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Kingston Technology is now looking for qualified individuals to fill the following positions:

 

Channel Marketing Specialist, Italy, Spain & Portugal

Job Description
Job Title: Channel Marketing Specialist, Italy, Spain & Portugal
Reporting to: Channel Marketing Manager
Effective date: September 2014
Department: European Marketing
Location: Sunbury
Working hours: 40 hours per week (8.00am – 5.00pm)
Position Summary:

Planning, organisation and execution of Regional Channel Marketing programmes in Italy, Spain & Portugal. Working in consultation with regional managers and sales teams and distribution channel. Control of channel expenditure for the region. Participation in European Channel Marketing team with some project responsibilities. Coordination of European Channel Marketing projects where appropriate within the team.

Essential Functions:
  1. Planning and execution of channel marketing activities in nominated regions.
  2. Liaison with country managers and Field Sales for planning and communication of these marketing activities, including a quarterly planning process.
  3. Management of regional channel marketing budget, administration of marketing requests and invoices.
  4. Participation, as a member of the European Channel Marketing Team, in the development and delivery of projects as directed, ensuring representation of local needs.
  5. Deal with on-going/ad hoc enquiries from Distributors/Dealers/Salespeople.
  6. Proactively engage with regional channel partners and Business Development Managers to drive marketing activity supporting business and strategic marketing objectives.
  7. Communication of marketing information to channel partners and ensure use and penetration of all appropriate marketing tools and programmes.
  8. Preparation of channel events, promotions and other campaigns in the region liaising with other members of the European Marketing team where appropriate.
  9. Communication with internal and external customers about activities, actions and programmes and coordination of activity with these teams as appropriate.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. To perform other work related duties as assigned by line manager.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications:

Ideally degree level educated (or equivalent) in a business related discipline

Fluency in Italian, Spanish and English (business level)

 

Experience / Knowledge:

Strong background in IT Marketing.

May also consider Marketing graduate with IT Channel Sales experience

Experience of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to intermediate level.

Good standard of numeracy

Ideally channel marketing experience

Skills / Behaviours:
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Good planning, research and analytical skills. MS Word and Excel skills strongly desirable.
  • Confident, proactive, creative thinker with good attention to detail. Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to work at all levels within an organisation (including senior management)
  • Ability to understand and deliver strategy Ability to understand the local culture
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people in a multicultural environment.
Personal Circumstances:
  • Lives within easy commutable distance of Sunbury on Thames
  • Ability to travel and be away from home
  • Driving licence

The job description may be varied in consultation with the post holder to reflect evolving needs of the company.

To apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your CV (written in English), salary expectations and a covering letter to:

Nina Edwards / Natalie Crafts
Channel Marketing Specialist, Italy, Spain & Portugal
Human Resources
Kingston Technology Europe Ltd
Kingston Court
Brooklands Close
Sunbury-on-Thames
MIDDX TW16 7EP
United Kingdom

E-mail: eu_jobs@kingston.eu
Tel: (+44) 1932 738888

 

 

Inside Sales Account Manager

Job Description
Job Title: Inside Sales Account Manager
Reporting to: DRAM or Flash Inside Sales Manager
Effective date: September 2014
Department: Inside Sales
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Position Summary: To provide sales support to, and to manage relationships and maintain customer satisfaction at all times with, distribution and assembler customers in specified territories. Also to develop business with existing customers, support Field Sales efforts, conduct customer business reviews, make recommendations to management for business, process and procedure development, and to provide both correct and competitive pricing, while maintaining customer satisfaction at all times.
Essential Functions:
  1. To pro-actively manage and develop DRAM or Flash business in specified territories, and backup for other countries may be required, through account management from the office in Sunbury.
  2. To manage customer accounts by quoting and negotiating prices, processing orders, and estimating and managing deliveries based on knowledge of stock, production and delivery schedules.
  3. To coordinate where necessary with other departments such as Logistics, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Warehouse, and Marketing.
  4. To communicate with customers on a frequent and professional basis to secure orders and to provide product information and general customer service.
  5. To anticipate and develop plans, which reflect the future needs of the customer.
  6. To support the relevant Business Development Managers at all times.
  7. To manage inventory levels based on customer and DRAM forecasts and ROPs.
  8. To work with the RMA department to resolve returns issues.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. To occasionally travel to customer sites and trade shows
  2. To perform other duties as assigned.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications:

Good general standard of education

Degree level educated (or equivalent)

Experience / Knowledge:
  • Fluent English only, spoken and written to business level.
    OR
    Fluent English in addition to a fluent European language
  • Experience in sales / account management.
  • Previous IT product-related knowledge is desirable but not essential.
Skills / Behaviours:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to use independent judgment
  • Ability to learn memory and the industry quickly, and gain a sound understanding of the key factors that affect the industry
Personal Circumstances:
  • Lives within commutable distance of Sunbury-on-Thames

The job description may be varied in consultation with the post holder to reflect evolving needs of the company.

To apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your CV (written in English), salary expectations and a covering letter to:

Nina Edwards / Natalie Crafts
Inside Sales Account Manager
Human Resources
Kingston Technology Europe Ltd
Kingston Court
Brooklands Close
Sunbury-on-Thames
MIDDX TW16 7EP
United Kingdom

E-mail: eu_jobs@kingston.eu
Tel: (+44) 1932 738888

 

 

Inside Sales Account Manager - France

Job Description
Job Title: Inside Sales Account Manager - France
Reporting to: DRAM Inside Sales Manager
Effective date: September 2014
Department: Inside Sales
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames
Working hours: 40 hours per week (8am – 5pm)
Position Summary: To provide sales support to, and to manage relationships and maintain customer satisfaction at all times with, distribution and assembler customers in specified territories. Also to develop business with existing customers, support Field Sales efforts, conduct customer business reviews, make recommendations to management for business, process and procedure development, and to provide both correct and competitive pricing, while maintaining customer satisfaction at all times.
Essential Functions:
  1. To pro-actively manage and develop DRAM business in specified territories, and backup for other countries may be required, through account management from the office in Sunbury.
  2. To manage customer accounts by quoting and negotiating prices, processing orders, and estimating and managing deliveries based on knowledge of stock, production and delivery schedules.
  3. To coordinate where necessary with other departments such as Logistics, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Warehouse, and Marketing.
  4. To communicate with customers on a frequent and professional basis to secure orders and to provide product information and general customer service.
  5. To anticipate and develop plans, which reflect the future needs of the customer.
  6. To support the relevant Field Sales at all times.
  7. To manage inventory levels based on customer and DRAM forecasts and ROPs.
  8. To work with the RMA department to resolve returns issues.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. To occasionally travel to customer sites and trade shows
  2. To perform other duties as assigned.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications:

Good general standard of education

Degree level educated (or equivalent)

Experience / Knowledge:
  • Fluent French and English, spoken and written to business level.
  • Experience in sales / account management.
  • Other additional European Language an advantage but not essential
  • Previous IT product-related knowledge is desirable but not essential.
Skills / Behaviours:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to use independent judgment
  • Ability to learn memory and the industry quickly, and gain a sound understanding of the key factors that affect the industry
Personal Circumstances:
  • Lives within commutable distance of Sunbury-on-Thames

The job description may be varied in consultation with the post holder to reflect evolving needs of the company.

To apply for this vacancy, please send a copy of your CV (written in English), salary expectations and a covering letter to:

Nina Edwards / Natalie Crafts
Inside Sales Account Manager - France
Human Resources
Kingston Technology Europe Ltd
Kingston Court
Brooklands Close
Sunbury-on-Thames
MIDDX TW16 7EP
United Kingdom

E-mail: eu_jobs@kingston.eu
Tel: (+44) 1932 738888