WELCOME TO FORTH CAPITAL

Forth Capital is a leading financial planning and pensions advisory company, specialising in providing intelligent investment advice to international investors.

PROVIDING FINANCIAL ADVICE FOR EXPATS GLOBALLY

Since 2004, our aim as been to help our clients, who aspire to be financially independent, achieve their goals.

We are a team of experts who provide investment and pensions advice, to preserve our clients’ wealth, manage their assets and grow their investments.

Our advisers are experienced investment specialists, who provide impartial advice that is tailored to our clients’ individual circumstances. Many of our advisers are expats themselves, allowing them to understand the international nature of our clients’ investment decisions and help them identify the most appropriate products and providers to suit their needs.

“When you join our team in Edinburgh, you will be surrounded by like-minded and ambitious individuals.

We’re growing our Client Services and Operations teams and after a successful launch of our Early Careers Graduate programme in September 2020, we are developing and supporting the future of financial advice in-house.

But that’s just the beginning. We’ve started our new four and a half day week, alongside a hybrid working solution. Our team are reaping the benefits of an enhanced work life balance, whilst continuing to support our clients’ needs and grow the company. With an Employee Ownership Scheme initiative in place, we are all working together to grow Forth Capital.”

WHAT'S NEXT FOR FORTH CAPTIAL?

We are Financial Planners, Pensions Experts and Wealth Managers.

Our fundamentals are expertise, performance, and service. But we intend to be disruptors in the UK IFA industry by offering our clients a unique digital experience.

This will spark a conversation in our industry, and we are looking for an innovative Digital Marketing Manager to lead that debate and sell the benefits of the new service we are delivering.

Tom Tracy
CEO & Founder

OUR FUTURE

Our aim is to become a Chartered Financial Planning firm through upskilling our current advisers and expanding our existing team with new and exciting talent.

We want to give our clients the chance to receive the best financial advice by our experts – digitally.

It’s important that we embrace the future as a digitally lead company, allowing the cost of advice to be redefined and giving clients the best value for money.

OUR CORE VALUES

DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER

This is a new and exciting role that would be perfect for a bright, enthusiastic individual, who has the skill set to create and implement our new digital strategies. We are looking for someone capable of propelling the company into our next stage of growth as we aim to disrupt the UK market whilst continuing our global presence. The role will report directly to our CEO, and will have the potential to make a significant impact on our organisation.

Your key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversee lead generation campaigns and new business streams, such as PPC and Google Ads
  • Manage outsourced external agencies and grow the internal team
  • Create and implement engaging content for online distribution and lead magnets
  • Manage and develop all social media platforms, growing following and interactions
  • Build and manage professional relationships to generate lead flow
  • Create and manage new marketing suite for internal and external purposes

Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree or studies in either Sales / Marketing / Finance / Business desirable
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a digital marketing role
  • Experience in strategizing and developing the vision for business growth
  • Experience in working with content management systems for media channels
  • Experience with CRM systems such as Salesforce for example
  • Financial services marketing experience would be beneficial but is not required
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with ability to work independently and take initiative

THE BENEFITS PACKAGE AT FORTH CAPITAL

  • Base Salary up to £50,000 and we also offer a significant performance related bonus
  • Four-and-a-half-day week with a half day on Fridays
  • Hybrid working model of Mondays & Fridays from home
  • 34 days holiday, inclusive of bank holidays and Christmas closure
  • Employee Ownership Scheme
  • Flexible working 
  • Workplace Pension
  • Income Protection Scheme
  • Death in Service
  • Access to Help@Hand App supporting employee mental health

CONTACT US

If you’d like to find out more about this exciting new opportunity with Forth Capital, please get in touch with Jonathan Watt at Denholm Associates today.

Thank you.

SCOTT CAITHNESS

SENIOR CONSULTANT - MARKETING

Scott started his career working for one of the leading Advertising & Comms agencies in Edinburgh where he spent 7 years before moving in to recruitment in 2011. As such, he is well-networked in the Marketing & Comms space across Scotland. With a friendly and consultative approach, Scott is genuinely passionate about providing a positive journey to both candidates and clients alike and believes communication plays a big part in this.  A “thinking-outside-the-box recruiter”, he is known for helping candidates portray the best version of themselves and helping clients find talent for those hard to fill roles.

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Communication Lead

We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking to add a Communication Lead to our fast-growing team. You’ll be a trusted advisor to clients across several sectors in all aspects of communication, external affairs, marketing and issues management. Coming from an agency or consultancy environment, at Account Director level or above, you’ll report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for a small and busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll have first-class project management skills, be solutions-driven and excellent commercial acumen too. Alongside the senior team, you’ll work to drive the strategic growth of Aspect.

Your core duties will include:

  • Working with the MD to develop and deliver growth strategies 
  • Attracting and retaining profitable clients across a range of sectors 
  • Leading the creation and execution of strategic communication programmes
  • Inspiring, leading and developing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Developing strong relationships with clients, colleagues and associates
  • Producing high quality pitches and proposals to secure new business 
  • Curating, nurturing and managing a team of talented associates.

You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • 7+ years of senior leadership experience within an agency or consultancy
  • Experience in Energy, Renewables, Financial Services or Life Sciences would be very desirable
  • Outstanding writing skills and the ability to engage and excite an audience
  • An impressive track record of client attraction, retention and growth 
  • The ability to thrive fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills to motivate and inspire those around you
  • Excellent planning, evaluation and project management skills
  • To develop new processes, systems and ways of working to drive performance

Communication Advisors

We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking for Senior Communication Advisors, Communications Advisors and Communications Executives to join their fast-growing team. 

You’ll have previous agency experience at Senior Account Manager or Account Manager level and be passionate about delivering excellent results for clients. You might be a specialist in PR and media relations who produces compelling editorial content across a range of topics and sectors or you might be a public affairs expert who understands the policy landscape and helps clients build influential relationships. Whatever your specialism, you’ll be an excellent writer, full of creative ideas, with proven client management experience and the ability to provide expert advice our clients.

Your key duties will include:

  • Supporting the key account lead with day-to-day client liaison, providing strategic counsel on day-to-day account matters when required
  • Active involvement in planning and delivering global PR, marketing and digital campaigns
  • Managing content programmes, including mapping out content themes, spotting industry trends and story angles, writing copy when required which may include opinion articles, web and social
  • Building strong media relationships, creating pitches based on your story ideas and delivering content in-to suit the client’s target media and securing opportunities
  • Planning and running client’s social media programmes, and management of their channels
  • Continuously identifying opportunities to grow brand awareness and profile our client’s businesses within their target sector through events, webinars, thought leadership
  • Producing comprehensive and timely reports on client activity 
  • Supporting in the development of client proposals to help grow or win parts of the business


In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven background in account handling and direct client liaison – 4 years’ minimum
  • Experience in an agency setting focusing on B2B communication or PR
  • Strong communications skills, verbal and written
  • A background in delivering creative, digitally led B2B communications such as LinkedIn campaigns
  • An innate understanding of earned media, with the ability to create stories and generate coverage across traditional media, digital and social
  • Experience working on content management programmes, with an awareness of the changing way business audiences consume information and an appreciation of search, paid and wider customer marketing activity, and how it all fits together
  • A history of working with clients in a variety of sectors is welcomed but experience in the tech and energy industries is advantageous.

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HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY, CHANGE & TRANSFORMATION

Andy has been recruiting in Technology, Change & Transformation since 2001. Delivering tailored resource solutions as trusted advisor to clients ranging from start-ups through to global blue-chip organisations across contract, permanent, fixed term, and managed service/statement of work solutions. He has experience providing candidates for Helpdesk through to CIO and takes great pride in providing excellent customer service and ensuring each candidate journey is a positive one. An expert in his market he can provide guidance across current market trends.

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Our Purpose

Our aim is to combat illicit online trade by identifying and removing counterfeits for sale. Counterfeits not only damage brands, their reputations, and revenues, but can cause significant harm to the end customer – whether as a fake toy or a fake medicine – and the consequences can be life threatening.

Counterfeiting is a significant economic and social issue.

The OECD reports that counterfeit and fake goods make up more than 3.3% of the world’s global trade. Those involved in the trade of counterfeits have been linked to people trafficking, prostitution, and drug dealing.

As such, reducing illicit trade is about much more than brand protection but also about human rights, safety, and social equity.

And this is what we do, every day.

Our People

Our people are our most important asset, and their mental well-being and happiness are core to our success. We love our diverse workforce, actively embrace flexible working (even pre-pandemic!) and encourage a healthy work-life balance. We have been recognised as one of the most diverse SME workplaces in the UK and are holders of the Scottish Business Pledge which exists to promote a fairer Scotland. We have also just been included in the 2021 Culture Leaders Top 25 – an accolade of which we are very proud!

We are a fully inclusive and nurturing employer and, despite being in tech, the majority of our team are women, leading to accolades in the Computing Magazine Women in IT Awards and the Amazon Growing Business Awards. We currently represent 15 nationalities and speak 20 languages. Age is no barrier, and we recruit for attitude, providing and encouraging appropriate learning and training for each and every role.

We are also proud members of IP Inclusive, a network of professionals working to make the intellectual property industry more diverse.

Our Environment

We deliver purpose-driven work from an extremely welcoming environment near the City Centre. We actively encourage the responsible use of resources, from using public transport to reuse, recycling, and, of course, a minimal impact office environment. We have benefited from the advice of the Energy Saving Trust and Resource Efficient Scotland. Our waste contractor also provides us with a monthly report on volumes and types of material and the carbon emissions avoided through recycling.

Over 80% of our employees can walk or cycle to The Lair and, pre-pandemic, 10% were using public transport as their normal daily commuting mode. Without doubt, online meetings will replace considerable miles, going forward, saving resources, time and energy. Where possible, when possible, the train remains our preferred option. 

Our Community

As well as working in close collaboration with our clients, and the online marketplaces, we are active members of groups that have been established to combat illicit trade. These include the Scottish Anti-Illicit Trade Group, the European Intellectual Property Office, The Scottish Business Resilience Centre, the Anti-Counterfeiting Group, and the China Britain Business Council. Members of our senior management sit on the boards of ACID (Anti-Copying in Design), the Scottish Ministerial Trade Board, and the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s Observatory Panel for SMEs, amongst others.

Each team member nominates good causes or charities that are supported on both an individual and corporate basis. Wherever possible, we support the employee’s involvement whether through time or fundraising events.

ANGELA MCCANN

DIRECTOR OF GROWTH

Having worked in the recruitment industry since 2000, Angela brings a wealth of experience as a Recruitment Professional and a proven track record of delivering a high-quality search and selection service to both public and private companies in the UK and internationally. Angela believes in a partnership approach to recruitment, ensuring a detailed understanding of employer/jobseeker requirements and delivering a bespoke service underpinned by professionalism, pragmatism and strong market knowledge.

JAMES BLYTH

HEAD OF MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING

James has a decade of experience within the FMCG sector where he has partnered with a wide range of businesses placing key appointments at all levels including Director/ Board level. Driving growth across our Manufacturing & Engineering function, James specialises in Production, Operations, Engineering, Quality, HSE, Technical, NPD and Supply Chain. With his passion and expertise in these areas, James supports candidates and clients by working closely to understand their needs and wants providing exceptional service.

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