Sales & Marketing Manager

  • Job Reference: SMM20/11/23TENB18/12
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Gaia's Garden Ltd
  • Location: Make a World of Difference by joining our team as Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension
  • Sector: Landscaping & Gardening, Agriculture, Fishing & Forestry
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SALES & MARKETING MANAGER - Immediate start. Part/full time considered. Freelance may apply.

This is a newly created role providing the unique opportunity to make a massive impact within a growing small team, suited to an experienced manager with deep B2B connections within the horticultural industry.

You will be responsible for

  • the planning and implementation of bespoke sales and marketing initiatives that aim to drive new business and growth within specialist regenerative Horticulture areas (with potential for expansion into Agriculture).

  • building relationships within the mainstream, high-end retail sector with oversight of National Horticultural events, both trade and other pertinent partnering events throughout the calendar year. 

  • gathering leads, pitching and securing contracts with suitable stockists, growing the size of CRM and building face to face opportunities with potential B2B stockists. 

  • directly managing the website ensuring smooth functionality, product listings, and user experience.

  • developing and leading the company’s advertorial strategy, relationship building with all relevant editorials & securing articles.

  • delivering a customer-centred seamless experience, driving a high level of customer sales satisfaction.

This is a huge opportunity to roll out a robust and exciting growth plan, playing a vital role for this business and a strong career path. You will report to the Directors and help form and steer the marketing to ensure that our cutting-edge products are understood, desired and purchased!

About us.

• Producers of top quality, carbon capture plant feeds, soil conditioners & probiotics

• Great place to work, friendly & supportive team

 • Privately funded & owned company  

 • A South Wales SME Retail & e-commerce business on a journey of explosively blossoming growth

 • Excellent, cutting edge and highly ethical product range

 • We invest in people and are Investing now, in the right individuals to help the business to hit ambitious targets that take us all to new heights


The ideal candidate

  •  is wanting to make positive changes for the environment & has connections within the related industries of horticulture & agriculture. 

  • has an interest in horticulture & links within that field.

  • prefers to work in an environment that emphasises ownership of campaigns, and has a self-propelled drive to continually improve oneself, the team and the organisation. 

  • loves to problem solve and is approachable, communicative and confident with new relationships and driving sales.

  • is able to manage data and create sales opportunities, building a strong customer base.

  • has experienced capabilities of growing business and in turn driving the set up and development of this role into a fantastic career.   

  • will know how to work with a Social Media Marketing Specialist to develop, define and own the digital marketing strategy across all ecommerce, B2B, wholesale, marketplace and D2C. 

  • can develop and lead the company’s eCommerce strategy and be responsible for delivering custom trading via the website & establishing a presence on other sales platforms.

  • is passionate about (organic regenerative) horticulture & has connections within the related industries

  • experienced as an ecommerce manager.

  • proven experience in B2B ecommerce management and online selling, with a strong track record of increasing online sales and customer satisfaction.

  • knowledge of ecommerce platforms and related tools.

  • team management skills.

  • strong analytical skills and proficiency in using data to make informed decisions.

  • strong leadership, project management and organisational skills.

  • communication skills.

  • can identify emerging trends, technologies, and customer preferences to enhance the online buying experience.

If this sounds like you and you want to make a difference, please submit your cv and a covering letter to: