Join the team

Marketing and sales assistant

The role

We are currently looking for a bright and talented graduate with sales and marketing experience to join our team in central London. This pivotal role will focus on supporting the sales team by attending sales meetings and presentations and responding to opportunities and written proposals, as well as creating and following through on marketing campaigns, creating marketing collateral and promoting through social media channels. 

You will be a focused and self-motivated individual with a natural ability to build rapport and relationships either face to face or over the phone or through social media, as well as an ability to write strategically and creatively with an understanding of large corporate business environments. Previous experience meeting targets within a B2B industry is desirable. 

The company

At Saffron we develop award winning digital learning experiences. Using insights from behavioural science we ensure our experiential learning solutions deliver transformational change. Since starting out in 2000, we’ve worked with FTSE 250 companies, the public sector and non-for-profit organisations. Our client lists includes Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Volkswagen and William Hill.

Why work for us?

Saffron’s solutions and our people are widely recognised as industry leaders and together we’ve won several coveted awards. At Saffron everyone’s ideas are valued. Our innovation is possible because we instil and expect every team member to take initiative and think differently. You’ll have the freedom to think creatively and impact Saffron’s offering.  Working at Saffron includes:

  • 37.5 hours working week
  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 25 days annual leave
  • Self-development days
  • Employer pension contributions

It’s the small things that also matter to us. That’s why we celebrate birthdays, keep the office stocked up with fresh fruit and are known to stop for a drink or two on a Friday. Check out our Facebook page to see our latest team activity.

  • Securing new meetings with buyers of learning in FTSE 250 companies and equivalents   
  • Ensuring a continual pipeline of meetings for the Sales team by achieving your weekly KPIs
  • Dealing with warm leads including web enquiries and inbound calls
  • Understanding client requirements and being alert to new business opportunities
  • Assisting in the successful articulation of business requirements, and creatively and persuasively writing solutions that meet those requirements 
  • Arranging business meetings
  • Monitoring daily tender opportunities & portal notifications
  • Maintaining the company’s sales information system
  • Writing content for social media, press releases and submissions for industry awards
  • Creating digital content including blogs, articles and whitepapers
  • Planning and delivering multi-channel campaigns and events
  • Using social media to promote campaigns, get inbound leads and build connections
  • Using SEO and understanding how to attract website visitors, qualification of opportunities and maintaining the website and analysing visitor data to inform campaigns
  • Event organisation 
  • 2:1 or above in any degree
  • An excellent telephone manner and command of oral and written English
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills 
  • Self-starter with a desire for early responsibility
  • A passion to learn and develop professionally
  • A creative and persuasive verbal and written communicator with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong IT literacy; Microsoft Office suite, WordPress, Google analytics, Hootsuite
  • Some sales, account management, marketing, bid writing or business development experience is preferred

Selection process

You should have a CV and demonstrable experience (e.g. examples of written work) that show your passion and ability.

Location: Central London
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

To apply please send a copy of your CV, cover letter and writing samples to