Sales & Marketing Executive

Role Purpose: The opportunity exists for the right individual to take the current sales & marketing effort to the next level. The role is broad in terms of its day to day responsibilities. There will be huge amounts of engagement with a wide range of clients from different industry sectors and professions. It’s also unique as the opportunity exists over the coming months to build and lead a multi-disciplinary sales & marketing team.

Place of Work: The Sales & Marketing Executive will be based at GCP’s Derby Head Office (Pride Park) and also expected to spend time at The National Football Centre, St. George’s Park (Burton on Trent).

Salary: Based on experience from £18,000 to £21,000 per annum plus monthly commission plus performance related annual bonus plus phone allowance and company laptop

Benefits: Opportunity to exercise in work hours, flexible working opportunities, team social activities and many more

Reporting to: GCP Director

Roles and Responsibilities


  • Manage the GCP marketing budget to ensure that spend and return on investment is tracked and monitored
  • Evolve current marketing strategies to create annualised plan of activity
  • Manage and maintain GCP website with up to date services, testimonials, imagery and news
  • Support GCP social media activity via managing creative and content plans Responding to enquiries and comments. Working with GCP multi-disciplinary team to provide regular, quality and informed content for all social channels
  • Lead on creation and design of all new marketing collateral.
  • Manage any external agency support
  • Work on monthly PR opportunities to support promotion of current and new services, company announcements and GCP partner activities
  • Manage GCP partners to support agreed marketing and PR activity


  • Lead on education experience sales. Making new connection with Lecturers, Teachers and Directors of Sport from academic institutions across the UK
  • Create and work with GCP social media team to showcase education experiences, testimonials etc. via social media
  • Manage experience sales pipeline and monthly commercial reports
  • Support GCP sales activity on other services and programmes
  • Attend industry events and opportunities to showcase GCP services
  • Work closely with GCP MDT to ensure excellence in delivery of experience days
  • Contribute to evolution of design and delivery experience days
  • Manage key GCP partner accounts and relationships
  • Identify new business development opportunities for GCP  

Person Specification


  • Character, drive, passion and humour
  • Fit, healthy and active
  • Educated to degree level
  • At least 1 years employed/internship experience. Preferably in a commercially focused role within either sport, healthcare or fitness. Other areas will be considered.
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team in a time sensitive environment.
  • Proficiency in main Microsoft office programmes
  • Must possess exceptional organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency utilising social media channels
  • Ability to pick up a telephone and speak to people
  • UK Driving Licence


  • Graphic design skills
  • Proficiency in utilising photoshop, illustrator and Word Press
  • Knowledge of sports performance, corporate wellness and/or education sectors
  • ​Applied sports performance or coaching experience

​How to apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter to for the attention of Jake Keeling or via GCP social media channels.

Closing date: Tuesday 25th May 

Interview date(s): w/c 7th June

Start date: Ideally June/July 2021

Interview location: GCP HQ, Pride Park, Derby

Please note that if you haven’t heard from us after 1 week from the closing date, your application will have been unsuccessful.