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Business Development Executive

Location Portadown, County Armagh
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £23000 per annum + permanent position
Published 2 months ago
Start Date 15/01/2019
Contact Lisa McCord
Job Ref POR000718P_1547545824

Job Description

Duties/responsibilities:

The person appointed will deliver all marketing functions required by our contract with Invest NI. The role also demands the identification, facilitation and management of excellent working relationships with businesses across NI. Based in Portadown and primarily responsible to the Deputy Director this role will also provide support to the IS Practitioners through the identification of new leads, research and project work.

Main duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Actively identify lead generation opportunities and activities to provide essential support to the practitioners
  • Identifying and drafting PR & Marketing literature to strict guidelines and deadlines
  • Overseeing the effective and efficient use of social media
  • Maintaining and updating online content for webpages and websites
  • Production of regular ezine to IS Service Member organisations
  • Event organisation and delivery
  • Represent the IS Service and ISNI at meetings and events
  • Provide advice on waste prevention and minimisation
  • Dealing with email and telephone enquiries
  • Maintaining paper and electronic records
  • Data input to company database, running reports and tracking progress against targets

Prospective candidates should meet and demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Preferably educated to third level in a relevant subject such as marketing, sustainability, chemistry, engineering, construction, business management etc or have 3 years relevant experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in marketing is essential
  • Have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes

Qualities:

  • Team working attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative and within deadlines
  • Organised and attentive to details
  • Good communication skills - written & oral
  • Previous experience in an industry setting would be advantageous

Hours of work mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

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