Junior HTML Developer
 Lorton, VA

ROLE: Junior HTML Developer

LOCATION: Edinburgh


Your key responsibilities as a Junior HTML Email Developer will be to build and manage client email campaigns and support the team from end-to-end (design to delivery) on everything email. You will be collaborating closely with the organisation's preferred ESP in order to build and evolve HTML emails with intense internal testing for the functional performance against industry best practice. 


  • Populate, develop and build responsive/modular HTML emails for delivery

  • Carry out set QA for email

  • Perform cross-client testing using Litmus (or similar tools)

  • Adhere to production schedules and deadlines for all communications

  • Collaborate with Project Manager and report to key stakeholders / cross-functional teams to consistently deliver quality communications that support business objectives

  • Always look for opportunities for improvement in design, development and process in order to evolve the email offering


  • Knowledge of modular and responsive HTML for email marketing

  • Attention to detail and quality

  • A solid understanding of cross-client/platform issues, code solutions, best practices and email guidelines/standards

  • Knowledge of email service platforms

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative

  • Strong project management and prioritisation skills

  • Experience in an email marketing preferred

  • Competent using PC and Mac

  • Experience of email Design and has an interest in UX

  • Knowledge of other Adobe CC Apps is a bonus

  • Knowledge of DM and digital marketing channels

  • Good data analysis and interpretation skills

  • Agency experience ­whether in a freelance or in­-degree capacity

  • HTML hand coding


Our values are at the heart of everything we do, whether it’s creating a new service for our clients or how we look after our team:


  •         Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for Oliver Marketing

  •         Identifies opportunities to deliver greater value for themselves

  •         Takes on difficult challenges willingly and realistically

  •         Has a can do attitude

  •         Shows commitment to the company vision for growth through adding value


  •         Identifies a range of solutions to problems

  •         Thinks of improvements to things without being prompted

  •         Challenges convention by exploring alternatives


  •         Demonstrates role model behaviours consistent with our vision and values

  •         Leads by example

  •         Deals with challenges and problems in a positive and constructive way

  •         Encourages others

  •         Sets achievable but high standards

  •         Demonstrates good leadership skills

  •         Uses inspiring communications to motivate clients and colleagues

  •         Achieves outstanding results

  •         Acts with humility and honesty

  •         Demonstrably values the contribution of others

  •         Gives honest and direct feedback in a constructive manner


  •         Has excellent listening skills

  •         Shows the ability to change their opinion/view

  •         Acknowledges the contribution of others

  •         Views challenges as a learning opportunity

  •         Actively looks to develop themselves on the job, and in their own time

  •         Does not often make the same mistake twice

  •         Is willing to take risks

  •         Learns from mistakes and takes action to personally change


  •         Acknowledges the importance of tracking results

  •         Accepts responsibility for actions

  •         Looks for accountability

  •         Sets goals and focuses on their delivery

  •         Is comfortable with hard and soft targets

  •         Shows a strong commitment to exceeding targets

  •         Sets own goals

  •         Has strong time management

  •         Has an analytical approach to objectives

  •         Can handle complexity and ambiguity

  •         Looks to make goals SMART without prompting

  •         Goes “above and beyond” to deliver the goal


Lots of agencies say they’re different. OLIVER is.

OLIVER believes that agencies work better inside a brand’s organisation; delivering more effective work at the speed required to drive modern businesses forward. Using our unique Inside Intelligence methodology, we build specialist, dedicated in-house agencies that collaborate with clients to form better marketing solutions.

Established in 2004, our model is now driven by over 2000 people, working across more than 200 in-house agencies globally. Clients include The Guardian, Unilever, Barclaycard, PepsiCo, AXA, The AA, adidas, BMW, Post Office and 3M. OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which also includes global content agency Adjust your Set, design, experience and engineering company DARE and property marketing specialists Aylesworth Fleming. 


We are a company built on our values, we have given you a brief overview below but would love to tell you more.

Ambition – you look for opportunities to deliver greater value to those around you

Imagination –you identify a range of solutions to problems

Inspiration – you lead by example and encourage others

Learning - you have excellent listening skills that helps you to learn from our clients an those around you

Results – you accept responsibility for your  actions

We recognise that some diverse groups are underrepresented within our industry and would welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. If you need us to make any adjustments to make your application process easier please let us know by emailing supertalent@oliver.agency