Careers at Bounce

BOUNCE CANARY WHARF by George Gottlieb

Does your dream job consist of having meetings in ball pools?

Do you have a library of hilarious ball jokes?

Amazing, you’re in (nearly)! But first read below…


Marketing Assistant 

Your hours are: Full time

You report to the: Marketing Manager

Location: Guildford

We are looking for someone to join our Marketing Department as a Marketing Assistant, this is a new role and a chance for you to make it your own.  What will we be asking you to do every day?  You will be supporting a great team of marketers with event support, dealing with the sampling team, but it doesn’t stop there.  You will also have your own areas such as the first point of contact for all those who love our Bounce balls, responsible for all marketing collateral which range from leaflets to t shirts.  This role touches every part of marketing such as social media, PR, content creation so be prepared to learn loads.

We are looking for someone who likes a challenge and wants to create a role and make it their own.

You

We are looking for someone with a great can do attitude with bags of energy and enthusiasm.

If you saw this role in another company then it might look like this

  • Supporting the marketing team with the day to day execution of marketing plans in order to achieve the annual marketing objectives
  • Specific responsibility for:
  • In store sampling team
    • Event support (trade & consumer)
    • CRM –
      • Evaluating all marketing opportunities coming into the business and presenting a business case for those seen of value
      • Evaluation and management of relevant brand partnerships and partnership opportunities
      • Evaluation and management of relevant sampling opportunities
    • Co-ordination of marketing collateral (leaflets, t-shirts, mailers etc)
  • Delivery of ongoing sampling opportunities, including:
    • Co-ordination of collateral for in store sampling events
    • Management of sampling team
    • Evaluation and fulfilment of relevant third party sampling opportunities
    • Reporting on sampling effectiveness
  • Supporting and assisting the with delivery of:
    • PR activity
    • Digital activity
    • Experiential activity
    • Content creation
    • Trade marketing
    • Social media activity
    • Advocate management
    • NPD
  • Day-to-day liaison with key marketing agencies
  • Covering social media presences in periods of absence

 

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Commercial Executive (Grocery)

Your hours are: Full time

You report to the: Commercial Manager

Location: Guildford

Your Role: 

This role is a fantastic opportunity to get into the commercial team at Bounce. You will play a pivotal role in supporting the Commercial Manager on some of our strategic Grocery customers. You will be exposed to all areas of the sales process from leasing with buyers to crunching numbers to understand the trends within EPOS.

We need someone who likes a challenge and wants to create a role and make it their own.

 

You – Important qualities we will be looking for include:

Personal Leadership – You will be a self-starter who passionately tackles the big challenges of both targets and your own development.

Deliver Results – You will have an abundance of drive and determination, along with the resilience and resourcefulness needed to win.

Change Agility – You will embrace change, strive for improvements and adapt to different situations, processes and roles quickly.

Collaboration – You will be personable and engaging, with a desire and ability to work effectively across teams and functions both internally and externally.

Knowledge and understanding of key account management is desirable but not essential. Ideally educated to degree level, you must be highly numerate and literate with excellent attention to detail.

 

Here is what the role would look like if it was advertised by another company

  • Day to day contact with Buyers
  • Update the EPOS data
  • Check customer forecasts
  • Analyse sales data and identifying under- and over-performance / trends / promotional uplift etc
  • Improve retailer compliance by working with internal and external field sales teams
  • Store visits and working with regional managers/store managers of key stores to gain insight and improve in-store offering
  • Communicating with purchasing departments on a monthly basis to chase orders
  • Ensure merchandise is supplied to the customers
  • Complete new line forms and promotional forms
  • Answer commercial telephone calls
  • Follow up on new business leads
  • Admin paperwork (invoice and promo tracking etc)
  • Handle invoice queries
  • Maintain customer files
  • Develop relationships with internal contacts at Retailers
  • Manage Retailer systems
  • Represent the brand at relevant trade shows

 

The good stuff: Competitive Salary / Bonus / Phone / Laptop / Training & Development / Pension Plan / Healthy Living Allowance

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Field Sales Manager

Your hours are: Full time

You report to the: Commercial Manager

Location: Guildford/London

Your Role 

With time split between our Guilford office and London, this is a unique opportunity, not only will you be responsible for managing a current Field Sales Team, you will also be asked to support a commercial manager on some of the largest Foodservice National Accounts.

As our new Field Sales Manager for the London area, you will take a leadership role within the team. You’ll develop and coach a high performing team of Field Sales Executives who operate across a territory of independent customers.

Your role is to drive market share for Bounce through best in class execution, new business delivery and customer retention.

You’ll be encouraged to operate with freedom, flair and creativity leading the strategy for your regional business and continuous development of the talent and capability within your team.

 

You

You will be an ambitious/up and coming Sales Manager or an experienced Commercial Exec with bags of sales & leadership experience in branded FMCG, particularly food or drink. You will be a highly competitive leader with a burning desire to win in the marketplace and have the ability to build that within your team.

As you know in this role, you need someone that cares as well as having a passion for Bounce. We know you are the type of person that will not be daunted by the challenge; in fact, you thrive on it. You will be the sort of person who will take time out to make time for your team, you lead by example, be innovative as well as imaginative with different ideas for campaigns, promotion and ways to spread the word.

Here is what the role would look like if it was advertised by another company

  • Manage a team of Field Sales Executives in Central London
  • Support on National Accounts when needed
  • Improve on how the Field Team plan their weeks
  • Ensure you and they meet KPIs
  • Grow the team
  • Training sales team on sales techniques, administration and product.
  • Planning, executing, and managing sales strategies
  • Generating new leads and developing existing customers
  • Responding to customer enquiries
  • Work with the marketing team to deliver improvements in brand engagement scores across different territories

The good stuff: Competitive Salary / Bonus / Phone / Laptop / Training & Development / Pension Plan / Healthy Living Allowance

As you can appreciate due to the size and the way we are at Bounce, you may be expected to complete tasks outside your core role requirements.

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Field Sales Rep

You report to the: Field Sales Manager

 

Your Role

Based in central London your role will be to sell our Bounce Energy Balls into convenience stores, gyms, foodservice sites and anywhere else that catches your eye. Joining a small but growing field sales team, you will be listing new customers and getting to know existing. Driving the brand forward with lots of enthusiasm, from introducing the brand and our story, selling in, upselling, re-merchandising and generally creating relationships with store managers across the city.

The role allows you to manage your own schedule and build on your portfolio of stores. With new products launching, and the brand going mainstream, it is an exciting time to get involved and see what impact you can make.

The Company

Bounce is an upbeat and friendly company. Our aim is to inspire positive change in the way people eat, think and live. With recent growth looking to continue as healthy snacking categories expand, the opportunities are varied and plentiful.

You

We are looking for someone with drive and interest in sales. A good communicator who has initiative and is happy chatting to people. You should be targets driven and able to organise.

Any additional experience working in FMCG sales is of benefit but not essential. As long as you have passion and energy to learn. The role provides the opportunity to experience different aspects of sales, dealing with various types of retailers, wholesalers, activating trade marketing and inputting into our commercial strategy in monthly meetings.

  • Full Time: 5 days a week 7.5 hours a day
  • Minimum of 15 selling days per month. Bounce may request some specific site visits.
  • Location: Central London

 


 

So what do you think, does this sum up what you are doing now?
If you are up for the challenge and fancy joining our team and the exciting times ahead, we’d love to hear from you. Please email your covering letter and CV to our HR team, [email protected]

Thanks & good luck!