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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.

 

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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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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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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 white goods ? If yes we would love to hear from you.

Due to the recent growth in business, in our National Accounts department we have an exciting vacancy of Head of Nataional Accounts reporting to the the Sales Director.

Role details:

  • Position: Head of National Accounts
  • Reporting to:Sales Director
  • Team responsibilities: Management of National Accounts team in the UK and Ireland
  • Overseeing the management of Smeg’s National Accounts in the UK and Ireland (including attending key customer account meetings)
  • Providing monthly sales performance reporting
  • Monitor customer and competitor market activity
  • Drive the grow the National Accounts portfolio (new and existing customers)
  • Further details about the position can be found in the attached Job Description

Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to inspire the National Accounts team
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth
  • White goods experience
  • Management of a team

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.

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 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 the Professional & Contract teams, reporting to our Head of Marketing.

Supporting the Professional Team

Our Professional Team are responsible for growing the commercial arm of our business which includes selling commercial kitchen appliances to catering and hospitality companies, as well as sterilization equipment to hospitals, dentists and laboratories. The Marketing Executive will support the Professional Team by, undertaking research into the sectors and delivering hands-on marketing support in order to grow the relevant distributor and dealer networks.

Supporting the Contracts Team

Our Contracts Team sell large kitchen appliances to housebuilders and developers. Reaching and engaging this audience is not only reliant on working with builders, but a myriad of kitchen furniture manufacturers, distributors, architects, and interior designers. The Marketing Executive will support the Contracts team by providing relevant market research, as well as developing effective communications to reach and engage the relevant players in the housebuilding market.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Undertaking 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 likeminded role
  • Experience in Business to Business Marketing, ideally food services, hospitality, equipment 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.

Job Description

Due to the recent growth in business, in our Independent Retail Division we have an exciting new role for a Business Development Manager (Independent Electrical Retail) reporting to the Head of Independent Kitchens and Electrical Retail

Main responsibilities

  • To drive new business in to Independent Electrical Retail Customers.
  • To maintain regular personal contact with all existing designated customers ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts in a way that enhances the Smeg Brand.
  • To constantly monitor progress against monthly/phase/annual sales targets, so as to be aware of progress against objectives.
  • Work closely with Customers “buying and marketing personnel” to formulate business plans.
  • 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.
  • To work towards specific targets.
  • Attending Shows, Events Training Days and Conferences

The successful candidate would need experience in :

  • Sales experience in the white goods industry / FMGC
  • Account Management (demonstrating an ability to grow existing customer business)
  • Proven track record of achieving targets and driving sales growth
  • 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.

The sales territory for this role is the South Midlands / Northern Home Counties

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.

 

Full Time, Permanent

 

 

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