Field marketing assistant: Year in industry

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Date: May 27, 2023

Location: Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG

Company: Ansys

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


This is a one year full time internship for the 2023-2024 academic year for a student in marketing at a UK based university. Please only apply if you are studying a marketing related subject at a UK based university.


Summary / Role Purpose

The primary role of the field ‘marketing assistant’ is to support the regional marketing team on operations to foster demand generation and track moving contacts into the sales pipeline according to guidelines and instructions received from the regional marketing manager. This will be achieved through the promotion and delivery of events and other marketing activities, and the management of all the back-office operations that will ensure the best outcome of planned events.

The measure of attainment is through meeting the targets of the assigned events/lead generation activities within the regional marketing plan and the completion of secondary roles.



Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Have a productive working relationship with the marketing team, sales team, inside sales and support, to properly manage assigned tasks through a continuous collaboration across departments.
  • Deliver, following manager’s guidelines, online/offline activities that are part of marketing campaigns and communications to raise awareness and generate an appropriate number of new leads to pass to inside sales and sales.
  • Manage webinars and seminars according to received instruction.
  • Take care of follow-up for events to be sure leads are entered into CRM and managed correctly.
  • Regularly brief the relevant people on progress over assigned tasks.
  • Support the setup and management of exhibitions.
  • Support the field marketing team in managing sponsorship of external conferences and events, and web seminar programs.
  • Ensure all new leads are entered into CRM promptly and accurately.
  • Order corporate collateral and collate event materials.
  • Ensure that all exhibition equipment is up to date.
  • Support the regional marketing team with ABM activity.
  • Work on marketing data to provide local reports and update dashboards.
  • Create web pages for the regional marketing team.


Travel and overnight stays could be requested.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience

  • Studying for a degree in marketing or similar subject
  • Basic understanding of marketing in a digital environment
  • Ability to manage data and create/manage dashboards
  • Highly reliable: attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly
  • Excellent team working kills
  • Good organizational skills with ability to deliver a high-volume of quality work
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal with an ability to prioritize
  • Creative thinker
  • A can-do person who thrives in a busy environment
  • Competent in the use of general office software applications such as mail tools, document editors, spreadsheets and databases, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Understanding and experience of a CRM system (Salesforce is a plus)
  • Experience with web marketing tools (Adobe Experience Manager is a plus)
  • B2B marketing experience gained within the software or engineering sector is a plus


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.