Marketing & Business Development Manager

Organisation
Chapman Machinery Ltd.
Reference
VAC-2427
Sector
Business & Management, Marketing, PR, Media & Communications
Location
Bude, Cornwall
Salary Details
£20,000 - £24,000 per annum + OTE
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
03/01/2018
As part of a small but rapidly growing team, you will be working closely with Product development, sales and production, in order to further the brand awareness and promote the quality products we manufacture.

Job Description

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The role will require a good deal of creativity, attention to detail and communication skills. You will be in charge of managing the company’s social media presence, digital footprint, brand awareness and communication with both our existing distributor network and potential new distribution clients. We are looking for someone who will enjoy the day-to-day brand management, as well as the opportunity to liaise directly with our distributors ‘in the field’, as well as the potential to attend trade shows and exhibitions both in the UK and further afield.

Objectives

  • Review current marketing strategy and action as necessary
  • Review previous data trends for sales to better target advertising and marketing
  • Maintain and further develop the company website with the potential to introduce e-commerce in the near future
  • Handle incoming sales and distributor enquiries
  • Communicate with our distribution network on product development, warranty procedures, specification changes and sales promotions
  • Research, plan and execute trade events in the UK and further afield

Skills & Qualifications

Required:

  • Valid passport with no restrictions
  • Degree level qualification in relevant subject area
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Understanding of both traditional marketing techniques and up to date social techniques

Desirable:

  • Full clean driving licence
  • SEO Experience and/or understanding advantageous
  • Manufacturing or agricultural background (professional or personal) advantageous

Company Description

Chapman Machinery Ltd are a Cornish manufacturer, established in 2010, and specialising in the design and manufacture of innovative machinery for the agricultural & horticultural markets. We pride ourselves on local manufacturing, producing all of our products from our base near Bude, to ensure the highest quality and the highest level of support is offered.

Our customers are primarily in the UK and Ireland, and we are looking for an individual to both promote the brand in these established areas as well as introducing the brand into new markets and opportunities both within the EU and further afield.

Other Application Details

To apply, please attach your CV and a covering letter. 

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