Import/Export Assistant – Source Distribution

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading and highly respected industry distributor. Based in Sunbeam Road, London NW10 6JP, Source Distribution – a division of HHB Communications Ltd. – is looking for an Import/Export Assistant to support the Shipping Manager with administration tasks.

Source Distribution is one of the leading and most highly respected pro audio technology distributors in the United Kingdom and is currently the exclusive UK distributor of 14 major brands including Rode, Genelec, Moog, Arturia and Eventide.

Role & Responsibility

Assist the Shipping Manager to handle imports and exports, including:

  • Liaise with external shipping and courier suppliers to monitor costs, negotiate quotes, and organise sea, air and road shipments and deliveries.
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with internal stakeholders, such as Warehouse, Purchasing, Sales and Accounts teams.
  • Consistently and accurately update and maintain company calendars and import and export logs.
  • Maintain a filing system for documentation such as certificates of shipment, customs documents, invoices, and certificates of origin.
  • Analyse and update Tariff/Commodity Codes in line with regulations.
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments meet internal insurance criteria.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Must have a high level of import and export administrational knowledge, excellent communication skills and general commercial acumen.
  • Would understand Tariff/Commodity Codes for purposes of clearing of Importing / Exporting goods
  • Would have strong numeracy skills and an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and its capabilities.
  • Must be an outgoing and motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and excellent attention to detail.
  • Would be keen and able to build relationships and negotiate with shipping companies and suppliers.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills required to deal with a variety of customers and colleagues.
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics NAV preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of audio and related technologies ideal but not essential.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary based upon their skills and experience and an attractive package of benefits including private healthcare, life assurance and company pension after a qualifying period.

HHB Communications Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

To Apply:

Please forward your current CV along with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be a good fit for the role to [email protected]. Application data will be held on file for a period of one year.


Marketing Assistant – Source Distribution

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading and highly respected industry distributor. Based in Sunbeam Road, London NW10 6JP, Source Distribution – a division of HHB Communications Ltd. – is looking for a Marketing Assistant to support the Marketing Manager with marketing administration tasks.

Source Distribution is one of the leading and most highly respected pro audio technology distributors in the United Kingdom and is currently the exclusive UK distributor of 14 major brands including Rode, Genelec, Moog, Arturia and Eventide.

Role & Responsibility

  • Ensure new and relevant product information is uploaded, updated, and maintained across internal documentation, digital platforms both internal and external.
  • Ensure UK dealer information is kept up to date on Source and Brand websites.
  • Manage marketing email inbox and provide point of contact for dealers, liaising with them to supply marketing assets and promotional items.
  • Assist with the composition of marketing mailouts to press and the dealer network, analysing open rates and following up with recipients to ensure information is received and tasks are being carried out.
  • Arrange loans of demo stock to appropriate media for review after launch and ensure loan stock is accounted for and returned in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and update press contact list and distribute press releases to all industry and media contacts and publications.
  • Manage social media channels, promoting latest news and product details to improve audience engagement and grow social media followings.
  • Maintain flexibility to respond to respond to ad-hoc requests from the Marketing Manager on a day-to-day basis.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Must be comfortable with multitasking and have a strong eye for detail.
  • Someone knowledgeable and interested in music and pro-audio industry products.
  • Must be an outgoing and motivated self-starter comfortable with limited supervision.
  • Experience in music industry marketing and excellent relationship building skills would be beneficial.
  • Experience with Mailchimp, Social Media Administration and Adobe Creative Suite would be beneficial.
  • Confidentiality and discretion are essential.
  • Excellent organisational and client facing skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and communication skills to deal effectively with all levels of management within the company and with key brands and clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary based upon their skills and experience and an attractive package of benefits including private healthcare, life assurance and company pension after a qualifying period.

HHB Communications Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

To Apply:

Please forward your current CV along with a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be a good fit for the role to [email protected]. Application data will be held on file for a period of one year.


 

 

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