Graduate Sales and Marketing

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    AddressTrentham, Stoke-on-Trent

Our client is a leading UK specialist woodworking company with outstanding technical ability and service to the building joinery and interiors industries. Operating from modern premises in Stoke-on-Trent, traditional skills are combined with up to the minute technology to produce a range of complex machined timber products.

They are looking for the right individual to take on the role; a technical marketing, estimating and selling role which is varied and fulfilling. You will be involved with the marketing of there specialist services, preparing estimates for projects (training given) and liaising with customers to secure new business and build lasting relationships.

Duties and responsibilities

Working closely with your colleagues in their specialist manufacturing department. The role is predominantly office based, reporting to the National Sales Manager, and the responsibilities are:

* Development and execution of a Marketing plan to suit sales objectives

* Creative work for emails and social media.

* Website maintenance and development

* Sales and direct contact with existing and potential customers

* Follow up enquiries and quotations to negotiate new business

* Cold calling to establish new key contact and business opportunities

The role has excellent career progression opportunities.

Skills and experience

* A social media star: High level of understanding of key social media networks

* Ability to plan and implement multiple projects and work to deadlines

* Can use Adobe Creative Suite or similar along with typical business software

* Familiar with web development/management software (WordPress, Magento, Open Cart or similar)

* Creative thinker with an eye for detail.

* Excellent copy writing skills

* Analytical – able to work with and organise spreadsheet data

* Natural communicator, confident on phone or face to face.

* Competent negotiator and unflappable in a selling role

* Team player with a passion for results

* Negotiation and ability to win people over

Other Useful (but not essential skills)

* Technical Sales

* Cad skills

Personal Characteristics

* Highly motivated and able to work on own initiative

Required qualifications/experience:

* Marketing Degree of similar

* Can use Excel to a good standard