21 Sep, 2018

Freelance Digital Marketing and Communications Executive

  • Rydon
  • Forest Row, UK
Freelance Digital Marketing Marketing Communications Marketing Executive

Job Description

An exciting freelance opportunity has arisen for a Digital Marketing & Communications Executive to join our marketing team. This position is available for remote working however the successful candidate from time to time will need to be based from our head office in the beautiful village of Forest Row, East Sussex. 


The Rydon group operates throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. We are a dynamic, multi talented organisation, working across a wide range of construction market sectors within the built environment. Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.


Job Purpose

Our in house marketing team provides support to all of our group companies and is responsible for our website, online content (including digital and social media), production of new homes floor plans and brochures, the design and production of a range of print content as well as ad-hoc projects. Working with our Communications Manager, the successful candidate will enjoy a varied role supporting our design, web and marketing campaigns but specifically on pieces of work within the digital marketing space. 

You will have the opportunity to be involved in the following;


Web / digital

  • Project management of new websites
  • Familiar with CMS tools / development of existing websites
  • Facebook for Business / Instagram
  • Understanding of web analytics


  • Ability to record video with own kit
  • Video editing and development
  • Photography of events, key personnel, etc


  • Researching, drafting news articles
  • Researching, drafting press releases
  • Creation, updating case studies
  • Buyer testimonials
  • Blog writing on issues relevant related to housing, education and healthcare
  • Writing newsletters
  • Creating HTML campaigns including written content, design, build and testing
  • Creating and editing animations and videos for use across email, websites and property portals (and any other advertising requirements)


Experience Required

The preferred candidate will have an avid interest in marketing and communications with experience gained ideally within a B2B (business to business) environment. You will have great energy, excellent written a verbal communications skills and experience of using communications and marketing packages. It would be a distinct advantage for the preferred candidate to have HTML campaign experience (writing content, building and testing), experience of managing social media and using specialist software (Camtasia, Adobe suite / Premiere Pro, InDesign etc) and good experience of writing in-house and external articles for publication. 


If you have the above experience then we would strongly encourage you to apply. 

Additional Information

As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.


Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.  

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