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Digital Online Specialist

Protea Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

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Contract Type
Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Protea Recruitment is working with a Glasgow-based food manufacturer (confectionery) who is looking for a Digital Online Specialist to join their team.

Job Title: Digital Online Specialist

Product Range: Confectionery

Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Salary: TBC

Our client is looking for an ambitious Digital and Online Specialist who can weave their artisanal legacy into a captivating online narrative. This is a role for a creative dynamo, someone ready to propel their brand to dazzling new heights and forge an emotional connection.


The Role

  • Innovate & Engage: Harness your creativity to narrate their brand story. Develop engaging content, from mouth-watering blogs to eye-catching animations, to ignite a robust online following.
  • Strategic Storytelling: Utilize disruptive digital tools to make them a household name. Think short videos, influencer collaborations, and beyond – all while staying true to their values of passion, kindness, and sustainability.
  • Community Building: Be the architect of their digital community, turning Glasgow's confectioner into a nationwide sensation.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Manage and optimize their online presence, social media platforms, and monitor market trends to keep their strategies sharp and effective.

What they are looking for:

  • An ambitious individual who is keen to advance their digital career, and can see the opportunity and blank canvas this role would be.
  • A degree of experience in managing e-commerce platforms and social media, or who has the initiative to find solutions digitally, YouTube etc, and crack the problems.
  • Ability to work closely with the flat structured team in the factory, and great communication skills to help align marketing strategies with production realities. The individual would be working closely with the MD & Commercial Director who will be on hand to mentor and provide ongoing CPD.  As a close team they hope to provide as much autonomy as possible, but be learning as a team as the role evolves.
  • An individual who can see the freedom, and potential this role for them to build their reputation too, by building a strong online community for the client and enhancing brand visibility.

The client

  • Team-Oriented Culture: They value teamwork, integrity, and continuous improvement.
  • Creative Freedom: This role offers the liberty to experiment and innovate.
  • Impactful Work: Your efforts directly contribute to our brand's growth and identity.

What You'll Deliver:

  • Brand Engagement: Elevate the brand presence and community interaction.
  • Sales Growth: Drive e-commerce sales and enhance our market reputation.
  • Continuous Improvement: Regularly report on digital performance, identifying and addressing bottlenecks.

For more information about this role, please apply today. We aim to get back to you within 72hrs


A fresh approach to recruitment

​With a direct approach to recruitment, we Focus on the Food | Drinks | and FMCG sectors.

Our company's success has been built on the understanding that every business and candidate is unique; partnering with our clients, we focus on the culture fit, which is as important as matching a candidate's skills.

 Working with SME and Blue-chip businesses, from factory start-ups to replacing critical positions, our tailor-made services offer a bespoke recruitment solution for Full-Time, Interim and Fixed Term Contracts, from mid-level to board-level recruitment across all recruiting disciplines. 

Recruiting across Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, EU, MENA, Africa, and other countries worldwide, we are the recruitment partner for you for the Food / Drinks manufacturing sector.

For your perfect job or hire, don't hesitate to contact or call Matt on 0131 378 2530


Company info
Suite 18
4 Lochside Way, Park
Mid Lothian
EH12 9DT

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