Sales and Marketing Executive

£28000 - £30000 per annum
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
JEN/ 898708
Jennifer Barry
Job Type
Working for this award winning designer, manufacturer and distributor of corporate clothing and work wear, you will be responsible for the Sales and Marketing of this busy business.

The Role
This is a varied role where you will have a good opportunity to make an immediate contribution to the team and deliver excellence to our clients. In additional to the qualities and skills detailed below, a passion for clothing and a creative flair is a distinct advantage.
*To gain a good market overview and understanding of existing and potential target markets
*Research organisations (linked in, calling etc.) to find key decision makers, verify contact details and identify new prospects.
*Cold Call prospects to build relationships, set up meetings - record all sales correspondence
*Clearly identify the prospects requirements and develop strategy to meet these
*Create commercial proposals for prospects to fulfil their brief, with help of Sales Director.
*Create sales presentations for key prospect meetings
*Assist the Sales Director with tender preparation, from pre-qualification stages through to final contract negotiations, including compiling tender documentation & commercials
*Communicate and co-ordinate with internal departments during the sales / tender process
*Work alongside Sales Director, to understand the needs of prospects from the design stage through all stages of development through to rollout of new uniform ranges
*Work alongside Sales Director to agree commercials: prices, contract, critical paths and service logistics with new client
*Forecast and meet yearly new business sales targets
*Sourcing samples for new clients meetings
*Managing the showroom - manage samples and arrange relevant samples for each meeting.
*Work with Sales Director to create annual marketing plan and budget
*Marketing activities - update monthly schedule and help with new ideas for blogs, mailshots, email campaigns
*Issue request for proposal for creative design and printing agencies
*Work with creative and printing agencies on direct marketing materials through to delivery
*Co-ordinate mailshots to ensure timely delivery to all prospects.
*Website - updating content (using wordpress), uploading client case studies, blogs, SEO strategies
*Create, manage and analyse results from e-shots using Mailchimp (monthly)
*Create new and imaginative ways to increase JSD market exposure through online, social media and other marketing materials.
*PR - liaising with PR Company for upcoming features.
*Management of social media (Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest)
Project Management
*Organising events, award ceremonies and product Exhibitions
*Plan and Manage annual Photoshoot of new ranges - sourcing samples, models, location, budget etc.

Personal Attributes:
*Demonstrate knowledge and passion for the industry
*Ability to work to deadlines
*Excellent relationship building skills
*First class communication skills and presentations skills
*Commercially aware and target driven
*Strong team player and able to work independently when required.
*Self-motivated, confident and pro-active
*Positive ' Can do' attitude
*Well organised, ambitious and professional appearance
*Good negotiator
*Attention to detail