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Digital Marketing & Design Person

howies is hiring for the role of “digital marketing & design person” (Some places might call this a “Digital Marketing Assistant” or a “Junior Marketing Executive”.)

This is a full time role (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm) based in our Carmarthen HQ. We are a tiny team with lots to do. howies is a small brand with big ambitions for growth and exciting creative plans for the future. The person joining us in this role will get to be hands on with brand messaging as they help plan, create and deliver content to our website, social media & bulk email campaigns as well as helping grow our existing database.


We’re looking for a creative, well organised person who has a strong interest in digital communication, ideally with prior experience in digital marketing or design.

You must be familiar with the tasks involved in updating website content using a CMS system and delivering bulk email campaigns. You will mainly be working with CMS systems to deploy content, but an understanding of basic HTML & CSS is important to this role.

You will also need a keen eye for online creative and be able to work comfortably with the Adobe CS applications and other creative software. The more web design skills and experience you have the better for this position and the right person could find the creative side of this role growing considerably over time.

Skills and experience we're looking for:

• Using CMS systems to manage content. (We use things like Magento, WordPress, MailChimp etc.)
• Building web and email campaigns using basic HTML & CSS.
• Managing the creation & delivery of our email campaigns and managing our subscriber database.
• Using Photoshop to do basic photo editing.
• Using web design tools to create website and email mockups for web developers to work from.
• Helping create and deploy creative brand content such as illustrations, handwritten copy, videos, animations and the like.
• Managing brand content and making sure it’s easily available for quick deployment.
• Providing media enquiries with product information and images.
• High level of written English. You must be able to write clearly and be able to assist with proof raeding.

Extra experience to help tip the balance:

• High level of creative / design skills.
• Illustration / drawing skills.
• Great handwriting.
• Basic animation (for web advertising).
• Photography/video experience.
• Driving database growth via new subscriber campaigns.
• Managing CPC marketing campaigns.
• Advanced front-end design, HTML, CSS & JS.
• Interest in howies core activities - Bike, run, hike, outdoor life.

Email CV and your application to ruben [at]