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Accounts Payable Assistant

We are looking for a committed Accounts Payable Assistant who is organised, meticulous and detail oriented. You will have handled the accounts payable function before and should have a good level of understanding in accountancy, strong interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills. You'll be enthusiastic, great at multi-tasking and want to progress your skills within a growing consumer business!

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We are seeking an energetic, ambitious candidate to take responsibility for the accounts payable function at Formformform Ltd (Sugru). This role is critical to the continued growth of our company. We are growing rapidly so we need an individual who can work efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will:

On a day to day basis, your responsibilities will include:

●Record all supplier invoices, check and reconcile supplier statements on a regular basis. Communicate and maintain a good relationship with all suppliers including dealing with enquiries and disputes.

●Track supplier due dates and prepare reports for the payment runs and set up payments in the bank.

●Be responsible for tracking and recording company credit cards spend and staff expenses.

●Obtain approvals for invoices before payment based on the approved authorization policy.

●Ensure all finance related documents are filed properly, and maintain an efficient and effective filing system.

●Perform other ad-hoc duties as required from time to time as part of a small finance team and contribute to the team as a team player

●Organise and improve the accounts payable function and take complete ownership of the function.

About You

You will have a minimum of 2 years experience working in accounts payable, ideally but not essentially, in a manufacturing focused business. Experience of an ERP system (like SAP) is preferable. You will be comfortable working in a small, fast-moving and driven team. You'll have worked in a business where there are multiple cost centres and be happy to be autonomous and proactive!

You may be pursuing an AAT level certificate or ACCA, CIMA and a study package may be offered for the right candidate. In terms of approach and style you will have a profound understanding of teamwork. Some of your attributes will include:

●Attention to detail and numeracy

●Organised with an inclination to improve efficiency.

●Excellent communication skills in all forms

●A cheerful, ‘can-do’ attitude

●Able to and keen to learn fast.

●Be pro-active, and a good team player

If you think you’re up to the challenge of working in our exciting business, tell us more about yourself, don’t just send us your CV!

Salary £25,000 per year plus potential study package & benefits

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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Accounts Receivable / Credit Controller

We are looking for a bright, ambitious Accounts Receivable Assistant /Credit Controller who is organised, meticulous and detail oriented. You’ll have around 2 years’ experience working in the AR function in a growing company that has a significant e-commerce/online sales channel. You’ll ideally have worked on invoice factoring arrangements but this isn't essential. You’ll have a good level of understanding in accountancy, and excellent communication skills, displaying diplomacy and tact, as you’ll be dealing with internal stakeholders and external customers and suppliers.

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On a day to day basis, your responsibilities will include:

Invoicing, Receipts and Credit Notes

  • Creating Sales Invoices in SAP and sending invoices to customers through the ERP mass delivery system
  • Posting receipts and allocating to invoices. Reconciling customer accounts based on customer statements.
  • Tracking credit notes on customer portals, getting them authorised and posting in SAP.
  • Maintaining all customer portals accesses and accounts information.
  • Monthly sales reconciliations for management accounts.

BP maintenance and credit control

  • Maintaining the BP master for customers in SAP to ensure that all customer details are up to date. Creating new customers when required.
  • Regular review of customer accounts to identify overdue invoices & sending follow up emails in a timely fashion.
  • Regularly liaising with the sales team for overdue accounts and credit notes.
  • Processing payments for customers on credit cards

Payment Portals and Reconciliations

  • Recording payments received through payment portals such as Paypal.
  • Reconciliation of payment portal balances monthly.
  • Processing refunds for online orders

Bank Reconciliations, Transfers and Balances

  • Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly basis after payments are posted by the AP assistant.
  • Recording interbank transfers in SAP & setting up interbank fund transfers
  • Updating daily and weekly bank balance dashboards

You’ll also

  • Ensure all finance related documents are filed properly, and maintain an efficient and effective filing system.
  • Perform other ad-hoc duties as required from time to time as part of a small finance team

About You

  • As well as your Accounts Receivable and E-Commerce/online experience, you’ll have worked in a business where there are multiple cost centres and you’ll love working in a fast-moving SME.
  • You’ll relish working in a busy Finance function and be superb at prioritising and multi-tasking.
  • You’ll be autonomous, proactive and you’ll have amazing attention to detail as this is a role that requires a large degree of accuracy.
  • You may be pursuing an AAT level certificate or ACCA, CIMA and a study package may be offered for the right candidate. In terms of approach and style you will have a profound understanding of teamwork.
  • Experience working on an ERP (SAP B1) would be an advantage.

If you think you’re up to the challenge of working in our exciting business, tell us more about yourself, don’t just send us your CV!

Salary £30,000 per year plus potential study package & benefits

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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Videographer

If you’re a creative videographer who likes huge variety, both in ideas and media, if you love both concepting and making and if you’re ready to throw yourself into the role of a lifetime... it’s time to get excited.

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We are looking for a Videographer who’ll be able to inspire us and develop inspiring creative work.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Design and build of new digital content and brand materials to support the Company’s mission, brand and marketing strategy.
  • Bring ideas to life with imagination and to the highest production standards across different media but with a specific expertise with videos, especially across social media, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram.
  • Produce communications that will vary from small 10 minute ideas to more complex campaign content.
  • Bring strategic and design thinking to marketing team discussions including campaign planning.
  • Project management and production scheduling for design & creative content projects to ensure timely delivery.
  • Keep abreast of user insights and community engagement to ensure you know your audience and can deliver effective messages and designs.
  • Undertake any additional project work as required.

About You

The person we have in mind will have a minimum of 5+ years’ experience working as videographer  and producer from start to finish, and will be able to show creative projects in a variety of media that have achieved exciting results. On the practical side, you will have already demonstrated your love of rolling up your sleeves and your ability to coordinate people and manage projects.

Some of Your Skills and Attributes:

  • Show excellence in the creative process. You’ll love responding to a creative brief with ideas that will delight our customers.
  • Storyboarding, scripting and direction.
  • Use Premiere and/or Final cut pro, After Effects, excellent photography, filming and lighting skills, sound recording and editing. A good understanding of Adobe Creative Suite is also a requirement.
  • Fluent and excited about the use of video in online community marketing and social media.
  • Styling - choosing the right props, locations - the right look & feel.
  • Show ability to prioritise projects, manage time effectively, meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate production - making it happen e.g. props, locations, freelancers etc.
  • Show discipline - creation and use of brand guidelines and style guides.
  • Have organisational skills - e.g. best practice in filing and backup of media files.
  • Excellent technical skills with a healthy attitude to learning new skills and mean of communicating ideas.
  • Be a team player - Able to take direction and work in a team environment to develop ideas to effective and outstanding execution.
  • Have great communication - ability to bring others along with your ideas and keep everyone aligned with expected outcomes.
  • Be great at planning and have solid time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in all forms.
  • Ability to lead and run projects on your own and working in a team.
  • A cheerful and positive personality, love having your sleeves rolled up.

Experience you will need:

  • Degree or MA in a relevant creative discipline.
  • 5+ years relevant experience.
  • An exciting portfolio of creative projects!
  • Proven track record in video creation for brands across social media channels (idea generation, scripting, storyboarding, editing)
  • Project management experience executing a mix of briefed projects and self-initiated independent projects. 

Nice to Have Experience:

  • Experience in animation, illustration
  • Graphic Design experience
  • USA based experience
  • Community based projects 

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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Key Account Manager - UK

This unique opportunity will be mostly office based with some travel, and will suit an exceptional, ambitious, Key Account Manager with a consumer product background who has experience of selling into retailers and developing these accounts. You’ll need to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of the UK consumer market and retailers and be able to build relationships across multiple categories to maximise Sugru sales. There will be extensive scope to progress your career within our exciting, fast-paced business.

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The UK Account manager position will be instrumental in elevating the sales presence in UK for Sugru to new levels. The position is intended to call on key retailers in UK that will drive incremental revenue achieving and exceeding budgeted top-line sales & bottom-line contribution.

This position will be responsible for development new partnerships in various retail channels that will include DIY, Craft & Stationery which is Sugru’s primary focus but there are also Consumer Electronics, Outdoors & Sports and Gifting. The position will also be responsible for developing and managing key relationships with distribution as well as manufacturer representative partnerships where applicable

The UK account manager will work directly with both the Sales Lead as well as other internal stakeholders to understand and implement market strategies and provide feedback that will be essential for business development. The UK Account Manager will have a critical role in providing geographic competitive & market insights that will be used to further the company’s retail strategy

The KPI’s will be revenue top & bottom line as well as penetration & rotation.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work to deliver the company's sales strategy as part of a fast-growing team facing ambitious global sales targets
  • Drive retail channel with on-boarding new customers, building strong commercial relationships across the territory and continue to optimise their performance for long term success
  • Establish and execute account plans for strategic retail and distribution partnerships.
  • Provide regular input to demand forecast planning to update customer needs and changes in demand at a SKU level.
  • Establish and maintain key customer relationships. Communicate all relevant customer information to Sales Lead.
  • Represent Sugru to the customer at a strategic level & internally provide a strategic customer perspective to drive the relationships between Sugru and its customers
  • Collaborate effectively and efficiently with all in-house functions to get Sugru ready for new customers and markets
  • Weekly update One Note customer/opportunity tracking report
  • Submit regular expense reports
  • Travel as needed for customer meetings and training opportunities.
  • Provide weekly input to changes in customer sell through data.
  • Attend weekly sales update meetings
  • Monitor daily and weekly sales reports for customer activity.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential Experience:

  • Excellent first-hand knowledge of the UK retail market and its key retailers, demonstrating a proven track record in consumer product sales
  • Identifying, nurturing and developing mutually-beneficial relationships with retailers, their staff and their customers all over UK
  • Managed key strategic partnerships at corporate buying level
  • Experience with both distribution and manufacturer representatives

Technical/Functional Skills:

  • Attention to detail and always customer focused
  • Ability to generate ideas, identify opportunities and always apply a proactive approach to the growth of Sugru
  • An understanding of and interest in social media, online marketing and communications
  • Corporate presentations & trade show attendance
  • Working with software, Excel and retailer’s own tools to maintain excellent levels of detail relating to all sales relationships.

Personal Attributes / Interpersonal Skills:

  • Tenacity to maximise the best commercial sales opportunities
  • Strategic approach to account management
  • Excellent communication, presentation & influencing skills
  • Strong numeracy
  • Creative approach to problem solving
  • Good interpersonal awareness & ability to adapt & deliver in an evolving environment

Required experience:

  • consumer sales: 2 years
  • sales into retailers: 2 years
  • Account Management: 4 years

*This position is mostly office based with flexibility for some ad hoc home working and field based travel.

Salary circa £40-45K, depending on experience, PLUS bonus and benefits

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

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Digital Marketing Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team and help us fuel our continuing global growth by building strongly on our digital strengths & business expansion.  

We’re looking for an experienced Digital Marketing Manager with a proven track record of digital fluency, comfortable to develop strategy for a complex multi-platform and ever-changing digital world while enjoying taking a hands-on, detailed approach and jumping into execution as and when needed. You will report into the Head of Marketing and be responsible for our Online excellence, leading Sugru’s digital expertise: from paid advertising to content management, while coordinating its swift multi-channel execution. You’ll be comfortable with the softer side of marketing like storytelling and community building while rooting everything in business expertise - you’ll be data driven & analytical (including performance tracking, dashboard setup, KPI reporting). The ability to turn data and insights into a compelling narrative is a strong asset to succeed in this role. An innovative and self-starter spirit is a must. You’ll be able to work with a small and nimble team of collaborators, work cross-functionally, as well as facilitate and expedite decision-making with key stakeholders. This is a fast paced environment and the ability to juggle multiple tasks, prioritise and manage against deadlines is essential.


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Responsibilities:

  • Develop our integrated digital marketing strategy, KPIs and drive execution, including conceptualisation, planning, execution and optimisation
  • Lead development of creative brand building communications to complement our product-centric content stream
  • Harmonise digital efforts across all channels including our website, ensuring they are on brand, integrate with brand marketing, product marketing, on and offline
  • Lead execution of our content strategy with with the rest of our internal stakeholders, in particular creative, PR and social teams from briefing across formats (campaigns, video, Gifs,..) down to performance reporting and identification of insights.
  • Liaise with the Community manager to keep track of day-to-day social media & community nurturing
  • Reporting - Set up all the right KPIs to underpin the strategy, develop performance dashboards and coordinate with the rest of the digital team to ensure they are leveraged for maximum learning, sharing them openly across the key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Manage overall digital marketing budget and invoicing process
  • Lead & coordinate new market trends, competitors, new platforms, new formats and technologies
  • Lead new platform and channel testing, always looking for opportunities to reach new audiences, in close collaboration with the Acquisition Manager

Skills:

  • Proven brand storyteller - briefing it, and executing it
  • User first - A natural curiosity and committed to finding and working with real insight
  • Expert in Facebook, SEO, SEM, display marketing, ad networks, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Snapchat
  • Demonstrated ability to build valuable and meaningful brand and marketing partnerships
  • Strive for analytical excellence maximizing return and increasing efficiency
  • Strong knowledge in SEO, with specific ability to drive SEO strategy on platforms
  • Strong project management skills
  • A/B testing
  • A natural collaborator across functionalities, communication and people skills that ensure the ability to get results from both creative and analytical styles, ability to improve processes
  • Ensure proper technical execution and integration
  • USA digital experience will be an advantage

About you:

  • At least 5 years of digital consumer marketing experience with a focus on developing/optimising online or cross platform marketing programs with a rich portfolio of previous successful marketing campaigns, especially bringing new audiences into the brand franchise
  • Experience developing brands with demonstrated strong organisational skills, idea driven; history of anticipating issues and the skills to be strategic, proactive and assertive
  • Sound business acumen; ability to think strategically with a strong bias for action
  • Consumer marketing mindset and experience with young brands is required
  • Work in-house on the client brand side is required. Experience with agency is a plus.
  • Management experience required (2-3 years of experience)
  • Demonstrated track record of managing projects where expectations and deliverables may be unclear and/or change at a moment’s notice
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, and stay calm, positive, and productive in high-pressure situations
  • Successful experience managing, growing and leading a high-performance user acquisition team
  • A strong can-do mindset, excellent communication and writing skills are essential
  • Fun and collaborative, looking to help lead media strategy at a high growth dynamic company
  • Ability to think creatively with no boundaries on what could be imagined
  • Comfortable to work independently in extremely fast paced, team environment; entrepreneurial mindset
  • Cheerful and positive personality, happy to roll up your sleeves, natural curiosity and love of learning

Team:

  • Reporting into the Head of Marketing
  • One direct report - Our Acquisition Executive. As the Company and digital function grows, so may your team as appropriate.
  • Key interfacing roles - Community Manager, PR Manager, Ecommerce team, Creative team

Remuneration & Incentives:

The salary range is £40K-£50k depending on experience.

To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

Sugru is an equal opportunities employer.

 


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