Sales & Marketing Manager

Job Title: Sales & Marketing Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Syston, Leicestershire
  • £30,000 - £35,000
  • Contact Name: Sarah Clarke
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4477

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    Are you a driven and customer-focused sales and marketing professional? We’re delighted to be recruiting on behalf of a first-class logistics provider in Leicestershire, who are looking for an enterprising Sales & Marketing Manager to join their team.

    For this exciting opportunity within a prestigious and progressive business, we are looking for a talented sales and marketing professional who demonstrates a flair for generating business through a range of innovative sales, marketing and social media activity. The successful applicant will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and responding to sales leads and enquiries; making contact with potential and existing customers, and managing each relationship through to sale. You’ll be sales-focused with first class communication skills, and truly excel in establishing rapport with clients through taking a positive, consultative and engaging approach.

    This is a truly varied and interesting role, which may involve travel to visit potential clients, networking events, as well as attending exhibitions, conferences and trade shows.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Identifying and generating new leads for the business
    • Putting together quotations and sales proposals for prospective clients
    • Working as part of a strong internal management team to provide an excellent service proposition
    • Promoting and selling the services of the company
    • Attending tradeshows and exhibitions representing the company
    • Updating the company marketing collateral and image
    • Managing the company website and social media


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive previous sales and marketing experience within a 3rd party logistics or contract packaging company
    • Self-motivated, with the ability to work with initiative and manage workloads
    • Comprehensive industry knowledge and commercial acumen
    • Diligent, structured, and organised approach to work – with the ability to multi-task and prioritise
    • Ability to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment
    • A positive and ‘can-do’ attitude with logical problem-solving skills
    • Takes pride in work and is thorough, with excellent attention to detail
    • Strong PC skills – proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
    • Able to work as part of a team as well as independently


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm


    Salary and benefits:

    • £30,000 – £35,000 + bonus scheme

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