Job Title:  Social Media & Marketing Assistant


Full-time – based in our Edinburgh or Galashiels Studio


About Us: We are multi-sector Architects, operating across the UK from Studios in Edinburgh, Southern Scotland and Manchester. Our key areas of expertise are Health, Living, Workspace, Community, Leisure & Commercial. Our focus is on creating buildings and environments which enhance lives and communities, and our success comes from truly understanding our clients, their projects and sharing their priorities. 



We’re excited to announce an opportunity for a Social Media &  Marketing Assistant to join our dynamic team. Whether you’re a recent graduate or have a year of experience under your belt, we’re looking for someone enthusiastic to contribute to our growing success.



  • Creating engaging social media content.
  • Assisting the Comms & Marketing Manager in implementing our marketing strategy.
  • Utilising data and insights for monthly reporting.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date marketing calendar.
  • Adhering to brand guidelines for both internal and external content.
  • Engaging with customers on social channels.
  • Scheduling content and story posting across all platforms.
  • Keeping up to date with industry trends.
  • Updating website content.
  • Assisting in the creation of corporate documentation while adhering to brand guidelines.
  • Assisting with the organisation and running of corporate events.



  • Contributing to the development and implementation of our annual marketing calendar.
  • Collaborating closely with the Comms & Marketing Manager and the wider team to ensure timely delivery of marketing activities and projects, aligned with brief objectives.
  • Aiding in the creation of a content strategy aimed at maximizing engagement.
  • Proof reading and editing content to ensure grammar, clarity, and SEO best practices.
  • Generating creative and compelling content across various platforms, including social media, websites, emails, and more.
  • Creating both electronic and hardcopy documents while maintaining visual appeal and brand consistency.



  • At least 1 years’ experience in a similar role or relevant qualification.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Be a team player with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Excellent copywriting abilities.
  • A passion for and understanding of social media and marketing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Canva & Adobe



  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Flexible 34 hour working week
  • Hybrid Working
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • 33 Days holiday including public
  • Unum Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Annual paid Volunteering Day
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Auto-enrolment Pension
  • Collaborative work environment with a talented and supportive team.
  • Cycle to Work scheme


Salary: Based on experience


How to Apply: If you are interested in joining our team please send a cover letter, and portfolio showcasing relevant work samples to admin@aitken-turnbull.co.uk Please include “Social Media & Marketing Assistant” in the subject line. 


Application Deadline: Friday 31st May 2024 

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