Career opportunities with Fluid

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Our people vision is to grow a team of exceptional people who deliver outstanding results for customers, the community and themselves and we’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our Fluid Family.

A work culture we’re proud of

The culture here at Fluid is fun. There’s no time to be bored, and we love what we do. For us, Fluid is a place where we have the opportunity to innovate and try new ways of doing things. A place where great ideas have the space and support to come to life. It’s a place where we’re encouraged to believe we can all make a positive difference, however small – whether that’s for our customers, our impact on the world around us or to each other.

We work hard, but we play hard too.

Great people. Great Possibilities. A great place to work.

And we’re well looked after. We offer a cycle to work scheme, free eye tests, childcare vouchers, free pension advice, a discounted shopping scheme - we even offer a team rewards scheme, where you can build points to go towards a huge range of awesome stuff!

Check out our latest vacancies:

Account Manager, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom

Sales | £18k-22k | VA36

Remuneration package:

£18,000 starting salary + Excellent commissions package

Realistic OTE £25,000 per annum within 12 months

We are currently recruiting for an Account Manager in our Bury St Edmunds office - Reporting to your Sales Manager, you will support the growth of our wide-ranging client portfolio, which includes some of the biggest and best brands in the UK and Internationally from a wide range of industry sectors.

Applicants will be required to build and develop client relationships to enable the team to meet account sales targets.

You will have excellent communication skills: you must be fully-confident to take on a client-facing role with the necessary skills required to work with and manage clients, suppliers and colleagues.

The role requires passion and creative thinking to ensure that everything we do is a success.

In addition to the critical skills and experience that will be needed for this role, the right attitude is also of vital importance. You will be able to demonstrate confidence, positivity and a commitment to excellence in your work and to the success of Fluid Branding.

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Generate sales among existing and new client accounts
  • Liaise with suppliers to source products to meet customers' requirements
  • Provide quotations and proposals working with our in house studio team
  • Work closely with our in-house production team to make sure orders are delivered
  • Achieve sales targets as agreed with manager

Skills required:

  • Superb communication skills both written and verbal
  • A polite and friendly manner
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to prioritise and manage several tasks at once
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Prior experience within a sales environment is desirable however not essential
  • A strong desire to achieve is extremely important

Benefits:

  • Become an account manager for one of Europe's fastest growing merchandise suppliers.
  • Work in a friendly office with a hard working team that love what they do every day.
  • Industry recognised education programme
  • Uncapped commission package based on achieving/exceeding sales targets.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to develop your career with a forward thinking and highly supportive business. We are looking for a hardworking individual with the desire and aspiration to grow within the business.

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


In-house Magento 2 Developer, St Austell

St. Austell, United Kingdom

Technical Services | Salary dependent on experience | VA45

Are you passionate about development? Ambitious and motivated? We may have the perfect role for you…

We're currently looking for a talented and highly skilled Magento 2 developer to work on our website, maintaining and developing features to bring us into the world of ecommerce. You'll be in charge of developing new modules, helping to apply front-end changes, and building & supporting the development of our Magento websites.

About you

Working as part of a project team and individually for smaller tasks, you'll be responsible, trustworthy and organised with a desire to advance your knowledge and personal progression within Fluid.

You should have a positive attitude and be able to communicate with ease. As your time will be split between projects and everyday support, you should be agile to the needs of the business, striving to be a better developer every day.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Digital Marketing Manager to deliver a shop front enquiry and revenue generating website for the entire company
  • Working with the Technical Services Team to integrate our back-office and finance software for a fully integrated platform
  • Overseeing the final migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2
  • Supporting existing site through new feature development and maintenance
  • Regularly updating / patching our Magento installation
  • Scoping and estimating build time for new projects
  • Developing new functionality to support the demands of the business and clients
  • Reviewing code
  • Implementing front-end changes
  • Knowledge Sharing / Training within the Development Team
  • Production of documentation

Required Skills

  • Magento 2 certification (Developer or Developer Plus)
  • Strong knowledge of Magento 2.
  • Knowledge of Magento 2 caching and scaling techniques
  • Knowledge of Magento 2 performance optimisation techniques
  • Experience in Magento 2 multi-store and multi-currency
  • Experience in Magento extension and module development
  • Strong object-oriented programming knowledge
  • Installation, configuration and admin of templates and extensions
  • Strong front-end skills; Responsive HTML, CSS, JS / Knockout, SASS / LESS Strong
  • PHP 5, PHP 7, Object Oriented Programming
  • Great mind for problem solving web services integration
  • Familiar with GIT/GitFlow and repository management systems like GitHub / BitBucket

Desirable Skills

  • Experience integrating ERP systems with Magento 2
  • Working knowledge of Linux, MySQL/MariaDB, Apache/NGINX Highly desirable
  • DevOps - Installation and Configuration of Magento 2

This is a key role for the company - a really exciting opportunity to help develop and steer a valuable asset of the business to grow Fluid Branding into its next natural phase.

Sound good? Get in touch with your covering letter and CV today.

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


In-house Magento 2 Developer,

, United Kingdom

Technical Services | Salary dependent on experience | VA46

Are you passionate about development? Ambitious and motivated? We may have the perfect role for you…

We're currently looking for a talented and highly skilled Magento 2 developer to work on our website, maintaining and developing features to bring us into the world of ecommerce. You'll be in charge of developing new modules, helping to apply front-end changes, and building & supporting the development of our Magento websites.

Ideally, this role would suit someone in the Cornwall area - but remote working isn't out of the question. We can even offer a relocation package to the right candidate - so if you fancy moving to a gorgeous area of the UK doing something you love - we'd love to hear from you!

About you

Working as part of a project team and individually for smaller tasks, you'll be responsible, trustworthy and organised with a desire to advance your knowledge and personal progression within Fluid.

You should have a positive attitude and be able to communicate with ease. As your time will be split between projects and everyday support, you should be agile to the needs of the business, striving to be a better developer every day.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Digital Marketing Manager to deliver a shop front enquiry and revenue generating website for the entire company
  • Working with the Technical Services Team to integrate our back-office and finance software for a fully integrated platform
  • Overseeing the final migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2
  • Supporting existing site through new feature development and maintenance
  • Regularly updating / patching our Magento installation
  • Scoping and estimating build time for new projects
  • Developing new functionality to support the demands of the business and clients
  • Reviewing code
  • Implementing front-end changes
  • Knowledge Sharing / Training within the Development Team
  • Production of documentation

Required Skills

  • Magento 2 certification (Developer or Developer Plus)
  • Strong knowledge of Magento 2.
  • Knowledge of Magento 2 caching and scaling techniques
  • Knowledge of Magento 2 performance optimisation techniques
  • Experience in Magento 2 multi-store and multi-currency
  • Experience in Magento extension and module development
  • Strong object-oriented programming knowledge
  • Installation, configuration and admin of templates and extensions
  • Strong front-end skills; Responsive HTML, CSS, JS / Knockout, SASS / LESS Strong
  • PHP 5, PHP 7, Object Oriented Programming
  • Great mind for problem solving web services integration
  • Familiar with GIT/GitFlow and repository management systems like GitHub / BitBucket

Desirable Skills

  • Experience integrating ERP systems with Magento 2
  • Working knowledge of Linux, MySQL/MariaDB, Apache/NGINX Highly desirable
  • DevOps - Installation and Configuration of Magento 2

This is a key role for the company - a really exciting opportunity to help develop and steer a valuable asset of the business to grow Fluid Branding into its next natural phase.

Sound good? Get in touch with your covering letter and CV today.

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


Production Administrator, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds, UK

Production | £17000 | VA47

Fluid Branding are an established, experienced and highly professional promotional merchandise supplier, with offices throughout the UK. We provide branded promotional products, creative and innovative ideas, or fully managed online merchandise solutions to organisations across the UK and EMEA.

We are currently recruiting for a Production Administrator for our Bury St Edmunds office. Reporting to the Production Manager, your role will be to provide administrative support to the sales team. This will comprise of a wide variety of tasks that include: placing orders, progressing orders through to completion and delivery to clients on time, processing invoices and other documents, managing stock levels and keeping back office systems up to date - amongst other administrative tasks.

Applicants will be required to build and develop good working relationships and cooperation with the sales team in order enable the sales team to meet account sales targets.

You will have good communication skills: you must be fully-confident to deal with suppliers and clients both over email and telephone – a good understanding and grasp of IT and web based ordering systems is crucial.

The role requires passion, concentration and drive to ensure that everything we do is a success.

Applicants are required to have excellent attention to detail: we pride ourselves on the quality of deliverables, from an email to a client presentation. Achieving this, especially when under pressure, will be a critical success factor for this role.

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Thu, 07 Nov 2019


Production Administrator, St Austell

St. Austell, United Kingdom

Production | £17000-£18000 | VA48

Fluid Branding are an established, experienced and highly professional promotional merchandise supplier, with offices throughout the UK. We provide branded promotional products, creative and innovative ideas, or fully managed online merchandise solutions to organisations across the UK and EMEA.

We are currently recruiting for a Full time Production Administrator for our St Austell office. Reporting to the Production Team Leader, your role will be to provide administrative support to the sales team. This will comprise of a wide variety of tasks that include: placing orders, progressing orders through to completion and delivery to clients on time, processing invoices and other documents, managing stock levels and keeping back office systems up to date - amongst other administrative tasks.

Applicants will be required to build and develop good working relationships and cooperation with the sales team in order enable the sales team to meet account sales targets.

You will have good communication skills: you must be fully-confident to deal with suppliers and clients both over email and telephone – a good understanding and grasp of IT and web based ordering systems is crucial.

The role requires passion, concentration and drive to ensure that everything we do is a success.

Applicants are required to have excellent attention to detail: we pride ourselves on the quality of deliverables, from an email to a client presentation. Achieving this, especially when under pressure, will be a critical success factor for this role.

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


Bid Writer,

, United Kingdom

Business Developement | Depending on experience | VA49

Working Schedule: Full time, Monday – Friday (37.5 hours)

The Benefits

  • Bonus Scheme
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), increasing by 1 every year to 33 days after 5 years' service, and an option of buying up to 5 days extra per year
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Generous pension
  • Comprehensive Learning and Development
  • Personal benefits for shopping discounts, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme, Cinema discounts etc.
  • Working for one of Europe's fastest growing merchandise suppliers.

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a talented Bid Writer to join our Fluid Family. This role would suit an existing Bid writer looking to progress within a fantastic company or an individual from a Bid Coordinator or Junior Bid Writer background who is seeking progression in their career. A natural project manager, you'll be comfortable reporting to the Business Development Director to craft winning solutions. A fluent and persuasive communicator with a flair for writing, you'll have the ability to creatively and effectively communicate key information into a market leading, compelling service. You will be able to evaluate information rapidly and help shape tailored proposals with complete confidence.

Flexible and adaptable, you will have experience in bidding to a range of markets. We require someone who's highly organised and skilled in managing a bid library, and in creating and curating content in a logical and systematic way. With sound commercial knowledge, you'll also need an excellent eye for detail and the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure. and be comfortable using your initiative to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing bespoke, compelling and market leading tender documents for both new and existing business.
  • Support the continued development of the 'Bid Library'
  • Create presentations in collaboration with the 'Business Development' teams
  • Occasional travel to our offices throughout the UK
  • Ensure that all major tenders / enquires are managed to meet the internal expectations
  • Research new opportunities

Your skills

  • At least one years' experience as a Bid Writer or 3 years Coordinator or a similar role
  • English, Journalism or equivalent degree or qualification would be advantageous, but not critical.

If you're ready to work in a team environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


Office Administrator - Part time, St Austell

St. Austell, United Kingdom

Administration | £16,500 Pro Rata | VA50

We are looking for a OfficeAdministrator who takes pride in their work to support our departments and provide general administrative support to our teams working 09:30am - 14:30pm, 5 days a week.

The role will comprise of a wide variety of tasks, so you be required to be good at time management and multi-tasking. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service, from initial contact to service delivery. Achieving this especially when under pressure will be a critical success factor for this role.

This role requires, passion, concentration and commitment.

You will have good communication skills and must be confident in dealing with clients. A good understanding and grasp of IT is essential. 

You’ll be developing your business career in a nurturing and open team environment with a professional, creative and informal working culture.

Main responsibilities:

  •         Greeting visitors
  •         Filing
  •         Arranging board packs for Directors
  •         Supporting events with preperation of event equipment
  •         Photocopying and Binding
  •         Scheduling meeting rooms
  •         Booking courier shipments
  •        Ordering Office Supplies 
  •        Taking meeting notes
  •        Answering the phone
  •        Arranging travel and accommodations 
  •        Managing post 


Desired qualities

Any Microsoft Office skills are beneficial but we will also help you to transfer your knowledge into a workplace context

  •      Reliability
  •      Positive attitude
  •      Able to prioritise workload
  •      Good commination skills


    Working week - 25 hours
  • Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 2:30pm

    £16,500 Pro Rata

    If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 05 Nov 2019


    Bid Writer, St Austell

    St. Austell, United Kingdom

    Business Developement | Depending on experience | VA52

    Working Schedule: Full time, Monday – Friday (37.5 hours)

    The Benefits

    • Bonus Scheme
    • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), increasing by 1 every year to 33 days after 5 years' service, and an option of buying up to 5 days extra per year
    • Day off on your birthday
    • Generous pension
    • Comprehensive Learning and Development
    • Personal benefits for shopping discounts, Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme, Cinema discounts etc.
    • Working for one of Europe's fastest growing merchandise suppliers.

    The Role

    An opportunity has arisen for a talented Bid Writer to join our Fluid Family. This role would suit an existing Bid writer looking to progress within a fantastic company or an individual from a Bid Coordinator or Junior Bid Writer background who is seeking progression in their career. A natural project manager, you'll be comfortable reporting to the Business Development Director to craft winning solutions. A fluent and persuasive communicator with a flair for writing, you'll have the ability to creatively and effectively communicate key information into a market leading, compelling service. You will be able to evaluate information rapidly and help shape tailored proposals with complete confidence.

    Flexible and adaptable, you will have experience in bidding to a range of markets. We require someone who's highly organised and skilled in managing a bid library, and in creating and curating content in a logical and systematic way. With sound commercial knowledge, you'll also need an excellent eye for detail and the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure. and be comfortable using your initiative to work independently, as well as part of a team.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Writing bespoke, compelling and market leading tender documents for both new and existing business.
    • Support the continued development of the 'Bid Library'
    • Create presentations in collaboration with the 'Business Development' teams
    • Occasional travel to our offices throughout the UK
    • Ensure that all major tenders / enquires are managed to meet the internal expectations
    • Research new opportunities

    Your skills

    • At least one years' experience as a Bid Writer or 3 years Coordinator or a similar role
    • English, Journalism or equivalent degree or qualification would be advantageous, but not critical.

    If you're ready to work in a team environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

    If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Thu, 07 Nov 2019


    Senior IT Technician, St Austell

    St. Austell, United Kingdom

    Technical Services | 25K plus bonus | VA53

    Brief Overview:

    Fluid Branding are a multi-award winning and industry-leading provider of branded promotional merchandise. We are also a certified B-Corp company and hold Investors in People status.

    We are looking for an experienced IT specialist to develop and improve new and existing systems. You will be fully conversant with Windows Servers, Active Directory and Windows PC’s. You will work closely with other teams in the Technical Services group to deliver robust cloud and on-premise solutions for the business and its customers.

    You will also be required to help deliver ISO 270001 accreditation for Fluid Branding.

    Package:

    • Salary £25k + Bonus
    • Great working environment
    • Chance to progress and obtain further qualifications
    • Pension and ongoing career development support is offered also.
    • Social events and Annual Conference

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure smooth running of all Servers, Domains and PC’s within the estate
    • Help Deliver ISO270001 accreditation
    • Mentor and supervise Junior IT Technician
    • Administration of Google G-Suite (email, document storage etc)
    • Administration of cloud-based company phone system.
    • Monitor and maintain server backups and updates
    • Provide timely support to Fluid staff
    • Triage Development related issues to the Development and Information Teams
    • Maintain an IT Knowledge Base
    • Create and Test Disaster Recovery processes
    • Develop and enforce IT Security policies in line with GDPR and ISO270001
    • Maintain network infrastructure at multiple locations

    Ideal Candidate (Training will be available where required)

    • 2+ years experience working as a support technician 
    • Windows Server / Active Directory / Group Policy
    • Possess relevant qualifications in computer science
    • DNS / Networking
    • IT Security / Anti-Virus / Firewall
    • A team player with good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) / Google Cloud Platform
    • Website Hosting / Linux servers / DNS Records
    • Supervisory or management experience
    • Experience of project planning tools such as Jira, Monday.com, MS Project

    If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Tue, 12 Nov 2019


    Finance Administrator - Maternity Cover, Cornwall

    St Austell, United Kingdom

    Finance | £16,500 - £18,000 pa DOE | VA55

    We are looking for a Finance Administrator to join our very busy team in the St Austell office. Initially, this role is to cover maternity leave but could lead to a permanent role for the right candidate. The role would ideally suit someone who has previously worked within a finance department and understands the basics of how a finance office runs.
     

    Main Responsibilities: 

    •  Daily reconciliation of the banks and updating orders on the system
    •  Monthly reconciliation of Petty Cash and Paypal Accounts
    •  Processing refunds to customers weekly
    •  Dealing with monthly submissions to HMRC
    •  Assisting with the input of Sales and Purchase Invoices
    •  Helping the team with other aspects of day to day duties within the office
    •  Answering the telephone to Customers and Suppliers  

     

    Skills Required:

    •  Experience within a finance background is essential
    • Previous experience of working with Sage would be advantageous although full training can be given
    • Must be able to prioritise workload
    • Must be reliable and a great team player
    • You will need excellent communication skills and must be confident in dealing with customers and suppliers over the telephone

     

    Benefits: 

    •  28 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing by 1 every year, up to 33 days after 5 years service, and an option of buying up to 5 days extra per year
    •  Day off on your birthday
    •  Generous Pension
    •  Comprehensive learning and development
    •  Working for one of Europe's fastest growing Merchandise Suppliers
    •  Bonus Scheme

    If this is you, apply directly by clicking here. The closing date for applications is Fri, 15 Nov 2019


     

    Become a Sales Partner

    One to build your career around one of Europe's leading branded merchandise specialists? We’re looking for passionate and creative individuals to join our Sales Partner Programme. And as a new member of the Fluid Family, we'll provide all the support you'll need to succeed!