Careers @ Alfonica

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WHO ARE WE? Rose Communications Group (RCG) was founded in 1999 by passionate communicator Maxi Rose and is now operating under 2 brands – Alfonica and RCUK. Alfonica deals with integrated business telecoms solutions, whilst RCUK has evolved into a chain of modern, independent mobile phone showrooms.

OUR CULTURE? We’re looking for candidates who are mission-driven, people-centric, and above all else, looking for a deeper meaning in their work. We are proud to hire talented individuals from all walks of life, as well as individuals from local communities around our showrooms and offices. While our company has been growing for 20 years, we have tight-knit teams. Alfonica has a family nature and an entrepreneurial spirit.

BENEFITS? AT Alfonica, you will be able to grow your career in a multitude of ways. As we expand, you’ll have options to work grow with us! At Alfonica you will be working at a company you can be proud of, we have a corporate and social responsibility programme which sees us raise lots of money for great charities!

When we’re looking for people to join the team, we will list our available roles below. If there are no roles listed below that are suitable to you but you are excited as we are about Alfonica and you want to help grow our telecommunications company from strength to strength, then please email your CV to hr@alfonica.com and we will keep your details on file.

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Current vacancies (4)

Graphic Designer

Location: Manchester M7
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am to 6:00pm
Contractual Status: Full time, permanent

As Graphic Designer, you will work closely with the Marketing Executive on a wide variety of marketing activities for RCG’s consumer brand, RCUK. You will also have the opportunity to work on larger projects for RCG’s business telecoms brand, Alfonica. You will report to the Senior Graphic Designer and the Head of Marketing.

Main responsibilities
  • Ensure that the correct process is followed for every design project, from concept to completion
  • Ensure that the relevant stakeholder has provided a clear brief for the project
  • Work with the Senior Graphic Designer to advise stakeholders about design style, format, print production and project timescales
  • Be a guardian for the RCG, RCUK and Alfonica brands, ensuring that our guidelines are applied in all activities
  • Work closely with the Marketing Executive to design and deliver a wide range of materials including brochures, landing pages, emails, print adverts and online collateral
  • Prepare draft materials based on an agreed brief and work through any amends in a timely manner
  • Liaise with external printers to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality

Required skills and abilities
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an in-house creative department or creative agency
  • High-level of familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects an advantage
  • Exceptional creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • A perfectionist with a keen eye for detail - watch that kerning!
  • Team-player with excellent communication skills
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

Marketing Executive

Location: Manchester M7
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am to 6:00pm
Contractual Status: Full time, permanent

As Marketing Executive, you will work closely with the Graphic Designer on a wide variety of marketing activities for RCG’s consumer brand, RCUK. You will also have the opportunity to work on larger projects for RCG’s business telecoms brand, Alfonica. You will report to the Head of Marketing.

Main responsibilities
  • Execute marketing campaign activities in an organised manner, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Report on marketing campaign results and take ownership of ROI
  • Provide a clear and detailed brief to the Graphic Designer for all activities
  • Develop and deliver RCUK’s content strategy, working directly with the Head of Marketing and our external SEO and PR agencies
  • Produce creative content (online and for print) including adverts, PDFs, emails, brochures, blog posts, banners and landing pages
  • Lead on RCUK website development, working with an external developer
  • Execute activities for our “Deal of the Month” offer and other ad hoc promotions – activities include print adverts, blogs, e-shots, banners, in store posters and digital screens
  • Co-ordinate activities working with the Digital & Social Media Executive
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Manage all BAU tasks for RCUK including billing ads, email signatures and digital screen displays
  • Ownership of the company’s regular staff newsletter, Rose Monthly
  • Support the Head of Marketing in delivering agreed activities

Required skills and abilities
  • Minimum of 3 years previous experience in a marketing role
  • Experience in B2C marketing is preferable but not essential
  • Experience in the telecoms industry is preferable but not essential
  • Strong command of the full marketing mix, both traditional and digital
  • Must be able to prioritise workload effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent copywriting skills and attention to detail are essential
  • Stakeholder management skills – working with colleagues, partners and external agencies

Telecom Sales Executive

Location: Manchester M7
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm
Contractual Status: Full time, permanent
Probationary Period: 6 months

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Sales Executive to join our expanding team at Alfonica.

Alfonica is an Ofcom registered telecoms company, aiming to always be at the forefront of the industry. Agreements are in place with all the major UK carriers and networks across a full range of products and services. Alfonica have worked hard to build our products and services portfolio to ensure we can cater to our clients’ individual and business telecoms requirements.

Offering a competitive basic salary with an uncapped OTE based on the company’s KPI scheme. We are looking for dynamic candidate who is looking to take the next step up in their career. This would suit a candidate with previous Sales /Account Management, ideally with experience in Telecoms but would not be a necessity as full, ongoing training will be provided.

Main responsibilities
  • Maintain accurate customer contact information across all internal systems
  • Facilitate the on boarding of new customers
  • Identify and develop new customer referrals to feed into our sales channels
  • Create up and cross sell opportunities
  • Meet agreed customer service quality standards and SLAs

Required skills and abilities
  • 2 years previous experience in a proactive sales environment
  • Support experience would be beneficial
  • Self-starter with a real can-do approach
  • Positive outlook with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven working experience ideally within the telecommunications industry
  • Technical knowledge and understanding
  • Ability to multi‐task and work under pressure
  • A desire to work as part of a team to generate fresh and innovative ideas
  • High attention to detail
  • Effective organisational and communication skills
  • Strong telephone manner
  • Hold all work‐related information and materials confidential

Telecoms Provisioning & Support Advisor

Location: Manchester M7
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30am to 5:30pm
Contractual Status: Fixed Term, 6-9 Months Maternity Cover (with the view to expand to a Permanent Contract)

Alfonica is an Ofcom registered expanding telecoms company, aiming to always be at the forefront of the industry. Alfonica has trade agreements with all the major UK networks and carriers across a full range of products and services. At Alfonica we have worked hard to build our products and services portfolio to ensure we are able to cater to our clients’ individual and business telecoms requirements. This role is based at Alfonica’s Manchester Office and is a desk-based role.

As a member of our Telecoms provisioning & Support Team, you will be responsible for dealing with fault diagnosis and support for our wide range of products and services including lines, connectivity, WLR, CPS and Hosted Telephony (VoIP). The successful candidate will be able to elevate company standard and provide excellent customer service and support. Provisioning is also a key part of this role.

We are looking for a dynamic candidate who find opportunities to upsell and cross sell additional products and service when liaising with customers.

Main responsibilities
  • Fault diagnosis and efficient management to resolution
  • Establish customer requirements and assess their needs through to implementation
  • Escalating queries and concerns where necessary
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Provisioning products and services
  • Upsell and cross sell additions products and services

Required skills and abilities
  • Proven working experience within the telecommunications industry in a support role
  • Technical knowledge and understanding. Understanding of Asterisk based phone system will be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • desire to work as part of a team to generate fresh and innovative ideas
  • High attention to detail
  • Effective organisational and communication skills
  • Strong telephone manner
  • Hold all work-related information and materials confidential
  • Previous experience within an administration role would be advantageous
Experience of support in this sector is paramount however additional training where necessary will be provided.

To apply for any role, send your CV to hr@alfonica.com and the job title that you're excited about