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This is our recruitment page.

You won’t find any videos of smiling employees enjoying free lunches on beanbags in brightly coloured offices. That doesn’t mean they’re not there. But we’d prefer to be judged by who we are and how we do things.

If that sounds a bit like you, too, and you’ve got plenty drive and talent, we’d be delighted to talk to you.

Life at Never Let Go

NLG is a young and growing team. We offer our employees the opportunity to have a real and meaningful impact on the way we do business. We hire humble, collaborative, and dynamic people, and give them opportunities to grow and succeed.

A few things you can enjoy:

  • Flexible hours
  • Flexible vacation and sick leave
  • Fabulous food (on the house)
  • A wonderful office on the UK’s south coast, just moments from the sea, a wealth of great attractions and the World Heritage Site, Isle of Purbeck

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Copywriter / Communications Manager (Kickstart)

Note: This is a Kickstart Scheme opportunity for young people, so applicants need to be aged 16-24.

The ideal candidate is a creative team player, talented wordsmith, and grammar sleuth. You will be responsible for developing marketing and communications content that will separate us from the crowd.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement marketing and communications campaigns and strategies and monitor their success
  • Create clear and compelling marketing messages that are communicated consistently across different mediums
  • Define key performance indicators for each communications channel which will indicate a campaign’s level of success
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and communications collateral to ensure that it is consistent with the organization’s tone of voice, including white papers, website copy, social media and more
  • Reach out to influencers, media and beyond in order to arrange story placement on a national and global level

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Interested in marketing and advertising copy and how it can influence the buying process
  • Must be able to think analytically and strategically and work to achieve clear goals
  • Must seek to understand the customer empathetically and write for that persona
  • Capable of working well as part of a team as well as independently
  • Comfortable interviewing and researching in a self-directed way, to inform written content
  • Up to date on industry trends and able to stay ahead of the curve
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills and ability to meet deadlines

How we support you as a young person

  • You will work closely with the team and senior management, attending regular meetings, and gain a clear understanding of businesses metrics so that you can confidently demonstrate the impact of your work (setting you in a strong position for future roles, either inside the organisation or at a future one).
  • There will be training from staff members on various aspects of the role, and specific online business communication courses (including classes from Daniel Pink on Persuasion, Advertising from Goody & Silverstein and Campaign Messaging from past presidential advisors).
  • Importantly, there is potential for you to continue in the position if you wish to. If you choose to move to a new business, you will have a comprehensive case study of work and results to demonstrate your competence to prospective employers.

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Product Designer (Kickstart)

Note: This is a Kickstart Scheme opportunity for young people, so applicants need to be aged 16-24.

The ideal candidate is a creative team player, organiser and outdoor enthusiast. You will be responsible for coordinating product development projects for height safety gear, from carabiners to backpacks.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate projects with our product design team
  • Take new products from ideation to technical drawings, turning design concepts into functional prototypes
  • Work collaboratively with customers and our team to understand problems and produce clear product briefs
  • Coordinate projects with our product design team
  • Modify and revise existing designs to better meet customer expectations
  • Produce 3D renders and video animations
  • Present product ideas to relevant team members for brainstorming

Qualifications

  • An interest in climbing/outdoor-related products and technologies
  • Good understanding of material properties, including metals, plastics, textiles
  • Strong communication skills and project management capabilities
  • Excellent eye for aesthetic design and brand application
  • Artistic and innovative flair
  • Good attention to detail
  • Understand market leaders and follow industry and market trends

How we support you as a young person

  • You will work closely with talented and experienced designers (ex. Dyson) and get insights and learning from how they work.
  • You will coordinate with our team and senior management to gain a clear understanding of business process so that you can confidently demonstrate the impact of your work (setting you in a strong position for future roles, either inside the organisation or at a future one).
  • Importantly, there is potential for you to continue in the position if you wish to. If you choose to move to a new business, you will have a comprehensive case study of work and results to demonstrate your competence to prospective employers.

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