Information on the company
Our client is a specialist marketing agency helping global brands influence consumer choice by providing on-brand rewards to those who engage with the promotion.
This is a temporary contract lasting at least 4 months, with the potential to be extended, paying £13 / hour .
How you can expect to spend your day :
To source and build relationships with new business partners and venues based in Germany, and secure new supplier contracts whilst maintaining good working relationships with existing partners.
To research and source the details of prospective suppliers in Germany, through a variety of channels including local contact points and the internet
Calling new and potential suppliers in Germany to develop effective relationships with the view to closing the target number of contracts that has been set
Re-contact previously interested venues on a daily basis
Provide information about the company to prospective partners and explain what the company does
Ensure accurate and appropriate communication with external partners at all times and that effective working relationships are maintained with all new, existing and previous company suppliers and venues
Maintain accurate and up to date records on external partners
Produce feasibility reports following research and communications with prospective suppliers and handle product requests
Manage a portfolio of partners across a wide range of products via a CRM system.
The ideal intern’s personality and qualifications :
Experience of developing valuable, on-going relationships with key partners and venue contacts and can use the right methods and style of communication.
Speaks knowledgeably about the business and influences people at all levels resulting in productive long term agreements with partners.
Able to build effective relationships with internal work colleagues; provide support where needed; share information, knowledge and ideas;
and treats people with respect.
Experience of working in unpredictable environment; can deal with unplanned changes to workloads and successfully handle several campaigns and tasks at any one time.
Prioritisation and time management are key to the success of this role.
Skills and Qualification
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to influence, presentation skills, degree educated or equivalent.
A sales / telemarketing background would be ideal and helpful within the role but not essential.
A fluency in German language is essential for this position.
Natural ability to build good working relationships with people globally and is sensitive to the markets cultural differences.
An international mind-set and experience of having worked abroad or at least in an international environment.
Motivated, enthusiastic and has a positive attitude to work thinks solutions rather than problems.
Confident and has self-belief and takes the initiative to resolve outstanding issues.
Attention to detail and organisational skills are essential for this role.
Proactive, approachable, able to inspire confidence and enthusiasm.
Creative and innovative thinker, always willing to offer new suggestions and ideas.
Diplomatic and professional at all times.