Sales and Marketing Assistant

Location
London
Salary
£20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Ref
00075609
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
One of the UK's finest suppliers of meat, poultry and game is currently looking for an experienced Sales and Marketing Assistant.

This position is a critical factor for the smooth operation of the sales and marketing department and the attainment of its goals - and for the long-term growth of the company.

The sales and marketing assistant will act as an intermediary between sales director, sales team and clientele and provide a first-class service to sales department and customers.

Duties:
- Engage in superior customer service by making information readily available;
- Demonstrates products and services as deemed necessary by clients and management;
- Schedule appointments and meetings as necessary for senior sales team;
- Answer questions from clients;
- Make product knowledge readily available;
- Research client base to find new customers / accounts;
- Prepare and quotes for clients - with great accuracy;
- Contact clients on behalf of sales director;
- Create a plan for gaining customers and focus on customer retention;
- Schedule and implement client visits;
- Analyse and create a plan for engaging the target market;
- Analyse the competition to create a plan for engagement;
- Assist in organising promotional events and demonstrate the quality of a product;
- Demonstrate superior time management skills and meet sales deadlines;
- Compose and post online content via company website and social media accounts;
- Create marketing literature with senior sales team.

Necessary Skills and Attributes:
Polite and courteous with an impeccable telephone manner; experienced in marketing; resilience and flexibility; a will to succeed; accurate data processing with great attention to detail; literate numerate and fluent in English; highly organised and discreet with client information; experience with Nitromail.

Desired skills and attributes:
- Experience with Photoshop
- Computer literacy: skilled with social media and knowledge of Microsoft office
- Database skills
- Presentation skills
- Proven Experience in a similar role
- Superior Written and Verbal Communication
- Creativity
- Experience of marketing analysis

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