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Sales & Marketing Officer at Andrew Simpson Centres

Location: Portsmouth, UK

Type: Full-time

Salary: Starting from £27,000

Deadline: 19/09/2022

Job Overview

Andrew Simpson Centres Portsmouth are delighted to be recruiting for an energetic Sales and Marketing Officer to join their team.

Over 30,000 individuals are now participating at our multi-site not-for-profit centres which are continuing to be developed year on year.

This Portsmouth based role is currently the only one of this nature in our portfolio due to the not-for-profit Centre’s exciting growth strategy. Through this brand-new opportunity, you will play a key part in driving sales and the Portsmouth centre forward through a local sales and marketing plan and contribute to making a real impact to transforming lives through sailing.

This role will focus on proactive income generation and maximising growth streams, through proactive local networking, running events and relationship building. You will drive the Centres Marketing Strategy forward, reflecting the diverse offering of the Centre and its activities. This will include developing an all-encompassing marketing plan for their exciting new residential offering, starting summer 2023. You will need to be highly collaborative, proactive and keen to learn whilst bringing new ideas to the table to spark interest and drive sales.

You will be responsible for managing the customer journey from start to finish, working closely with the central marketing, fund-raising teams and partners to maximise their engagement. Importantly playing an active role in all aspects of business development, marketing initiatives, sales, communications and running local events.

With a relevant business development or marketing related degree and/or 3 years plus experience in a commercial sales and marketing environment. You will need to be creative in your approach and ideas and help to bring marketing strategies to life, however you will have the support of the wider marketing, digital and design teams to raise brand awareness and create campaigns.

The role is currently an approximate split of 70% sales and 30% marketing focused.

Experience of managing people and their activities would be an advantage.


  1. Be responsible for achieving agreed income generation with a focus on maximising bookings and developing sustainable income streams to meet targets set within the annual budget.
  2. Effectively managing the customer journey from start to finish.
  3. Work with the Fundraising Manager to manage charitable groups, bringing them to the centre to benefit from charitable grants and subsidies.
  4. Work with the central team to produce and implement a local marketing strategy for the centre, including a plan for future residential bookings and for filling last minute places on courses.
  5. Work with the Central Marketing Team, playing an active role in all aspects of marketing, communications, events and external partnerships.
  6. Establish and maintain good working relationships with our partners, team and volunteers to ensure excellent team working within the organisation.


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portsmouth, PO3 5LY: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Marketing: 3 years (preferred)
  • Digital marketing: 1 year (preferred)
  • Sales administration: 1 year (required)
  • Customer service: 1 year (required)


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free Parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay 

About Andrew Simpson Centres

Our Andrew Simpson Centres are the delivery mechanisms for the Andrew Simpson Foundation’s charitable activities. All ASCs are not-for-profit, so everything surplus to the running costs of the Centres goes straight back into the Foundation to support us in our work to transform the lives of young people through sailing. This means that every time you book a sailing course with us, you are supporting the work of the charity and giving back to young people in your local community!

How to Apply

Apply now by emailing [email protected]andrewsimpsonfoundation.org

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