Marketing Coordinator Job at Makers – in London

Job Description

Location: Our campus located near Spitalfields (remote-first for now due to COVID-19)

Role Type: Permanent, Full Time

Reporting to: Events Lead

Salary: £25,000

Everyone deserves a job they love. At Makers, we retrain people as software developers and kickstart their careers by placing them in tech teams across the UK.

You deserve a job you love, and we’ve got one for you.

About Makers

Makers is Europe’s first and leading ‘coding bootcamp’ – where career-changers retrain as software developers. Founded in 2013, we’ve helped more than 2,200 people begin a new career in software, building long-term relationships with tech employers big and small.

We’re pretty good at what we do, according to our clients (both developers and employers (http://employers.makersacademy.com/case-studies/thoughtworks/)), industry bodies (https://medium.com/@InnFin/makers-academy-and-innovate-finance-announce-strategic-partnership-championing-diversity-in-fintech-ba2f3624d5ab#.540zjudzp), the press (https://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/dec/03/should-kids-learn-code) and the government. We can only get better by working with you.


At Makers, we’re on a mission to create a new generation of tech talent. Our marketing team is agile, collaborative and supportive. No two days will be the same in this role, which will provide an excellent foundation for anyone looking to begin their marketing career. As Junior Marketing Coordinator your main focus will be to assist the Events Lead and Content Manager; whilst gaining invaluable experience of the full range of marketing functions.

Your events responsibilities will put you at the centre of the action during live events, online and in person. You’ll be hosting, assisting attendees, managing catering and more. You’ll also take an active role in event planning, helping to create new concepts and ensure the content supporting the event is eye-catching to potential customers.

You’ll also assist the Content Manager to plan new and exciting campaign concepts, supporting blog and social content creation and gaining essential knowledge of SEO.

Our team of marketing experts will mentor you as you learn the basics of everything from digital marketing to brand while you help us achieve our goals. No previous marketing experience is required, though you’ll need to be passionate about growing your career in this field.

The ideal candidate will be great at juggling multiple projects to meet tight deadlines and be efficient with admin. We typically run a lot of in-person events so you’ll need to be UK based and able to travel frequently to London, though you’ll largely be working remotely for the time being.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact as part of a team in a fast-paced but friendly environment. Overall, you’ll be supporting the marketing team to transform lives in the tech space through events, content and digital marketing.

What you’ll be doing

Assist the Events Lead with:
Online and remote events

Event staffing, briefing, logistics

Catering, orders and stock checks


Speaker liaison

Technical testing i.e. projectors, mics etc.

Support in keeping events Covid safe

Weekly reporting

Venue viewings


Guest check-in & support

Event set-up & breakdown

Creative ideation

Cross team event comms.

Supporting content for events

Support content manager with:
Social scheduling

Ad copywriting

Design editing in Canva

Content creation, assist with creative decisions

Live chat conversations, using insights to update FAQs

Writing blog content

Supporting the team with:
Community engagement

Entry level digital marketing

Who we’re looking for

Ideally, you will have:
Passion for marketing and communications

Strong organisation and time management skills

Strong verbal communication, confident speaking to others, meeting new people, going above and beyond to deliver a positive experience

Strong written communication, creative and editing skills, with great spelling and grammar skills

The ability to learn fast, take the initiative, and work independently as well as contribute to the team


At Makers we’re proud of our environment which is built on trust over fear (https://blog.makersacademy.com/build-companies-on-trust-not-fear-5e4ce9b9e2c0) with a core mission to transform lives. We value growing as a person, by learning transparency, vulnerability, the growth mindset, emotional intelligence, perhaps some hard truths about yourself, and how to give and receive feedback honestly and productively. We care about being surrounded by a diverse group of bright, motivated people, who all really care about doing the very best they can for our students, for our hiring partners and for each other.

We have a minimum holiday policy, rather than a maximum. We encourage our team to take at least 30 days a year, including a Winter break when we shut down between late December and January and a Spring Break shutting for a week in June. The whole company takes a break, so you’ll have peace of mind in knowing that nobody is working, not just you.

We embrace holistic health at Makers, where mental health matters and is just as important as physical health, which is why we offer unlimited fully paid wellness leave from day 1.

Private Medical Insurance (after you’ve been with us at least 3 months);

£500 Learning & Development allowance per annum and paid time off dedicated to your training & learning;

Join twice-weekly yoga and daily meditation sessions run for the staff and students;

20% discount on classes & treatments at Triyoga studies across London;

Company pension contributions;

Enhanced parental pay & leave – up to 20 weeks fully paid maternity leave, up to 8 weeks fully paid paternity & secondary caregiver leave, and up to 20 weeks fully paid adoption leave.

Access to a Perks at Work account which provides access to a range of shopping and other leisure discounts;

Recruitment Process

Apply with your CV, Cover Letter

We’ll review completed applications and get back to you as soon as possible

If invited to begin the interview process here’s what to expect:

Phone screen with our Head of Marketing or Events Lead

A short task for you to complete to assess your skillset and ways of working

Interview with some members of our Marketing team

Final stage interview with our Head of Marketing and a member of our SMT

We’re building a working environment (and recruitment process) where everyone feels welcome and included – we know we can do a lot better, and we’re committed to learning what more we can do to improve. If reading this job description has given you any doubt about whether you’d feel welcome or included at Makers, first, we’re sorry; and second, we’d really like to hear from you about it, so we don’t do it again.

About Company

Company: Makers –

Company Location:  London

Job Category: Marketing

About Makers -