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We’re always on the lookout for talented and experienced people. If you'd like to chat about any roles, or wish to apply, please contact Fiona MacInnes on FionaMacInnes@folk2folk.com or call 01566 788 350.

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Our purpose is to create prosperity for Britain’s regions and help level the playing field for business-owners when it comes to availability of finance.

And help make an impact.

A happy by-product of borrowing and investing via our platform is often job creation and the bolstering of local supply chains.  We coined a special term, FOLKOMONICS™, to describe this human impact of finance.

Current vacancies
  • Marketing Executive

    Location: Head Office based (in Launceston, Cornwall) with potential for some home working.

    Contract Type: Perm. Full-time

    Application Closes: ASAP

    Suits:

    Marketer with minimum of 3 years’ experience, good writing skills and an eye for design to create engaging brand and product content, a natural communicator with strong organisational skills.

    Who we are:

    FOLK2FOLK is the UK’s largest peer to peer lending platform in terms of cumulative lending, having channelled £643m into business loans, funded by our community of investors.  The company is focused on helping business-owners across regional Britain, access the finance they need to grow, develop, or diversify; while providing fixed-rate, property-backed investments for retail and institutional investors.

    Founded in 2013 around the simple yet profound principle that ‘good folks’ support other ‘good folks’, the essence of FOLK2FOLK lies in its human touch. This isn’t just a brand; it’s a belief in reinvigorating finance with genuine humanity. Recognized for its warmth, approachability, and trustworthiness, FOLK2FOLK is more than a name—it’s a promise to put people first.

    Position Overview:

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard-working Marketing Executive to join our FOLK2FOLK team in head office. This role will be instrumental in helping to expand our brand presence and drive sales and growth for FOLK2FOLK.  If you’re looking for a great role to super-charge your career in marketing look no further – this is a great all-rounder role, covering all aspects of marketing. If that sounds like you, read the description below and apply to be part of our fantastic team!

    We’re on the hunt for someone who…
    • Gets Things Done: We value folks with strong integrity and responsibility who can deliver on the job for us.
    • Has a One Team attitude: Friendly with great interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build connections? That’s a big tick from us. Marketing needs to work with all departments and these skills are essential to ensure good communication and collaboration.
    • Is Detail-Oriented: We appreciate those who don’t let any details slip through the cracks.
    • Is Super- Organised: We value those who are self-organised and can structure their own work as well as juggle logistics for events and projects.

     

    What you’ll be doing

    This is a hands-on role where you will be working across brand, marketing, and communications.  You’ll be working with and learning from our Head of Strategic Marketing & Communications to:

    • Create content: Support the Head of SM&C in creating and distributing engaging and FCA compliant content for various marketing channels, including social media, blogs, email marketing, newsletters, presentations, and website news. Create and manage social media and blogs calendar to ensure timely execution. Create/edit video content for social and marketing channels.
    • Digital: Manage, update and grow FOLK2FOLK’s social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, X, YouTube). Monitor social media engagement, respond to comments, and track key performance metrics. Assist in updating and maintaining the company website with new content, news, and blog posts always with an eye on SEO considerations. Continually look to raise our profile to help us expand our digital and overall industry presence and increase brand awareness.
    • Campaigns: ability to plan, execute, track and report on email, social media and advertising campaigns. Make recommendations where you see opportunity for improvement.
    • Research: Conduct competitor analysis and market research as directed.
    • Metrics: Weekly reporting on marketing metrics.
    • Events: Assist in organising events (face-to-face and digital) and promotional activities. Support with the planning and management of logistics, resources and team members for FOLK2FOLK’s attendance at exhibitions and events as well as FOLK2FOLK hosted events and webinars. Attend events as a face of FOLK2FOLK if required. Help create/update/order marketing materials, merchandise and collateral.
    • PR: Monitor and react to media coverage, FOLK2FOLK mentions and reviews. Write case studies and award submissions.

     

    This role will liaise with other departments to create content and work on communication projects, as well as liaise with third parties and suppliers.

    Peer to peer lending is a regulated industry so it is essential, once trained, that the individual ensures they act in accordance with the FCA rules at all times.

    You’ll have:
    1. A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Communications, or related field or relevant work experience.
    2. 2+ years of experience in a marketing role.
    3. Experience in the financial sector desirable but not essential. However, ability to be interested in the subject-matter of what finance enables i.e. how it enables businesses to start, grow and diversify, and the attraction and benefits for investors – is essential.
    4. Proficient skills in marketing tools such as Canva, MailChimp, Social Media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube), Hootsuite, and Google Analytics.
    5. A balance of creative mindset and analytical skills
    6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with other teams.
    7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    8. Experience of Sales Force is desirable but not essential
    9. Strong attention to detail and organisational abilities.

     

    You’ll be:
    1. A self-starter with problem-solving attitude
    2. Interested in the bigger picture and with a curious or enquiring mind.
    3. Able to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
    4. A natural team player with strong interpersonal skills.
    5. Friendly, positive and proactive.
    6. Keen to continuously learn and grow professionally and an interest to stay updated with marketing trends, tools, and best practices.

     

    What you’ll get …
    • Support and mentoring working with our Head of Strategic Marketing & Communications.
    • Great team culture: We offer you an incredible and passionate team of experienced people
    • Opportunity to grow
    • [Insert benefits etc]

    If you’re reading this job description and you already have ideas about what you could do, then we would love to hear from you.