• Sales and Marketing Associate

    Posted: 07/09/2021

    Title: Sales and Marketing Associate
    Based at: Spinlock USA Inc, Newport, Rhode Island
    Position Status: Full Time Exempt
    Salary: Dependent on experience and qualifications, starting salary $30,000-$38,000 plus benefits

    About Spinlock USA:

    Spinlock USA is a small marketing office located in Newport, RI that manages all the corporate functions for the Spinlock brand in the Western Hemisphere. Spinlock produces a range of hardware and soft goods sold to the leisure and commercial marine markets as well as many industrial applications. Our customers range from mega yachts and race boat programs to the largest big box store chains. We export throughout the Caribbean and South America from our location here in Rhode Island. Spinlock USA was incorporated in 2011 and UK parent company in 1968. Spinlock designs and manufactures its own products in the UK.

    We are looking for an organized friendly person who enjoys learning. The opportunity immediately is to begin in an administrative role then phase into a Sales and Marketing Role after a few months of training. There is no experience needed. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and join a welcoming team. You should be a confident communicator, written and verbal. Key skills include attention to detail, inquiring mind, interest in the marine industry, happy disposition and keen to learn. Full training will be given.

    Job purpose:

    To support the day to day running of the US Dealer Network.

    Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

    1. Develop a close relationship with key customers
    2. Grow sales thru annual marketing initiatives
    3. Assist the Sales and Marketing Manager with new customers
    4. Answer Technical Support Questions
    5. Maintain High Level of Spinlock Service and Professionalism

    Full training and support will be given.

    Minimum Requirements of the Applicant:

    1. High School Diploma or equivalent, College Degree preferred
    2. Extreme attention to detail
    3. Proficiency with Microsoft suit of products including Outlook, Excel, Teams and all basic computer functions
    4. Sailing experience beneficial

    Additional Expectations:

    A qualified candidate will be supported to learn about Spinlock products.

    Please reply directly to the careers@spinlockusa.com email address with a Cover Letter and Resume to be considered. Please follow these instructions. We are looking to fill this position quickly and will be conducting in person interviews.

    Why work for Spinlock USA?

    There are lots of reasons to work for Spinlock, you’ll meet some great people, progress on your career development and be rewarded for your contribution to our success. We are a small friendly team located in a great place to work.

    Training

    At Spinlock we enjoy nurturing people and expanding their skills, we allow employees to grow and fulfil their potential. We run a full induction process and support learning through ongoing in-house training and coaching as well as external courses and appraisal process.

    Benefits

    Pay – We regularly check our salaries against other companies to make sure we’re competitive and keeping up with changes in the market. We’ll also review your basic pay every year, plus we offer extra performance rewards to recognize individual achievements.

    Time Away from Work – We offer you 15 days paid vacation annually, plus State and Federal holidays and a minimum of 2 extra days to cover our annual office closure between Christmas and New Year (Subject to order requirements).

    Pension – Nowadays, we’re all aware of how important it is to save for retirement. At Spinlock, we want to help you along the way. This is why we offer an excellent Defined Contribution pension plan, where if you contribute 3% or more of your pay Spinlock will contribute 3%. Conditions apply.

    Heath & Wellbeing – At Spinlock your wellbeing is a big priority, and we want you to be the best you can be. That’s why we contribute up to 75% for all staff towards Spinlock Health Care Plan that provides assistance towards covering everyday health care costs, to keep you healthy. Conditions apply.

    Our brand is built on quality, innovation, outstanding performance and most importantly the people that drive this; our employees. All our employees are our ambassadors.

     

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