Sales and Marketing Officer

Organisation
ashortwalk
Reference
VAC-4046
Sector
Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing, Marketing, PR, Media & Communications, Sales, Business Development & Purchasing
Location
Perranporth, Cornwall
Salary Details
£20,500 - £24,500
Hours of work
35
Job Type
Permanent
Interview Date
06/09/2018 (Anticipated)
Closing Date
24/08/2018
We are now looking for an organised and personable candidate to join the charge and build momentum with our sales and marketing team to maximise our organisations sales and marketing opportunities.

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION 

This position would be ideal if you are a person who is passionate about the environment, is looking to develop a career in sales and marketing, enjoys working with a wide variety of people, is creative in their approach, adaptable, naturally motivated, excellent communication skills with the ability to work on multiple projects.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Sales

  • Be an active member of the sales team, assist with daily sales administration activities, ensure the sales process is followed and reach team sales targets and objectives.
  • Assess and respond to the high volume of incoming prospect and lead enquiries over the phone and via emails throughout the day.
  • Ensure accounts are set up and all client information entered on database is correct.
  • Stay in touch and proactively work with existing bank of potential clients on the CRM database.
  • Research potential new sales streams and clients, identifying why our products would relate to them and recommending a sales approach.
  • Obtain Customer / Stockist feedback. Contact every few months to gather feedback about product sales, collate information and report internally.
  • Handle client invoices, order processing and quotation support.

Marketing

  • Produce and distribute marketing materials and literature, such as web content, social media content, brochures, newsletters and press releases.
  • Maintain promotional materials, corporate brochures, branded materials, point of sales, inventories, stock checks and databases.
  • Review and analyse the impact of marketing campaigns, collating and interpreting analytical software and data for the purpose of reporting sales and marketing insights.
  • Administrate, organise and attend events, exhibitions and Trade Shows. Overseeing the entire planning process – from booking to attendance to curating visuals, checking kit lists and overseeing the creation of physical/digital assets needed.
  • Write and proof read content.
  • Liaise with graphic and website designers and be the main point of contact for external designers and printers.
  • Research audiences and sales channels, recommending sales and marketing approaches to target them.
  • Web management and admin - updating and uploading product details, review product listings on partner sales platforms, case studies, blogs and content.
  • Responsible for maintaining all social media outlets.

General

To undertake Ad Hoc project work and carry out any other duties to meet sales and marketing needs.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The Ideal Candidate: we are looking for someone who has lots of initiative, is an outstanding communicator and is not be afraid to get stuck in. You can demonstrate that you:

  • Are passionate about the environment.
  • Are a highly organised with an ideas attitude and be a naturally motivated and confident person.
  • Have excellent computer skills - Proficiency in MS Office packages and updating website templates.
  • Possess a basic grounding of social media marketing and be confident at account management.
  • Are confident with phone work and a strong command of the English language.
  • Are creative and organised, with strong attention to detail.
  • Are a resilient team player with great drive, enthusiasm and passion.
  • Have effective time management skills and ability to work constructively prioritising workload when under pressure (and reprioritise when necessary).
  • Have experience of database work and additional administrative duties.
  • Take a flexible approach to changing deadlines.

Desirable but not essential you may have:

  • Creative Suite experience, such as Photoshop, InDesign/Illustrator and video editing skills is extremely advantageous but not essential. Experience of Mail Chimp would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce system desirable but not essential.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum level of education required 5 GCSE (A-C) or equivalent
  • A degree in Marketing or similar would be beneficial.

Relevant experience:

Previous 2 years proven experience in sales, administration and/or marketing role.

Company Description

ashortwalk is an award winning eco product design and manufacturing company passionate about developing innovative products from recycled materials. We work with a wide range of companies, organisations and well-known global brands to turn their waste materials into new products. We are on a mission to protect our environment and natural resources by using the materials we already have time and time again. We are also makers of rCUP.

Other Application Details

To apply please attach a copy of you CV and a covering letter explaining why you would like to work with ashortwalk and are suitable for the job.

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