Marketing & Sales Executive

Gilfresh Produce is seeking to recruit a Marketing & Sales Executive  to join our sales team within our fast growing FMCG family business.

Job Title: Marketing & Sales Executive 

Department: Sales & Marketing 

Reports To: Head of Sales & Marketing 

Responsible For: No direct reports 

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

The person will work within our 3 pillars of People, Planet and Prosperity.

The Role:

People

  • Work collaboratively within the Sales, Marketing & NPD Department to deliver continued sales success and brand awareness for the business.
  • Work within a high performing culture and in particular:
    • Ensure that Gilfresh Values are applied without exception.
    • Represent Gilfresh and your department in all colleague and customer interactions.
    • Deliver effective and transparent communication, where colleagues and customers are well informed and are aware of any changes that impact production and supply.
  • Oversee day to day marketing activities.
  • Develop marketing campaigns and attend food events throughout the UK & Ireland raising awareness of the Gilfresh brand. 
  • Act as a Brand Champion and support Gilfresh with a variety of marketing activities and initiatives.

Planet

  • Plan, develop and implement marketing communication campaigns using a mix of traditional and digital marketing methods.
  • Plan and create marketing assets / collateral eg: brochures, website, social media.
  • Proactively create and develop engaging content and campaigns that will digitally connect with consumers and customers.
  • Work with external design houses to deliver Gilfresh’s brand proposition.
  • Develop a marketing strategy for turning Gilfresh into a household brand by making vegetables more convenient to consumers by bringing them from our fields to their table without compromising on flavour or nutrition.  

Prosperity

  • To hit and exceed your sales budget through the effective management of your accounts through the creation of a business plan and the overall management of pricing and margin.
  • Analyse marketing data and produce competitor analysis to help Gilfresh communicate our compelling value and sustainability messages.
  • Support the sales team for meetings and events.
  • Make recommendations for media spend and campaign budgets that will drive revenue growth.
  • Ensure Gilfresh continues to be an award-winning business through various marketing initiatives which are aligned to our key business strategies.
  • Focus on our return on investment through monitoring and analysis of social media activity.

The Person:

As a family business, it is important we share the same values and that we can find a way to work together.  To sustain and continuously improve daily productivity, we are looking for a Marketing & Sales Executive  who wish to contribute to business efficiency and stability and who have the following attributes:

  • Recognise the privilege of working in a FAMILY environment
  • RESPECT each other and assume positive intent
  • Strive for EXCELLENCE in everything we do
  • Consider SUSTAINABILITY in all our activities
  • Prioritise the HEALTH, safety and wellbeing of ourselves and others
  • Impactful interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Commercial acumen
  • Humility and professional will
  • Problem solving
  • Project Management
  • Strong copywriting skills and a creative flair
  • Degree or equivalent relevant qualifications
  • A passion for food and can do attitude with a willingness to learn on the job 

Behaviours:

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Own it
  • Know it 
  • Control it
  • Learn from it
  • Celebrate it

Please send a comprehensive CV to careers@gilfreshproduce.com including ‘Marketing & Sales Executive’ in the subject line.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 27th March 2024 at 5pm.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Come follow us to find out more about what we do: @gilfreshproduce


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