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If you want to find the best sales or marketing jobs in Milton Keynes, Northampton and the surrounding areas, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary roles, our dedicated consultants can help you secure your ideal sales role or make your next marketing move.

Sales jobs

We recruit for a wide variety of sales roles so whatever you’re looking for, we can place you in a role for an employer who is right for you.

Types of sales jobs we recruit for:

Marketing jobs

If you’re looking to take your next step in your marketing career, we’d love to help. Whether you’re looking for an in-house role or would prefer to work on the marketing agency side, we can connect you with many of the best employers across the region.

Types of marketing jobs we recruit for:

  • Marketing administrators
  • Marketing executives
  • Marketing managers
  • Social media executives
  • Digital marketing executives
  • SEO analysts
  • Media consultants
  • E-marketing executives
  • PR executives
  • Event co-ordinators
  • Copywriters

The right opportunities

We meet all our candidates face-to-face. This allows us to get a good understanding of your skills, personal qualities and the kind of jobs you are looking for. It also means we can put you forward for roles that closely match your competencies, experience and values. 

When you come in to register with us, you’ll have the opportunity to meet several members of the Ascendant Recruitment team. They will let you know about any potentially suitable marketing roles they are working on and make sure that in the future, you are amongst the first to be notified about any suitable jobs as soon as they arise, often before they are even advertised.

We will never put you forward for a role without fully briefing you first and gaining your full consent.

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Sales Advisor
Up to £20000 per annum plus bonus

Sales AdvisorPermanent£20,000 plus bonusMK43 We have a great opportunity for an organised individual that has administration experience and some sales experience. In addition to offering complete administration support to the sales process, you will also be making calls to warm leads and inactive customers, with the emphasis on asking customers to undertake special product promotions. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: First point of contact for all sales phone calls, enquiries and live chatsCreating quotations and processing orders, ensuring accuracy and efficiencyMaintenance of the company customer databaseDistribution of sales leads within the wider sales departmentCall inactive customers to ignite further interest, approximately 20 calls per dayIdentify and Qualify leads from all new customers and arrange visits for the Field Sales TeamOutbound calls to warm leads provided by Marketing DepartmentCovering the reception function for limited periods (Sickness, Lunch and Holiday) We are looking for someone with: 1 years' proven experience in a sales administration roleExcellent phone manner and customer service skillsCan demonstrate outstanding organisational skillsGood working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.Articulate and able to communicate in a clear, concise styleUnderstanding of fundamental selling skills and techniquesFlexible / adaptable approach to new tasksPositive, enthusiastic, flexible and determined If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 19 June 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Retail Account Executive
£28000 - £30000 per annum car, bonus and incentives

Retail Account ExecutivePermanent£28,000 to £30,000 plus car, bonus and Sales incentives Milton Keynes Are you driven, passionate and eager to be rewarded?Yes? You could be just the person we are looking for! This is a wonderful opportunity to join a world-wide brand with offices here in Milton Keynes. As Retail Account Executive you will provide support for day to day management of UK retail accounts to deliver profitable growth for the retail business including management of own assigned accounts, acting as a back-up contact for queries, administrative needs and partnering with National and Key Account Mangers on face to face meetings. The role will require a substantial amount of travel within the UK, plus some occasional European travel and overnight stays. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide back-up support for the management of new and existing retail accounts by telephone, email or face to face including accompanying National and Key Account Managers on visits. Effectively present product, company, and customer specific marketing programs and promotions in a concise, coherent, consultative and convincing manner to achieve sales goals. Implement and execute agreed national marketing promotional campaigns, support merchandising and sales literature, as needed.Provide monthly reporting for retail accounts and on a collective basis for other direct accounts on promotional activity, sales trends, market trends, etc.Drive the execution of national marketing promotional campaigns, support merchandising and sales literature, as needed.Provide monthly reporting for top accounts. Monitors the market including customer and competitor activities and competitors' marketing initiatives.Frequent market /store visits to evaluate shopper behavior.Optimise E-merchandising opportunities through strategic positioning of product and promotional activities.Support Amazon account sales performance through implementation of Amazon promotional calendar, maintenance of product related content and management of consumer reviews.Networks with store managers, educates retailers on the benefits productProvides support at events and shows on the standReports store implementations and sales out data to the National Account Manager We are looking for someone with: Knows how to effectively consult, educate, maintain and engage with customers resulting in positive and profitable relationships.Able to consolidate and present research data meaningfullyAble to present Company and technical product knowledge of all company brands in a relevant, coherent and convincing mannerProfessional and tactful interpersonal communication skills to understand, persuade, influence, develop and maintain relationships, manage conflict, motivate, debate and interact across all levels internally and externallyMathematical proficiency regarding numeric calculations in forecasting, margin, audit, analysis, trends, research and compilation tasks. Ability to independently manage schedules, travel, deadlines against expected deliverablesIntermediate working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 28 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Digital Marketing Coordinator
£24000 - £26000 per annum Benefits

Digital Marketing CoordinatorPermanent up to £26,000Milton Keynes We are seeking a super organised individual that has knowledge of digital marketing and SEO. A primary part of your role will be to coordinate search engine optimization (SEO) for distributor websites and social media channel activity including keywords, content, blogs, media and marketing campaigns. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Tracks and analyses keyword performance to align blog and social media content creation Identifies and recommends key word opportunities to support the company brandOrganises website blog and content requirementsContributes to the development and maintenance of social media calendar Posts content on social media channels that amplifies key initiatives as agreedReview social media activity to ensure alignment with brand guidelinesReviews data to identify and recommend areas for improvementSupports International Digital & Admin Coordinator Sources and liaises with influencers and guest bloggers We are looking for someone with: Degree in Digital Marketing (University or College of higher education). Experience with digital media, SEO, content writing, social media plans and website platformsResearch, analyising and reporting of data Experience with managing short to medium-term projects Good understanding of digital environment in relation to brand marketing in both trade and consumer environmentsExcellent organisational skills to ensure efficient planning and delivery A methodical, process led mindset with good attention to detail Communicate clearly, assertively & professionallyBasic understanding of brand and product lines, their features and benefitsBroad technical understanding of SEO reportingProficient working knowledge of digital and social media platforms e.g. Wordpress, Facebook, Instagram Understand how to successfully engage interest of target audiences using digital media including customer segmentation and tailoring content to a specific target or campaign Working knowledge of MS Office, CRM and Online reporting systems e.g. Google Analytics, SEOProfiler, Hootsuite Good knowledge of video and image editing tools e.g. photoshop If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 31 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Digital Marketing Coordinator
£24000 - £25000 per annum Benefits

Digital Marketing CoordinatorPermanentCirca £25,000Milton Keynes We are seeking a super organised individual that has knowledge of digital marketing and SEO. A primary part of your role will be to coordinate search engine optimization (SEO) for distributor websites and social media channel activity including keywords, content, blogs, media and marketing campaigns. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Tracks and analyses keyword performance to align blog and social media content creation Identifies and recommends key word opportunities to support the company brandOrganises website blog and content requirementsContributes to the development and maintenance of social media calendar Posts content on social media channels that amplifies key initiatives as agreedReview social media activity to ensure alignment with brand guidelinesReviews data to identify and recommend areas for improvementSupports International Digital & Admin Coordinator Sources and liaises with influencers and guest bloggers We are looking for someone with: Degree in Digital Marketing (University or College of higher education). Experience with digital media, SEO, content writing, social media plans and website platformsResearch, analyising and reporting of data Experience with managing short to medium-term projects Good understanding of digital environment in relation to brand marketing in both trade and consumer environmentsExcellent organisational skills to ensure efficient planning and delivery A methodical, process led mindset with good attention to detail Communicate clearly, assertively & professionallyBasic understanding of brand and product lines, their features and benefitsBroad technical understanding of SEO reportingProficient working knowledge of digital and social media platforms e.g. Wordpress, Facebook, Instagram Understand how to successfully engage interest of target audiences using digital media including customer segmentation and tailoring content to a specific target or campaign Working knowledge of MS Office, CRM and Online reporting systems e.g. Google Analytics, SEOProfiler, Hootsuite Good knowledge of video and image editing tools e.g. photoshop If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 31 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Retail Account Executive
£28000 - £31000 per annum car, benefits

Retail Account ExecutivePermanent£28,000 to £31,000 plus carMilton Keynes Are you driven, passionate and eager to be rewarded?Yes? You could be just the person we are looking for! This is a wonderful opportunity to join a world-wide brand with offices here in Milton Keynes. As Retail Account Executive you will provide support for day to day management of UK retail accounts to deliver profitable growth for the retail business including management of own assigned accounts, acting as a back-up contact for queries, administrative needs and partnering with National and Key Account Mangers on face to face meetings. The role will require a substantial amount of travel within the UK, plus some occasional European travel and overnight stays. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide back-up support for the management of new and existing retail accounts by telephone, email or face to face including accompanying National and Key Account Managers on visits. Effectively present product, company, and customer specific marketing programs and promotions in a concise, coherent, consultative and convincing manner to achieve sales goals. Implement and execute agreed national marketing promotional campaigns, support merchandising and sales literature, as needed.Provide monthly reporting for retail accounts and on a collective basis for other direct accounts on promotional activity, sales trends, market trends, etc.Drive the execution of national marketing promotional campaigns, support merchandising and sales literature, as needed.Provide monthly reporting for top accounts. Monitors the market including customer and competitor activities and competitors' marketing initiatives.Frequent market /store visits to evaluate shopper behavior.Optimise E-merchandising opportunities through strategic positioning of product and promotional activities.Support Amazon account sales performance through implementation of Amazon promotional calendar, maintenance of product related content and management of consumer reviews.Networks with store managers, educates retailers on the benefits productProvides support at events and shows on the standReports store implementations and sales out data to the National Account Manager We are looking for someone with: Knows how to effectively consult, educate, maintain and engage with customers resulting in positive and profitable relationships.Able to consolidate and present research data meaningfullyAble to present Company and technical product knowledge of all company brands in a relevant, coherent and convincing mannerProfessional and tactful interpersonal communication skills to understand, persuade, influence, develop and maintain relationships, manage conflict, motivate, debate and interact across all levels internally and externallyMathematical proficiency regarding numeric calculations in forecasting, margin, audit, analysis, trends, research and compilation tasks. Ability to independently manage schedules, travel, deadlines against expected deliverablesIntermediate working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Suite applications If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 28 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

Part Time PR & Marketing Manager
Up to £30000 per annum pro rata

PR & Marketing Manager (Part Time)Permanentpart time/25 hours£30,000 pro rataMilton Keynes We have a rare part time opportunity for an experienced marketing professional. Working 3 (circa 25 hours) days per week for a successful, independent business in Milton Keynes You will have responsibilities across all aspects of marketing to achieve company objectives, increase market share and drive the brand image as well as managing the day to day running of the marketing department. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: To develop and implement a structured marketing plan that addresses the business needs and maximises revenuesSupport the management of the marketing team of two, providing direction and enthusiasmDeveloping and overseeing the implementation of an annual tactical marketing plan addressing business needs across retail, wholesale, export, digital and PR channels.Overseeing the on-going development of the websites Developing a clear and consistent communications plan that achieves engagementImplementing a measurement and tracking system to benchmark performance and quality against all activities and outputs of the marketing teamManage and co-ordinate marketing collateral to include all product packaging and print, digital, social media and PR campaignsWe are looking for someone with: You will have successfully led marketing teams in your previous roles and overall we're looking for the characteristics and values that are needed to build brands, business and teams. Able to build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation and creativity, focus on delivery to customers and demonstrate high integrity. This role calls for a person who has the breadth of experience and expertise to confidently take on and excel in a role that has a broad span of brand, communications and management responsibilities. You will have a minimum of five years marketing communications experience and be well established in your profession. You will have proven abilities demonstrated by real achievements in building a recognised brand and supporting profitable business growth which may have been gained with either client or agency. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 16 May 2019 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

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