JOB ALERT: Digital Marketing Assistant (Full Time)

By Emerald Green Media
January 9, 2024

We are recruiting for a Digital Marketing Executive to join our team in our Belfast office.


Emerald Green Media Ltd is a digital media company that owns several influential websites, including Ireland Before You Die and Meanwhile in Ireland.

These websites began as far back as 2014, but Emerald Green Media was founded in 2019 to bring them all under one company.

Ireland Before You Die (IB4UD) is our main website, and it is Ireland’s most popular independent travel and culture website.

Meanwhile in Ireland is one of Ireland’s biggest culture and satirical news websites.

We are recruiting for a Digital Marketing Executive to join our team in our Belfast office. The successful candidate will work closely with our team on an exciting mix of projects spanning a variety of digital channels.

The role will include all aspects of digital marketing, including SEO, social media, email marketing, sales, content marketing, and digital strategy.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic team player. You will hold a degree in marketing or a similar field with a sound understanding of all facets of digital marketing.

Hands-on experience working in a digital marketing role would be ideal, but it is not essential. You will learn everything you need to be a competent Digital Marketing Executive.

This role is ideal for a graduate or someone eager to kickstart their career in marketing.

You must be hungry to succeed, eager to learn and have the right attitude to join our team.

You must be a creative, multi-talented individual with a good eye for detail and aspire for professionalism. Do not apply if you are not a highly motivated individual.

Full training will be given to help you succeed in this role.


Working alongside our team, you will assist with the following tasks as needed:

  • Managing and improving our SEO strategy
  • Managing and improving our social strategy
  • Tweaking and uploading videos to our social accounts (including TikTok)
  • Analysing Google Analytics data
  • Managing the marketing strategy for our online shop and email newsletters
  • Building relationships with content creators and other websites
  • Creating and posting Instagram and Facebook stories with links to our articles
  • Managing and growing our Twitter account

You will receive full training to help you succeed in this role but we want someone who can improve our company.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree-educated with a 2.1 or higher
  • Evidence of work experience in Marketing
  • A passion for travel and Ireland
  • Good knowledge of digital marketing
  • Experience in using Photoshop and Canva
  • An understanding of social media marketing
  • An analytical mind
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working under pressure and on various projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers
  • Excellent proof-reading and high attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively on a team


  • Competitive hourly rate of pay (based on experience)
  • Hybrid working (Between our office in Belfast City Centre and working from home)
  • Private health care package
  • Free gym membership
  • Option of 4-day workweek after completion of 4-month contract
  • 1 wellness day per year
  • Never work weekends
  • Option to work remotely from anywhere in the world for up to 2 months per year
  • Regular team-bonding activities
  • Training, development, and up-skilling opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to gain experience in a variety of marketing tasks
  • Company benefits package

The contract

  • At least 28 hours per week (4+ days a week)
  • It will be a four-month rolling contract with the view to becoming permanent

Recruitment process

  • Interviews will take place in January and February with the view to starting the role by early March 2024
  • Closing date: 16/02/2024


If you feel you match the criteria and would like to be considered for this job, please email your CV and a cover note explaining how you meet the criteria to [email protected].

JOB ALERT: Digital Marketing Assistant (Full Time)

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