Job Vacancies at Sound Technology Ltd


We currently have the following positions available:




Purchaser


Sound Technology Ltd is looking to recruit a Purchaser to join our Purchasing Department at our Letchworth Garden City Offices. Reporting to the purchasing manager, you will develop and maintain supplier relationships across our extensive collection of quality brands in the MI and Pro Audio sectors.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for product planning, purchasing and inventory management.
  • Manage vendor relationships, including negotiation of pricing, terms and schedules.
  • Provide product info and pricing details to our sales and marketing teams for product launches and promotions.
  • Provide accurate delivery dates on incoming supplier orders to our sales teams.
  • Identify opportunities for product exclusives or promotions.
  • Use sales histories and market conditions to plan out forward orders.
  • Undertake your own admin work, including the creation of purchase orders and new product items.
  • Occasional travel to international music exhibitions and events.
  • Additional responsibilities as required.


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in distribution/retail: purchasing, pricing, merchandising, preferably in musical instruments (MI) or pro audio markets.
  • Knowledge of and interest in product types for MI/pro audio markets.
  • I.T proficient in ERP systems (ideally Netsuite), and Google G-Suite/Microsoft Office
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Superior communication skills; able to communicate persuasively and clearly with suppliers and colleagues.
  • Excels in team environment and in building strong interpersonal relationships.


Useful Information

Standard Working Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5.30pm and Friday 9am-5:00pm.

You must have eligibility to work permanently from our head office in Letchworth Garden City.



Application


Please download and complete the Application Form (Word version / PDF version) and return with your CV to;


Sarah Jennings

Executive Assistant to the MD

Sound Technology Ltd

17 Letchworth Point

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 1ND


Or email the above to jobs@soundtech.co.uk


Closing date 10 November 2017.


Strictly no agencies.






Marketing Assistant

(Maternity cover)


Sound Technology Ltd, the largest independent distributor of musical instruments and pro audio equipment in the UK, is looking for a Marketing Assistant on a one-year fixed contract to cover a period of maternity leave starting mid-November 2017.

Working within the marketing team the role includes ensuring our website is updated with the latest product information and news, producing e-newsletters, contributing to blog articles, and taking a key role with regard to social media scheduling and monitoring on multiple platforms. The successful candidate will also provide general assistance to the marketing team with regard to press relations, dealer marketing and events.


Responsibilities

- To maintain our website product information and news

- To schedule, monitor and develop our social media profiles

- To produce e-newsletters and campaigns to trade customers 

- To assist in the production of content for our Musicians Blog / YouTube channel

- To provide marketing resources to our customers

- To assist in the planning and delivery of events

- To assist in admin tasks within the department including mailshots

- From time to time the job holder will be expected to carry out other activities and tasks in order to assist in the efficient operation of the company.


Desired Skills and Experience


- Be familiar with adding content to a website CMS system

- Demonstrate a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. Adobe InDesign would also be a benefit.

- Demonstrate excellent writing ability.

- Be a stickler for attention to detail and accuracy.

- Familiarity with MailChimp e-mail marketing software (or similar)

- An interest in musical instruments, electronic music production, recording or live sound would be highly beneficial. 


Useful Information

One Year Contract from mid-November 2017

Standard Working Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-5.30pm and Friday 9am-5:00pm.

You must have eligibility to work permanently from our head office in Letchworth Garden City.


Application


Please send your CV and covering letter to;


Sarah Jennings

Executive Assistant to the MD

Sound Technology Ltd

17 Letchworth Point

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 1ND


Or email the above to jobs@soundtech.co.uk


Closing date 3 November 2017.


Strictly no agencies.