Sales and Marketing Manager, Horwich

Sales Manager

Ref: 526Monday 8 August 2022

£40,000 + Bonus/ Commission

Swift Placement's are currently recruiting for a Sales and Marketing Manager for our well known client. With an uncapped sales bonus and realistic earnings of £6k + Salary this is a fantastic opportunity. If the below sounds like you apply today for immediate consideration!

General team responsibilities:

  • Lead the Sales & Marketing team by giving clear target and customer service driven focus towards the achievement of the agreed monthly/annual sales and margin targets.
  • Offer technical and professional sales support
  • Actively promote our client’s brand by customer visits and regular telephone contact (both incoming and out-going calls) both to enhance existing and create new business.
  • Lead, manage and motivate the Central Sales and Marketing/Social Media Team to ensure they carry out their roles and duties to the required standard.
  • Ensure all team members receive adequate training, supervision, and management together with clearly defined roles, responsibilities, duties and time management and have a full understanding of the expectations of their role.
  • Ensure each team member has clear targets and responsibilities and monitor their effectiveness. Hold regular meetings to discuss continued/sustained improvements in performance.
  • Ensure all team members produce accurate quotations/orders and follow Company procedures with regard to despatch of goods, design/production of correct product by completely accurate and complete production/sales orders.
  • Process payments within the Company Procedures and maintain accurate records.
  • Expedite orders as required.
  • Create and sustain professional rapport with key accounts ensuring regular contact is made to ascertain buying requirements.
  • Carry out strategic planning and reviews for the Central Sales & Marketing function in consultation with the Commercial Director.
  • Provide detailed annual/quarterly sales forecasts to the Finance and Production Teams taking into account seasonality, historic trends and industry knowledge.
  • Continually review for accuracy/adverse trends and amend as required

Marketing/Social Media

  • Conduct regular market research and marketplace analysis to promote our client’s brand and services.
  • Establish customer requirements, strengths/weaknesses of the competition and advise accordingly.
  • Work within the constraints of the Marketing budget, ensuring that all areas of expenditure and advertising are assessed for effectiveness, value for money and level of service/contribution to the growth of the level of sales.
  • Plan, book and arrange staffing/attendance at any agreed trade shows including the provision of all corporate literature and equipment.
  • Create and/or proof-read all literature, price lists and press releases to ensure accuracy of product information and pricing. All literature to follow the Company branding.
  • Liaise with trade publications and design agency reference advertising and PR.
  • Continually review and maintain the Company web site to ensure accuracy and sales maximisation.
  • Promote the Company and its services on social media platforms and monitor.
  • Production and release of mail shots via liaison with Commercial Director/Purchasing/Branch Retail Managers.
  • Ensure all website/email enquiries are followed up and responded to in a professional and timely manner.

Applicant Criteria

  • Experience managing a sales & marketing team
  • Experience in a target driven environment
  • Strong IT Skills
  • Experience with reporting/ forecasting
  • Social Media Marketing experience
  • Business Development experience

For immediate consideration, apply with your CV Today or, call Natasha on 01744 742354 to discuss the role further. 

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