Marketing Graduate

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Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Winnersh, WOK, GB, RG41 5TP

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Summary

We are the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. An S&P 500 company, CenturyLink is included amongst the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations, employing over 48000 people worldwide with operating revenue in excess of 17 billion dollars.


EMEA CenturyLink provides solutions that combine a comprehensive portfolio of network and IT services with industry best practices to help organisations in their digital transformation. The company’s consultative approach helps customers determine and implement the best execution venue for key applications so they can optimise the productivity of their strategic digital initiatives. CenturyLink offers expertise in multi-cloud management, hosted SAP solutions, data analytics, cybersecurity services, and IT consulting.

In Europe, we work with leading brands, such as Cancer Research UK, easyJet, Euromoney, G4 Security and Universal Music. Every day we help our clients to deliver agility, innovation and speed to market for their businesses. Every minute they harness the scalability and economics of cloud-based technologies.

Job Description

Our marketing professionals are creative thought leaders, driving the strategy and execution of CenturyLink's brand in the marketplace. The marketing assistant is responsible for supporting the EMEA marketing team in the planning and implementation of marketing programs that support business objectives and help deliver profitable growth. This position will also work with sales, product, and the wider international teams.

This role is an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate to develop towards an exciting career in marketing.

This role supports the EMEA marketing team in the creation and execution of marketing materials and activities across all aspects of the marketing function including:

  • Collaborates cross functionally with EMEA marketing, product, sales and the wider global teams.
  • Assists with account-based marketing campaigns to grow the wallet spend of current customers as well as develop our prospective customer base within key vertical sectors.
  • Participates in the creation and execution of both digital and direct mail campaigns.
  • Provides support for the organisation and facilitation of exhibitions and events.
  • Manages lead processes using Salesforce and marketing automation tools.
  • Assists with public relations activities including media coverage amplification.
  • Helps coordinate customer reference activities including updating the Reference View application and assisting with advocacy activities such as written and video case studies.
  • Coordinates our presence on social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter and using the EveryOne Social employee advocacy platform.
  • Uploads marketing content to the company website.
  • Manages stock of collateral and giveaways.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree – marketing degree or equivalent experience 
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Keen interest to learn all aspects of the marketing function
  • Highly motivated, energetic individual with the ability to handle tasks proactively and independently
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing workloads to meet competing deadline

Preferred Requirements:

Proven experience in or knowledge of Marketing and/or Communications

  • Knowledge of, or interest in, B2B technology
  • Understanding of business strategy and in relation to the marketing function
  • Experience of marketing and sales automation tools (e.g. Marketo, Salesforce)

Alternate Location:  UK-Berkshire-Winnersh 

Requisition #: 154007 

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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