Job vacancies

We are not currently recruiting for a particularly position but are always interested to hear from marketing professionals/students looking for the next step in their career.  


Marketing candidates should either hold or be willing to study for the Chartered Institute of Marketing qualifications.


If you would be interested in working for CQ Strategic Marketing please send your CV and covering letter to

Career Development - October 2017
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"Jackie is a hard-working, ambitious marketer, who takes great pride in sharing knowledge and inspiring others to follow their marketing career aspirations. A caring and conscientious professional, Jackie takes to the time to listen, share expertise, and provides practical advice for those looking for support and guidance with marketing study and/or career development opportunities.

Jackie is flexible to the needs and aspirations of the mentee and has been an incredibly valuable sounding board for myself over the past year as I've undertaken study and taken on several new challenges in my professional career.

As an aspiring marketer, entrepreneur and advocate of Yorkshire businesses, I would highly recommend Jackie."


Jess Dodds, CIM Mentor Scheme

October 2017

Work experience

We provide work experience placements of up to 2 weeks in conjunction with the Summer Camp programme run by The work-wise Foundation for 14 to 16 year olds during the school summer holidays.


Placements will include:

  • 2 day employability skills induction;
  • 8 days work experience;
  • Graduation ceremony;
  • Certificate of completion;
  • Guarantee of job interviews with work-wise employers.


Work experience with CQ will be based at least 50% of the time out at clients with the Managing Director, Jackie Cook.  CQ's client base is mainly manufacturing, IT or professional services businesses in the South and West Yorkshire areas.  This will give you opportunity to:

  • Attend business meetings;
  • Conduct desk market research;
  • Develop a target database of contacts;
  • Schedule social media activity for both CQ, CQ 4 Small Biz and their clients;
  • Work on marketing material and campaigns for CQ and their clients.


Quote from Greg Welsh, 15 from St Mary's High School in Chesterfield who did work experience in summer 2015 with CQ:


"These experiences have enhanced my skills in many fields such as understanding marketing through social media and also my ability to suggest my opinion in formal business situations"




Quote from Chloe Ireland, 18 a first year marketing student from Sheffield Hallam University who did work experience in March 2016:


“This experience has given me a wider understanding of the marketing industry and has taught me many valuable skills in aspects such as managing marketing though social media, the development of brand guidelines, and putting together target databases. Not only this but by spending the week with Jackie, I have seen partly what it takes to manage a growing business”.


Quote from Jennie Grice, 15 from Sheffield Springs Academy who did work experience in August 2016 with CQ as part of work-wise Foundation Summer Academy:


“Working with CQ Strategic Marketing for five days showed me how the real world and the world of work is, and has taught me many things, one being time management and making sure I’m organised for the big day ahead.”


Quote from William Allender, 15 from Bradfield School who did work experience in August 2017 with CQ as part of the Cutlers' Ambassadors programme:


"I've understood what is takes to manage and grow your own business and learnt many valuable skills which will be useful in later life. This experience has opened my eyes to what it is like to operate in a working environment and has given me a wider understanding of the marketing sector. This experience was extremely beneficial and will be most helpful in preparing me for the world of work."


Contact John Barber at The work-wise Foundation on to find out more.


Our MD, Jackie Cook is a registered STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Ambassador and participates in a number of STEM events throughout the year.

Research projects

We regularly work with Sheffield Hallam University and others on research projects both for CQ and for our clients.


If you have a consultancy project that you would like considering please contact Jackie on or 01709 430491

Contact CQ

To find out how we can help you develop your marketing strategy or implement your marketing plan contact us today.



Leeds office

Tel: 0113 467 0370

Rotherham office

Tel: 01709 430491


Head office CQ Strategic Marketing Ltd

Moorgate Crofts Business Centre, South Grove, Rotherham, S60 2DH

CQ Strategic Marketing brochure - October 2017
For marketing strategy, planning and practical support, please download our brochure for details of our full range of marketing services.
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CQ Marketing Academy - October 2017
For marketing training, coaching and mentoring
CQ MA minibrochure v3.pdf
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