Careers At Blackstar

Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004 and officially launched in 2007. Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative amplification products that redefine players expectations, Blackstar today distributes products to over 50 countries worldwide and is a major international brand in the amplifier market. Over the years the Blackstar team has continued to grow and Blackstar is always keen to hear from like-minded individuals who have the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in the MI industry.

Job Opportunities

Digital Content Manager
Job Description
Department: Marketing
Job Title: Digital Content Manager
Reporting to: Head of Marketing
Overall purpose of the job: You will be responsible for creating and managing Blackstar’s digital marketing content. Working with our Marketing and Sales teams you will plan, execute and increase the reach of content to our target audience. Your goal will be to increase awareness and demand for Blackstar products.
Main Activities / Tasks:
  • Work with our Marketing team to develop our digital marketing strategy and campaigns.
  • Independently create compelling, high-quality digital content.
  • Push content to the target audience in all digital channels, platforms and environments.
  • Manage day-to-day presence in all social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other community sites, blogs etc.
  • Remain at the cutting edge of digital marketing channels.
  • Produce regular analysis of our digital media channel performance.
  • Producing a monthly KPI report for the Marketing department.
Other Duties:
  • Undertaking duties in support of other departments.
The Person
Person Specification
Education / Qualifications
Minimum of  2 A-Levels or BTEC equivalent GCSEs – minimum Grade C in English and Mathematics.
Training / Technical Skills
Good numerical and analytical skills.
Demonstrated success at creating effective, results-based consumer connections that build brand equity and sales.
  • 2+ years experience in digital marketing with hands-on knowledge of SEO, Mobile, Video, Social Media, Shopping Feeds, blogs, media and all platforms.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Highly organised.
  • Ability to multi-task and work within deadlines.
  • Practical knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Good follow-up and follow-through.
Experience / Knowledge
A level of technical expertise in guitars and amplifiers.
Spanish speaker.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cutting-edge digital marketing and best practices.
  • Knowledge of content creation, preparation and dissemination in a high-quality, consistent manner.
  • Experience of customer contact.
  • Experience of working in an office environment and an understanding of business etiquette.
  • Musician.
  • Familiar with guitar amplifier set-ups and operation.
Personality / Characteristics
Passion for the music industry.
  • Independent and self-reliant, being able to work without close supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, personable and outgoing.
  • Ability to pro-actively seek-out and create digital content. 
  • Ability to prioritise and manage working time effectively.
  • Strong team player.
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious, committed and dependable.
Specific Requirements of the Role
Experience of using Blackstar products or equivalent music related products. Full time, 8:00-17:00, Monday-Friday.
Willing to work extra hours as required.
Job Description:
   View the 'Digital Content Manager' job description
Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton
  • Ref No: Mark-00010
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Marketing

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If you think you have what it takes to join us please make sure you download and fill out the Blackstar Application Document and attach that along with your CV using our online form.

Alternatively if you would prefer, you are able to apply in writing with your Covering Letter, CV and your Blackstar Application Document to our mailing address: Blackstar Amplification Ltd, Suite 2, Hawes Business Centre, Sandfield Close, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6EU

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