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The Company employs 700 staff, ships 2 million orders a year and
generates annual sales of £140m. We are growing quickly and sales are forecast to reach £200m within three years.

Jobs

Web Developer - £28,000 to £30,000

Due to phenomenal growth, we are recruiting another experienced Web Developer to join the fastest growing department within the company. We're a big company with a family feel. By joining our web development team, you won't just be another body at a desk. Ideas and suggestions are valued. Decisions are made instantly. We want you to use your skills to build websites to join our innovative portfolio of ecommerce brands, all developed in-house. We get the resources we need; our CEO recognises the importance of the department and sits 30 seconds away from the team.

We're looking for an experienced web developer who has a mix of back-end and front-end skills. Our sites are developed in HTML, CSS, ColdFusion and JavaScript. Whilst ColdFusion experience is a bonus, if you have knowledge and demonstrable skills in the other areas we'll provide the on-the-job training you need in ColdFusion.

The successful candidate will have a good eye for design, experience in querying databases (preferably Microsoft SQL), and experience of working in a friendly but busy, often demanding environment. You'll be working on our existing portfolio to keep the sites fresh and technologically current, adding in new features and improving existing ones. We're not going to stop growing, and you'll also be working on integrating new sites into our existing platform, often starting from scratch with your input respected and valued.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Experience of working in a busy web production environment.
  • Experience of content management systems.
  • Experience of secure coding techniques.
  • Microsoft SQL / MySQL experience.
  • Good communication skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • ColdFusion

To apply for this position, please email your CV & covering letter and any URLS to previous work or your online portfolio to Simon Croppier: simon.croppier@bvg-group.co.uk.

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Sales Support Agents, £8.00 per hour.

BVG Group is known locally as a fishing tackle business; the reality is that this is a small part of our group. We sell over 25,000 exciting products across Home and Garden, Shoe and Clothing, Sports Nutrition and Home Electrical sectors. We generate 4 million orders a year marketing our products through catalogues, national press advertisements, eBay, Amazon, Groupon and supplying high street retailers such as Aldi.

We already generate sales of £140m per annum which will increase to £200m over the next three years increasing our workforce from 750 to 1000 strong in the process.

We are going places and so could you by joining our team. We are looking for driven individuals to join our fast-paced Customer Contact Centre.

The Sales Support Agent will be responsible for every aspect of our customers' experience, from the initial processing of their order to dealing with any enquiries, by phone, post or via the web.

BVG Group offers excellent promotion prospects and some of the most senior people in our business started work in our contact centre.

Successful candidates will need to be motivated, have excellent communication skills both written and oral and will be able to work under their own initiative. Previous experience in customer service would be a distinct advantage but not essential as full training provided.

Rate of pay is £8.00 per hour with plenty of opportunity to increase with experience.

Standard shifts are between 9am - 5.30pm (Monday to Friday) in a rotating pattern with Saturday work required once every three weeks (paid at 50p per hour premium).

Also, due to our catalogue launches in the USA we now able to offer varied shifts, which can include nightshifts to meet all requirements.

Full time hours are based on 40 hours per week but part time hours, evening/night/ weekend shifts and overtime also available.

There really is something to suit everyone!

For more information, or to apply for this position, please call Louise Williams on 01874 612635 or email your CV and covering letter to louise.williams@bvg-group.co.uk. Apply Now

Sports Supplements New Product
Development & Brand Manager

£22,000 - £28.000 Depending on experience

Matrix Sports Nutrition is one of the UK's largest sports nutrition brands, established in 2010 Matrix operates two principle online stores; Matrix Nutrition and Supplement Centre, providing a comprehensive range of sports nutrition products. These include protein powders, protein snacks, pre-workout supplements; as well as weight loss and weight gain supplements. Matrix's goal is to provide a range of highly effective products to its core market at affordable prices. We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven individual as a New Product Development & Brand Manager with a sports/food science background. Reporting to the group senior management team, this is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a large and growing organisation and continue the success of the Matrix Sports Nutrition business.

Working within a small team the applicant will manage the day to day running of the two principle brands within the portfolio. Key to this is working closely with our suppliers developing and releasing new products, managing stock levels across the range and overseeing all aspects of marketing for each brand. In addition to this, the successful candidate will be required to provide technical assistance for customer queries and product based guidance.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for formulating new products and working with principle suppliers from development to launch. To include idea generation, product and recipe development, branding, copywriting and product launch and promotion.
  • Monitoring of the market, competitors and pricing to ensure the brand offering is relevant and competitive in the marketplace.
  • Providing nutritional and product related advice to customer service agents to help with customer queries across various platforms.
  • Managing stock supply with key suppliers to maintain stock levels across the business.
  • Devising and implementing marketing communications for each brand to include web site promotion, PPC, email, social media and SMS activity.
  • Working with our marketplace teams to ensure activity across these platforms is maximised.

Ideally holding a BSc in Nutrition, Exercise, Sport Science or related field, the candidate must have a good scientific understanding of how different sports nutrition products work and help individuals towards a health and fitness goal. They will be familiar with many of the key ingredients of sports supplements and be able to distinguish between types and their relative attributes which is key to product development.

The candidate will ideally have experience of developing products from start to finish, ideally in consumable goods. They should be able to write product copy for the websites and know how to correctly display ingredient lists and nutritional information.

A solid all-round knowledge of sports nutrition and fitness will be required to answer daily queries passed along by the social media team from customers and interested individuals.

While full training for all the commercial aspects of the role will be provided it is important that candidates have a good basic understanding of Microsoft Excel and other applications. They should also be numerically strong and familiar with the various sales channels utilised by the business.

Enthusiastic and with a proactive personality, candidates should also be comfortable working both individually and as part of a team. Individuals need to have good attention to detail with a high level of drive and self-motivation and excellent communication skills.

Applications by email with covering letter to David Phillips - David.phillips@bvg-group.co.uk

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Marketplace Administration Assistants
starting salary £15,600

An exciting opportunity exists for ebay and Amazon marketplace Administration Assistants to work in our fast-paced B2C team at our HQ in Brecon.

Tasks include:

  • Creating product listings for new products. Liaising with other team members to ensure product copy, pricing and images are correct.
  • Helping to improve and maintain existing product listings. E.g. Improving product copy, uploading new product images, changing pricing.
  • Daily administration tasks to ensure account performance metrics are maintained to a high standard.

Candidate Profile

Candidates must have excellent attention to detail, be highly organised, enjoy working to deadlines and have first-rate written and oral communication skills. Proficiency in the use of MS Office (notably Excel and Word) is also essential. A desire to learn and a 'can do' attitude is essential.

Full training will be provided and there are excellent career prospects for the right candidate in this, the fastest growing department of our business.

Hours of work are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Applications by email with covering letter to Dan Price - dan.price@bvg-group.co.uk

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