Job Vacancy

Marketing Content Specialist - Whitepapers

Marketing Content Specialist - White Papers

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK | Marketing | Full time

At Oak, we pride ourselves on hiring great people and providing an amazing workplace culture for everyone. We know how important it is that you feel trusted, encouraged and supported throughout your career: that’s why at Oak we place a huge emphasis on people, making sure that you as an employee are given everything that you need to thrive in your new role. From growth and development, to making sure that your voice, ideas and opinions are heard - we value our staff as individuals and recognise all contributions as a critical element to our wider success.

Right now is an incredibly exciting time to join Oak. We’re growing rapidly and expanding into a variety of exciting new areas. Recognised as one of the UK’s best intranet providers, we work with some of the best known household brands including Aldi, Five Guys, Boohoo and more. We know that with great progress comes a need to hire even more great people. So, If you want an exciting and rewarding career with one of the North East’s fastest-growing software companies, we want to hear from you. This role will be our primary creator of written content for in-depth, technical content. You will need to understand the brand, its values and our products to explain them clearly in a way that will interest key influencers and players across our B2B audience. You must be an excellent writer, with a flair for conveying technical concepts through exciting and engaging content.

Working closely with our Content Team and reporting to our Demand Generation Manager, this will be a pivotal role in realising Oak’s content vision. You will have the ability to write provoking thought pieces to develop the interest of new prospects and existing customers, creating commercial opportunities through compelling content. It’s your job to provide value through content and to drive interest through all stages of the marketing funnel.

You will create content across the full range of digital and traditional channels, flexing your adaptable writing stance to suit the needs of the brief and our audience requirements.

You will contribute content that will feature on the website, within advertisements and across social media. Writing guides, developing how-to guides and producing in-depth whitepapers will form the basis of your day-to-day responsibilities - supplementing wider marketing activities to drive leads and generate awareness.

We are looking for someone who can... 
  • Manage a content diary to feed into our blogs and social media
  • Work with colleagues to extract technical information and best practices when it comes to creating thought pieces i.e employee engagement, internal communications etc
  • Liaise with our Brand Design team and PR Strategist to ensure we have quality digital assets, infographics and story ideas that can get coverage
  • Help in the management of all digital and brand assets
  • Ensure brand guidelines are always followed and work with our Brand Designers to produce marketing materials
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and proactively seek out opportunities
What you’ll need:
  • Education to degree level, preferably in English or a communications discipline, or with extensive practical experience
  • Good knowledge of inbound marketing is desirable, along with the principles of SEO and how content can impact on it
  • First-class creative writing with the ability to interpret a technical subject into language appropriate for both consumer and business audiences
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles of plain language
  • Experience in developing and managing campaign content
  • Experience in driving engagement via content marketing
  • A sound understanding of content UX and how it can impact rankings
  • Experience and a sound understanding of blogging
  • Minimum 1 year in a marketing role with responsibility for content creation and writing
  • Excellent proof-reading skills
  • Knowledge of analytics/reporting tools especially for SEO
  • Must be able to work autonomously
  • Macbook and iPhone
  • Fitness/Wellness subsidy
  • Unlimited holidays
  • Vitality Health Insurance for you and your family
  • Pension
  • Training
  • Social events
How We're Operating Through COVID

As a Company, we are currently all working remotely full time. We will arrange to onboard you remotely and any equipment will either be shipped to you or we will arrange a COVID safe visit for you to collect equipment from our office.

At Oak Engage, we ask that all candidates must be within commuting distance of Newcastle city centre. We feel that our people are a massive part of what makes our culture so dynamic, vibrant and exciting. We’ve always been big believers in pushing positivity, growth and inclusivity at Oak. Because of this, we want all of our employees to experience firsthand what it’s like to be part of one of the North East’s best workplaces. Whilst we are rapidly expanding and recruiting for a lot of new opportunities over the coming months, we’re determined to retain our fantastic culture and keep people at the heart of what we do.

Find out what members in this department had to say about working at Oak Engage:

“I came to Oak straight out of university and couldn't have picked a better place to start my first job. Management is supportive and always looking out for you and there are so many opportunities for career growth and development. Oak really is a great place to work.”

Emily Lavin - Social Media & Content Executive

"Having only worked at Oak for a few months, I already know that it’s a fantastic place to work and I wouldn't have wanted to start my career anywhere else. Both management and the rest of the team are very supportive, making it a friendly, fun and positive environment to work in."

Molly Southern - Marketing Content Specialist