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Sales & Business Development Assistant

Permanent  for Tracsis in Manchester

Full Time, Based in Manchester or Derby with regular travel to Leeds

Due to continued expansion, Tracsis is looking for a talented and well-organised sales and marketing professional to support our current business development team to build our client base and enter new markets.This role will be responsible for preparing and collating tenders; writing, designing and procuring marketing material; supporting the day to day requirements of the sales function and identifying and analysing sales opportunities.

Degree qualified, the successful candidate will offer a combination of strong organisational skills with a creative flair for marketing and sales. You will report directly to the Head of Sales and Marketing for Rail and will be expected to develop product and sector knowledge.

This role requires a motivated and friendly self-starter, capable of developing and implementing a sales and marketing plan, organising their time and managing multiple priorities. We are looking for a candidate who will bring fresh ideas to the business with the dynamism to implement them on their own initiative. Excellent communication and presentation skills are required as the role will be required to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels.

For the successful candidate, this role will provide the long-term opportunity to build their career in an exciting, fast developing company operating in an expanding market sector.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

-Writing and collating tenders and responses to sales opportunities

-Creating, reviewing and improving company sales literature and advertising material

-Maintaining, enhancing and keeping up to date all aspects of the website

-Managing the sales enquiry process including Pipeline and Project Initiation

-Maintaining and enhancing the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database

-Obtaining client feedback and administering client accounts

-Actively supporting the preparation of promotions, exhibition events and roadshows

Essential skills and experience:

-Demonstrable experience in sales and marketing, including relevant qualifications (degree, CIM)

-A combination of creative, verbal and written communication skills and organisational skills

-A proactive “hands-on” approach

-Self-motivation, enthusiasm, energy and a sense of humour

-Willing to travel in the UK initially and potentially overseas as you grow into the role

Desirable skills and experience:

-A background in b2b technology sales and marketing, ideally in the rail industry

-Experience of writing and collating complex pre-qualification and tender responses

Unfortunately due to high volume of applications we are unable to notify applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks you can assume your application has not been successful.

Strictly no agencies

Applications received from agencies will not be considered and unsolicited calls from agencies are not welcome.

Job added on 15-11-2014