Sales and Marketing Assistant

Geotek is seeking to employ a Sales and Marketing Assistant to support business development activities and help to drive new opportunities for sales of scientific equipment for analysing geological samples.  Established in 1994, Geotek is a world leader in this specialised field, supplying equipment and services internationally to earth science institutions, oil and mining companies.  We would like to hear of candidates who are interested in a full, or part time, role (minimum 3 days per week) based in Daventry, UK.  The candidate will be expected to travel to occasional events.

Sales and Marketing Assistant job duties:

  • Carrying out market research for trends, demographics, pricing strategies, and other relevant information
  • Communicating and surveying with clients to establish needs, requirements and customer service levels
  • Entering sales and marketing data into spreadsheets and helping to create data and financial reports as needed
  • Writing press releases, newsletters and maintaining social media accounts for brands, products, or services
  • Researching, planning and arranging exhibitions, speaker or marketing events
  • Assessing and analysing the results of a marketing campaign and producing reports to feed into product development
  • Producing, organising and planning the production of all major marketing materials by working closely with printers and other involved parties
  • Helping to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns

Skills, experience and qualifications:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with strong interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint or similar is essential
  • Experience with computer drawing packages like Adobe Illustrator or similar is preferable
  • Good numeracy and analysis skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • A strong team player but happy to own projects and deliver against objectives
  • Can plan and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Works under the direction of the Sales and Marketing Manager to help reach the company’s marketing goals and objectives
  • Good level of education to diploma level, or pervious experience in a relevant business area or marketing, sales or administration

Salary and benefits are negotiable and will be commensurate with skills and experience

To apply for this position please send your CV together with a covering letter or email to: jobs@geotek.co.uk.  Please let us know whether you are eligible to live and work in the UK.

No agencies please.