Northern Europe Marketing Assistant - Trainee

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 22 Apr 18 2018-04-22

Societe Generale is one of the largest financial services groups in Europe and has been serving the needs of its clients in the UK for more than 100 years through a range of businesses.

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Description of the Business Line or Department

The marketing team of Lyxor ETF is responsible for all marketing activity for Lyxor's ETF business across Europe. The team is split into two halves; one half responsible for the creation of central marketing content, the second half responsible for local marketing strategy. Together the team covers institutional and wholesale markets across Europe

Summary Of The Key Purposes Of The Role

• Assisting the Northern European marketing head with promotions of Lyxor ETF in the UK, Nordics and Netherlands
• Creating and distributing marketing campaigns
• Using channels including digital and print advertising
• Assist with analysis and planning of campaigns
• Create locally relevant material

Summary of Responsibilities

• Distribute adverts and creative material to third parties
• Liaise with agency partners to coordinate production of materials
• Maintain websites with relevant news and materials
• Use Smartfocus tool to send regular emails
• Help run client events
• Manage the delivery of email campaigns
• Compile and analyse results of activities

Level of Autonomy and Authority

The role is a support function with little autonomy.



• Fluent English and strong writing skills are a must
• Experience with email / cms systems
• Strong project management skills
• Good record of time management
• Commercial awareness
• Effective communication
• Propensity for hard work!

• Understanding of financial markets
• Experience in ETF environment
• Presentation skills
• Knowledge of competitive landscape
• Experience managing and editing websites
• Marketing experience an advantage

Work Experience

• Relevant experience working in an ETF provider or asset management
• Experience of sales support or marketing
• Working with websites
• Experience analysing financial metrics and technical product details


• Degree educated


• English essential
• French, Dutch or Swedish an advantage

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.