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Marketing Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our business to join our expanding Marketing and Digital Team. Supporting the department, you will be at the heart of driving marketing campaigns for our products and services. An important cog in the marketing wheel, you will be expected to be involved at all levels including: drafting press releases, creating online content in line with market trends and organising promotional events. You will predominantly be office based but some of your daily activities will require you to be out of the office attending meetings, visiting events/functions or organising promotions.
 
This job is full of variety and you will need to be able to turn your hand to a multitude of tasks. A Marketing Assistant's regular to do list includes:
 

• Writing content/news for social media/web/email distribution

• Arranging promotional events

• Helping to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns

• Liaising with publications with regards to the Press Releases

• Writing, distributing and analysing customer surveys

• Assisting with customer experience insights and market research

• Writing and maintaining accuracy of online and printed marketing content

• Raising purchase orders

• Liaise with Marketing Agency to help produce and develop campaigns and promotions

• Assist with internal communications with product and campaign launches

• Managing and growing digital marketing presence

• Supporting the marketing team with developing annual marketing strategies

 

Candidates will need to show the following characteristics:

• Good organisational skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Are a strong team player

• Creativity

• Good experience in InDesign to assist in building creative reports and collateral templates

• Commercial awareness

• Can work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Numerical skills

• Good IT skills

• Adaptability

• One or more years’ experience in writing content for online or print distribution

• Very experienced in using Word and Excel in a professional environment

• Solid knowledge on how to use social media to market products or services (predominantly Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)

• Some knowledge of using Cloud based systems and CMS (Wordpress, Survey Monkey, Salesforce)

• Knowledge on how to use Google Analytics to run reports

• Some experience in one or more of the following would be beneficial. Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, HTML & CSS

 

Education

At least 9 A*- C GCSE’s (B or above in English) Educated to A level standard

 

Competitive basic salary on offer with generous sales bonus.

To apply please forward a copy of your CV and covering letter to sam.adams@thekingsferry.co.uk

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Sales Executive

An award winning innovative provider of large scale travel solutions. The Kings Ferry is looking to add a Sales Executive to their successful Sales Team in order to further drive revenue growth, whilst providing first class customer service, in line with The Kings Ferry company values.

Based at our head office in Gillingham Kent you will need to be someone that has extensive experience of selling to both businesses and consumers in a consultative solution driven environment.

 

Primary role:

As a Sales Executive you will be responsible for maximising all revenue opportunities and demonstrate a real hunger for closing sales. We are looking for a fantastic sales person who can add real value to our already successful and ever growing business. The Kings Ferry have invested in the tools and systems to allow the sales team to focus on the task at hand. Utilising our Salesforce CRM system, the Sales executive will be able to generate quotes, manage pipeline and achieve business results effectively. This role will be primarily focused on dealing with and converting incoming sales opportunities that are received via the web, email or telephone.

 

Your daily duties include:

•Delivering sales against structured KPIs and revenue targets

•Establishing prospective customer’s travel needs in order to provide suitable solutions that meet their needs

•Providing prompt quotations and proactively following up on sales pipeline

•Building strong client relationships to retain custom and encourage repeat business

•Promote and upsell additional services to meet the customer needs

•Organising any additional customer requirements as necessary

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

•Highly successful sales professional from within a service driven environment

•A ‘hunter’ outlook is desired, you’re an excellent negotiator, communicator and influencer

•Quick learner with the determination to succeed and ability to think outside the box to maximise results

•Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

•Excellent commercial awareness

•Ability to build strong working relationships

•Experience in consultative based selling

•Ability to follow management instructions

•Excellent telephone manner being able to demonstrate first class customer service

 

Sales professionals with experience of working with technology/online driven travel business would be very much of interest.

Competitive basic salary on offer with generous sales bonus.

To apply please forward a copy of your CV and covering letter to andy.mcdonald@thekingsferry.co.uk

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