Marketing Assistant

Job Title: Marketing

Part-time: 25 hours per week. Monday – Friday, 9.30am-2.30pm (different shift pattern may be considered for the right candidate).

Remuneration: £15,600 per annum. £12 per hour.

Contract: Permanent

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire (Monday-Wednesday in office, Thursday and Friday work from home)

Reporting to: Marketing Manager

Start Date: 30th May 2023

About Us

African Adventures is on a mission to change lives through volunteering in Africa. We organise life-changing opportunities for young people from schools, colleges, and charities to volunteer at the 25 schools we work with in developing areas of Ghana, Kenya, and Zanzibar.

We’re a unique organisation that’s both a tour operator and a development agency. We provide a comprehensive travel service to our volunteer groups, organising everything from their flights and accommodation to their pre-departure support and fundraising ideas, whilst working closely with our partner schools in Africa to ensure we improve school facilities and educational opportunities for their students.

About You

This is an exciting opportunity to take on an interesting and challenging role at a unique company. It would suit a friendly, hard-working and organised person, driven by an interest in people, travel, and international development.

You’ll have at least two years of experience in a similar or transferable role. You’ll be highly organised, passionate about travel and international development, and capable of building strong working relationships with colleagues and customers.

Core Responsibilities


• Manage contact databases for our target markets
• Add, edit, and remove data contacts for counties as required
• Manage enquiries and replies from potential group leaders

• Manage the acquisition of all image and video content from volunteer groups, including contacting groups for their submissions.
• Manage library of image and video content

• Website updates for the main company website, My AA and AAF
• Optimise imagery on the African Adventures website

• Managing volunteer feedback surveys

• Create/edit/send newsletters

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What We're Looking For


Minimum two years’ experience in a similar or transferable role
Highly organised
Friendly, team-orientated attitude
Highly motivated and a team player
Strong written and communication skills
Positive attitude to problem solving
Good IT skills
Passionate about international development, volunteering, travel and education
Experience of working in the school, travel or charity sector



Additional benefits

• Flexible working hours and hybrid working
• Enrolment in the company bonus scheme
• 25 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays), increasing annually by one day with every year of service, up to 28 days.
• Private healthcare cover
• Company pension scheme with annual increments

Think You'll Be a Good Fit?

To apply for this role, click the button below and provide your CV and cover letter, outlining why you are suitable for the role and would like to be interviewed for the position.

Alternatively, please submit your application to zoe@african-adventures.co.uk or by post:

FAO Zoe Purkiss
African Adventures
4 Crescent House
Yonge Close
SO50 9SX

Closing date for application: Friday 14th April 2023.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 24th April 2023.

Please note that if the number of applications for the position is high, we may decide to close the position early, so please apply as soon as possible.