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Digital Marketing Coordinator Salary up to £23,500 depending on experience As the Digital Marketing Coordinator, you will be working on behalf of a well-known brand and would ideally suit an ambitious Marketing graduate or somebody looking for their next career challenge. Your responsibilities: Creating email campaigns in HTML from hi-resolution PDF’s, images and existing templates Responsible for chasing creative, preparing artwork and gaining approval for delivery of campaigns within a tight time frame Testing email and SMS campaigns Person Specification: Graduate or equivalent (Marketing or Digital Marketing qualification) Understanding of different web technologies and how to apply them appropriately Prior knowledge of using Adobe Dreamweaver to code HTML files A good problem solver Please apply today! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically, only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!
Marketing & Events Executive Up to £25,000 Milton Keynes To fulfil this role, you must hold a full clean driving license. As the Marketing & Events Executive, you will be required to deliver engaging content through both face-to-face and digital methods. Duties will include dealing with: Utilising a variety of marketing and communication channels to raise awareness of the organisation Organise, promote and deliver events to meet audience needs at target venues Produce appropriate and relevant copy for various channels including websites, promotional literature, flyers, advertising, social media and communication emails. Manage budget allocated and timescales set by the senior marketing manager for areas of responsibility. To be a great Marketing & Events Executive you’ll need: Event Management or Marketing degree / professional qualification (or equivalent experience) Designing, organising, promoting, delivering and evaluating events Presenting to large and diverse groups of people, clearly, enthusiastically, concisely Preparing, executing and measuring effectiveness of marketing plans across the marketing and communications mix To be considered please apply today! As a result of the volume of applicants we receive we will be unable to respond to each of you. We will endeavour to respond to successful applicants (to this role) within 24 hours of your application. To keep up to date with all of our vacancies please follow us on twitter, like us on facebook and register with us on our own website.
Business Development Sales Executive £20,000 - £25,000 + bonus OTE £40,000 Purpose of the role: Investigate the customers’ needs in order to sell products and services via outbound telephone contact. Identify new contacts to grow business avenues. What you'll need to succeed: You will need to be self-motivated with a positive attitude, experienced in customer liaison specifically in a sales capacity. Confident in using a CRM database to log activity, experienced in a B2B sales environment and happy to work in a target orientated environment. What you'll get in return: A great working environment, excellent bonus incentives, free parking, fantastic training and progression opportunities. Please apply today!
Customer Service Advisor Milton Keynes Office Support £16,000- £18,000 Are you articulate, passionate about great customer service with superb people skills? Are you proficient in using Excel and confident on the phone? Then this amazing opportunity could be perfect for you! A world-renowned wholesaler based in Milton Keynes is seeking a dedicated and motivated Customer Service Advisor to join their team. This role will involve taking calls from important customers to resolve queries regarding their accounts. You must have: A professional phone manner Excellent admin and customer service skills The ability to work quickly and efficiently Super user of Microsoft Excel This is fantastic opportunity to work for a blue-chip business and progress your career in a supportive environment at a world-leading brand. If you’re interested in this superb role, please get in touch ASAP!
Sales Support Administrator 25 hours per week – Hours working 5 hours each day Monday to Friday is required Salary: Up to £22,000 pro rata We are currently seeking an experienced Sales Support Administrator to support a small office team following up on quotes. This role will require you to handle multiple tasks whilst delivering results efficiently. Key responsibilities: To maximise client base and develop contacts to produce high quality leads To follow up on quotes for new and existing clients by telephone Research additional information to support the quoting process Ensure all queries are responded to in an efficient, professional and timely manner Refer cases to the Director for final negotiation Input, update and edit enquiry/customer/supplier records on bespoke computer sales software package Issue sales brochures and technical literature Enhancing Social Media - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. Skills required: The ideal candidate would possess proven sales support experience Confident and professional telephone manner Possess excellent organisation and administration skills Understand margins, discounts and currencies Have a great eye for detail Please apply today! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible and if you are shortlisted we will aim to call you within two working days. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent. Typically, only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!
Fantastic role working for a blue chip company. You will effectively manage the relationship between the company and the key Account Marketing and Merchandising team at all levels. You will develop and maximise all of the brands. Working with the Group Trade Marketing Manager to ensure promotional activities are aligned. Build relationships within Customers, Key Accounts, Marketing and Merchandising teams to ensure all objectives are implemented with maximum impact Develop a close working relationship within the top stores to develop a comprehensive understanding of the challenges met within the retail environment. This would include the customer behavior and journey, pre- and post-purchase Create and execute tailored solutions to deliver the growth of both, our Brands and the Key Account initiatives i.e. product launches, range reviews and raising Brand awareness Drive bespoke marketing promotional activities for the selected Retailer, scoping, specifying support documents and materials to ensure clear communication Seek and explore new business opportunities aligned with the Retailers objectives Working with the Retail Customer, Key Account Managers and Marketing to ensure new product launches are well communicated and implemented within all media channels, in-store and online Experience in presenting and communicating with key customers (internal/external) Strong minded and able to influence key stake-holders to meet/exceed the commercial objectives Broadly the role will consist of 70% of your time within the customer premise sand 30% office/home based