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Sales & Marketing Assistant

REF: GSKN 1 - 207  
Job Type:
Job Title: Sales & Marketing Assistant
Company Description: Pharmaceutical Supplier
Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration: Permanent Graduate Role  
Remuneration: £15,000 - 18,000 basic per annum, plus bonus OTE 25,000 - 30,000  
Location: West Midlands  (View Map)

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Job Description: 

Working as part of a successful SME, the company are looking for a bright and motivated student to join their growing organisation.

They are looking for someone who has a strong command of the English language, who are team players, who have excellent communication skills, have the ability to listen, and are able to meet & exceed targets and who have a strong work ethic.

Key Tasks:

  • Management of all company social media channels – both strategically and implementing the campaigns
  • Management of the content of the company website
  • Deliver sales presentations, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service to generate and appointment for a sales representative
  • Contact hospitals, PCT or private centres by telephone or email in order to solicit sales, or to gather information for the purpose of marketing or appointment making
  • Explain products or services, costs and answer questions from customers
  • Obtain customer information such as name, title, department, address, patient data and current products used with volumes dispensed and the process of prescribing, in addition gather competition intelligence and the decision makers
  • Record all information, reactions of prospects contacted
  • Obtain names and telephone numbers of potential customers from sources such as databases, directories, internet, existing data, trade journals and lists purchased from other organisations
  • Adjust sales scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals
  • Answer telephone calls from potential customers who have been solicited through marketing activities and process relevant data
  • Telephone or write letters to respond to correspondence from customers or to follow up initial sales contacts
  • Maintain all records of contacts, accounts, sales and links with other organisations
  • Schedule appointments for sales representatives to meet with prospective customers
  • Manage the social media marketing to improve lead generation
  • Manage database and CRM system to ensure data is accurate and up to date
  • Ensure regular communication is maintained between sales and management ensuring continuity of information

Essential requirements:

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • To have studied a relevant Masters or Degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods for showing, promoting and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques and sales control systems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A confident telephone manner
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Excellent time management

Desirable attributes:

  • Previous experience in a similar environment would be very useful
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceuticals industry


  • West Midlands

Remuneration details:

  • Salary £15,000 - £18,000 basic, plus bonus OTE £25,000 - £30,000

NB: This remuneration package is not negotiable under ANY circumstances. Any attempt by the applicant to re-negotiate the remuneration will result in immediate and permanent withdrawal of our services.

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