Work for Donald Russell

At Donald Russell we care passionately about our product and our people. We know that it is vital to have the right people to build our company and practice our brand values of Honesty, Integrity, Unity, Agility and Passion. 

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Product excellence and exceptional service is what we aim to achieve at Donald Russell by sourcing, preparing and supplying the highest quality food to our valued customers. We are a Royal Warrant Holder and one of the UKs leading independent food producers, selling direct to private customers through our website and customer service centre. Our Trade and Export office supplies chef's, premium hotels and restaurants through our food service business. 

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Partnership
Executive

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Job Specification

This exciting role will form part of our Marketing Department and will be based at our London Sales Office located in Harrow. Working Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week), this busy and fast paced role will report directly to the Marketing Director, but will liaise and work closely on a day to day basis with the Head of Acqusition.
The main duties of this newly created role will be to develop partnerships with likeminded multi-channel businesses to ultimately deliver new customers into to the business from our target audience groups.
The role will also have responsibility for managing and administering partnership swap programmes, both on and offline marketing activity, as well as administering the affilliate partnership relationship through the online platform with the goal of onboarding new affilliates to Donald Russell.
We are looking for a‘ roll your sleeves up and get stuck in‘ type of individual, with a degree qualification in marketing, digital media or equivalent. Experience in establishing new partnerships, affiliate marketing and developing partners specific programes and tools is essential.
You will be computer literate with a solid understanding of digital marketing and IT, including FTP, browers, CMS systems and social media platforms. You will commercially aware with the creative talent to think objectively and suggest new strategies to engage internal and external customers. An experienced public speaker, you will possess the ability to build great relationships with both internal and external customers.

To apply for this post, please send a CV and cover letter, quoting ‘Partnership Executive’ to hr@donaldrussell.co.uk or by post to Donald Russell, Harlaw Road, Inverurie, AB51 4FR.

Trainee Sales
Executive

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Position summary

This exciting role will form part of our Trade Sales Department and will be based at the London Sales Office, located in Harrow. Working Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week), this busy and fast paced role will report directly to the Office Manager.

The main objective of this role is to deliver business growth through the current Donald Russell client base, understanding our customers' needs with the objective of adding value, presenting the products to achieve new sales and networking to identify new customer and business opportunities.

You will have regular contract with our trade customers providing information on all our products and services, discussing special promotions and sending information out, eg brochures. Working with the wider sales team on a weekly and monthly basis to share information and plan telephone calling.

You will also be responsible for Completing and running price lists for all relevant Accounts, ensuring correct price lists are in place and assisting with completing monthly reports for top accounts.

Educated to Graduate level in an appropriate discipline is preferred, along with excellent communication skills, the ability to influence and persuage effectively, along with the ability to build excellent customer and team relationships. A working knowledge of Frech and/or German would be useful but not essential.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering email or letter to hr@donaldrussell.co.uk or by post to Donald Russell, Harlaw Road, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 4FR

Analysis
Assistant

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Analysis Assistant - Job Specification

This exciting role is based within the Marketing Department at in Inverurie and will provide efficient and effective data analysis and statisitcal support to the Marketing Department. Working Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week), this busy and fast paced role will report directly to the Data and Analysis Manager.


This role will also be responsible for daily, weekly and monthly scheduled reports including product analysis, catagory analysis and company sales analysis as well as the development of mailing plans and volumes, and reporting back to the senior team on findings. There is also the opportunity to evaluate the current suite of reports used within the department and identify and implement improvements.


We are looking for a‘ roll your sleeves up and get stuck in‘ type of individual, with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, with a particular emphasis on Excel to include a solid competency with Pivot Tables, SUMIF and V/lookup/Hlookup. A high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail with the ability to interpret and extrapolate data is essential. Experience of Jet Analytics or similar package would be an advantage.


Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal English language and communication skills along with the demonstrable ability to work on multiple projects with challenging deadlines.


To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering email or letter to hr@donaldrussell.co.uk or by post to Human Resources Department, Donald Russell, Harlaw Road, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 4FR by 5th July 2019. This post is also eligible for the Refer a Friend Scheme

Food
Advisor

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Food Advisor - Job Specification

This exciting position is based within the Contact Centre at our main premises at Inverurie, working 37.5 hours per week (exact days/hours to be confirmed). This is a key role in building and enhancing the relationship Donald Russell has with its many customers.


You will be responsible for hitting key monthly sales and margin targets set for different activities, by undertaking outbound telemarketing campaigns to build relationships with existing customers and generate additional sales. You will have the opportunity to develop a personal customer base and have responsibility for optimising service and sales for your group, as well as resolving any queries or complaints raised.


Full training on all products (and yes that includes tasting!) will be a vital part to enhancing your knowledge of Donald Russell products to pass onto your customers.


An organised self-starter, confident communicator with first class interpersonal skills and excellent sales skills are key to success in this role. Proficiency in all MS Office packages and the ability to learn a bespoke ordering system are essential, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team when the need arises.


This role will be salaried, with a bonus scheme in place linked to performance.


As this role involves processing financial transactions for our customers, all successful applicants will be required to undertake and successfully pass a basic Disclosure Scotland check.


To apply for this post, please send your CV and covering letter to quoting “Food Advisor” to contactcentrerecruitment@donaldrussell.co.uk or by post to Donald Russell, Harlaw Road, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 4FR


Interested in working with us?

To apply for any of these vacancies please forward a covering letter and your current CV by email or post to the address on the relevant job profile. Alternatively for general enquiries about working for Donald Russell please email hr@donaldrussell.co.uk

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We value our staff

  • Annual leave allowance - increasing with service
  • Generous staff discount on products
  • Free car parking on site
  • Volunteering Leave – 1 days paid leave each year to volunteer at your favourite charity
  • Access to Kids Pass – discounted nationwide pass for restaurants, cinemas, holidays, theme parks and more
  • Long service awards
  • Life assurance and pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Dress down Friday (office personnel)
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