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KEEPING MARKETING SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE FOR GROWING BUSINESSES

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We are hiring | Are you the digital marketing whizz we are looking for?

Lucinda Bray

If you look closely at our website or social media, you’ll see we have fallen pray to the old cobblers’ shoes adage. We’re so busy looking after our clients marketing, we have very little time for our own. And as we engage in more and more work, it’s clear, we need more hands on support! Particularly on the digital side of things:

WANTED: Part-Time Digital Marketer
2+ Years Experience 

About You:

  • Experienced digital marketer

  • Eye for Detail 

  • Passion for storytelling 

  • Switched on, driven and ready to run


Existing skills:

  • Keyword Wordsmith (PPC & SEO)

  • Content development 

  • Social media planning & scheduling 

  • Primary & Secondary Research 

  • Customer personas

  • CRM ninga

Advantage to have knowledge of:

  • Various web CMS systems - Squarespace, wix, Wordpress

  • Google Drive

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • Google marketing platform: Analytics, data studio, Tag Manager 

Why Futrsmpl? 

We have a drive to keep Marketing simple and to see it integrated at the core of growing businesses. There are 2 arms to our business; our consultancy and our new online evaluation platform. Within the consultancy we work with clients on a retained and project basis to develop and deliver strategic support and campaigns. 

As a start up coming up to 2 years trading, we are small, agile, flexible and always on the go. We believe in work-life balance, coffee, chocolate breaks with fruit on the side and an open attitude to health and well-being both physical and mental. You’ll be Working directly with the founder and a selection of top freelance resources with the option of remote working following a probationary period. 

If you thrive on creating calm in chaos, simplifying the sinuous and shaping beautiful stories from perplexing narrative - then we want to hear from you!

Salary: £24,000 pro rata 
Primary working location: Gogarburn, RBS headquarters, Edinburgh.

Closing date: 13th September 2019
Cvs will be reviewed on a weekly basis, interviews may take place prior to the closing date.



Email your CV and cover note to careers@futrsmpl.com 

FUTRSMPL ONE YEAR IN | Highs, Lows, Fakery and Findings

Lucinda Bray

In just over a week, Futrsmpl will celebrate its 1st anniversary. 

And, in just under a week, we are heading to the Scotland & Northern Ireland final of the great British entrepreneur awards where we are shortlisted for the creative industries entrepreneur of the year.

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STARTING OUT | Team focus

Lucinda Bray

After the recruitment drive last month, our new start Adam has now completed his first week in the position of Assistant Marketing Consultant here at Futrsmpl. Following a busy first week we sat down with him to ask a few questions:

 

How has your first week been at Futrsmpl?

It has been brilliant.

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IS £650,000 ENOUGH TO SAVE 21,000 BUSINESSES | Political Comment

Lucinda Bray

IN ONE YEAR, 22,000 BUSINESSES STARTED IN SCOTLAND, IN THAT SAME YEAR 21,000 CLOSED.

Our world is changing and evolving at more rapid rate than ever before. What customers want and need, how they find out about new things, how they buy their products, are changing all the time.

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TOP TIPS FOR A GOOD STRATEGY | Cut the fluff and keep it simple

Lucinda Bray

THE WORD ‘STRATEGY’ IS OFTEN OVERUSED BUT THE CONCEPT ISIMPORTANT. IN FACT IT IS VITAL TO THE SUCCESS OF ANY COMPANY. BUT TO BE VITAL, IT NEEDS TO BE GOOD.

All too often what we think is a strategy, is actually a goal supported by values. Or a vision statement with no admittance of a problem.

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HOW TO COME UP WITH THE ‘PERFECT’ BRAND NAME

Lucinda Bray

STARTING SOMETHING NEW, OR RECHARGING SOMETHING OLD?

How do you go about naming it?

Soon-to-be parents can spend the whole nine months finding the right name for their baby only for an off-hand nickname to be the thing that sticks.

What makes naming a company/product/service any different?

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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR MARKETING WITH A NEW YEAR DIET

Lucinda Bray

As a light hearted start to the year we thought we’d see what a healthy marketing diet would look like and see if it could help get your planning into shape.

Based on the NHS’s ‘how to diet’, we’ve overlayed their ‘Six ways to kickstart your healthy weight loss plan’ onto marketing.

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IS YOUR MARKETING JUST COLOURING BETWEEN THE LINES? OR DRAWING NEW ONES?

Lucinda Bray

We’ve all heard marketing called the ‘colouring-in department’; the team that comes along after the rest of the company has done the hard work and puts some pictures together to help sales.

At Futrsmpl we believe marketing is integral to business, not an added extra to be briefed once an idea is already formed, but an important part of any businesses development.

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