Training and Merchandising Executive

Purpose of Role/Key Objectives

Believe that the exploration of sound is an adventure?  Want to join a word leader in the audio field and work alongside some genuinely brilliant people?

What you'll do:

Ultimately as the UK Training and Merchandising Exec you will primarily be responsible for supporting the UK national retailers to optimise the sales of Naim & Focal products. This includes the on-going training and development of retailers & staff to ensure they are knowledgeable, confident and possess the technical skills to demonstrate Naim & Focal products. In addition you will have the responsibility of installing, maintaining and updating in store point of sale and demo units.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To achieve this you will need to be a good at building relationships and driving awareness in order to inform and impart knowledge of Naim & Focal’s range of products, ethos, philosophy and company objectives at a store level and act as the interface between retailer/end users and Naim/Focal.

You will also need to ensure:

  • store colleagues are knowledgeable and confident with the technical skills to demonstrate Naim & Focal mass market products as well as to build advocates in store
  • that Naim and Focal products are merchandised appropriately in store – including digital point of sale units, static units, posters, window displays and other opportunities where applicable.
  • that Naim is represented in key stores during peak trading times – engaging with staff and customers
  • the UK Account Managers are supported with local activities to promote Naim Audio via marketing, music evenings, shows, presentations etc.
  • that UK and selected export trade shows are attended, ensuring Naim’s full product range is demonstrated to best effect

 

Skills & Requirements

Who are you?

Someone who possesses a keen interest of the hi-fi/audio or consumer electronics and have an awareness of the impact of ‘new technologies’ in the market place.

You should possess excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and should be a good communicator and an excellent listener. An enthusiastic, persuasive personality is required along with self motivation and a desire to be successful. Full clean driving licence, flexibility to travel and possession of a passport are essential.

 

 

 

 

Qualification / Experience

Your ideal qualifications should include but not be limited to G.C.S.E. Maths and English (C Grade) or equivalent and a business qualification would be a benefit.  Good customer service experience and a proven ability to build strong relationships and represent premium brands. 

Location:

UK - Head Office at Salisbury

Reporting to:

Head of Sales

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week with frequent UK-wide travel

If you are interested in this role, please contact us at hr@naimaudio.com.