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AGD Systems Ltd is the leading UK manufacturer of traffic and pedestrian detection equipment. Based in the Cheltenham/Gloucester area, we possess a longstanding track record of excellence and passion for innovation, developing a range of market-leading products and putting the customer first. This is an excellent opportunity to join an award-winning company.

Benefits include: Flexi-time, Healthcare, Pension, Service Related Annual Leave, Discretionary Profit Share.

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Main Purpose of Job

  • Identifying and pursuing opportunities for strategic growth with existing and new customers
  • Building and managing the international opportunities pipeline
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key customer accounts
  • Creating and implementing a Marketing and PR strategy
  • Co-ordinating the Commercial team in providing feedback and supporting market information regarding market trends, customer needs and competitor’s actions
  • Acting as deputy for Commercial Director as required

Key Responsibilities

  • Pro-actively follow up sales activities with customers & potential customers
  • Create and implement a rolling Marketing and PR strategy/plan for the company for approval by the directors to be deployed locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Create and implement high impact marketing and PR campaigns to launch new lines of business or products, and to support exhibitions and trade shows as required
  • Monitor the status of all live enquiries to ensure opportunity related actions are completed in a timely professional manner and escalated to the CD when required, coaching and supporting other team members as necessary
  • Identify and analyse the reasons for failures to turn an enquiry into a new order
  • Monitor and report on company sales KPIs and sales performance
  • Maintain accurate and up to date information within company CRM system
  • Co-ordinate market information on behalf of AGD
  • Co-ordinate the market and client news in order to produce sales leads, brief staff and have a library of live information for use in company blogs, newsletters and e-shots
  • Manage the design and production of all marketing and PR collateral as required
  • Maintain and manage the development of the company’s website

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Sales and marketing: 5+ years
  • Supervisory: 2+ years
  • Ability to advise, lead and mentor other staff within the commercial team
  • Willingness and desire to travel extensively within the UK and overseas on behalf of the company or TTG
  • CRM/SAP or equivalent business systems
  • Presentation skills to Director level
  • Co-ordinating international exhibitions and other marketing events
  • Utilising the web to promote and advertise company products/services

Core Competencies and Attitude

  • Capable of independently building a well-qualified pipeline of opportunities to meet order intake target
  • Able to establish and sustain a trusted advisor relationship with customers, ensuring their needs are met and AGD are seen as their supplier of choice
  • Resilient and possessing a winning attitude, willing to be accountable for meeting targets
  • A strong sense of pride in their work and in the products and services being offered to market
  • Ability to successfully negotiate on the basis of reaching mutually acceptable outcomes for all parties
  • Sustains a high work rate, able to set own priorities in order to consistently deliver against commitments made

Applications should include current remuneration and sufficient detail to show how you can meet the above requirements and should be addressed to:

Personnel Department
AGD Systems Ltd
White Lion House
Gloucester Road
Staverton
Cheltenham
GL51 0TF

Or emailed to agdrecruitment@agd-systems.com

Closing date for applications 28th June