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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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Please search for a selection of the Sales and Marketing roles we have available. If you don’t see anything that’s an exact match today, it is still a good idea to send us your CV. We work closely with many of the region’s best employers, putting us in an ideal position to network on your behalf.

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Internal Sales Executive
£24000 - £25000 per annum

Main Responsibilities and DutiesThe role will be focused on nurturing the existing client base as well as focusing on new business, exploiting exceptional sales skills with effective and successful results.To actively convert customer enquiries into confirmed sales and develop future and repeat business contributing to the profitability of the business.Maintain an agreed level of pro-active telephone contact and face to face contact with both existing and prospective customers.Ensure that all quotations of an agreed value with the Management Team are followed up via telephone and feedback acted upon.Maximise sales by continually expanding orders and up selling on all incoming and outgoing calls.To deliver outstanding customer service whilst ensuring a clear and effective line of communication is maintained within the sales team and throughout the rest of the business.Identify and pursue new business sales opportunities both by use of the company database, networking, B2B Opportunities, exhibitions and client entertainment.Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas which will include overnight stays.To participate in customer entertainment and hospitality from time to time outside of your regular hours.Liaise between Production and customers to efficiently answer general enquiries concerning deliveries and production.Education and QualificationsGCSE Maths & English Essential ExperienceStrong customer service background Sound knowledge of the practical application of a sales department Experience of building relationships with customers Able to provide evidence of working in a target related environment Desirable ExperienceCan demonstrate the ability to go the extra mile, to exceed expectations Track record of understanding how to reach and identify prospective customersAscendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment businesses. We support job seekers in Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, & Finance positions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current temporary, contract and permanent positions please visit, like & follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.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!

Business Development Sales Executive
£20000 - £23000 per annum plus bonus

Business Development Sales Executive £20,000 - £23,000 bonus (OTE £35,000) Milton Keynes For this office based role, our client is looking for a fantastic communicator with a great telephone manner and desire to achieve. In return you will have a great working environment, excellent bonus incentives, full training, and career progression.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Outbound calls to promote client's products to both customers and cold leadsMaintain accurate records of all communicationsOperate and manage CRM with the aim of building a lucrative pipeline of qualified leadsPlan and maintain work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage the optimum performanceIdentify new contacts to grow business avenues What you'll need to succeed: Excellent communication skillsExperience in a B2B sales environmentConfident in using CRM databasesStrong listening skillsExperience of generating new businessSelf-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 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!

Business Development Manager
Up to £25000 per annum Commission

Business Development Manager£25,000 pa CommissionMoulton Park, NorthamptonKey responsibilities will include but are not limited to:Manage and grow a quote bank of circa £4,000,000 quoted projectsWork closely with the Managing Director and the developer sales team to target key accounts.Develop a winning strategy and close quotes to be passed to the project management teamManaging the marketing strategy for the businessActively promoting via email marketing, telephone and social media channels.Liaising with key stakeholders. Skills and Abilities: Proven experience working in a business development roleConfident phone manner and experience of selling face-to-face.A self-motivated professionalCompetitive desire to fulfil your potential.Someone who can achieve targets and enjoys new challenges.Commercially aware and can understand new industries quickly. If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not always possible to get back to you within 48 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 Assistant
Up to £22000 per annum

Marketing AssistantPermanent£22,000Milton Keynes As the Marketing Assistant you will be responsible for assisting the Marketing & Professional Services team with the execution of the marketing plan. In addition to assisting with marketing enquiries your job will be to ensure the smooth roll-out and communication of the marketing strategy initiatives. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global brand with a company that can offer career progression along with a great working environment. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Manage bespoke marketing and merchandising requestsKeep sales team and other stakeholders up to date with status of bespoke requestsFacilitate new product launchesResearch new requests, review quotes, raise purchase orders, and the entire delivery process and stock managementSending materials to customers in a timely mannerSupport with sales & promotions activity report analysis using Excel and PowerPointWrite content for social media, newsletter etcUpdate & maintain customer contact details database (Excel), and organise mail merge to customersTaking and preparing minutes of internal meetingsDVD creation - using MAC movie, Mac iDVD, QuickTime Player. We are looking for someone with: GCSE in English and Maths grade C or above or equivalentMarketing or Design qualification is desirableExperience in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, IllustratorDreamweaver, video editing & animation graphics experience preferredPowerPoint and Microsoft Word, Excel and spread sheet experienceExperience in a similar rolePragmatic & looking for efficiencyPro-active in the development of self with positive attitudeAble to multi-task & work under pressure in a calm and mature mannerAbility to and constantly reappraise timescales and prioritiesWillingness to be flexible to respond to the needs of the business If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 16 April 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.

Creative Designer
Up to £25000 per annum

Creative Designer Permanent£25,000Milton Keynes As the Creative Designer, you will be creating new and using existing designs to raise the profile of the company, always demonstrating commitment to the strategy and aims of the company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global brand with a company that can offer career progression along with a great working environment. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Design and update a range of printed materials; catalogues, brochures, product manuals, in-store merchandising, posters, banners and infographicsDesign digital artworks for our customers digital platformsDesign bespoke items such as window display, posters, flyers, invitations, price lists and digital bannersGather content, design and send monthly newsletter (digital & printed)Manage independently production & printing of materials, liaising with suppliersReceiving, checking quality and sending the materials to customers in a timely mannerManage approval process ensuring the brand guidelines are always followedDevelop videos for training and product advertisementOrganising and prioritising requests to ensure deadlines are met (often tight deadlines) in a timely manner, ensuring artwork quality does not suffer, and answers the brief requestedEvent Management supportPreparation of presentation material PowerPoint and Excel We are looking for someone with: Degree in Creative Design and experience in working with a global brandDigital marketing knowledge is an advantage.PowerPoint and Excel; essentialExperience with Adobe Suite, InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator is essentialDreamweaver, Mailchimp, video editing & animation graphics experience preferredShow initiative and develop creative solutionsArticulate (Excellent written, spelling and verbal communication skills)Organised with a good attention to detail (including writing skills /spelling)Pragmatic & looking for efficiencyPreferred knowledge of Google Chrome & GmailCan take responsibility and accountability to produce accurate material If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Role advertised: 16 April 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.

Marketing Assistant
Negotiable

Ascendant recruitment are recruiting for a Marketing Assistant role in Milton Keynes.Salary - £21,000 to £24,000 depending on experienceMonday to FridayDay shits This is an in-house marketing assistant position supporting the marketing function of the Sales and Marketing Specialist as well as UK Sales Manager. Responsibilities:Provide support across all marketing related administrative tasksWebsite support including creation and editing of new and existing website pagesLiaising with marketing agencies and partnersSupport and administration work related to marketing eventsSupport and administration work related to tender submissions Previous experience required:Photoshop and InDesign software packages (desirable)PPC (Google and Bing adwords) (desirable)Knowledge of marketing automation and email building platform (desirable but not essential) The individual will implement their role as part of a team approach, with activity supported by Sales and Marketing Specialist and UK Sales Manager, with the shared aim of increasing visibility via in-house marketing activities and external events.This role is fast paced and multifaced therefore day to day activities can be varied. The responsibilities below will be shared with the Sales and Marketing Specialist: If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!Role advertised: 11th April 2019WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMATAscendant 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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