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About Smeg

Smeg is a well-established Italian, family owned business, with its UK head office located in a stylish and modern building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and supported by our flagship store on Regent Street, London and our logistics hub in Portsmouth.

The Smeg team

Our staff are at the heart of our business and we pride ourselves in offering a working environment that promotes positive wellbeing; is diverse; provides opportunities for personal growth; and is fun. Even though we are not a huge organisation our employees are 100% committed to working towards surpassing our customers’ expectations at all touch points in their purchasing lifecycle.

  

Departments

To ensure we can meet our customer needs we have a number of departments: Sales & Marketing, Product Development, Demand Planning, Customer Engagement (pre & post sales), Training, Finance, IT & Business Support, HR, Business Analysis and Logistics.

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ApplicationsIf you think you have the skill set and would fit the Smeg culture please apply directly for a specific position we are currently advertising on this webpage.

We also accept speculative applications, if you would like to submit a speculative application please complete the below form.

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Current vacancies

Please submit your CV via the form at the bottom of the page. Alternatively, should you wish to speculatively submit your CV to be held securely on file, please fill in the form and select speculative application. We require the information below so that we can review and consider your submission. Please see our Privacy PolicyPrivacy Notice for Recruits and our Privacy Policy about Employee and Job Applicant Data for details on how we will use this information you provide. 

Trade Marketing Manager- Trade Marketing Manager

Overall purpose:

Smeg believes that objects of daily use should not only fill an environment, they should create an atmosphere!

 

We’re on the lookout for a great trade marketing manager to work alongside our product managers, internal sales and training teams to develop and maintain solid communication with our distributors & retailer partners across the UK & Ireland, alongside helping to influence architects and designers specifying new developments. The trade marketing manager role is a vital position ensuring the successful growth and support of these sales channels.

 

Smeg offer an extensive portfolio of products for the kitchen, the most important room in the house.  Helping us get our complete range Infront of consumers and maximising the opportunity is your challenge!

Responsible for:

  • Developing new trade comms initiatives (eshots, brochures, offer sheets etc)
  • Overseeing promotional calendar and incentive programmes
  • Liaising and networking with a range of stakeholders including customers, colleagues, suppliers and partner organisations (phone, email and face to face).
  • Maintaining regular communication initiatives.
  • Developing new promotions and POS with sales team.
  • Overseeing and improving stockist finder content
  • Developing retailer brand pages
  • Creating, sharing and disseminating new content
  • Fielding and briefing trade advertising opportunities.
  • Overseeing the production of marketing materials, including brochures, leaflets, boards, gadgets, newsletters, e-newsletters.
  • Writing and proofreading copy.
  • Liaising with PR with a focus toward trade press releases, events, award submissions and copy calls
  • Arranging product loans and exhibition stock
  • Arranging the effective distribution of marketing materials, gadgets and stocks.
  • Maintaining and updating customer databases online.
  • Organising and attending events such as exhibitions, awards evenings, charity fundraisers.
  • Evaluating and maintaining specification portals
  • Conducting research – customers, market, product etc.
  • Contributing to, and developing, marketing plans and strategies.
  • Evaluating and measuring marketing campaigns where possible.
  • Managing and improving reviews
  • Monitoring competitor activity.
  • Supporting head of marketing and other colleagues with general marketing initiatives.
  • To maintain a professional image conductive to the culture and ethos of Smeg
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties within your range of experience and competencies.

Experience required:

  • A minimum 3-5 years + experience in a similar marketing role
  • Blue chip / consumer electronics/ manufacturing / retail / FMCG sector

Competencies required:

  • Strong & proven planning, organisation and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated and can work individually as well as within a small team.
  • Able to start and finish projects from end to end, taking care of the detail.
  • Friendly, approachable and passionate.

Position details:

  • Based at Smeg UK's head office in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
  • Full-time permanent position (37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday).
  • Competitive salary and package.

Northern Regional Sales Manager - Northern Regional Sales Manager

Overall purpose:

To highlight specific new business opportunities and prepare a business development plan targeting new customers and increased distribution of Smeg commercial products.

This Sales territory covers Scotland and northern England, including M62 corridor. 

Responsible for:

  • To constantly monitor progress against monthly/phase/annual sales target, so as to be aware of progress against objectives.
  • To maintain regular personal contact with all designated customers ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts.
  • To continually strive to maximise every opportunity for achieving increased sales and distribution with designated customers.
  • To work towards specific targets, sterling/product/product group.
  • To work closely with customers’ buying and marketing personnel to formulate short medium and long term business plans.
  • To monitor customers marketing policies and strategies so as to be aware of the implications on Smeg UK Ltd.
  • To maintain relationships with all customers in such a way as to enhance the Smeg brand and the company’s status and position
  • To collect and transmit information regarding competitor or market activity to relevant Smeg UK Ltd staff to assist in maintaining a high level of competitor/ market intelligence.
  • Preparation and presentation of product training sessions.
  • To adhere to systems and processes of administration to agreed time scales.
  • To maintain awareness of industry and product related issues.
  • Attending events, conferences and seminars as required by your customer(s) and or manager.
  • To maintain a professional image conductive to the culture and ethos of the Smeg brand.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties within your range of experience and competencies.

Experience required:

  • Minimum 3 GCSE’s including Maths and English Grade 1-4 (or equivalent).
  • Specialist knowledge in the commercial business sector.
  • Overall business and marketing awareness.

Competencies required:

  • Organisation and planning.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Motivational.
  • Problem solving & Negotiation.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint & Outlook).

Position Details

  • Home based, with Head Office in Abingdon Oxfordshire
  • This Sales territory covers Scotland and northern England, including M62 corridor 
  • Full time permanent position (37.5 hours week, Monday to Friday)
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company pension
  • Company car and fuel card
  • Private health care
  • Other employee benefits