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MARKETING & SALES SUPPORT ADMINISTRATOR
A role has arisen to assist the Marketing & Sales Executive in providing sales support to the Hydro Sales team and marketing support to all areas of the business.
•Communication with current & prospective customers.
•Respond to and follow up sales enquiries by telephone, email and on line.
•Assist Hydro Sales Engineers in preparing quotations, tenders and contracts.
•Maintaining Sales & Marketing databases and logs.
•Ensure all pre-order documentation is handed over to the projects department in a timely & efficient manner.
•Support internal sales processes and supporting systems & documents.
•Administration/Organisation of Sales Exhibitions and Events.
•Organise & maintain stock of sales literature and promotional material.
•Support Marketing Executive with Advertising & Digital Marketing.
•Conducting market research, competitors and customer surveys.
•Raising MRO’s & Processing Invoices ready for payment.
•E-marketing campaign administration.
•Liaising with other departments such as accounts, logistics and external marketing agency.
Working within the sales offices, the Marketing & Sales Support Administrator will have a wide remit of responsibilities, providing general administrative support to the Marketing & Sales Executive. This is a varied role, supporting Hydro, Industrial Pumps and ECP departments, requiring the ability to undertake multiple tasks at one time.
Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd (Gilkes) has been in existence for 160 years. We operate out of our Head Office in Kendal, Cumbria where we design and engineer cooling pumps for high horsepower diesel engines and design, install and commission hydroelectric generation systems. We have a long and proud history of both engineering and manufacturing. We have always been passionate about innovation and engineering and believe in the inherent competence and integrity of British Engineering.
It is against this background that Gilkes seeks to recruit engineers to work in both our Pump and Hydro departments. If you fall into any of the categories below and are interested in joining Gilkes for a varied and exciting career in engineering, please get in touch.
(a) Experienced mechanical or electrical engineers who are either BTech, HND/HNC or Degree qualified who are looking to further their career in engineering. Gilkes offer the opportunity of a variety of responsibilities, interesting projects, further training and international travel.
(b) Engineering (electrical, mechanical or electronic) undergraduates in their final year at university. Gilkes will welcome approaches from undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in engineering. Gilkes offers interesting projects, the potential (and encouragement) for further training and development and will push the individual to attain Chartered status. Gilkes offers a competitive salary, a generous pension scheme and a joining bonus that is designed to make a significant contribution to the final year's costs at university.
(c) Those at school or college undertaking either ‘A' levels, BTech or HND/HNC qualification in engineering, mathematics or science subjects. Gilkes is looking to recruit 17 or 18 year olds nearing the end of their secondary education and interested in a career in engineering.
Gilkes will provide the appropriate training and support to enable the individuals to develop as engineers with the ultimate objective of achieving Chartered status.
Each person joining the scheme will be given a mentor within Gilkes who will provide help and support throughout their training. To contact Gilkes please email Sheila Jones (email@example.com) with a brief CV and an indication of what your aspirations are in joining Gilkes.