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Marketing Manager

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Employment: Full Time
Location: Colwyn Bay & Manchester
Start Date: Immediate start required
Role Overview

We have an immediate requirement for a Marketing Executive to join our in-house Marketing team to further develop our strategic communications through effective design.

The right candidate will be forward thinking, creative and not scared to experiment or suggest off the wall ideas. They must be open to learning, enjoy working hard to achieve maximum results and be prepared to work additional hours when required. The successful candidate will be someone that can throw all of their energy into a brand that they and the company can be even more proud of.

This opportunity offers a wide range of creative challenges including: helping with the development of brand strategy and ensuring the company is seen as a cutting-edge technology company. All communications both online and offline must ‘wow’ their audiences and deliver sharp focussed marketing messages.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding and fast-growing market leading company which offers pioneering solutions. You will receive full training and support to succeed in the role. Working hours are Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm with some flexibility required.

Responsibilities
  • Manage and lead on all marketing activities and channels for the company to build and maintain a striking 'brand' identity for iVendi.
  • Gain and maintain a full understanding of iVendi's marketplace, our industry, the business, and the needs of our customers.
  • Work closely with the sales teams to assist them achieve budgetary forecasts
  • Consistently produce new ideas and innovative marketing concepts to meet business needs and capitalise on marketing / brand building opportunities.
  • Deliver and land effective marketing campaigns which demonstrate ROI.
  • Liaise with and effectively manage the businesses relationship with external media companies and marketing partners.
  • Work with the wider internal design team, to ensure consistency of the brand across all media and that everything the business produces is on brand.
Essential Skills
  • The work demands creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry software and a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines
  • Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair and an ability to free hand sketch ideas
  • Excellent communication skills in order to interpret and negotiate briefs with clients
  • Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues
  • Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time
  • Ability to organise and manage multiple projects/campaigns
  • Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs
  • Being open to feedback and willing to make changes to your concepts/designs
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and changeable environment.
  • Ability to work in a team by demonstrating flexibility, a positive attitude and the ability to share knowledge - a real team player
  • Customer focused - have the ability to listen and respond to customers providing a quality driven service
  • The ability to create innovative ideas from marketing briefs
  • Digital marketing experience across all social media channels
Company Brief

iVendi develop online and showroom solutions that make vehicle selling easier for car dealers, vehicle buying easier for consumers and vehicle finance easier for all. We have been providing pioneering solutions since 2009 and have over 7000 connected dealers across the UK. Our high spec offices are located in Colwyn Bay and Manchester utilising cutting edge technology to achieve excellence.

Benefits & Rewards
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Company pension scheme with employer matched contributions up to 5%
  • Market leading private healthcare
  • Choice of high spec laptop
  • 2 annual conferences (one UK based and one abroad)
  • Relaxed modern working environment in high spec offices
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Free parking
  • Free refreshments
  • Free fruit
Application Process
If you think you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@ivendi.com.

Product Manager

Salary: £32,000 - £44,000 (depending on experience)
Employment: Full Time
Location: Manchester
Start Date: Immediate start required
Role Overview

The Product Manager is ultimately responsible for the success of a product(s) within iVendi.

The Product Manager's primary function is to contribute to the product strategy and vision and manage the delivery of the product roadmap within a product focused Development Team. Using data and research to guide prioritisation and decision making the Product Manager will work closely with the Development Team and collaborate with stakeholders from across the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding and fast-growing market leading company which offers pioneering solutions. You will receive full training and support to succeed in the role.

Responsibilities
  • Evangelise the product vision across the organisation, and externally.
  • Understand the needs and key problems faced by your target audience.
  • Manage the product roadmap and work with other stakeholders to make informed prioritisation decisions.
  • Analyse data to understand how the product is performing and identify problems and opportunities. Guide the focus of the Product Development Team by helping to define priorities and ensure value is delivered.
  • Guide the focus of the Product Development Team by helping to define priorities and ensure value is delivered.
  • Produce communications so that stakeholders across the business are kept up to date with activity.
  • Perform competitor and market analysis.
  • Be a recognised expert in your domain within the business.
Key Tasks
  • Working with Senior Managers to help define product vision and strategy.
  • Conducting customer visits, interviews and researching activity within market to understand opportunities.
  • Using quantitative data to monitor product conversion and define experiments to improve the product.
  • Publishing and constantly reviewing and communicating the product roadmap and backlog.
  • Working very closely with members of the Development Team to define requirements, run event storming workshops, create stories, and ensure the product value is being delivered.
  • Monitor the success of the product and Product Team through measuring KPI's.
  • Work with sales function to understand their needs and manage their expectations of product delivery. 
Company Brief

iVendi develop online and showroom solutions that make vehicle selling easier for car dealers, vehicle buying easier for consumers and vehicle finance easier for all. We have been providing pioneering solutions since 2009 and have over 7000 connected dealers across the UK. Our high spec offices are located in Colwyn Bay and Manchester utilising cutting edge technology to achieve excellence.

Benefits & Rewards
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Company pension scheme with employer matched contributions up to 5%
  • Flexible working options
  • Market leading private healthcare
  • Choice of high spec laptop
  • 2 annual conferences (one UK based and one abroad)
  • Relaxed modern working environment in high spec offices
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Free parking
  • Free refreshments
Application Process
If you think you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@ivendi.com.

Senior Software Engineer C# - multiple roles

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
Employment: Full Time
Location: Manchester
Start Date: Immediate start required
Role Overview

The Software Engineer C# role is an essential part of the Development team at iVendi. Although we are predominantly a ‘.net shop’ we do not following everything Microsoft (if you want to work with Entity Framework or WCF, this is not the job for you). Our core services are written in C# however we embrace Open Source frameworks and packages such as NGINX, Nancy, GetEventStore, NSQ and ReactJS. Whilst you will have good knowledge of the .net framework and C#, you will also embrace the value of looking outside the gates.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding and fast-growing market leading company. You will receive full training and support to succeed in the role.

Responsibilities
  • Develop code with unit + integrations tests, ability to follow detailed design briefs to deliver on features and functional requirements
  • Work with technical team members, business stakeholders and product managers to design and build software solutions
  • Develop API frameworks
  • Work with the team to participate in eventstorming sessions, discussions, code reviews and test cycles
  • Provide 3 rd line support as and when required
  • Contribute to the writing of product documentation
Essential Skills
  • C#
  • HTML, Javascript, ReactJS/Vue, CSS
  • An appreciation of both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in delivering Web applications
  • Experience of unit/load testing
  • Experience of Source Control (Git & GitHub)
  • Experience of Continuous integration/automated release and deployment
  • Keen to learn and teach new skills and technologies
  • Worked in a Kanban/Agile environment
  • Experience of the Cloud (Azure/AWS/GCE)
  • An interest in EventSourcing and the principles of CQRS
  • Experience of GetEventStore, Redis, MongoDB, Redshift, SQL Server
  • Open minded
  • Willingness to learn outside of work
Desirable Skills
  • Ability to demonstrate Open Source participation
Company Brief

iVendi develop online and showroom solutions that make vehicle selling easier for car dealers, vehicle buying easier for consumers and vehicle finance easier for all. We have been providing pioneering solutions since 2009 and have over 7000 connected dealers across the UK. Our high spec offices are located in Colwyn Bay and Manchester utilising cutting edge technology to achieve excellence.

Benefits & Rewards
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Company pension scheme with employer matched contributions up to 5%
  • Flexible working options
  • Market leading private healthcare
  • Choice of high spec laptop
  • 2 annual conferences (one UK based and one abroad)
  • Relaxed modern working environment in high spec offices
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Free parking
  • Free refreshments
Application Process
If you think you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@ivendi.com.

Note to Recruitment Agencies

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