Business Develoment and Marketing Assistant

Rudling Recruitment
Norwich, UK
17 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading drainage company based south of Norwich, has an exciting opportunity for a bright, energetic, and credible Business Development/Marketing assistant.

Working alongside their current management team you will support their vision and help drive the company towards its ambitious objectives.

Industry/sector knowledge and experience would be advantageous although the key priority for this challenging role is that you have a demonstrable commitment to marketing.

The successful candidate will:
  • Research organisations and individuals online, to identify new leads and potential new markets;
  • Undertake a range of local / regional marketing activities, (in conjunction with the support centre Sales and Marketing team).
  • Build rapport with existing customers and identify new customer opportunities;
  • Promote the business through social media and internet.
  • Attend networking events throughout the region;
  • Maintain and update linked-in Company profile.
  • Have exceptional organisational ability to manage own diary and administration.
  • Be hard-working and keen to develop within an extremely busy and sometimes demanding working environment
  • Have the drive and tenacity to manage and prioritise your own varied workload

Specific responsibilities:
  • Ensure a brand compliant approach to developing campaign-based generation of leads.
  • To plan, agree, and develop strategies in line with operational business objectives;
  • To contribute to management information associated with regional sales, helping to recommend and develop strategic plans which will support increased revenue and profitability;
  • To plan, prepare and complete regular action plans as required in response to changing local conditions;
  • Follow up new business opportunities; set up meetings, attend industry conferences and networking forums;
  • Provide monthly reports to senior management with feedback from clients and events, defining what is and is not working;
  • Develop and maintain positive healthy relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Create a regular publishing schedule for news articles on local Metro Rod webpage.
  • Ensure client visibility across the region and maintain a high profile;

Skills / person specification
  • Commercially focussed;
  • Good all-round business skills with a structured approach to dealing with clients;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present;
  • Committed to using new/emerging technology with exceptional up to date IT literacy
  • Attention to detail with the ability to switch focus to the "bigger picture" when required;
  • Good interpersonal skills;

  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)

  • Driving License (Required)

If this is you then please apply by attaching your CV to this advert and one of our consultants will contact you to discuss the position in more detail.

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