Print Social (part of 3rd Rail)

Creative Account and Project Manager

Job Added: 10 May 2019
Applications Close: 09 June 2019
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: £21,000 to £25,000
Twitter: @weprintsocial

Creative Account and Project Manager
Start Date: ASAP
Starting Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 + bonus structure (dependent on experience)
Working hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday
Location: Bermondsey

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to fill a role that has scope for career progression with a view to taking the lead in growing the venture and building a team underneath them. It will require an ability and willingness to multitask over a range of responsibilities including business development, sales, marketing and account and personnel management. The successful candidate will thrive in a varied role, be self-motivated and able to use their initiative to develop our existing sales and user acquisition strategy.

3rd Rail is a multifaceted screen printing studio providing a wide variety of services including garment printing, fine art editioning, experiential live print and an open-access screen printing facility. We’re currently focused on growing our exciting new startup venture Print Social, an online garment pre-sale platform designed to empower creators by offering a sustainable method of selling T-shirts through campaigns with zero upfront costs.

We are looking for a highly organised individual with a drive for entrepreneurial thinking and excellent customer service skills to join our team and take the lead in driving the Print Social brand forward. Our aim is to grow as quickly as possible, so it’s important that the candidate can employ a creative approach to user acquisition through direct sales outreach, marketing and occasional event programming. Print Social embraces those who want to use their social communities to monetise their creative work, so applicants with an existing network of potential users and an understanding of social media will be at a huge advantage.

Print Social embraces those who want to use their social communities to monetise their creative work. Applicants with an existing network of potential users will be at a huge advantage.

Benefits include potential to earn commission on sales, as well as full use of the facilities in our brand new, 4000sqft studio with a free/discounted material supply and a discount across all Peckham Levels businesses.

Key Responsibilities
The over riding summary for the role is to be the lead in business development. In the short term this will require a large portfolio of tasks which will become more focused as the team grows.

This will include taking the lead on the development and implementation of a creative sales and growth strategy to drive profit.
Managing the complete campaign process from lead generation through timely order processing to customer aftercare.
Achieving monthly sales objectives through successful lead generation and production of campaigns.
Researching potential clients and finding individuals and companies to contact.
Responding to and managing customer service enquiries in a professional and friendly manner.
Providing general support to the 3rd Rail team including responding to customer enquiries, answering the phone, ad hoc admin assistance and covering holidays.

Person Specification
The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

Some demonstrable experience and success in sales, user acquisition or lead generation and/or a good network of contacts within a growth area.
Excellent communication and negotiating skills including a good command of both written and spoken English.
Working knowledge of Google Docs and Sheets, the Adobe suite as well as Mac computers.
A good grasp of key social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and the ability to deliver new marketing strategies
Have an entrepreneurial self-starter attitude with a proactive and motivated approach to achieve targets.
Ability to use own initiative, to multitask effectively and efficiently.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and responding well under pressure.
An understanding of printing processes and printed merchandise is preferred but not necessary.
An interest in the arts and creative industries, as well as broader cultural interests.

To apply please send a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to [email protected] Deadline for applications is 9th June.

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected]