Sales & Marketing Assistant 

Title: Sales & Marketing Assistant
Department: Marketing
Manager: Sales & Marketing Manager
Reports Directly to: Marketing Communications Manager  

NMBS is the most successful trading community and buying group in the UK for Independent, Builders, Plumbers, Heating, Roofing, Hardware and Timber Merchants. They have over £1.7 Billion of buying power, which consists of 1,100 plus shareholding members with over 3,500 branches within the UK.

We are excited to be recruiting for a Sales & Marketing Assistant which is an entry level role that would be ideal if you're a student, graduate or simply looking to build a career.

NMBS has a coaching culture for all members of our team, which is why our focus is for the successful candidate to have the ambition and work ethic to succeed. Our commitment is to provide the opportunity to build a solid future.

The person fulfilling the role would enjoy challenging situations and have the ability to work within the broad parameters of the organisation. The ideal person will be creative, positive, confident, selfmotivated, imaginative, inquisitive and self disciplined.

Job Summary
Manage the Loyalty Reward Scheme.
Coordinate and maintain the Customer Relationship Management system.
To work as part of the team to deliver sustainable and profitable business.
Follow up new business opportunities.
Support the Marketing Communications Manager and Sales Office Manager.
Events support when required.
Work with the External and Internal Sales Teams.
Liaise with printers when necessary.
Assist in all areas of sales and marketing as and when required.
Any other duties deemed appropriate in conjunction with this role.

Performance Standards
Capable of working under pressure to meet necessary deadlines and initiatives.
The ability to interface and relate to people from differing backgrounds and status.
The ability to deliver results from objective driven activities both individually and from within the team.
The ability to function independent of supervision and be a good decision-maker.
Willingness to work outside contracted hours.
Willingness to travel within the UK.
Bring new ideas and initiatives to the department.
Have openness to change.
Willingness to accept constructive criticism and handle pressure in a professional manner.
Customer focused.

Personal Attributes
Detail oriented.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a team and independently.
Willingness to accept constructive criticism and handle pressure in a professional manner.
Customer Focussed.
Hard working and proactive.
Good eye for detail.

Essential Skills
A strong understanding and experience of using all Microsoft Office Applications.
Excellent written and spoken English.

If you are interested in the role please email your CV and a covering letter telling us why you would be suitable for this role to Vicky Spofford