Our client, an equipment and service provider in Greater Portland, is seeking a Sales & Marketing Assistant to add to their team.
Duties & Responsibilities
-Support 5-6 member sales team with quotes and customer follow-up
-Work with the administrative team to maintain and update customer database
-Develop and monitor sales and marketing budgets
-Coordinate with management team for overall sales goals and activities
-Support sales team planning and preparing for sales trips, including pulling customer information
-Develop relationships with manufacturers’ inside sales representatives, trade publication editors, and trade show managers
-Develop collateral materials/advertisements for insertion in trade show publications and industry events
-Review upcoming local and state bid opportunities weekly and report them
-work with sales team to identify needed marketing materials to support sales activities including tailored packages and presentations
-Coordinate trade show activities with VP of Sales
-Research target markets, potential customers and help prepare market analysis reports
-Handle marketing-related administrative duties to support website, collateral, and special events
-Attend networking events as needed
-5+ years of marketing or business development support experience in a manufacturing environment or related industry
-Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred in Marketing, Business or a related field
-Strong database management skills
-Strong writing/editing skills
-Experience in graphics and desktop publishing layout
-Demonstrated research and MS Office skills
-Excellent attention to detail, organization and time management skills
Successful candidate will be open to learning and be willing to take the initiative to take on projects as they arise. Excellent opportunity to join a solid company with room for growth in Marketing.
Salary will depend on experience and includes full benefits.