Junior Marketing Manager

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This position has been closed.
December 2, 2021
United Kingdom
£9 per hour 

GamePad Online is a new virtual gaming event bringing communities together to celebrate the culture we all love, from the comfort of home. The event combines video games, cosplay and interviews from the industry for an online watch party for all ages.


Responsibilities include supporting the creation and execution of a mayamada digital marketing strategy. You will recognise and respond to business opportunities and customer requirements through a range of digital channels that include social media, websites, email and Discord.

You will actively employ content marketing and campaign management principles to deliver successful initiatives that meet the needs and aspirations of the organisation.

Working to company briefs, you will research, prepare and develop media messaging to maximise audience engagement, capturing the strategy and objectives of the brand and needs of our community we are representing.

You will have to capture what is exciting about a campaign and utilise the elements for use across our media platforms and channels. As part of the internship, you will be working with the mayamada team, in particular co-founder Nigel Twumasi, Tazziii and the GamePad team.


We are looking for interns with a positive and proactive approach to their work. Ideally, you will have an interest in anime, manga, comics, video games or Japanese culture.

We have a strong brand culture that values using your talent and imagination to create new solutions that help our team and community. As a small company, being able to contribute to a team is vital as well as pursuing learning to gain skills that help the brand in addition to you as an individual.

Other requirements include ability to:

  • Ability to work unsupervised, and interact effectively within teams.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organisational and multitasking skills.
  • Demonstrate integrity, dependability, responsibility and accountability.
  • Enthusiasm and a thorough and flexible approach to work and to personal development and life-long learning.
  • A comprehensive understanding of the mayamada brand, The StoryBoard, and GamePad event.


This is a remote position, you will be expected to works 5 hours per day Monday - Friday. A weekly online video call meeting will take place at the start of each week during the internship with mayamada co-founder Nigel and any other staff members as necessary. The purpose of meetings will be to update on progress, set tasks for the week and ensure working hours are being met by the individual.

How to Apply

Kickstart is a Government scheme aimed to help support young people back into work after the economic effects of the pandemic. The Job Placements are only available for Universal Credit claimants aged 16 to 24 and out of education who are referred to employers by their respective Work Coaches.

In order to apply you should:

  1. Complete this form
  2. Get in touch with your work coach (reference postal code N17 8AA to receive a referral

British Manga Anime | Discover Our Universe | mayamada

About mayamada

mayamada is a creative manga brand featured in NEO Magazine, Mashable, Bleeding Cool and the BBC among others. We have exhibited at comic conventions across the UK and internationally.

We create manga-style comics set within our own universe: a television network with an all-animal cast of characters. Each manga title tells the story of a different show on the network.

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