June 18, 2021 3 min read

17Sport Vacancy


Social Media & Marketing Executive


Part time : 10 hours per week

Rate of Pay

£10 p/h + commission and bonus opportunities


Primarily based in our offices in Barrow-in-Furness but some remote working is possible


Job Overview

Due to our continued growth we are looking to appoint a part time social media & marketing executive. The role is pivotal to

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable individual to work with us to drive our business to new heights whilst offering outstanding products and services to our growing customer base.

The role combines marketing and social media management skills to further develop and enhance company social media presences, including interacting with customers, promoting brand-focused interactive and engaging content, and expanding opportunities for revenue.

Job Description

  • Create marketing and social media campaigns and strategies
  • Operate the 17Sport social media channels
  • Be innovative in engaging in new social media and technologies
  • Work with our brands and partners to provide
  • Ensures brand consistency in marketing and social media messages by working with various company department members, including advertising, product development, and brand management
  • Co-ordinate organic and paid social media activity
  • Routinely look outside of our own channels and engage with external content on behalf of 17Sport, where appropriate
  • Undertake regular competitor analysis
  • Produce monthly reports for the directors with a solution focused approach
  • Deliver and support on occasional events
  • Create, implement and analyse email marketing campaigns
  • Creates and distributes engaging written or graphic content in the form of newsletters, web page and blog content, or social media messages


Person Specification




Good understanding of how social media works, understanding different types of social media tools and adapting content for different channels



Excellent writing and editing skills – accuracy in spelling and grammar, an ability to write for various audiences and adhere to brand guidelines



Experience in using different advertising platforms to maximise company reach and increase sales opportunities



Experience of delivering successful social media and marketing campaigns



Educated in social media, marketing or similar fields



Knowledge of the Shopify platform



Strong GCSE results



Great communications skills both verbally and written



A flexible approach to work



The ability to work well in a small team whilst also working under your own initiative 



Organised, calm under pressure, able to prioritise effectively and deliver projects simultaneously



Passionate about digital communication and how it can be used to engage people



An interest in sport



Graphic Design / Video Editing Skills



Self Motivated and hard working with a positive attitude




Working for 17Sport

17Sport is a growing sports teamwear and retail business based in Barrow-in-Furness. We value our team and feel we offer a strong package of employment benefits such as;

  • Paid annual leave
  • Free staff kit
  • A commission based referral scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • CPD opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements

17Sport is committed to the promotion of equal opportunity and does not discriminate against employees for job applications on the basis of race, sexual orientation, religion, colour, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. Our policy extends to but is not limited to recruitment, selection, remuneration, benefits, promotion, training, transfer and termination.

Application is via CV and covering letter to accounts@17sport.co.uk . Strictly no agencies

Applications close Wednesday 30th June 2021

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