Overview

A leading training and development company based in Westminster are looking for a bright graduate with an entrepreneurial spirit to join as a Sales & Marketing Assistant.

Salary: circa £21,000

The Role

  • The role has a strong focus on marketing, and will be a fairly autonomous role
  • Weekly marketing emails will need to be written based on an assessment of which courses need marketing, this will rely on an intuitive and research based approach, looking back at profitability and also assessing which courses need promoting due to booking numbers
  • You will be required to take your own initiative to ensure an understanding of the courses
  • You will also be heading up our social media, we recently set up Twitter and have reached 100 followers in the last few months. We work alongside a social media company who you will be required to liaise with to ensure we are reaching the maximum amount of people and promoting our brand effectively
  • When arranging In House training, we may be required to adapt a course to suit the specific needs of a client. In order to show the client what we can offer, we send out a proposal, and you will at times be asked to assist with the writing of proposals
  • This will form part of the sales side of the role and will again require you to have excellent verbal and written communication skills to liaise with the client and trainer to put together a high quality proposal that will result in a sale
  • You will then need to nurture the opportunity to close and this will give you experience of a 360 sales role
  • Other aspects of the role will be to help with adding new courses to the website, and other general administrative tasks

Key Skills/Experience

  • You must be a graduate, ideally with a 2:1, from a good university
  • We are therefore looking for someone who will be able to be entrepreneurial in their approach and come up with their own initiatives around marketing strategy
  • You will need to have a good grasp of English and a willingness to research the courses you are promoting
  • Someone confident and able to make bold decisions is a necessity
  • Strong communication within the team is also critical as you will need to then pass on the co-ordination of the course to the programme co-ordinator
  • This role would suit someone wishing to gain sales and marketing experience and will equip you with a variety of experience
  • As the team is small, you may from time to time be required to perform other duties and an adaptive, can-do attitude and a willingness to be a great team player is crucial

 

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