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WORKING AT SMEG

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

Even though we are not a large organisation our employees are 100% committed to working towards surpassing our customers’ expectations at all touch points in their purchasing lifecycle. To ensure we can meet our customer needs we have a number of operational departments including: Sales & Marketing, Product Development, E-commerce, Demand Planning, Customer Engagement (pre & post sales), Training, Finance, IT & Business Support,  HR, Business Analysis and Logistics.

 

Job and careers at Smeg

Our staff form 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!

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Applications

If you think you have the relevant skillset and would fit the Smeg culture please apply directly for the appropriate position(s) on the webpage below. We also accept speculative applications. If you would like to submit a speculative application please complete the form as you scroll down.

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Job description

We are Smeg, an Italian heritage company, offering award winning design and technology driven kitchen and commercial appliances, which stand out from the crowd. At Smeg we recognize that our employees are central to our success, so we look to provide our employees with a culture of family values whilst operating in a corporate world.

Overall purpose:

Would you like to work for a well-known prestigious brand? With a Head Office based in a modern building in Oxfordshire. Do you have experience in selling appliances into Foodservice companies e.g. restaurant and Catering divisions? If yes we would love to hear from you.

Due to the recent growth in business, in our Professional Channel we have an exciting new role for a Regional Sales Manager – (Northern Region – Foodservice) reporting to the Commercial Channel Director

Main responsibilities

Prospect, qualify and close new business within our Professional portfolio for foodservice companies and the selling of commercial La Pavoni products across the UK

  • To Maintain regular personal contact with professional customers, identifying customer needs and ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts.
  • Build strong and lasting business relationships
  • Prepare annual business development plans to increase distribution of Smeg Foodservice products across the UK
  • Demonstrate our professional product range to clients
  • Analyze market conditions

Candidate most be able to demonstrate a proven track record in Selling appliances in Foodservice companies e.g. restaurant and Catering divisions.

This is a full-time permanent role, working Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00. This role is predominantly field based with a territory covering Northern England and Scotland.

We are offering a competitive salary, along with a number of other employee benefits including: company car, 26 days holiday as standard, a company pension, income protection, life assurance, wellbeing programme and staff discounts on Smeg products etc.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and are looking to join a well-known and progressive company we would love to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

 

Would you like to work for a well-known prestigious brand? With a Head Office based in Oxfordshire. Do you have experience in the selling white goods ?   If yes we would love to hear from you.

Due to the recent growth in our business, we have  an exciting new role of Business Development Manager within our kitchen Studio division, reporting to the Head of the department. 

The role we have available are one covering the South Midlands and Home Countries 

  • To identify new business Opportunities and develop new customer accounts within the Kitchen Studio portfolio.
  • Maintaining and growing existing customers accounts by increasing the sale of Smeg products.
  • To constantly monitor sales aguisnt monthly/phase/annual sales targets
  • To maintain regular personal contact with all designated customers ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts in a way that enhances the Smeg Brand
  • To work towards specific targets, sterling/product/product group
  • 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.
  • Attending Shows, Events, Training Days & Conferences

 

Ideally the successful candidate would need:

  • Proven Track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth
  • Industry knowledge
  • Professional sales training
  • Business and market awareness

This is a full-time permanent role (37.5 hours per week). The position is home office based with the expectation of travelling to potential and existing customer sites / meetings.

We are offering a competitive salary, on target bonus scheme, company car, along with a number of other employee benefits including: 26 days holiday as standard, a company pension, income protection, life assurance, wellbeing programme and staff discounts on Smeg products etc.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and are looking to join a well-known and progressive company we would love to hear from you.

Job description

We are Smeg, an Italian heritage company, offering award winning design and technology driven kitchen and commercial appliances, which stand out from the crowd. At Smeg we recognize that our employees are central to our success, so we look to provide our employees with a culture of family values whilst operating in a corporate world.

Overall purpose:

Would you like to work for a well-known prestigious brand? With a Head Office based in a modern building in Oxfordshire. Do you have experience in selling to Medical, Dental and Laboratory customers, if yes we would love to hear from you.

Due to the recent growth in business, in our Professional Channel we have an exciting new role for a Regional Sales Manager – (National – Instruments) reporting to the Commercial Channel Director.

Main responsibilities

  • Prospect, qualify and close new business within our Professional portfolio across the UK
  • To Maintain regular personal contact with professional customers, identifying customer needs and ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts.
  • Build strong and lasting business relationships
  • Prepare annual business development plans to increase distribution of Smeg Instrument products across the UK
  • Demonstrate our professional product range to clients
  • Analyze market conditions

Candidate most be able to demonstrate a proven track record in Selling appliances into Medical, Dental and Laboratory customers.

This is a full-time permanent role, working Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00. This is a National field based role.

We are offering a competitive salary, along with a number of other employee benefits including: company car, 26 days holiday as standard, a company pension, income protection, life assurance, wellbeing programme and staff discounts on Smeg products etc.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and are looking to join a well-known and progressive company we would love to hear from you.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Overall purpose:

Would you like to work for a well-known prestigious brand, based in a modern building in Oxfordshire? Do you have experience in Trade Marketing (business to business Marketing)? Then we would love to hear from you.

Due to the recent growth in business, our marketing department has an exciting new role of Marketing Executive, supporting our, Built-In Appliance business reporting to our Head of Marketing.

The Marketing Executive will undertake marketing activities to support the growth of business with our commercial customers which include catering and hospitality companies, hospitals, dentists and laboratories.

The Marketing Executive will also be responsible for supporting the growth of our Contracts team by undertaking such tasks as market research and developing effective communication plans to reach and engage the relevant players in the housebuilding market (builders, kitchen furniture manufacturers, distributors, architects, and interior designers).

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Market research
  • Supporting the development and implementation of relevant marketing plans
  • Identifying the most appropriate means of communicating with the relevant sectors and run relevant marketing campaigns
  • Supporting trade marketing activities
  • Developing and distribution point of sale material
  • Working with retailers on Smeg imagery and content on their websites
  • Help organise tradeshows / events (including events at our Oxfordshire showroom, London store and external venues)
  • Running trade promotions
  • Working with the trade press to develop Smeg’s product placement activities.
  • Ideally we are looking for a candidate with:
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a likeminded role
  • Experience in Business-to-Business Marketing, ideally appliance manufacturing
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about marketing

This is a full-time permanent role, working Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00.

We are offering a competitive salary, along with a number of other employee benefits including: 26 days holiday as standard, a company pension, income protection, life assurance, wellbeing programme and staff discounts on Smeg products etc.

If you believe you have the relevant skills and are looking to join a well-known and progressive company we would love to hear from you.

This is a full-time permanent role, working Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00.

 

Overall purpose:

To provide support and assistance to the Business Development Analyst and Product Team evaluating and providing, through market research, pricing strategy, monthly reporting and sales analysis, insights for the decision-making process.

This is an office based role based in our Headquarters in Abingdon Oxfordshire. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Run and development of periodic reports on the whole product range, with presentation of the data to the business
  • Sales analysis and monitoring of retail KPIs through different business channels and product categories
  • Participate to market and sales planning meetings by providing analysis and market research/insights
  • Working closely with the product and sales team to understand the main sales goals and drivers
  • Provide analysis and support for pricing strategies and customers RFQs
  • Point of contact for the sales team providing prices and running analysis throughout the sales channels
  • Cooperate with the key business units improving, implementing and managing analytical tools/programmes
  • Build market knowledge, improve understanding of the brand, understand consumer product requirements and the competition in detail, including through customer visit
  • Use of websites and literature to create regular competitor updates to flag up new products, or gaps, in the market
  • Build and maintain positive business relationships, regularly liaising with relevant departments and gathering information for the preparation of reports /analysis
  • Produce daily/ad-hoc business analysis reports

Systems

  • Very good knowledge of Excel and Power Point
  • Power BI knowledge is a plus, not mandatory
  • Web tracking tools (Work-IT): development & continuous system improvement as the product range and company needs develop
  • ARTICAD management and catalogue update for the Kitchen Studios channel

Other

  • 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:

  • Speak fluent English
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office products
  • Advanced in MS Excel including PivotTables, LOOKUPs, INDEX/MATCH, SUMIF, Conditional Formatting and Data Tables
  • Business and analysis-oriented skillset

Competencies required:

  • Degree in Economics or related fields
  • Proactiveness
  • Good time management
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to drive projects and activities to successful conclusion
  • Good communication skills at all levels of business
  • Good attention to detail

 

 

 

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