party content bank sourcing artist, location, user generated content and more

- Schedule posts on Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Stories, Twitter and Facebook events

- Manage incoming communications and promote audience interaction on all channels

- Monitor conversations and collect customer feedback

- Collect stats to evaluate performance and create weekly reports

- Optimise social schedule based on data and constant analysis


• Content production and design

- Assist with the production of marketing materials

- Produce short video edits for social media, ads, partners and small announcements

- Produce simple graphics and animations for posts, instagram stories and ads

- Liaise with designer for the creation of complex designs


• Email marketing

- Create email campaigns using existing HTML templates - this requires basic HTML knowledge

- Source and / or produce assets for email campaigns

- Schedule campaigns to different lists

- Monitor campaign performance and produce reports


• At event

- Assist with the management of photo and video teams

- Collect and organise content generated at event

- Assist with content creation at event

- Assist with the management of social media channels during the event

- Monitor all incoming communications and support customer service team dealing with customer queries


• Other

- Assist with the production of marketing materials

- Coordinate announcements with partners, artists and other stakeholders

- Liaise with press and partner requests throughout the campaigns

- Assist planning promotional events

- Write news pieces for website

- Research social media and marketing trends

- Provide continuous feedback and ideas to improve our marketing and social media channels

- Assist developing new festival brands



• Skills and experience

- Qualifications in marketing or related discipline.

- 1 - 3 year marketing or social media experience.

- Intermediate image and video editing (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere / Final Cut, After Effects)

- Basic HTML. Experience with Mailchimp preferable.


• How you work

- Perfect grammar & spelling

- Keen eye for design and aesthetics

- Extreme attention to detail: you won’t let anything slip through the cracks, yet you’re able to manage your work and time with a blend of creativity and practicality 

- Highly organised, detail-oriented, problem-solver, proactive and responsible who is able to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Experience with Asana preferable.


• You

- Passionate about music festivals and a wide variety of electronic music. Essential to understand the scenes we operate in and the audience we are marketing to

- Skier or Snowboarder preferable