Marketing Assistant with Scottish EDGE

Location: Glasgow
£9.00 per hour
Part-time for 6 weeks
Start date: 21 October 2019
Closing date: 20 September 2019
Interview date: 7 October 2019

About the Company

“Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up and coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. The competition is open to sole traders (who can apply for the grant only categories), limited companies and social enterprises. Businesses must be headquartered in Scotland, have an innovative aspect to their product or service and be working towards a cumulative turnover of a minimum of £200,000 over the next three years.

Historically, Scottish EDGE was run by Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise alongside various partners, however, in August 2014 Sir Tom Hunter and the Royal Bank of Scotland agreed to extend the success of the fund and lead in its delivery going forward. It is now recognized as the biggest business competition in the UK, having awarded over £14 million to 369 growing companies.”

Scottish EDGE is about entrepreneurs, their businesses, and their ambition and thirst for making those businesses succeed. Find out more at

The Role

Scottish EDGE is looking for a Marketing Assistant to contribute to most, if not all of, the marketing and creative aspects of the Scottish EDGE Round 15 Final – pre, during and post-event. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a strong entrepreneurial culture being cultivated in Scotland.

Working alongside the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will be involved with:

• Social Media marketing on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook to encourage engagement
• Organising exhibitors for the Round 15 Final
• Marketing the Round 15 Final to encourage attendance
• Proofreading of materials for the Round 15 Final
• Writing press releases on the winners for release at the Round 15 Final
• Carrying out content marketing
• Distribution of photographs and digital winners badges to the winners of the Round 15 Final
• Live social media coverage of the Live Final and Awards
• Any other duties relating to the role


The ideal candidate will have a background in marketing, communications, business studies or related field or be studying these subjects. You should be confident when using a range of social media platforms (specifically, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) to carry out brand communication, digital community development, customer service and audience development.

Candidates must be self-motivated with great attention to detail and have the ability and a passion for writing copy of a high standard. Highly organised, you will be able to effectively time manage and prioritise when working on multiple projects at once.

If you have any questions about this role or the organisation please contact Please do not under any circumstances contact the employer directly as doing so may negatively impact your employment opportunity.


Closing date for applications is 20th September, 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on 7 October 2019.

Please submit a CV and tailored Cover Letter through the Adopt An Intern online application form by clicking “Apply” on our website. Examples of what we like to see in a cover letter can be found HERE.

All applications must be submitted by 12 noon on the closing date. In your Cover Letter, please state: A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job specifications.

We do NOT accept email applications unless otherwise stated.

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.  



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  • Mandy Cheung
    published this page in Opportunities 2019-09-05 09:59:25 +0100