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

 

Creative Team Specialist

Job Description
Job Title: Creative Team Specialist
Reporting to: Creative Team Manager
Effective date: July 2015
Department: European Marketing
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Position Summary:

To take ownership of projects which are either completed internally or with external agencies and create/update and deliver design projects (in multiple languages) in-house.

Essential Functions: Graphic design
  • To design and develop new online and print marketing pieces from brief to production in different languages according to corporate guidelines. These assets include emailers, landing pages, web banners (static and animated), flyers, adverts, social media assets and large format event graphics.
  • To update and/or resize online and print marketing pieces (as above) in different languages.

Project management
  • Project manage requests using creative database, completing them either internally or with external agencies ensuring they are delivered on time and to budget where applicable.
  • To communicate with relevant stakeholders of Kingston (including the US team) on specific projects.
  • To manage the creation, production, execution and delivery of online monthly newsletters and tactical communications to all Kingston audiences.
  • Assist the team with all EMEA translation needs and translation issues.
  • Manage internal goodies fulfilment system and processes.
  • To manage ad hoc marketing projects as they arise.

Other responsibilities:
  • To perform other work related duties as assigned.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications: Ideally educated to degree-level or equivalent in marketing or a related field. CIM qualified (Advanced Certificate or higher) or studying for a CIM would be desirable.


Experience / Knowledge: Strong background in Marketing (Ideally 2+ years experience)

A marcom/agency background with strong experience in project management and graphic design.
IT industry marketing experience is highly desirable.

A second European language would be an advantage.
Skills / Behaviours:
  • Strong graphic design experience is essential. Good creativity and knowledge of latest trends.
  • Passion for research and keeping up to date with online marketing information.
  • Use of Adobe Creative Suite – (Flash, Dreamweaver, Actionscript 2.0 and/or 3.0, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,).
  • Experience of using Excel, Word and PowerPoint to an intermediate level.
  • Experience of using CMS tools, internal systems and databases.
Personal Circumstances: Lives within easy 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
Creative Team Specialist
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

 

 

Channel Marketing Assistant

Job Description
Job Title: Channel Marketing Assistant
Reporting to: Channel Marketing Team Leader
Effective date: June 2015
Department: European Marketing
Location: Sunbury
Working hours: 40 hrs pw 8.30am- 5.30pm
Position Summary:

As a Channel Marketing Assistant you will be an integral part of the team assisting Channel Marketing Specialists in their planning and execution of Channel Marketing activities across EMEA.

Working in consultation with the Channel Marketing Team Leader, the role will assist with projects, web tracking and Channel partners etail site enhancements on Kingston products.

Essential Functions: To include but not limited to: -
  1. Assist with the launch process of our focus products, including add to cart tracking, image selection.
  2. Checking Customer websites and suggesting enhancements on Kingston and HyperX products.
  3. Assisting in budget reporting.
  4. Assist in setting up tools ie configurators for our customers’ web sites.
  5. Assisting in PO set ups and connecting invoices.
  6. Assist with the communication with Channel Marketing Team and Business Development Managers (Field Sales) about activities, action, programmes and coordination of activity with these teams as appropriate.
  7. Work with partners and team on consolidating proof of execution from our marketing campaigns.
  8. Work with partners and team on consolidating results from our marketing campaigns.

Other responsibilities:
  1. To perform other work related duties as assigned by line manager.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications: - Ideally Marketing Graduate.
- Fluency in English (business level)
- CIM or IDM qualification.
- A European language, spoken to business level, would be an advantage


Experience / Knowledge: - Experience of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to intermediate level.
- Good standard of numeracy
- An understanding of channel marketing
Skills / Behaviours: - Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
- Good planning, research and analytical skills.
- 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
- Ability to understand different cultures
- Ability to work with a wide variety of people in a multicultural environment.
Personal Circumstances: - Lives within easy 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
Channel Marketing Assistant
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

 

 

Credit Controller (Maternity Cover)

Job Description
Job Title: Credit Controller (Maternity Cover)
Reporting to: Credit Control Team Leader
Effective date: June 2015
Department: Finance – Accounts Receivable
Location: Sunbury, UK
Working hours: 40 hours per week
Position Summary: Overall responsibility for effectively administering and coordinating customer accounts while maintaining a high level of customer service.
Essential Functions:
  1. To resolve payment discrepancies with our customers.
  2. To issue credit when appropriate under our price protection policy.
  3. To liaise with our Sales team on a daily basis regarding customer account orders.
  4. To prepare and conduct all collection correspondence through verbal and written communication.
  5. To input and update customer accounts and credit terms on our accounting system.
  6. To make informed decisions regarding product shipments for customers who are on credit hold.
  7. To reconcile any account discrepancies.
  8. To resolve queries.
Other responsibilities:
  1. To prepare documents as required by auditors.
  2. To visit customers if and when necessary.
  3. To perform other work related duties as assigned
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications: Up to A-level or equivalent ICM part qualified
Experience / Knowledge: - 1-2 years credit Control experience
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
- Excellent grasp of the English language essential for daily communication with customers.
- Good working knowledge of Excel, Word and email.
A second European language is an advantage but not essential.
Skills / Behaviours: Excellent eye for detail, highly numerical, good organisational skills.
Personal Circumstances: Proactive, flexible, diplomatic, ability to cooperate in a team environment.

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
Credit Controller (Maternity Cover)
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

 

 

Marketing Coordinator

Job Description
Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
Reporting to: Jim Selby
Effective date: June 2015
Department: Marketing
Location: Sunbury – Building F
Working hours: 40 hours – 08:30 to 17:30
Position Summary: Be responsible for supporting the timely creation, publishing, maintenance and communication of a wide range of marketing and sales materials, assets and resources to support product launches.
Essential Functions:
  1. Joint responsibility (with relevant Strategic Marketing Manager) for the EMEA PMM budgets for Flash and SSD. Creation of a monthly budget status report
  2. Responsibility for Flash customisation processes and sales and marketing materials. Support Inside sales and marketing colleagues.
  3. Liaise with Marketing Coordinators in FV to ensure the readiness of launch materials and assets. Ensuring materials are created with the correct specifications and messaging
  4. Liaison with relevant colleagues to ensure .com content is relevant for EMEA and correct. Act as the escalation point for .com issues (excluding site structure) to FV
  5. Work with legal teams both in EMEA and USA to understand and resolve issues, clarify legal positions and define terms, packaging or product requirements.
  6. Ensure that products are suitably packaged in line with EMEA market needs and legal requirements. Feed packaging changes back to relevant U.S. colleagues
  7. Create and maintain product launch and marketing activity roadmaps for internal use (Marketing Roadmap)
  8. Asset management and measurement for all internal and external EMEA web sites. To include PP asset reporting and recommendations for action.
  9. Creation and maintenance of product and technology FAQs, Cheat sheets and other assets as necessary to support sales and relevant Business Manager or Strategic Marketing Manager
  10. Creation of informative, relevant and regular emails to both internal and external stakeholders that promote or support your product lines
  11. Inside sales team product and roadmap support
  12. Assist relevant Strategic Marketing manager with show and event planning, set-up and execution as needed
  13. Attendance at relevant shows and events
  14. Creation and management of Marcom briefs
  15. Project management, tracking and status reporting of assigned activities
  16. Responsible for relevant presentation (PPT) design and formatting compliance, publishing and maintenance
  17. Product board maintenance
  18. Responsibility for sample requests and dummy product shipments to BDMs and shows / events
  19. Ensure relevant sales and marketing materials are available to support agreed ‘Focus areas’
  20. Perform other work related duties as assigned.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications: Ideally A level educated or equivalent CIM or IDM trained
Experience / Knowledge: Minimum two years of computer industry experience in a technically focussed or product focussed marketing / sales role.
Excellent understanding of PC architecture and associated technologies.
European language skills
Experience of working with, and communicating to channel partners and both internal and external sales teams.
Involvement in creation of marketing materials.
Experience of working in a multi-cultural, multi-national organisation.
Spanish language skills.
Skills / Behaviours: Be able to credibly communicate with Kingston sales and marketing teams using strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

Driven and diplomatic, structured and organized.

Strong research and analytical skills

Pro-active, responsive, adaptable, and willing to take ownership - combined with tact, diplomacy and cultural sensitivity.

Ability to understand and become familiar with new technologies and concepts very quickly. Together with the ability to summarise and explain technology in laymans terms

High degree of competence using standard PC productivity applications.

Strong communication & presentation skills.

Personal Circumstances: Lives within commutable distance of Sunbury on Thames or able to relocate

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
Marketing Coordinator
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

 

 

Channel Marketing Specialist, UK & Ireland

Job Description
Job Title: Channel Marketing Specialist, UK & Ireland
Reporting to: Channel and Digital Marketing Manager
Effective date: May 2015
Department: European Marketing
Location: Sunbury
Working hours: 40 hrs p/w 8.30am- 5.30pm
Position Summary: Planning, organisation and execution of Regional Channel Marketing programmes in UK & Ireland. 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 Business Development Managers (BDMs) 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 BDMs 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.
  10. Work with partners on setting up Digital Marketing campaigns with tracking codes in place, as requested by BM's or Digital team.
  11. Work with partners on getting results from our marketing campaigns.
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 English and Dutch (business level)
Additional European Language would be an advantage.
Experience / Knowledge:
  • Strong background in 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 preferred but not essential

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, UK & Ireland
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

 

 

Business Development Representative – France

Job Description
Job Title: Business Development Representative – France
Reporting to: General Manager France SARL
Effective date: January 2015
Department: France
Location: France
Working hours: 39 hours per week
Position Summary: To promote Kingston Technology at distributors, resellers, e-tailers and integrators by working with their sales and management teams. The primary aim is to achieve quarterly objectives and Key Performance Indicators. This should be achieved by developing strong relationships at all levels
Essential Functions:
  1. To visit and develop distributors, resellers, e-tailers and integrators.
  2. To implement account profiling and account plans for each of the designated accounts with revenue, relationship and investment goals.
  3. To work closely with the French team internal and external.
  4. To identify and develop new business opportunities with distribution/reseller account managers and integrators for Kingston’s products
  5. To identify and develop new business opportunities with distribution, resellers, integrators, E-tailers for all products
  6. To follow up on any sales opportunities identified by the internal sales team and the marketing team.
  7. To identify any special bid opportunities and liaise with internal sales. Follow up and close the business.
  8. To conduct regular training sessions with all channel partners and to ensure all new channel sales people are trained on Kingston products and services.
  9. To work with the marketing representative to design and implement a marketing plan with all assigned partners.
  10. To understand thoroughly Kingston’s competition and to identify and take advantage of any business opportunities.
  11. To be the escalation route for any issues that cannot be resolved internally.
  12. Enter company contacts and activities and visit reports in Siebel. Write a monthly report to the French team

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Performing other ad hoc duties as assigned.
Person Specification
Minimum Criteria Desirable
Education / Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business or similar field.  
Experience / Knowledge:

English, to business standards

 

Minimum 4 years’ Field Sales experience working with E commerce, integrators, resellers and distributors experience of working within a dynamic fast moving company with aggressive growth targets.

 

Skills / Behaviours:
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good planning and research skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Ability to influence and negotiate effectively at all levels within the organization and with channel partner and clients’ organisations
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; strong presentation skills
  • Computer literate and good mathematical skills.
Personal Circumstances:
  • Highly proactive in approach to work
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to perform under pressure and with a wide variety of people in a deadline driven and multicultural environment
  • Good attention to detail
  • Be determined, energetic, self-motivated, able to use own initiative, and be achievement orientated.
Working Relationships:
  • Internal:
    • Sales and Marketing colleagues in France. Inside Sales, Marketing, Planning, Credit management and other colleagues in Sunbury, UK
  • External:
    • Designated channel partner accounts at all levels (Directors, Management Teams and Sales Teams) Distributors Resellers Integrators E tailers
Other circumstances:
  • Clean 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
Human Resources
Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP
Kingston Court
Brooklands Close
Sunbury-on-Thames
MIDDX TW16 7EP
United Kingdom

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