Josh - Marketing Assistant

CALA Homes (West) Ltd

How long have you worked at CALA?: A year and a half.

What does your job entail?: Marketing for CALA (West), which includes looking at traffic reports for our individual sites. Weekly tasks include preparing marketing campaigns to go out to our databases alongside updating our online portals with our latest sold plots and featured homes, keeping track of our competitors across the West of Scotland and monitoring performances against our own. I also create preview packs for our newest developments with our technical team, which includes site layout plans and individual housetype layouts followed by sending out showhome briefs to the chosen interior designers.

What is your favourite thing about your job?: Seeing a potential development from its very early stages go all the way through to a showhome launch.

What achievement are you most proud of since joining CALA?: Being one of the first to come through the CALA Graduate scheme.

What advice would you give to someone thinking about a career in housebuilding?: Definitely go for it - especially straight from university if you want to get involved in a good and growing industry from a young age.