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Opia is a forward-thinking sales promotion partner, aiming to provide unique, imaginative and innovative solutions for our clients, and we have built a team of ambitious, positive and talented individuals to deliver these. We love creativity and collaborate as a team to bring together new ideas for our clients that inspire, excite and engage their customers.

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We like to think that Opia is an exciting place to work; we enjoy what we do and celebrate the work we create together. We believe that success can only be achieved by having the right people, with diverse skills and backgrounds, across all functions of the business. We are therefore proud to offer our employees a competitive salary, flexibility and a number of additional benefits that support our workforce.

Supporting success

Our team is dedicated and passionate about the work we do, and love to welcome new individuals who share our values and are equally committed to delivering exceptional services to our clients. Promoting equality and diversity within our company is fundamental to our values. Eager to nurture and retain talent, we strive for continuous improvement, so we can empower every individual to maximize their skills and knowledge.

Check out our current vacancies

Job Title: German New Business Development Manager

Department: Sales

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Cologne, Germany

To further expand the territories in our client list into German offices and the surrounding region, we are looking for an experienced, ambitious and dynamic sales individual to be located ideally within the Cologne area.

We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and experience:

  • Either sales promotions background and experience gained within the Consumer Electronics OEM market and/or category management experience gained working for a consumer electronics manufacturer (selling PCs, Mobile phones or tablets). You could also be running sales promotions campaigns for FMCG clients.
  • Consultative sales approach with the ability and experience of selling into high level contacts, namely those responsible for the setting of budgets and strategies within client companies.
  • Strong category management experience.
  • Self-starter, success and target driven, good negotiating skills, able to exercise independent judgment and initiative.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting, communicative and able to work in a team.
  • Strong customer and market orientation.
  • Native German speaker with good English language skills. Other European languages such as French, Dutch or Spanish would be an asset.
  • Willing to travel and able to get to Cologne.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting a Global Account Director, you will be aligned to one or multiples of our client top four Consumer Electronics Manufacturer customers.
  • You will be responsible for generating and then managing profitable new Sales Promotion campaigns.
  • You will build and develop relationships within the client’s various divisions to further develop strategic partnerships; ability to build rapport quickly.
  • You will gain a deep understanding of the client’s business, challenges and their position in the market to proactively propose campaigns using different rewards and mechanics.
  • You will be responsible for identifying creative new opportunities having assessed commercial feasibility for the client and your employer.
  • Additional responsibility will be to quality check all client reporting, distil insight from the campaign trends whilst spotting enhancements that can be made to client reports to drive additional insight and outtakes. You will work with a team of Account Directors to turn this insight into recommendations for the commercial benefit of the campaigns within the company or for clients.

Job Title: Senior Front-end Developer

Department: Digital

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Gateshead / Remote

We are looking for a talented frontend developer to join our Digital team, supporting our growth and technology strategy. We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and attributes:

  • Expert in JavaScript
  • Expert in Vue.js or React
  • State management libraries (Vuex or Redux)
  • Single page applications
  • Unit testing
  • Expert in HTML & CSS
  • CSS Architectures (BEM, SMACSS, ITCSS, OOCSS)
  • CSS Preprocessors (SCSS, SASS or LESS)
  • Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1)
  • TypeScript
  • Webpack
  • PHP (our back-end language)
  • Working in a remote/distributed team
  • Working in an agile (SCRUM) team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working on projects across all our development teams
  • Working on bespoke promotion campaigns
  • Attending digital meetups as required
  • Attending client meetings as required
  • Creating and building response website frontends
  • New product development and product enhancement
  • Supporting the business’ growth and technology strategy

Job Title: Supply Chain Coordinator

Department: Project Management

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Gateshead

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to support and manage the day-to-day operational aspects of existing and upcoming projects within the Project Management team. We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and attributes:

  • 1-3 years’ experience within Supply Chain/Project Management/Account Executive role
  • Strong planning, attention to detail, administrative and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask with several supplier portfolios and managing multiple projects and tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Passion to go above and beyond for clients at all times
  • MS Office experience (vital)
  • Strong work ethic and results/performance focused, consistently delivering in a transforming environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inventory and stock planning for suppliers
  • Supporting key suppliers on managing the day-to-day operational aspects of upcoming and existing projects
  • Liaising with clients and relevant stakeholders to arrange shipments and manage deliveries between partners
  • Revising inventory and stock plans as appropriate, to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Plan, coordinate and oversee all aspects relating to key suppliers of a campaign, to ensure effective and efficient implementation, running and closure of each promotion
  • Building on existing and creating new supplier relationships, being the key point og contact for suppliers
  • Coordinating the entire campaign supply lifecycle on behalf of the client, ensuring all milestones are achieved
  • Effectively engage with and coordinate workload amongst other teams
  • Assisting the Customer Service department during each campaign lifecycle, resolving or escalating any queries or challenges
  • Organise appropriate meetings to ensure regular supplier tracking and liaise with wider business to drive correct resourcing
  • Follow action plans with suppliers and proactively seek improvements
  • Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at all levels
  • Identify opportunities and solutions for cost/benefit optimisations, remaining flexible to changing priorities

If you’re interested in working for Opia and would like to apply for one of our roles listed, please contact [email protected]