UK CREATIVE STUDIO POSITIONS:

 

We are a rapidly expanding and multi award-winning company designing and manufacturing party products, stationery and homeware for an international customer base and we are looking for a creative content marketer, with a passion for beautiful design, who shares our family friendly ethic and can provide our strong visual brand with a dynamic online presence.

You will be a fun-loving and energetic individual with experience in web marketing for brands, creating content for a range of digital channels including e-commerce sites, blogs, social media, PR networks and email newsletters. You will be particularly skilled in digital video marketing. Your focus will be on building interest in our products, driving traffic to our e-commerce site with engaging stories and online events that will be organically shared and linked to widely. You will possess visual flair and be comfortable collaborating with a team of graphic designers, illustrators and photographers.

You will have experience in writing detailed content for e-zines and/or blogs and be passionate about sharing great products with industry influencers. You will have built social media accounts to scale and worked on multiple campaigns simultaneously. You will have experience optimising content for organic search and web analytics.

Based in our Cheltenham studio, this is a challenging role for a self-starter who will be required to create and implement their own campaigns and report directly to the President / Creative Director while collaborating with the Art Director and E-Commerce Site Manager.

You will need to prove your skills in your application and interview by providing examples of the campaigns you have worked on and the success of those campaigns.

Salary competitive. Please send a CV, covering letter and links to your work to: recruitment@merimeri.com quoting “Content Marketer" in the subject line.

The ideal candidate will have an arts degree in a related area and industry experience. We are looking for someone to join us with a very stylish surface design sense and the ability to translate that into products.

You must be full of ideas, excited by the industry and enjoy crafting in many areas. We spend our days drawing, cutting, pasting, sewing and glittering. Sounds fun? It is!

Meri Meri is a multi-award winning design studio based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. We pride ourselves on being market leaders and industry influencers. This is an in-house position only. Please no freelance applications.

Send images of your work, along with a CV to: recruitment@merimeri.com

 

 

UK CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITIONS:

Title: UK / EU Key Account Representative / Manager
Reports to: Customer Service Manager (COO interim reporting)
Status: Full-time, Regular
Classification: Exempt, Salary
Location: UK Sales Office – Cheltenham, UK

The position

The Key Account Representative manages the commercial relationship with existing large and multi-site customers as well as proactively contacting clients to maintain a consistent high level of service delivery. The candidate will also engage in business development activities in UK/EU to expand profitable business opportunities. This position will also be responsible for maintaining an exceptional customer experience throughout the UK/EU region. Other duties include the management of our European tradeshows, including liaising with suppliers, staff and other departments to ensure the smooth set up, operation, and completion. The ideal candidate will be a generalist with sales experience looking to make a career move into an expanding company, someone who is well rounded and who will be invested in the company’s growth.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Represent Meri Meri with a positive and friendly attitude
  • Attend sales meetings for large/important accounts
  • Oversee & execute tradeshow events and operational preparation
  • Engage in business development and business prospecting activities
  • Be role model for decision making in the UK Sales office
  • Understand customer compliance requirements
  • Ensure customer satisfaction (problem solving)
  • Make sure orders are handled in a timely manner
  • Follow up on pending issues/orders promptly
  • Keep customer’s information private and secure
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ customer service and/or direct marketing experience
  • 2 years’ direct customer sales experience
  • Tradeshow management experience
  • Strong business process acumen
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Buying experience – nice to have
  • SAP B1 (or equivalent) systems experience helpful
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Shows strong initiative

Send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@merimeri.com. When applying please include “UK/EU Key Account Representative” in the email subject line.