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Marketing Executive 

 

The role: 

Machine Serve is a well-established business in beautiful rural Devon, specialising in the sales and servicing of plant and agricultural machinery. We are looking for an innovative, driven Marketing Executive to join our growing team. You will take ownership of content creation; from that first spark of a great idea to execution. You will create engaging copy for multiple platforms, with an emphasis on growing our social media presence in a way that resonates with our existing customers and reaches new audiences. In normal circumstances we would attend trade shows and fairs, as well as  hosting our own popular open days. The Marketing Executive would take ownership of organising these, creating displays and representing the company.

At present, the proprietor is responsible for all machinery sales. The Marketing Executive would field some inbound sales calls at busy times; advising customers on our product range. We will provide extensive product training to ensure you can give the fantastic service and level of expertise Machine Serve is renowned for, and turn leads into sales.  

A typical day might see you working on a creative way to market our latest excavator for a social media post, updating our website, then advising customers on our products and making a sale. 

We are a small team and this is a great opportunity for someone who likes a varied workload.

 

Who we are: 

We are a forward-thinking, passionate and driven business where every member of the team makes a real difference. Our customers know they can rely on us for excellent service, comprehensive knowledge, and genuine care for what we do. We take pride in supporting the construction and agricultural industries, and it is our mission to offer the best products and the best after-care for those products, at honest and competitive prices.    

 

Key responsibilities will include: 
 

  • Helping grow and maintain our social media presence. 

  • Managing our website and web shops. 

  • Designing and building show displays and points of interest for various trade shows, fairs and open days that we attend and host throughout the year. 

  • Creating content, including copy and visuals, for multiple media platforms including social media, emails and adverts. 

  • Advising customers on our products. 

  • Working to targets. 

 

About you: 

  • You will have proven experience in a marketing role. 

  • You will be a driven, self-motivated person who is able to plan, prioritise and manage their own workload. 

  • You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a flair for writing copy. 

  • You will be an enthusiastic team-player. 

  • You will have a demonstrable track record in creating content for multiple media platforms. 

  • You will have some experience of graphic design. 

  • You will have previous sales experience or can demonstrate an aptitude for sales. 

  • You will have a current driving license and access to your own vehicle, due to the rural location. 

  • You will have qualifications in either marketing or sales- desirable but not essential. 

 

Other desirable skills include: 

 

  • An interest or experience in machinery/agriculture/vehicles. 

  • Photography or video skills. 

 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience. 

  • Performance-related bonuses. 

  • Pension scheme. 

  • Team-building activities and treats. 

 

We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our fantastic team are at the heart of making that happen. This does mean that we are doing things a bit differently at the moment, and we have taken precautions to make our workplace as safe as possible during this pandemic. 

This is a full-time, permanent post working 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday. This role is not suitable for remote working.  

We offer a competitive salary, dependent on experience. 

To apply, please email your CV and a cover letter to nikki@machineserve.co.uk. The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 5th March 2021. 

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