Marketing and Admin Assistant

This varied role will require the successful candidate to support the Practice Manager in managing the office & delivering marketing activities. This includes basic day-to-day requirements around facilitating the smooth running of a busy office, including managing incoming calls, managing supplies, organising diaries, and managing IT needs/problems. It will also include assisting our Project Surveyors with admin related tasks such as minute taking/writing and updating of drawing registers. The other part of this role will see the successful candidate actively aiding in the rollout of the marketing strategy for the business. This may be through updating social media, creating new content for the website, ensuring brand consistency, or organising meetings and events.

In return, you’ll be exposed to all aspects of a successful local construction consultancy business and have the ability to undertake training to enhance and grow your skills. In the beginning, this role will be based in our office in Canterbury as you learn about your new role, the business and meet your colleagues. However, there will be an opportunity to work more flexibly as you settle in, subject to business needs.

This role is a full time and permanent position offering a salary of £18,000.

B&M are an equal opportunities employer who are Investors in People accredited.

Essential Requirements
  • A-Level qualified
  • Experienced in an administrative role in an office environment
  • Experienced in basic marketing (this could have been in a paid or voluntary role) e.g. delivering social media, organising events
  • Multi-tasker
  • Proactive nature, anticipating needs and assess situations quickly
  • Professionally and capably dealing with administrative tasks
  • Excellent writer and confident communicator
  • A willingness to take on new roles and responsibilities
  • Can-do attitude, not afraid to give something a go
Desirable/Advantageous Requirements
  • Degree qualified, ideally in Business, Marketing, English or similar
  • Previously created original content / written copy for marketing purposes
  • WordPress experience
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud – Indesign, Photoshop, Spark
  • Bid/tendering experience
  • Construction industry experience/understanding
  • Driving license

Interested in a role?

Please send your cover letter and CV to

Are you a Trainee, Graduate or looking for work experience?

Trainees & graduates.

B&M strive to be an Employer of Choice. We continuously search for talented individuals, with a passion for their development to join us. If you are currently studying for a sandwich degree at University, in a field related to our core business areas, you can apply to join B&M for your placement year. Acceptance would be subject to current staffing requirements. Our staff are on-hand to discuss such opportunities; please contact us on the email above so that we can discuss potential prospects.

Work experience.

Since formation, back in 1986, B&M has developed a philosophy of sponsoring and mentoring individuals to give them the best possible employment experience available. If you are still at school or college and are considering a career in Construction then you can apply to join B&M for you work experience placement. Acceptance would be subject to current staffing requirements.