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Changing the Way the World Buys Cars

Started in 2013, we began with a simple goal: How could we improve the experience of acquiring a new vehicle? Over the years we have evolved our offering to be focused on car leasing for professionals. We specialise in bringing first class service to busy professionals, removing the associated hassle and time buying a new car normally brings.

We’re continuing to build a technology-led, but ultimately human-inspired business, meaning our sales and service experience is second to none. We’re ambitious about the 2020s, and believe we have the foundations in place to rapidly scale up in the coming years.

Looking to the Future

Over the next 3 years, we’re set to develop and deliver an entirely new online journey for clients, centred around the personal, expert client experience we have become known for. We will retain this human approach, while developing an unrivalled digital experience for clients, harnessing our expertise for the professional markets we serve.

Our belief is clients shouldn’t have to choose between a single-brand, outdated dealership experience, or an impersonal, low-skilled call centre for one of the most important, and expensive, choices they will make for their family. What is more, the shift to electric vehicles means our advice-led, transparent approach to vehicle provision is needed now, more than ever, as we support and encourage clients to embrace the new world of battery electric vehicles, ahead of the ban of combustion engines in 2030. The climate emergency makes the move to a more environmentally sound manner of mobility not just a nice idea, but a social imperative.

Our vision is to build a business of which we can all be proud.

Our Culture, in a Nutshell
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Be the Good Guys

We pride ourselves on challenging the long-standing car industry status quo.

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Be Human

Act with empathy. Whether this be “Think Like a Customer” or the supportive internal culture we adopt.

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Champions Do Extra

A strong focus on continual improvement and excellence.

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Role: Head of Sales – Private Client Concierge

You’ll be competitively minded, with the humility to grow and develop. You will love a fast-paced creative environment, where Freedom and Responsibility is the climate we operate in. You’ll be compassionate and empathetic, but not shy away from confronting brutal facts in relationships and adverse situations.

You’ll be ambitious and driven, and recognise the importance of learning and investing in yourself, while ensuring you have fun doing it.

We compare a lot of our cultural environment to being on great sports teams. If you’ve experienced the thrill of high achievement amongst a peer group of A Players, then you’ll know what it feels like to work with Pike + Bambridge.

Over the past 8 years, our Private Client Concierge team have helped over 2000 busy senior professionals through the time-consuming, and often quite confusing process of getting the new car they need. Doing so in a very personalised way, our clients trust us to give them more time, guide them with a far more expert process, and save them the time and hassle often associated with the process of buying a new car.

This role is broken up in to four core areas, and suits an applicant with some experience of dealing with individuals in senior positions in business, whilst able to adapt and develop processes to match what is an incredibly fast-moving, and exciting industry to now be involved with. All new team members go through 12 weeks of intensive training in our P+B Academy, and the training doesn’t stop there, with continuous professional development, both internal and external a key part of our culture.

The areas of specialism are:

  • Developing new leads, through our proven channels and from our targeted sectors
  • Converting Client Enquiries from first engagement through to ordering
  • Working with the Operations team to deliver a seamless contracts process that can span anything from 2 weeks to 12 months between ordering and delivery
  • Managing the Private Client Function

At Pike + Bambridge, we pride ourselves on selecting the very best team members we can find for every role we recruit.

On top of this, we offer incredibly detailed training to each and every team member who joins us. All team members go through over 255 hours of training in year one, and are encouraged to take part in both personal and professional development, in the business as well as through external training programmes, often selected by the individual themselves.

This focus on training distinguishes us from many of our peers, with the industry
traditionally experiencing high staff turnover, both through the dealership network, as well as through online ‘call-centre’ leasing brokers.

We have a range of employee benefits including:

  • A flexible, supportive working environment
  • Company contribution pension scheme from Aviva
  • Free health insurance upon completing of probation period
  • An extra day of annual leave on your birthday
  • Option for salary sacrifice on electric cars
  • You are always wanting to improve and grow
  • You had a part time job through university or high school
  • You enjoy sports, and have a highly competitive mindset
You can apply here or contact us for more details…

For more information about this new opportunity with Pike + Bambridge, please contact us today.

Steph Halliday

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Denholm are delighted to be working exclusively with Loch Lomond Group; one of the most exciting and fast-growing global spirits companies in the country. To assist with their growth ambitions, they are looking to recruit a commercially astute and strategic marketer to join their team in a newly created role, as Head of Whisky Marketing.

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Head of Whisky will create and drive a comprehensive and strategic brand plan including positioning, range architecture and pricing strategy to allow delivery of the business growth ambitions. You will have a background of working with premium spirits and be confident in launching NPD and range extensions across the global marketplace, ensuring alignment to the brand values through promotional toolkits. In addition to a background in brand-building, with the consumer at the heart of global activations, you will have experience of leading brand communications across all platforms including digital, sponsorship, PR and Events.

The Head of Whisky will be a visionary thinker and will bring passion and enthusiasm to the role. You will have the ability to nurture and lead a high performing team to ensure that all strategic plans are translated into commercially successful activations.

Sponsorship & Events Manager

The Loch Lomond Group are seeking a commercially-savvy Sponsorship and Events Manager to join the marketing team.

You will be responsible for developing Loch Lomond Group's sponsorship and events strategy and delivering a program of activities and partnerships that will support the business growth ambitions. Other responsibilities include managing renewals and negotiations, overseeing communication with sponsors as well as aligning business and market needs.

The Sponsorship & Events Manager is a key role in the business. We are looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial and driven professional who has an understanding of how to build brand advocacy through sponsorship and events. You will ideally come from a marketing and sponsorship background in spirits or have a passion and understanding of the category and its nuances.

This is an incredible role and an exciting time to join one of the most talked about spirits companies in the marketplace. If you think you have the magic that they are looking for, get in touch today!

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We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking to add a Communication Lead to our fast-growing team. You’ll be a trusted advisor to clients across several sectors in all aspects of communication, external affairs, marketing and issues management.

Coming from an agency or consultancy environment, at Account Director level, you’ll report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for a small and busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll have first-class project management skills, be solutions-driven and excellent commercial acumen too. Alongside the senior team, you’ll work to drive the strategic growth of Aspect.

Your core duties will include:

  • Working with the MD to develop and deliver growth strategies
  • Attracting and retaining profitable clients across a range of sectors
  • Leading the creation and execution of strategic communication programmes
  • Inspiring, leading and developing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Developing strong relationships with clients, colleagues and associates
  • Producing high quality pitches and proposals to secure new business
  • Curating, nurturing and managing a team of talented associates

You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • 7+ years of senior leadership experience within an agency or consultancy
  • Outstanding writing skills and the ability to engage and excite an audience
  • An impressive track record of client attraction, retention and growth
  • The ability to thrive fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills to motivate and inspire those around you
  • Excellent planning, evaluation and project management skills
  • To develop new processes, systems and ways of working to drive performance

Communication Advisors

We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking for several Communication Advisors to join our fast-growing team. You’ll have previous agency experience at Account Manager level and be passionate about delivering excellent results for clients.

You might be a specialist in PR and media relations who produces compelling editorial content across a range of topics and sectors. Your expertise might lie in marketing, creative projects and digital content, turning bright ideas into impactful campaigns. Or you might be a public affairs expert who understands the policy landscape and helps clients build influential relationships.

Whatever your specialism, you’ll be an excellent writer, full of creative ideas, with proven client management experience and the ability to provide expert advice our clients.

Your key duties will include:

  • Developing and delivering a wide range of project and campaigns
  • Creating compelling content that engages audiences and influences behaviour
  • Managing the delivery of creative, design and digital projects
  • Retaining and growing activity with existing clients by delivering exceptional results
  • Producing winning proposals and pitches to secure new business
  • Creating strong relationships with our clients, colleagues and associates
  • Delivering high-quality work on time and on budget and with passion
  • Actively measuring, evaluating and reporting performance

You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • Exceptional writing skills and real attention to detail
  • Great client management, communication and presentation skills
  • An ability to work at pace across numerous clients and projects
  • Creativity, confidence and calmness under pressure
  • That you’re a strong team player, who can inspire colleagues to deliver great results
  • Excellent planning, prioritisation and project management skills
  • A delivery-focussed attitude
  • A desire to learn, develop and grow

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