Suffolk SafeKey Promoters

Monday 22 September 2014

Suffolk SafeKey Promoters

Closing Date: 14 March 2014

Business Liaison, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich.

£9.19 per hour (subject to evaluation)

You will work as a member of a dedicated promotions team, promoting membership of the Constabulary’s key fob recovery and keyholder service ‘Suffolk SAFEKey’ This will entail attending promotional opportunities at supermarkets, shopping centres and other community engagement events where there will be a significant footfall.

The role will require talking to members of the public, explaining the benefits of the service, with the aim of getting people to subscribe to Suffolk SAFEKey at the events being attended. Hours of work will mainly be between 10:00 and 15:00 Monday to Friday, with some weekend work. Days of work will be of an ad hoc nature, and will depend on the number of events being attended that month.

This post is ideally suited to someone with an outgoing nature, with a sales/marketing background, who is happy to engage with members of the public in a promotional capacity.

It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with members of the public and staff/officers of all levels.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well within a small team and on own initiative, having both good time management and decision making skills.
  • Ability to record, maintain and file detailed information accurately and legibly in an organised system.
  • The ability to travel as require through the county and to other locations as appropriate.
  • Previous experience of sales or marketing demonstrating an ability to be creative and  to seize opportunities to raise revenue.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise thoroughly whilst also demonstrating a flexible approach to effectively manage workloads.
  • Evidence of ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.

It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:

  • Experience of working for a membership scheme, and increasing membership numbers.
  • Track record of working in a face-to-face marketing or sales environment.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Leigh Jenkins on 01473 782725 or Hayley Trench on 01473 613562.

Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on Friday 14th March 2014. Please note e-mailed applications are not always received instantly and any applications received after the closing time and date will not be considered.

>>Job description and person specification

Please return completed applications by email  or by post to The HR Department, Suffolk Constabulary, Police Headquarters, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich IP5 3QS.

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