Careers At Blackstar

Blackstar Amplification started in Northampton, England in 2004 and officially launched in 2007. Driven by the passion of the founding team for designing innovative amplification products that redefine players expectations, Blackstar today distributes products to over 50 countries worldwide and is a major international brand in the amplifier market. Over the years the Blackstar team has continued to grow and Blackstar is always keen to hear from like-minded individuals who have the talent and work ethic to make a difference in one of the most exciting brands in the MI industry.

Job Opportunities

Export Co-Ordinator
Job Description
 
 
Department: Sales
 
 
Job Title: Export Co-Ordinator
 
 
Reporting to: Head Of Sales
 
 
Responsible for: Co-ordinated support of the sales process through external customer and inter-departmental communication and actions.
 
Overall purpose of the job: Supporting the Head of Sales to ensure that there is effective analysis, communication, action and process between Blackstar’s export customers, sales, marketing and the operations and finance departments ensuring we reach annual budget receiving orders and shipping product on time.
Main Activities / Tasks:
  • Meeting the Critical Success Factors from the annual Business Plan, measured against agreed KPIs.
  • Implement sales goals through co-ordination of the activity between the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance teams.
  • Act as a professional point of contact at all times for internal and external contacts.
  • Direct account service support via telephone, Skype, email and, from time to time, face to face.
  • Processing, analysis and reporting on sales, stock and order data.
  • Implementing and following up on individual Territory Sales Plan actions according to agreed deadlines.
  • Administration of monthly order intake processes and the international distributor network.
  • Research and analysis of market data and the competitive landscape.
Other Duties:
  • General sales administration.
  • Supporting Head of Sales with meeting and travel arrangements/bookings,
  • Any other required duty as and when required.
 
 
 
 
 
The Person
 
 
Person Specification
 
 
Desirable
 
Essential
Education
Qualifications
 
  Minimum C grade passes GCE/GCSE Maths and English.
Training
Technical skills
 
Knowledge of Sage Line 50 or similar accounting package.
Knowledge of commercial calculations e.g. Gross profit margins
 
Strong and accurate IT skills, especially in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Exceptional organisational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent numerical skills.
 
Experience
(Knowledge)
 
Experience of communicating with a global customer base.
Foreign language skills.
 
Working in a fast paced business to business administration role.
Managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.
Working within a KPI structure.

Personality
Characteristics
 
An interest in music The ability to build strong relationships and act as key contact point internally and externally.
Must be resilient and have a flexible approach to work with the ability to work under pressure.
Personable and outgoing nature with excellent interpersonal skills.
Enthusiastic, conscientious, committed and dependable
Independent and self-reliant being able to work without close supervision.
High level of attention to detail.
The ability to remain calm under pressure and complete tasks to deadlines.
 
 
 
Specific requirements of the role
 
 
 
Work will be based at Blackstar HQ in Northampton
Working hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm Mon-Fri
Willing to work extra hours in order to meet deadlines
Part time / flexi hours may be considered
 
Job Description:
   View the 'Export Co-Ordinator' job description
Job Details:
  • Location: Northampton
  • Ref No: Sales-02
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Department: Sales

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If you think you have what it takes to join us please make sure you download and fill out the Blackstar Application Document and attach that along with your CV using our online form.

Alternatively if you would prefer, you are able to apply in writing with your Covering Letter, CV and your Blackstar Application Document to our mailing address: Blackstar Amplification Ltd, Suite 2, Hawes Business Centre, Sandfield Close, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6EU

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