The Company:

Part of Hill and Smith Holdings Plc, based in Middlesbrough, Lionweld Kennedy are the recognised UK’s leading supplier of Safe, Sustainable Access solutions in Steel or GRP. We have a strong heritage of supporting multiple vertical sectors with products adaptable to the latest built environments and have a modern approach backed by 100 years of experience.

Why work for us:

We are in a strong position and have the investment and appetite for growth. As part of a FTSE 250 PLC with companies based worldwide. We are part of a strong and dynamic team delivering sustainable and innovative products and services.

Role Summary:

You will support the Marketing Manager to implement the required marketing and communications activities, in line with the marketing plan and ensure that different departments within the business are fully supported with the correct materials.

The Person:

The job holder must be efficient, self-motivated, organised, and a good communicator with excellent IT skills. The job holder must also be discrete and maintain strict confidentiality. The ability to prioritise, remain calm under pressure and remain focused will be required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Marketing degree or equivalent experience preferable.
  • Minimum of two years working in a junior marketing role, preferably within a manufacturing environment.
  • An awareness of B2B marketing would be desirable.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Branding – Ensure that brand guidelines are adhered to fully across all company departments.
  • Websites– Regular updates in our WordPress sites as well as updating documents and basic SEO optimisation where required. Working closely with agencies and being the initial point of contact. Updating our new Shopify ecommerce platform and facilitating any relevant customer enquiries to ensure a timely response.
  • Content – Ensuring that a comprehensive content calendar is kept up to date as well as keeping an inventory of existing marketing content. Varied content types will be required for online and offline channels including:
  • Social media –The marketing & communications coordinator will be responsible for creating, posting and tracking content on our primary channel, LinkedIn, and should have excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to engage with followers appropriately.
  • Printed literature – Creating product literature and updating our existing portfolio of literature as needed.
  • Email – Create and update email lists. Create, track and report on email marketing campaigns, targeting a variety of different industry sectors.
  • Supporting documents – ensuring that our portfolio of technical documents are kept up to date.
  • Sales support – provide marketing support for the sales team as needed and be their initial point of contact.
  • SEO – ensure digital content is optimised for SEO and in line with the keywords that we are targeting.
  • PR – Research key publications and be the initial point of contact for media enquiries where required.
  • Exhibitions – Working together with the marketing manager to plan and execute key trade shows.
  • Internal communications – working with the marketing manager and colleagues from different departments to improve internal communications through the execution of a structured campaign of activities.

Position: Permanent with an immediate start

Hours of work: Full time 35 hours per week

Mon- Thu 9.00am -17.00pm, Fri 8:00am – 14:00pm

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.

Holidays: Full time – 25 days per year (Holiday year Jan – Dec) + 8 Bank holidays, Pro rata for part time.

Life Insurance: 3 times basic salary whilst in employment

Pension Scheme: Automatic enrolment 5% Employee, 3% Employer. After 1 year in April – Age related up to max 6.5%

Share options scheme: When available and if applicable.

Employee Assistance Programme: Free to employees (Lifeworks)

Free on-site parking.

Close Proximity to Town Centre, Bus & Train Stations


We welcome applicants from all sectors of the community, and we aim to recruit a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.


All applicants will be asked to prove that they have the right to work in the UK.