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Marketing & Development Manager

Campsea Ashe, Suffolk


The company


An authentic plantsman’s nursery & arboretum established in Suffolk for more than 30 years with one of the largest ranges of commercially available ornamental and native plants in the country and curators of an extensive botanic collection. They specialise in large specimen trees and shrubs with a commitment to supplying genuine English grown and English provenance native trees & hedging.

 

The job


As Marketing & Development Manager you will be a wearer of many hats, with the primary objective of raising the profile of this fantastic business both locally and nationally. Working closely with the management team, you will devise and implement marketing, and social media strategies as well as contacting potential commercial customers. This will include developing the business model to increase core sales and related areas e.g. a non-peat-based compost and event tree hire business.

You'll use your creativity and marketing skills for content creation, copywriting, and basic design. Although this role exists to drive sales this is not a 'hard sales' environment, more so a development approach to increasing business through raising awareness of the huge untapped potential of a long-standing local brand.

 

What you'll need


Self-starter able to prioritise own workload

You must be well organised, proactive, and an efficient administrator

Imagination, creativity and enthusiasm to lead marketing, social media, and business development activities

Exceptional IT skills in order to be proficient at maintenance & development of the website

An interest in plants, real passion for the outdoors, nature, wildlife and the environment, and be comfortable in an agricultural type office setting

It is important that you are well-presented and courteous, in order to represent the company and uphold our values in your dealings with clients, customers, and colleagues.

We like a happy working environment so we ask that you are a good team player and are willing to be flexible to assist colleagues across the whole company

A Full UK driving licence and your own transport.

 

Where you'll be based


The nursery is based on an old farm in the beautiful Suffolk countryside, a truly idyllic location in Campsea Ashe, just outside Wickham Market.

 

What you'll receive


- £28,000 - £33,000 per annum dependent on experience (full time equivalent)

- Part time with an openness on working schedule, 3-4 days per week or 5 shorter days

- 28 days holiday including bank holidays

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside

- An opportunity to become an important part of the business moving forwards

 

Find out more


To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to martin@martin-salter.com or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.

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