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Join TeamAllwag!

After a challenging year, we are currently recruiting for dedicated hardworking people that want to be a part of our success. 

Our people are the Allwag difference and one of the main reasons our clients are so loyal. 

On-going professional training equips our people with the skills they need to do their job. But we can’t train attitude. So when we recruit, we look for enthusiastic, committed people who share our values and understand that our clients always come first.

Our growth and success since we started in 1999 is the result of our constant innovation and great customer service, leading to repeat business and referrals. We build excellent relationships with clients based on trust and reliability. Working with clients rather than simply for them, we make sure we are their supplier of choice every time.

We feel that each role within Allwag Promotions offers the perfect opportunity for someone to make a real difference and achieve great job satisfaction as a result of their efforts. So if you enjoy a challenge, like being busy and are determined to meet customers’ needs, this could be perfect for you.

Our offices are in Hatfield Peverel - five minutes’ walk from the mainline train station. Our working hours are 8.30a.m.-5.30p.m. Monday to Friday although we are currently working remotely. 

Allwag Promotions is an Investors in People Gold status employer, so fantastic career opportunities, and full training and support are provided. We are proud to have been awarded 'Distributor of the Year" 2019 by the British Promotional Merchandise Association.

Oh, and you must like cake and the odd lunch at The Blue Strawberry!

If you think you fit the bill for our job descriptions below then please get in touch by emailing [email protected] (in confidence)!

But please - no recruitment agencies.

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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Account Manager - Essex

We are always on the look out for motivated, flexible and adaptable Account Managers to complement our dedicated team who can be responsible for managing their own portfolio of clients. We look for a confident person with a passion for winning business through excellent customer service and who enjoys the buzz of hitting team targets whilst helping our clients with their often too short deadlines!

More importantly, you must have an excellent telephone manner, an eye for detail to process the quotes, creative flair to make sure your clients are given excellent product choices to suit their needs and of course the enthusiasm to make this role a success.

Your key responsibilities are to develop our business by offering 1st class customer service. This role allows you to develop your own clients and progress your career to become an Account Manager.

Your responsibilities will also include:
- Working with both existing and new clients to develop relationships and build business
- Establishing requirements via telephone and email to ensure we offer the best solution
- Organising quotes, visuals and samples on behalf of our clients to win their business as well as giving creative briefs for visuals to be produced by our Graphic design team
- Negotiate prices with suppliers for key clients
- Processing order instructions to your Sales administrator ready for Production
- Following up quote requests and repeat orders on a daily basis to further develop relationships
- Taking part in supplier visits to build your product knowledge
- Plan marketing campaigns with our marketing team
- Attending exhibitions to generate prospective new clients
- Proactively creating branded product ideas for clients to generate more business
- Develop our product range and services to continually drive our business forward

As you progress in the role of an Account Manager, you will be involved with meeting with UK based clients to discuss our services, review their requirements and agree solutions

Skills required
Our ideal candidate will have experience of working within either a print or promotional merchandise role, understand print processes and have a creative flair.
Full clean driving licence is required
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Sourcing Specialist (our name for our Customer Service/Sales Administrators) - Essex

We are currently recruiting for a dedicated, enthusiastic Customer Service/Sales Administrator with excellent communication skills that wants to become part of our ongoing success. Working within our Corporate Division, you will be responsible for creating branded product ranges, producing detailed quotes, co-ordinating visuals, samples and proposals to meet our client briefs.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, whilst working on fabulous campaigns for many well known contract clients such as the BBC and Network Rail

Your responsibilities will include:

- Achieving required margins by negotiating prices with suppliers for large or complex orders
- Briefing and checking visuals to ensure they are correct, in line with client branding guidelines and match product specifications within quotations
- Making sure stock, prices and lead-times are correct before sending to Account Managers and Business Development Managers
- Adding new products to the website as required for quoting purposes
- Processing samples invoices, managing costs and payment of samples or ensuring samples have been returned
- Creating presentations to prospective new clients
- Setting up new clients on the system
- Processing orders on the system to ensure the order is processed effectively, without error and delivered before the deadline
- Ensuring delivery dates and stock are possible with suppliers as you place an order
- Taking part in supplier visits to grow product knowledge
- Updating our stock management and Ecommerce systems
- Arranging speculative samples, marketing packs to clients and welcome packs to new clients
- Producing monthly & quarterly reports for each contract

Skills required
Our ideal candidate will have minimum 3+ years customer service experience producing quotes, negotiating pricing and dealing with day to day customer queries. Ideally have experience in the advertising/media or creative industry and able to use Adobe Illustrator

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Digital Marketing Executive - Essex

Responsible for professionally presenting and promoting our branded promotional products and clothing to niche market sectors to continually grow our business, through our websites and social media.

Excellent opportunity to create engaging content and develop your design skills using Adobe Photoshop to stay on top of our ever evolving range.

Website management

  • Ensuring that new products are added correctly with accurate pricing and codes
  • SEO for all new products with unique descriptions and keywords, to increase traffic to our website through organic search
  • Remove discontinued products
  • Managing website categories for accurate product placement
  • Monitor traffic to products on website to understand trends and popular product ranges, reporting to Marketing Manager weekly
  • Manage home page updating with new product images and links are working
  • Co-ordinate special offers and new products from suppliers received via email to ensure they are added to the website immediately
  • Adding reviews for keywords and monitoring clients review adding keyword rich responses
  • Arrange for products to be photographed for use in case studies
  • Taking park in supplier showcases
  • Responding to suppliers marketing converting new products into our email campaigns

Social media

  • Work through weekly social media plan
  • Creating images and content for posts on all social media platforms
  • Research and keeping up to date with the latest trends for increased market awareness
  • Producing product blogs/features based on topical trends, new products, for website and circulation throughout social media

Skills required

Our ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience managing websites and social media content with proven success with a passion for digital marketing and able to use Adobe Photoshop

 

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Graduate Internship Opportunities

Despite difficult times, we had the pleasure of working with 5 excellent interns during Summer 2020, offering them 100 hours work experience related to their modules studied at University. This has not only meant that they can submit their final assessments but we have seen amazing results, thanks to their hard work and determination.

For Summer 2021, we are keen to hear from dedicated and creative Marketing, Media, Graphic Design or Business Management Graduates looking for either a summer internship or 1 year placement internships for the following areas for key projects:

  • Photography

  • Social media content

  • Digital marketing

  • Web design (filled)

  • Sustainability

  • Database management (filled)
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Equal Opportunities statement

It’s our policy as an employer to treat all people equally irrespective of race, ethnic origin, sex, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, creed, disability, age or political belief. The aim of this policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee should receive less favourable treatment on any grounds not relevant to good employment practice.

Click here to view our equal opportunities policy.

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