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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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Business Development Executive
£20000 - £25000 per annum uncapped commission

Business Development ExecutivePermanentBasic £20,000 plus uncapped commission(realistic commission circa £10k)MK43 (office based)A new exciting opportunity has arisen to join an outstanding organisation offering great benefits and career progression. Reporting into the Head of UK Sales key responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: Winning new business, account retention & growthStrong relationship, sales and customer service skillsEfficient and effective time management with clear and transparent call recordsOrganise, despatch and follow up of marketing literature by email and postProvide quotations and follow up within specified timescalesSetting up of relevant customer pricing schedulesProcess customers' orders and deal with queriesManage customer revenue and profit expenditureAssociated administration, including new and updated data entry onto company CRM/Back Office systemAchievement of new business sales & profit & growth targets set by the companyReturns level as a percentage of sales & revenue amount Skills and experience required for this role Professional, target driven, confident, all round sales & business individualexcellent telephone sales and customer service skillsMinimum 2 years previous industry related experience in B2B salesMusty be a solid team player with good people skills and the ability to work in an international group environmentProficient in written and oral communication skillsProficient PC skills (MS Office)Commercially astute with excellent English and Maths analytical capabilitiesKey basic attributes of hard work, organisation, planning, focus, determination and resilience are required in abundance to succeed in this exciting but challenging roleIf 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!

Junior Account Manager
£18000 - £19000 per annum uncapped commission

Junior Account ManagerPermanentBasic £19,500 plus uncapped commission(realistic commission circa £12k)MK43This role within a fast growing Milton Keynes business is to generate revenue through account management of large accounts (circa 2k ) and generation of new business accounts. If you have experience in a telesales environment and exposure to large accounts, this is your opportunity to join an outstanding organisation offering great benefits and career progression.Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Effectively manage, maintain and grow revenues for an established portfolio of existing mid-sized customersIdentify new business opportunities through lead generation, prospect calling, research and business developmentEfficiently and effectively manage and resolve customer problemsProspect for new business from both warm and cold dataReactivate lapsed accountsReview customer expenditure on ongoing basis to ensure product orders are maintained and grownFully understand customer requirements to ensure the right level of customer serviceSetting up of appropriate pricing schedules in line with company objectivesProvide sales reports and analysis to senior management Skills and experience required for this role: GCSE and above educationProficient written and oral communication skillsGood computer literacy skills, to include word and excelProven work experience in a telesales environmentTelephone sales and customer service skillsExposure to working with large accountsExposure to setting prices and a firm understanding of Turnover, Profit, % MarginExperience working to firm KPI's and sales targetsProfessional, target driven, flexible in approach and confidentA good team playerConfident presenting and calculating top line reportingStrong planning and organising skill with the ability to effectively manage workload 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!

Outbound Sales Advisor
£18000 - £19000 per annum Commission

Outbound Sales AdvisorPermanentBasic £18,500 plus commission(realistic commission circa £9k)MK43A new exciting opportunity has arisen to join an outstanding organisation offering great benefits and career progression. Reporting to the Senior Sales Team Leader, the Outbound Sales Advisor will focus on contacting key customer segments with the objective to generate additional orders from these customer groups. Key responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: Outbound to potential customers identified by the Marketing TeamIdentify and Qualify leads for the Internal Account Executive Team and arrange visits for the Field Sales Team.Convert Customer Leads generated by the Lead Generation CompanyProcess of all web orders through order integration1st level of response to sales enquiries received via email/websiteRe-instate lapsed contracted accountsAchieve and exceed targetsProvide the highest level of Customer ServiceSetting up of appropriate pricing schedules upholding the companies objectives Skills and experience required for this role: Telephone sales and customer service skillsWilling to gain knowledge of the clients products and industryBe professional, target driven, flexible in approach and confidentTeam work and people managementAnalytical and synthesis capabilitiesAbility to work in an international groupProficient written & oral communication skillsProficient PC skills (MS Office) and ideally Mail Order operating systemsIf 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!

Account Manager
£21000 - £23000 per annum Plus commission

Account ManagerDaventry£21,000 - £23,000 PAMy client, an international market leader in their field is looking for a passionate salesperson to work with their external sales partners to achieve very realistic territory targets. This will be achieved through incoming and outgoing telephone calls with both potential and existing clients. This activity will be supported by targeted marketing.Key ResponsibilitiesAchieve or exceed sales targets for promoted products within expenditure and promotional budgets.Telephone potential and existing clients to discuss current promotional campaigns to generate salesContact through incoming and outgoing calls a minimum of 50 customers per day.Explore all opportunities for the sales into new clients and ensuring that customers are aware of any current volume discount offers.Responsible for updating the Customer Relationship Management database (CRM) with notes on any discussion with customers.Responsible for the correct entering of sales orders onto the appropriate database according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).PERSONAL PROFILEEducation - Minimum of 5 GCSE's / "O" Levels including Maths and English2.Work Experience - Previous experience in a telesales role as part of a sales teamComputer skills - must be proficient is use of MS Office, particularly Excel and Word, CRM software, Internet and email.4 Literacy and Numeracy - Able to understand profit and loss calculations and basic business finance, e.g. gross margin percentages and calculationDue 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 Admin Assistant
£17000 - £18000 per annum

Marketing Admin AssistantPermanent£18,000 Milton Keynes Are you super organised with excellent skills in Microsoft Office? Do you have an eye for detail? Yes? Then you could be just the person we're looking for! This role provides essential support to the marketing team in all areas of the marketing strategy from the development of different elements to their execution. Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Assisting with the execution of promotional activitiesFacilitate new product releasesMarketing Collaterals & POS Tools Management (research new, stock management, order, despatch, production)Update & maintain customer contact details database (Excel)Dealing with day to day enquiriesEnsure website & store-locator are up-to-dateProof-readingCo-ordinating meetings - internal & customer visits and note takingPreparing presentation material for internal and external meetings (Powerpoint and Excel)Ad hoc office tasks as needed including making travel arrangementsAssisting with organisation events & trips (internal and external)Participating in internal and external meetings as required Skills required for the role of Marketing Admin Assistant Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essentialGood copy-writing skills and the ability to present documents professionally and accuratelyAbility to handle a number of projects and to balance priorities to tight deadlines in an organised mannerAbility to work within a small team, self-motivated and with the ability to show initiative and develop creative solutionsGCSE in English and Maths grade C or above or equivalentMarketing &/or Design Qualification is desirableDemonstrable experience in a similar roleAbility to build effective relationships and achieve co-operationMicrosoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and spreadsheet developmentGoogle mail & Apple Mac is desirable but not mandatory 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!

Lead Generator
£23000 - £24000 per annum Bonus

Lead Generator - SalesPermanent£23,000 plus bonusMilton KeynesAre you a go-getter looking for a role where you can maximise your selling potential and create a career Yes? You could be just the person we're looking for! This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a dynamic and long standing company in Milton Keynes. You will be part of a very successful sales team and provide support to the teams in seeking new business development opportunities. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Engaging with prospects to qualify conversations and leads for the sales teamDeveloping relationships with prospective clientsWorking closely with marketing teams ensuring you are up to date with campaigns Skills and Abilities: Confident in developing relationshipsExcellent communicatorOutgoing and determinedAbility to work to tight deadlinesProficient in using CRM and MS Office systems.Gets along well in a teamExceptional organisational skillsAble to use own initiative 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!

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