Field Marketing Executive
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Overview

The department and team

This new and exciting position has been developed to promote our company throughout the Community to grow and maintain stronger relationships within the care sector. This may include working with Health Care Professionals, local GPs, local charities, and community groups, engaged in supporting the needs of the elderly in the community.

 

The role covers the Kent area and reports directly into the Service Centre Manager; however, time management and diary planning is to be managed by the individual. It is expected that the successful candidate will build and develop strong external relationships with new and existing customers/influencers to drive awareness, educate on the apetito food solution and promote growth.

 

We are looking for someone with exceptional customer service and communication skills, with the enthusiasm to get out in the community and promote apetito hot meals delivery.

Tools and training will be provided, however you will need your own transport.

 

This position is working 22.5 hours per week, over 3 days.

 

Who we are

Apetito have been cooking and delivering delicious frozen meals for over 25 years

Part of the apetito group, an award winning leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

We’re proud to be a Living Wage employer and member of the Ethical Trading Initiative. We support British food and farming and operate a successful programme of waste reduction and resource efficiency across our whole business.

In addition to your salary you will receive a comprehensive training program, generous annual leave holiday entitlement, the ability to buy additional annual leave, retail discounts, free turkey (or voucher) at Christmas and much more !

Responsibilities

  • Building relationships and networking with Healthcare Professionals, local community groups, retirement associations etc.
  • Develop new business through these relationships by targeting influencers – we want to be the company they refer!
  • To plan and carry out meal demonstrations to promote the benefits of the food and increase overall brand awareness – locations such as hospitals, care homes, day centers, warden assisted accommodation etc.
  • To work closely with colleagues from the other in-house franchises and Head Office team to develop and field test new initiatives.
  • To develop relationships with marketers from other franchises to ensure sharing of best practice.
  • To undertake relevant administrative tasking in line with business systems.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Sales and Marketing experience
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • GCSE English and Math’s (or equivalent etc.)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Time management, planning and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Personable and engaging

  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude, proactive and positive outlook, and willing to experiment with new ideas

  • Shows passion, drive and ambition to deliver outstanding execution in key projects

  • Acts as an ambassador for Wiltshire Farm Foods, building effective working relationships and networks

  • Full, clean driving licence and own transport

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Dynamics Navision
  • Experience within a care based role
  • Vocational sales/and marketing qualification

Details

  • Location

    Kent-Snodland, UK

  • Contract

    Permanent (Part-Time)

  • Closing date

    25th February 2020

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