VBH (GB) Ltd is a profitable, award winning regional distribution company specialising in the supply of quality hardware to the window and door industry. We are devoted to providing the best products, coupled with excellent customer service.

We are seeking a Marketing Assistant to to join our successful team. The position is based at our head office in Gillingham, Kent.

This is a full time position.

Our customer base is primarily window & door manufacturers and associated trades.

We are looking to employ an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join our small Marketing team in Gillingham. The role involves supporting the sales team through marketing activities and dealing with colleagues, customers, suppliers and other outside agencies. The position will lend itself to a person with good IT skills as the role will include the development and maintenance of the company's websites and online shop, working with colleagues in our German IT department and staff from 3rd party companies.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be able to produce artwork for printed and digital literature, adverts and catalogues and displays, and social media assets.
  • Be able to produce and manage mailshot customer journeys using the company's CRM and Marketing software.
  • Create presentations for colleagues using the company's proposal builder software or Power Point.
  • Be expected to upload and maintain product data in the Group's Product Information Management system.
  • Develop and maintain content in the company's various websites, including the VBH24 online shop.
  • Attend exhibitions and other industry events if required (e.g. customer days, industry awards dinners etc), which will necessitate travel and staying away from home.
  • Work/liaise with personnel from other departments and customers where required
  • Carry out any other tasks deemed reasonable that may arise from time to time

Successful applicants will have:

  • Excellent customer communication skills and a friendly manner both on the phone and in person.
  • Competence in social media activity (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok).
  • Enthusiasm and posess a ‘Team Player’ attitude.
  • Competence in the use of the Adobe Suite.
  • Competence in basic software packages (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and CRM).
  • Basic knowledge of the requirements and teminology of website development in order that they can work confidentaly with 3rd party developers (from VBH Group and 3rd party partners).  
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure and to prioritise their own workload.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A full driving licence would be an advantage.

Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Experience within a similar role would be advantageous but not mandatory as training will be given where required.

We anticipate a start date on our around 1st September 2022.

Closing date: 14th October 2022

“VBH (GB) Ltd is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce”

 

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@vbhgb.com

External Technical Support Engineer

VBH (GB) Ltd is a profitable award winning national manufacturing and distribution company, specialising in the supply of quality hardware to the window and door industry. We are devoted to providing the best products, coupled with excellent customer service.

We are seeking an External Technical Support Engineer to join our busy Technical/New Product Development team.

The successful candidate will cover England, Wales and occasionally Scotland. The country will be split between the candidate and our existing engineer. The split will be dependent on the location of the new engineer. Both engineers will be expected to cover the other area when required. 

Our customer base is primarily PVCu, aluminium and timber window & door manufacturers and installers.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the successful applicant in this full time position will be responsible for the following functions of the department:

  • Carry out site visits and product demonstrations/fit ups at customers’ factories or on site
  • Assist in product fit & function trials for existing and new development projects
  • Carry out investigative and remedial site visits if required
  • Assist in installation demonstrations where required
  • Assist in product testing at BSi, UKAS and other test facilities nationwide as required
  • Assist, where required, in the construction and manning of exhibition stands

Key Requirements are:

  • Practical experience of the window & door industry
  • Practical experience of hardware to suit PVCu and aluminium windows and doors
  • Practical experience of window & door fabrication (hardware fitting)
  • Practical experience of window & door installation would be an advantage
  • Experience with Microsoft software systems
  • Full clean driving licence

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Other benefits include a company vehicle, mobile phone and laptop.

Closing date: 14th October 2022

“VBH (GB) Ltd is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce”

To apply to VBH (GB) Ltd email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@vbhgb.com