Sales & Marketing Executive in Purfleet

Renato Recruitment
17 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This challenging and exciting position with a wide-ranging remit will entail working from the Company’s Purfleet; Essex based sales office within a very busy Trade Sales department.

The position will mean working to administrative deadlines and sales targets, representing the company at outside promotional events involving weekends and weekday overnights.

During the three-month induction period, training will be provided including an insight into the company’s marketing and communication strategy and a full product overview.


Reporting directly to the Trade Sales Support Manager, the following attributes will be required:

* A progressive approach with a flexible work ethic and the ability to work as part of a team, to prioritise and to work to tight deadlines sometimes working beyond the standard office hours.

* Self-motivated, organised and confident individual with a positive disposition and strong desire to succeed. Some public speaking duties maybe required.

* A good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Email and a basic knowledge of Sales and Marketing functions is essential.

* Full driving license and references.

* Professional Telephone Manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Trade Sales Support Manager will manage, supervise and allocate the following duties and responsibilities: -

* Travel Agent and Tour Operator registrations and trade database management.

* Processing all trade enquires including brochure requests, promotional materials and marketing support requests.

* Supporting the Sale Management team by forging relationships with travel trade partners with weekly out-calling and local merchandising visits as required.

* Running weekly trade sales reports for the Sales Management team and analysing all sales activities and ensuring all data is loaded onto the trade database.

* Produce trade e-blast sales circulars weekly as required.

* Execute and coordinate trade mailings as required.

* Proofing of all marketing materials from Tour Operators and Travel Agents alike for accuracy and compliance with CMV corporate styling guidelines.

* Internal communication of advertising and promotional campaigns.

* Collation and circulation of weekly marketing reports.

* Check all marketing invoices and expenditure and process for approval by Commercial Director.

* Organise and administer Trade Ship Visit/Fam Trip programmes and attendance where required.

* Organise and administration for attendance at Cruise Shows.

* Run weekly checks of agent websites to ensure all CMV data is accurate.

* Produce weekly offer updates for key partners.

* Update key partner systems with special offers.

Working Hours

* Standard office hours are Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.30hrs.

* Remuneration Following a probationary period, a basic salary of £17,500 - £18,150 per annum will be offered and reviewed annually in December.

Holiday Entitlement

* A minimum 22 days per annum, increasing to 28 days according to length of service, pro-rated accordingly plus bank holidays will apply. Holiday requests will need to be completed and submitted to the Line Manager via our online system. At least one month’s notice should be given, where possible, in order to arrange appropriate cover.

Other Benefits

* A workplace pension scheme will be offered after three months continuous service

* Free on-site car parking

* Newly refurbished office

* Discounts on selected travel services


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