Marketing Executive

JOB: Marketing
Contract: Full-Time
Posted: Fri 16th April 2021
Deadline: Sun 16th May 2021

Reference: finda-166-job
Salary: £26k - £30k, depending on experience + Excellent Benefits package
City: Theale

Marketing Executive 

Theale and Home Office / Full Time / Permanent

£26k - £30k, depending on experience + Excellent Benefits package


Do you have a minimum of 2 years’ experience managing marketing campaigns from start to finish?

Have you worked directly with marketing agencies and key internal stakeholders?

Do you have strong presentation and communication skills?


If so, we are looking for confident individuals to join the Marketing team of a fantastic IT Distributor based in Reading.



About the company


Since 1999, Data Select has grown year-on-year to establish their position as the destination of choice for enhanced mobile distribution. For the world’s leading mobile brands, they provide a platform to engage a comprehensive channel of mobile/IT B2B resellers, retailers, ecommerce businesses and mobile network operators.

From the most forward-thinking mobile/IT B2B resellers, through to some of the most recognisable retail brands, Data Select continue to deliver an enhanced mobile distribution service that enables their customers to grow.

Data Select is a Westcoast company (the fastest growing, privately owned IT company in the UK)



About the role

As the Marketing Executive, you will take full responsibility for creating, executing and measuring marketing campaigns for Samsung into our B2B and retail channels. This will involve close collaboration with Samsung to create innovative quarterly marketing plans, aligned with our strategic joint business plan and all internal stakeholders. You will join a team of 3 passionate marketing experts, all bringing a different set of skills to continually deliver a best-in-class marketing service for our business and Samsung.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and robust Marketing Executive to become an integral part of our marketing function and take ownership for delivering effective marketing campaigns across to drive demand and increase customer affinity to Samsung and Data Select.


You will develop and enhance relationships with Samsung marketing, sales and product teams as well as our mobile solutions, sales, product/vendor and airtime teams, to create innovative and fresh campaigns that deliver clear sales value and the maximum ROI for Samsung and Data Select.


You will be responsible for managing the quarterly budget and reporting on the success, winning the hearts and minds of our sales teams, whilst providing them with sales enablement tools and work closely with our Samsung Business Manager to deliver on our business plan.


This role will also provide exposure to other strategic initiatives for 2021, including a new customer satisfaction programme and large format virtual event and is an ideally suited to someone with at least 2 years channel, tech or marketing agency experience.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Create and execute a quarterly programme of Samsung marketing activities
  • Ongoing campaign optimisation
  • Maintain, manage and influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Delivery of effective sales enablement tools
  • Budget management and continual improvement reporting
  • Direct to reseller marketing planning


In line with the current working environment and restrictions, Westcoast are welcoming people back into the office where possible and safe to do so. Currently work will be split on a rota basis (1 week in office, 1 week home working). Going forward work will be generally Monday - Friday in the office.



What we are looking for:


  • Previous experience with planning and executing marketing activities is preferred.
  • Experience within a mobile/IT distributor, reseller or brand partner would be advantageous.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong communication and persuasion.
  • Commercially minded.
  • Self-starter, inquisitive, highly organised, able to manage projects and work to deadlines.
  • Excellent copy writing skills and a strong command of the English language.
  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and creative software is essential.



What’s in it for you


This is an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of the IT industry, build a career with a Sunday Times Top Track 100 business and develop strong, long standing industry relationships. Data Select believe that people are their most important asset and it’s important to reward and recognise their contribution, whether that’s through incentives, progression, or development opportunities.

  • Full training and on-going Learning and Development support, with excellent career progression
  • Funded NVQs or Apprenticeships, work-based studies and professional qualifications
  • Westcoast Wellbeing - including Yoga, onsite Mental Health First Aiders and access to counselling services
  • Staff Purchases – Discounted IT, electronics, mobiles and accessories
  • Mobile phone contracts
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Eye care scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Auto-Enrolment Pension (NEST)



Interested? Great, let’s chat

If this role sounds like the Marketing opportunity for you, click ‘apply’ today and submit your CV.


Suitable candidates based on CV will be contacted by Finda to run through a quick coversheet ahead of being invited to a telephone interview if successful.


If you are offered the job following interview, we are looking for you to start as soon as possible.





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