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If you’re smart, commercially astute & ambitious, we want to hear from you.

We’re not looking for industry experience (although that helps!) – what’s more important is energy & the ability to focus that energy for the greater good of our clients.

At SMG, you’ll always be pushed to advance your knowledge & skills but the right foundations are non-negotiable. Team-orientated, conscientious & driven, you’ll be hungry to be the best you can & we’ll be there, by your side, to feed that hunger.

We have a range of roles available across the company – please follow the links below & email us your CV along with a covering letter detailing why you think you’re the piece our jigsaw puzzle is missing.

ACCOUNTS ADMINISTRATOR

Due to successful and stable trading we are now seeking to recruit a part time Accounts Administrator to manage our in-house accounts function and liaise with our chartered accountants. Key duties and requirements will include the below and we would envisage this role being circa 16 – 20 hours per week.

  • Sales and Purchase Ledger
  • Journals (reconciliations etc)
  • Query resolution
  • Credit and debt control
  • Monthly payroll and statutory compliance
  • General bookkeeping experience
  • Potentially AAT qualified or part thereof
  • STRONG working knowledge AND EXPERIENCE of SAGE

Senior Sales Consultant (SEO/PPC/WEB) 

MANCHESTER OFFICE

The Search Marketing Group (SMG) are a Google certified partner and a specialist digital marketing agency. We have been trading for five years and are positioned for further growth this year. We are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Sales Consultant for our central Manchester (King Street) branch. We have new products coming to market to support our core offerings of SEO, PPC, social media and web development work. Have a look at our about us page for more information! The role and solutions being provided are entirely B2B.

Excellent Development and Opportunities

The successful applicant will be responsible for securing and developing new partnerships and opportunities via telephone sales and, importantly, face to face meetings and presentations. This individual should be looking to join the management team as their next move and certainly be immediately involved in strategy planning and the coming product launches.

This is a truly commercial and consultative position seeking to grow the portfolio across multiple sectors and at the higher end of the market and, as such, personal credibility and presentation is paramount.

Uncapped Commission and Career Development

Systems skills are naturally a must as is an ability to be highly organised and proactive, we are a highly professional, ambitious and vibrant firm. As such we are seeking someone highly career minded who should have specific market experience. Commission is uncapped and other benefits such as company pensions are available after a period of service. Applicants should have a strong desire to push both themselves and their earnings as far as they can.

For this Senior Sales Consultant  role, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

• Sales experience a distinct advantage although not essential.

• A passion for all things digital including SEO, web design and social media.

• Desire to work in a high quality NON call center environment and be truly consultative.

• Full training will be given and help in closing deals in the early stages.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

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Sales Executive (New Media Sales)

ULVERSTON OFFICE

We are looking to recruit a new member to join our sales team based in Ulverston.

The successful candidate will be professional, confident and assertive and looking to start their career or have one to two years’ experience.

The role will include developing new leads and winning new business via telephone based research calls and supporting the existing sales team.

Key Deliverables:

  • Strong telephone manner and the ability to communicate with senior decision makers.
  • Desire to work in a high quality environment and potentially move to into a consultant role with uncapped commission.
  • Full training given but a will to succeed and a competitive mind are essential.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

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Lead Generator

We are seeking a confident and professional Lead generator to support our SEO sales team.

Your main role will be to collate information about clients markets and their competitors via telephone based enquiries. This is an excellent role for someone seeking an opportunity to get close to the commercial heart of the business.

Attention to detail and a pro active approach are vital as is a high level of commercial awareness. Further to this it is imperative that you have a strong sense of integrity and self-respect, coupled with a strong work ethic and a desire to succeed.

You will receive a competitive basic salary, with the opportunity for substantial commission and benefits as you develop within the organisation.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

Account Manager

Positions available in both the MANCHESTER OFFICE and ULVERSTON OFFICE

With an established client base, your primary focus will be to maintain our high levels of service and industry leading retention rates. This is an interesting and challenging role that covers all aspects of our suite of products.

You will be expected to create monthly reports, along with providing analysis and search marketing advice as required.

A good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel, Word and Outlook) is a must; as are time management and strong communication skills. Specific industry experience would be a distinct advantage but not necessary as full training will be provided, in terms of product knowledge.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity to work in a truly consultative role within a growing company, based in Central Manchester.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

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Administrator

ULVERSTON OFFICE

We are seeking a confident and professional Administrator to support our team based in our Head office. Your main role will be to conduct industry related analysis for clients and enact actions from that work. You will also be expected to support our Admin team in their monthly reporting cycle, including analytics reports and proposal data.

This is an excellent role for a new graduate seeking an opportunity to get close to the commercial heart of the business. Full training will be given in order to facilitate the work. Further than this, however, it is imperative that you have a strong sense of integrity and self-respect, coupled with a strong work ethic and a desire to improve.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

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Researcher 

ULVERSTON OFFICE

We are a rapidly growing Search Marketing Company seeking a confident and professional researcher to support our existing Sales team.

Your main role will be to collate information about potential target markets and generate leads and opportunities for our Senior Sales staff.  You will also be expected to support our Admin team in their monthly reporting cycle, including analytics reports and proposal data.

This is an excellent role for a new graduate seeking an opportunity to get close to the commercial heart of the business.  Whilst not being directly responsible for sales pipeline or portfolio management, the expectation is that you would progress into a Sales role within 6 months and, therefore, a degree of sales acumen would be highly desirable.

Further than this, however, it is imperative that you have a strong sense of integrity and self-respect, coupled with a strong work ethic and a desire to improve.

You will receive a competitive salary, with the opportunity for substantial OTE as you develop within the organisation.

Please apply with full CV (WITH ROLE TITLE IN SUBJECT BAR) by email only in the first instance to info@searchmarketinggroup.co.uk.

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Company Background

Search Marketing Group are a well-established search marketing company with a passion for success.

The Search Marketing Group was founded in 2009 as a response to the growing need for ethical search marketing. We aim to produce the best possible results for each and every one of our clients; this is reflected in our peerless customer support and superb client retention levels.

We have approximately 100 clients in many different market sectors and our client relationships are some of the best in the business. We only hire the very best staff members and have highly experienced staff that have been involved in the web and search marketing world for over 15 years.

We specialise in:
• Premium Search Marketing Solutions
• Search Engine Placements
• Premium Web Design and Systems Integration
• Website Copywriting and Analytics

Our portfolio includes major currency brokers, professional service firms and online retailers. The next few years are very important for growth and we are keen to speak to bright, ambitious people who have a long term view and are keen to develop.