Sales and Marketing Executive / Marketing Specialist

£18000 - £20000 per annum
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Bluetown Online
Job Discipline
Marketing (General), Sales
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Sales and Marketing Executive

Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum dependant on experience/ qualification

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Company is a multinational company which operates more than 60 leisure attractions in Europe. Their business depends on their visitors enjoying their experience, whether that's leaving their aquariums inspired to care more about the environment, to thrill-seekers riding Drenched, one of the tallest, steepest and wettest water rides in Europe! It takes a very diverse and richly talented team to keep the show on the road and they work hard in getting these individuals on board!

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, hardworking sales and marketing executive with a passion for animals and animal conservation to help grow their business!

Join the team at Portsmouth's award-winning Aquarium where they offer visitors a dazzling undersea safari through the oceans of the world, with a chance to experience everything from tropical sharks and stingrays to giant lobsters and elegant seahorses - Portsmouth aquarium is the place for you!

They're looking for individuals who want to join the team and live their values of:

* Customer Service
* Honesty
* Respect
* Focus on Results
* Teamwork
* Personal development

They are also here to sell fun and this is what makes them so unique. Each day they look at working in a fun and friendly environment. So, if you have a passion to work in the leisure industry, can offer outstanding customer service to all their visitors and you aren't afraid of hard work, then they may just have the job for you!

Job Duties:

Reporting to the General Manager you will be responsible for the coordination of the Sales and Marketing for the Aquarium, Portsmouth and to carry out operational duties and duty management as required. Your goal will be to drive and grow visitor numbers and sales within the aquarium.

You will work with the General Manager to develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies to continue to grow the Aquarium's audience and engagement - which may include print, video storytelling, social media, email, blog, signage, press releases and other forms of marketing communications. You will be responsible for the overall management of the Aquarium's website and social media platforms - including writing copy, updates, maintenance etc.

You will need to be flexible and enjoy working with the public - the role includes outreach and outdoor promotions via tourism fairs, as well as the planning and coordination of aquarium events!

As part of the wider management team, covering Duty Management you will also carry out other responsibilities as required, including cash office procedures, crisis management, operational issues, staff training, paperwork/ record keeping, health and safety etc. In the absence of the General Manager, you will be responsible for the management of aquarium staff in accordance with company policies and procedures.

The Candidate:

They're looking for responsible and reliable team members who are dependable and hard-working. You should be a real team player with strong communication skills, plenty of enthusiasm and energy coupled with the ability to interact with their guests. They're looking for someone who has excellent customer service skills and the ability to 'think on their feet' and take ownership of any issues that may arise.

The ability to communicate effectively to all their visitors is key to being successful in this role and a flexible and positive approach is expected to help them meet and exceed their customer's often demanding needs

* Experience with WordPress, other CMS or website management is essential
* Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills are a must
* You must possess a strong knowledge of marketing practices including SEO, PPC and content marketing
* Previous experience within a marketing role preferred
* Must possess basic working experience with photography and video
* Previous Photoshop/ design experience preferred
* Bachelor's degree required, within marketing, events or other related fields of study

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Your covering letter WILL be used as a sifting mechanism so make sure it stands out from the crowd!

Candidates with experience of; Sales and Marketing Administrator, Administrator, Business Support, Admin Assistant, Team Administrator, Sales Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Office Junior, Salesperson, Office Assistant, Sales and Marketing, Sales and Marketing Assistant, Business Development Assistant, Administrative Support will be considered for this role

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