Sales & Marketing Assistant

Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£16000 - £18500 per annum
Posted
28 Nov 2017
Closes
26 Dec 2017
Ref
00076285
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a creative technology company specialising in innovative interactive systems & touch screen applications. They design problem-solving solutions for a range of clients, from museums & universities to multinational enterprises & government sectors. They use emerging digital technologies to create engaging, immersive environments & autonomous, self-service platforms.

They have their own brand of digital display hardware that features a vast range of touch screens, interactive kiosks & LCD/LED video walls. Their other brands & product lines include Visitor Management, Digital Wayfinding & Digital Donations.

They have a truly global team spanning from their UK HQ to their offices in the Middle East & US. Recent expansion has resulted in the need for additional support within the technical areas of the business.

Hardware: Touch Displays, Interactive Kiosks, LCD / LED Video Walls, Custom Built Displays
Software: Visitor Management Platform, Kiosk/Mobile Wayfinding Platform, Interactive/Immersive Experiences
(AV) & Self-Service Applications

Reporting directly to the Director, this role envelops:

Sales Duties:
- Plan with the sales team new market sectors, and Identify new leads in the targeted sectors
- Manage, and Identify new potential opportunities with existing clients
- Handle inbound enquiries from new & existing clients
- Handle outbound service calls / follow-ups to existing clients
- Support the sales team with preparing sales materials & proposals
- Assist with sales events & exhibitions in and out of the region
- Liaise with / report to sales & product managers
Marketing Duties - Support the marketing manager with various activities including
- Update and monitor social media channels
- Create product spec sheets & flyers
- Assist in Content marketing plans - creation of blog content, infographics, eBooks, video marketing etc
- Ongoing website updates and optimisation - landing page optimisation, call-to-action creation, product releases etc
- Assist Marketing Manager with on-going projects
- Assist the Marketing Manager

Must haves:
- A-level or Higher Degree
- Excellent written and spoken English
- IT literate - Word, Excel, Powerpoint
- Keen interest in digital technology
- Willingness to learn & adapt
- Presentable and outgoing personality

Nice to haves:
- Wordpress experience
- Photoshop / Adobe experience
- Knowledge of IT / Audio Visual Systems
- Knowledge of Web / Mobile App Software
- Photography/ video editing experience

You will be exposed to the latest digital products and the latest digital marketing automation and sales methodologies in the industry with opportunities for a career growth. The candidate will receive training on the company's products however they are required to be competent on dealing with technical software and hardware products and have a passion for new visual technologies and products development.

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