Sales and Marketing Assistant

Location
Gloucester
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
27 Mar 2017
Closes
24 Apr 2017
Ref
00066622
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an innovative, development and manufacturing company with a commitment to quality. Their refrigerant and energy monitoring equipment along with their in-house monitoring services are utilised within the retail, commercial and military sectors worldwide.

They are looking for a passionate and ambitious Sales and Marketing Assistant who will perform a key role within the Company and department.

The Role:
- Act as the office point of contact for the sales team.
- Take ownership of all administration tasks within the department.
- Deal with incoming customer enquiries and requests for information.
- Prepare, send and follow up on quotations as directed.
- Build good relationships with existing and new customers.
- Assist with all marketing needs within the company.
- Liaise with internal and external stakeholders at all levels ensuring that the company remains a leader in its chosen industry and market sectors.

Sales and Marketing Assistants responsibilities will include:
- Sales:
o Prepare, send and follow up on quotations as directed.
o Process orders.
o Check prices and contracts are up to date.
o Support the sales team with general operations to help reach the team's objectives.
o Take and make phone calls to and from new and existing customers.
o Communicate internally important feedback from customers.
o Deal with and respond to high volumes of emails.
o Attend sales team meetings - take and distribute meetings minutes.
- Marketing:
o Support onsite customer visits and meetings.
o Prepare marketing materials, e.g. printing and product launch packs.
o Prepare and send out communications, e.g. mailshots.
o Attend marketing agency meetings - take and distribute meetings minutes.
o Covering the telephone where necessary
o Any other duties as required

Candidate Profile:

- 6 GCSEs.
- NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration or equivalent.
- At least two years' experience of working within a sales position.
- Have good IT (e.g. Microsoft Office) skills

In addition the following experience is desirable:
- Knowledge of CRM packages.
- Marketing Mix.
- Export sales.

Candidate competencies required:
- Excellent communication.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Team player.
- Cheerful, positive manner
- A go-get attitude

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