Zone3 is brand focused on the developing the best products for the triathlon market. Founded in 2007 the brand has grown from strength to strength, and is now available worldwide, and represented at the highest level. We’re passionate about all things swimming, cycling and running, and this is channeled into everything we do.
Our mission is to be the most loved and chosen specialist sports brand around the world – creating product that embodies our passion and inspires athletes to achieve their personal goals.
The nature of a growing business means there is significant opportunity for career development and we’re looking for ambitious people who share our passion.
Below are the roles we’re currently recruiting for but if you’d like to put your name in the hat for any future/other positions then please send your CV and covering letter to email@example.com.
Content & Community Digital Marketing Manager |
- Head Office based
£22k plus bonus
- Permanent / full time
- Immediate start
We’re looking for a swimming, cycling and running digital whizz who can help manage our online activity, including our website, social media channels, display advertising and PPC activity. It will suit someone who is passionate about triathlon and is looking to take that next step on the career ladder in a varied role with full responsibility across our digital channels – helping both yourself and the brand grow.
The brand website is our online home and a key asset, both from a product information and research perspective, as well as providing general triathlon content and advice. You will take ownership of Zone3.com and the customer experience; managing front and back-end changes, and development, including adding and updating product, and content, page enrichment, promotional changes, and structural changes where required.
Whilst you are managing a beautiful website, the next thing is to show it off by driving traffic so that customers can appreciate your hard work. You will manage our PPC and Display campaigns, primarily through the Google AdWords and Display Network with a focus on customer acquisition and retargeting; ensuring maximum ROI. You will be astute in your targeting – pinning down the audience to ensure maximum efficiency.
As a lifestyle brand, content marketing is a key part of what we do and our Facebook brand page is at the heart of this. You will manage our Facebook community, alongside our blog and YouTube channel – creating engaging content that resonates with our audience. You will have an eye on all things triathlon from around the world; up to speed with the latest news and hottest topics, and work with our network of ambassadors and experts to create content of the highest quality.
Performance is all about results and whilst implementing the above, you will need to monitor performance – making changes and improvements wherever possible. You will manage our Google Analytics account and provide regular updates and feedback on all digital activity to ensure continual progress.
- Experience using WordPress. We can help you out here with some basic training but ideally you will have used and managed WP sites already.
- An understanding of HTML & CMS coding. You don’t have to be a coding guru but basic knowledge will be necessary.
- Awareness of customer experience and enhancement of UX. This doesn’t need to be something you’ve previously done in a work role but must have great instinct and understanding.
- Experience creating and managing Google AdWords and Display campaigns. This is a must with the success to back it up.
- A proven track record of increasing web traffic.
- Experience managing social media channels. We can teach you this as long as first and foremost you have a passion for triathlon.
- Excellent writing skills and experience creating blog content
- Practical knowledge of managing Affiliate marketing campaigns. You may not have manage an affiliate network previously but a sound understanding of their role in the digital marketing mix is essential.
- Expert in Google Analytics and performance reporting. This is something you can learn and develop on the job as per the businesses specific tracking needs.
This is a great opportunity to join an exciting brand that is quickly becoming one of the leading triathlon brands in the world. The good news is you will be the first in-house digital expert with the opportunity to shape our online activity and progress as the company, and teams grow.
To apply, simply send us your CV with a covering letter telling us why you think you’re right for the role.
Sales Executive |
- Head Office based
Circa £25k dependent on experience
- Permanent / full time
- Immediate start
This is an exciting role focused on increasing sales into retailers but also working across marketing, sponsorship and partnerships to help grow the business, and establish new opportunities. Zone3 has enjoyed phenomenal organic growth over the last decade, becoming the UK’s number one wetsuit brand in triathlon. There are still huge opportunities for growth both within the UK and overseas.
We’ve got big ambitions and are looking for someone who shares our passion and values to help grow our portfolio of products and distribution.
You will work closely on our existing B2B sales accounts as well as establishing relationships with new retailers. The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of the sports retail industry, ideally having experience in the swimming, triathlon, running or fitness sectors.
A key part of this role will be focused on growing new markets and expanding Zone3’s reach into the individual discipline sports, with a particular focus on swim, run and the wider gym/fitness market. You will be the driving force of our growth here and need to utilising all existing contacts to open new doors and get us onto shop floors and ultimately in customers hands.
You will be an integral part of the sales team and work closely with the marketing dept. to ensure all commercial opportunities are properly activated and in line with business objectives. This role requires someone who is able to think outside of the box and have a strong commercial head with real salesmanship. You’ll be well aware of the industry landscape and areas the brand can break into.
The nature of any growing business means we’re always looking for that next opportunity and the ideal candidate will share this drive, pushing things through from an idea to completion. Good communication skills are key together with being highly organised both personally and from an account management perspective.
Experience in the triathlon, swimming, running, or general sports industry is essential, likewise is sales experience. B2B retail account management experience preferential and a second language would be advantageous.