Digital Marketing Assistant Opportunity at Grubs Boots (Bolton)

Grubs® boots is the UK’s Premier performance outdoor brand, headquartered in Bolton, UK. We are incredibly proud to be the business behind some of the world’s best known and best loved footwear products. A global brand with our roots in the athletic world’s creation over a hundred years ago. Sustainability and the wellbeing of people, families and communities everywhere are at the heart of our business. 

We are looking for a young person with an interest in Social Media and digital marketing, no previous experience is required, but we would be interested in an apprenticeship position with a paid pathway degree in Marketing for the right candidate.

The candidate should preferably have a love and interest in the outdoors, nature and agriculture.


Digital Marketing Assistant Grubs Boots



Unit 3 Bradshaw Works, Printers Lane, Bradshaw, BOLTON. BL2 3DW


 up to 40 hours per week (flexible)

Reporting To: 

Managing Director (J M Foster)

Responsible For:

Marketing, Working with Managing Director CEO, and all other employees.

Purpose of Job: 

·      To create and implement a Marketing and PR strategy 

·      To identify and co-ordinate market information  

·      To produce appropriate marketing collateral as required 

·      To produce appropriate PR collateral as required 

·      Manage the day to day working of social media and other marketing streams. 

·      Other tasks as required

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

·      To create and implement a Marketing and PR strategyCreate a marketing and PR strategy for the company to be approved 

·      by the directorsCreate a marketing and PR plan to be approved by the directors for the 

·      company based on a rolling 12-month period based on the approved strategy 

·      Update the marketing and PR plan on a quarterly basisIdentify potential areas for marketing opportunities locally, nationally 

·      and throughout the EU, worldwide.Identify areas for PR opportunities locally, nationally, and throughout the EU, worldwide.

·      Create and implement a marketing and PR strategy and plan for 

·      Specific areas of business as and when launched.

·      To co-ordinate market information on behalf of the company.

·      To manage and develop appropriate forms of social media including (but not limited to) Twitter, Linked In, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Google business and TikTok.

·      Manage and develop the relationship between the company and its ambassadors and influencers on social media and specific sports.

·      Use the repository of market information to produce a regular blog o Produce a company newsletter monthly/weekly and other e-mail shot when requiredTo produce appropriate marketing collateral (Print work) as required 

·      Produce and organise the company’s marketing collateral e.g., leaflets, banners, flyers, brochures, etc with the B2B Sales Director and NE Sales Manager.

·      Maintain and manage the development of the company’s various websites with the B2C sales manager (BGF) 

·      Manage website B2C campaignsTo produce appropriate PR collateral as required 

·      Produce and organise the company’s PR collateral e.g., press releases, articles, podcasts, blog, responses to questions on linked in groups etc 

·      Organise and implement all other marketing and PR activities as briefed 

·      Actively chase new leads as required. 

·      Attend Sales and Marketing meetings 

·      Attend Operations meetingAttend Staff meetings 

·      Attend Senior Management Meetings including Management Review

Other Duties and Responsibilities: 

·      Answering telephone calls 

·      Carry out administrative inductions with new members of staff to the team 

·      Attend training courses, exhibitions & shows as and when required 

·      Carry out any other duties as may be required by the company from time to 

·      Time including inbound and outbound orders. 

·      Participate in the continual improvement of the company’s Quality and Environmental systems ISO9001.


Best regards,David.DAVID FOSTERCEO, Grubs Boots LimitedIon Group of CompaniesUnit 3Printers LaneBoltonBL2 3DW+44 (0)1204