Jobs For Parents Wakefield

Returning to work after having children can be a daunting prospect however there are jobs that can fit around the needs of your family.

“Jobs for parents” are family-friendly positions that may be part-time, flexi-time, term-time, temporary contracts or even working from home.

If you have a vacancy to fill and would like to advertise the role on Wakefield Mumbler then please contact us here.

Marketing Specialist Get Ahead VA

As a Get Ahead VA Franchisee, you need to recruit a Marketing Specialist who has the confidence and experience to work with clients who know they need a marketing strategy but have no idea where to start. A Marketing Specialist can work up a strategy and then delegate the areas of the strategy to various team members to implement. Alternatively, clients wish to use the virtual Marketing Specialist as an alternative to having an in-house Marketing Manager, which means the role can be quite a generalist too.

You need to look for an enthusiastic Marketing Specialist to help your clients with their overall marketing efforts. They will play an integral part in the development and execution of marketing plans to reach targets that can relate to anything from brand awareness, to product promotion.

Marketing Specialists should be competent professionals, who are able to grasp consumer behaviour trends and generate creative ideas. They should also be comfortable with delivering more specialised marketing concepts, principles and tactics.

The goal is to deliver effective marketing programmes that will help our clients improve their reputation and boost their growth.


  • Conduct market research to find answers about consumer requirements, habits and trends
  • Brainstorm and develop ideas for creative marketing campaigns
  • Assist in outbound or inbound marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas (content development and optimisation, advertising, events planning, etc.)
  • Liaise with external vendors to execute promotional events and campaigns
  • Collaborate with marketing and other professionals to coordinate brand awareness and marketing efforts
  • Plan and execute initiatives to reach targets audience through the appropriate channels (social media, email, TV, etc.)
  • Assist in analysing marketing data (campaign results, conversion rates, traffic, etc.) to help shape future marketing strategies
  • Undertake individual marketing plan tasks, as assigned


  • Proven experience as a marketing specialist or within a similar role
  • Thorough understanding of marketing elements (including traditional and digital marketing such as SEO/social media, etc.) and market research methods
  • Demonstrable experience in marketing data analytics and tools
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office, marketing software (Adobe Creative Suite and CRM) and applications (web analytics, Google AdWords, etc.)
  • Well-organised and detail oriented
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Commercial awareness, partnered with a creative mind
  • Familiar with working within a team and good at delegating, but used to taking overall responsibility.

To apply, register your interest via email with the subject line GAVA Social to

Social Media Manger at Get Ahead VA

At Get Ahead VA we are looking for driven social media specialists to attract and interact with targeted communities and online users.

What does a social media specialist do?

The goal is to gradually achieve customer engagement, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of social media marketing platforms.

Social Media Managers should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimise content so that it is engaging across all of the channels. You will be responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of our client and ‘soft selling’ their product/service.


  • Build and execute an appropriate social media strategy through competitive research, relevant platform selection, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video) that builds meaningful connections and encourages action to be taken
  • Set up and optimise the client pages within each platform to increase the visibility of clients’ social content
  • Create editorial calendars and set up relevant schedules
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analysing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information


  • Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development and SEO (keywords/key phrases, etc.)
  • Knowledge of online marketing and a good understanding of major marketing channels

Positive attitude, detail and customer-oriented with good multitasking and organisational ability – this is essential as you need to feel really comfortable that the posts are going out as agreed and that they make sense and fit with clients’ briefs.

To apply, register your interest via email with the subject line GAVA Social to

Jo Jingles Wakefield and Leeds Franchise For Sale

Jo Jingles is the country’s leading provider of music and movement classes for babies, toddlers and pre-school children.

After more than 20 years of successful classes in the Wakefield and Leeds areas, the Jo Jingles Leeds franchisee is looking for a new owner to continue providing our fun, interactive and educational sessions.

Opportunities exist to develop our current schedule of parent/child classes, nursery classes and soft play sessions, along with developing our links with a variety of community groups.

The brand, nationally, continues to grow with additional exciting opportunities to explore. These include intergenerational sessions and after-school music clubs for school-aged children.
For further details of this flexible and family-friendly opportunity please get in touch.
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