As our Sales & Marketing Assistant, you will play a key role in supporting the Sales team to acquire new clients and maintain the relationships with existing clients. You will be hands on and eager to support our Sales team by following up on leads and tracking all inbound leads within our CRM system, Zoho.
Whilst reporting into the Chief Commercial Officer, you will work closely with the rest of the Sales team to produce sales materials, organise tradeshows and plan customer events. You’ll develop great networking skills which will be required when you liaise with external PR agencies for press releases.
You’ll be eager to keep up with the latest industry news and will use this information to ensure our website and social media channels are up to date especially with customer case studies.
You have at least a year’s sales and marketing experience after completing a relevant degree. We’ll expect you to have excellent written and oral communication skills which will be demonstrated in the press releases you produce. You have a passion for social media and experience of being a social media advocate for a business.
Ideally, you’ll have a grasp of Zoho, however don’t be put off if you haven’t used this CRM platform. Far more important is a willingness to learn and a can-do attitude. Although we expect you to be well-versed in social media management.
You act with a sense of urgency to get things done and show initiative when the team is busy, you contribute constructively and when you don’t know the answer you say so and then make it your business to find out.
You thrive at working under pressure but equally you plan ahead to ensure that you take advantage of down time.
Founded in 2010, Simplestream is an award-winning provider of video streaming solutions to some of the largest players in the media industry. We work with the likes of Sony, A+E Networks, News Corp, QVC, Discovery, Turner, MTG and MP & Silva to launch next generation TV services. Our end-to-end Cloud TV Platform and underlying Media Manager software is redefining how online video is delivered.
We are a well-funded and growing business with a start-up mentality and seeking to hire the best talent. We offer competitive salaries and a bunch of perks. Our London office is right next to Piccadilly Circus in the heart of Central London and is a fun and friendly environment in which you can further develop your skills and experiences through working on some of the most exciting digital video projects in the industry.
What We Offer
At Simplestream, we believe in providing a creative working environment where people can grow, both professionally and personally. This is exhibited in our bright, open plan office is in the heart of Piccadilly. We offer a competitive salary and a generous range of benefits:
- 25 days’ holiday;
- Childcare vouchers;
- Direct pension contributions;
- Free lunch once a week;
- Friday treats (usually cakes);
- Fresh fruit, tea and coffee and snacks (including beer!).
- Regular free employee social events (food, drinks and often some kind of activity, such as bowling, table tennis, etc.).
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