Jobs Board

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Oxford Products Ltd (OPL) is a global leader in two-wheel products. Established in 1973, OPL is now one of the world’s leading suppliers of products to the two-wheeled industry, both cycle and motorcycle. From its base in Oxfordshire, the company distributes to over 85 partners worldwide. Following unprecedented investment in staff, product development and infrastructure, the company now employs around 120 people and is currently doubling its turnover every 5 years.

A list of our current vacancies can be found below.


 

Current Vacancies

Marketing Executive - Motorcycle Industry Focus

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, their key responsibilities will be:

• Updating company social media platforms
• Administering all necessary paperwork prior to Oxford’s attendance at outside events including forms, hotels, stock ordering, hospitality and merchandising
• Providing sales support for sponsored riders
• Supplying digital assets to press
• Supplying product to press for review
• Collation of press coverage throughout the month
• Ensuring HQ showroom is in good order for the various meetings
• Sourcing of team uniform and one-off projects
• Manage stock levels of various marketing assets including corporate clothing, brochures, stickers and any other relevant collateral
• Build and maintain a positive and reliable relationship with other departments

The ideal candidate will have the following:

• Essentially will have 3 years’ experience in a marketing administration position
• A self-sufficient, flexible, motivated and proactive approach to work
• Fantastic organisational skills
• A good eye for detail and strong copywriting ability
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel

If you want to join an award winning and highly successful business and have the desire and ability to seize this exciting opportunity, download an application form here today. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a covering letter detailing the reasons that you are applying then send this to Simon Belton by clicking here


Marketing Executive - Cycle Industry Focus 

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits 

Job description:

In the last twelve months, the company has launched an innovative new range of alarm locks, secured the exclusive distribution of two new brands, Flaer and ACROS, and announced a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.

Due to the growth in our cycle business, a new position has been created within the marketing department which has a special focus on the company’s cycle industry activities with particular focus on Social Media, Press Relations and Events.

The successful candidate will have some previous experience within a marketing position and possess a passion for all things cycling, along with strong communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, their key responsibilities will be:

  • To create and implement a social media strategy to engage and grow our cycling community
  • To write accurate and stimulating press releases to promote new and current products
  • To maintain and further develop the company’s relationship with its specialist press contacts
  • To contribute to the wider strategic marketing of the company’s cycle products
  • To organise and attend exhibitions and corporate events, in the UK and abroad
  • The sourcing of relevant marketing tools including show equipment, point of sale, merchandise and corporate stationery
  • To assist in the general day-to-day marketing activities including web administration


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a marketing position
  • A self-sufficient, motivated and proactive approach to work
  • A good eye for detail and strong copywriting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • A passionate interest in cycling is essential!

If you want to join an award winning and highly successful business and have the desire and ability to seize this exciting opportunity, download an application form here today. All applications should be completed in full, accompanied by a covering letter detailing the reasons that you are applying then send this to Simon Belton by clicking here


Buying Assistant (Full Time)

Position available: Immediately
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + benefits

Job description: 

To assist and support our team of Product Category Managers with all aspects of administration, project management and general office duties

Main duties will include:

  • Day to day support to the Product Category Managers (PCMs) on all aspects of the buying cycle.
  • To assist the PCMs with supplier management including organising the setup of suppliers through supplier account forms., sending out and return of supplier Trading Agreements; dealing with general supplier queries and managing supplier files.
  • Work closely with the PCMs to establish what product or product range is required and form the product brief to enable the internal designers/suppliers to develop the product.
  • Be involved with the commercial analysis of supplier quotations and sample evaluation
  • To assist the PCMs with sample management including requesting product details and samples from suppliers; cataloguing products and taking responsibility for managing of samples, ensuring that all samples are available when required; and returning samples with relevant paperwork.
  • Assisting PCMs to create packaging briefs for the graphic design team and establishing the most suitable packaging method.
  • Action relevant paperwork for new lines, price changes and discontinuations in a timely and efficient manner ensuring complete accuracy at all times.
  • To assist the Marketing Manager with product management including completion of product information sheets, web copy etc
  • Monitor product information and pricing between various systems, liaising between the PCMs and the marketing department to resolve any queries. Ensuring full product information is available.
  • Responsibility for the set up and preparation of theme and category product reviews ensuring correct product is displayed with relevant details.
  • To monitor and report project progress and to assist and undertake other tasks as defined by the PCMs.
  • Some travel will be necessary to research relevant markets, attend industry trade shows and visit key customers.
  • The role is varied with excellent prospects for progression, which would eventually include some Far East travel. If you feel you have the necessary experience, ambition and skills to succeed in this post an excellent salary and benefits package awaits.


Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to William Rivers-Fletcher by clicking here.


Merchandising and Training Coordinator (South and South West), Cycle and Motorcycle

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + vehicle + benefits

Job description:

This fantastic role is entirely field based, mainly covering two large geographical areas around the South and South West, and involves close cooperation with our field sales team.

By interacting face-to-face with our dealer partners and listening carefully to their needs, our M&T team helps them to make the most profitable use of retail space through imaginative and logical product displays as well as dealer’s relevant staff training.

Main duties will include: -

• Planning and setting up bespoke display systems in-store.
• Displaying and re-merchandising products in-store to maximise sell-through.
• Liaising with our sales team to optimise our products’ presence in stores.
• Working with our customers to help them to achieve their goals for our products.
• Delivering relevant staff training, in-store or at HQ.
• Supporting the company’s activities at shows and events.
• Managing workload effectively and efficiently across a large geographical area.

The successful candidates will have a desire to learn and a willingness to really make a difference with an eye for detail too. They will also possess a flexible and adaptable approach to work, with a positive, pro-active, customer-focused outlook.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to Dean Cooper by clicking here.


Regional Sales Managers, North Midlands, South Midlands, South West

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + bonus + contributory pension scheme + benefits

Job description:

Oxford’s impressive cycle portfolio of products has increased substantially over the past 12 months, and adding to the exclusive distribution of three hi-end brands, Taya, Flaer and ACROS, also enjoy a 15 country European distribution deal with Shimano.
Our new cycle strategy is developing fast and we now wish to appoint three new regional sales managers, to rapidly develop our business in the independent cycle trade.
To maximise the opportunity and help drive forward our sales to the independent retail sector, we need highly professional account managers for these vacant positions.

The successful candidate will have:

• A strong Account Management track record.
• Detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the independent cycle retailers in the area.
• A Results oriented and independent track record, and must be focused on securing, retaining and growing a profitable account base.
• A strategic thought process with the skills and ability to agree and execute rock solid account plans with customers based on their business needs.
• A strong ability to communicate with well-developed presentation, negotiation and rapport-building skills.
• A working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• A keen interest in cycling.

We are results driven company, so if you are a self-starter looking for a career move and want to be part of a growing industry please get in touch.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to Dean Cooper by clicking here. Please specify which geographical area you are applying for.


Rework & Returns Assistant

Position Available: Immediately

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits

Job description:

As a Reworks & Returns Assistant you will be an enthusiastic yet methodical person, capable of dealing with the daily processing of rework and returns tasks.

Main duties will include: -

• Re-packaging and labelling of products
• Building of complete products from their component parts using a Bill of Materials (BOM) system
• Utilising our ERP and warehouse management systems to process returns and BOM items
• Inspection of newly delivered items in partnership with our Goods-In department
• Physically processing returned goods back to stock utilising our barcode scanner system

The ideal candidate will be well organised and tidy in their work, and able to prioritise all aspects of the role. Basic computer skills are required, with experience of using handheld barcode scanners also useful.

Download our application form by clicking here. Applications should be accompanied by a full CV and a covering letter detailing all relevant experience and then emailed to Nik Bint by clicking here.