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Feridax is the UK’s largest independent motorcycle clothing and accessories wholesaler, based in Halesowen, West Midlands.

As well as designing in-house and distributing its own brand, Spada Motorcycle Clothing, the Company’s exclusive portfolio boasts some of the industry’s most sought after brands, such as SHOEI helmets, SIDI boots, SPIDI clothing, CABERG helmets, SENA intercoms and AIROH helmets.

Feridax also stocks a huge range of technical parts, from YUASA and LUCAS batteries, to RK and JT Chain, PETRONAS lubricants, EBC, NGK, HIFLO and WD40.

The Company services more than 1,200 motorcycle dealers across the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands, and has recently launched plans to expand its distribution of its Spada brand worldwide.

A list of our current vacancies can be found below. If you are interested in applying for a role, please send your cv with a cover letter to recruitment@feridax.com – please include the job title in the subject header.

Join The Team!

Please note: We do not use employment agencies and do not accept unsolicited CVs or business approaches from agencies. Feridax retains the right to pursue and hire any such speculative candidates without obligation to third-party terms and conditions or fees.

Position Available: Immediately

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Digital Marketing Executive to join our Marketing Department. You will be working closely with and reporting directly to the Marketing Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and creation of content and content strategies for a range of traditional platforms and social media and analysis of the output.

Duties include:

  • Devise an external communications content plan for all key channels in conjunction with the Marketing Manager, Sales Director and wider business managers
  • Create content that engages and inspires audiences to interact with our brands for all online and offline channels (e.g. email, social, landing pages, case studies, newsletters, blogs, press materials, press releases, bylined articles, white papers, webinars, corporate videos and marketing collateral)
  • Create and source new content for communications
  • Re-purpose and tailor content for distribution across all media and all key target audiences
  • Track competitor communications and content with a view to ensuring we differentiate our brand and gain stand out in the market
  • Ensure content is consistently on message and adheres to the brand guidelines across all channels
  • Ensure that tone-of-voice and brand character is reflected in all projects
  • Work with Marketing Manager to ensure the integrity of the brand is maintained and reflected in all elements of our presence at events
  • Provide communications support at key events in UK
  • Work with the Marketing Manager and IT Manager to ensure website content remains accurate
  • Grow positive social advocacy through our social influencer outreach
  • Monitor and optimise our social channel performance
  • Social media and website data analysis
  • Collaboration with the graphic designer to create visual content

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • Editorial or content experience – either from a pure editorial background or in a communications function, e g. PR, writing editorial content for online and media channels, employee communications
  • Excellent command (fluency) of the English language with traditional writing skills and expertise in new media
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience of using appropriate tools to manage an analyse data (e.g. Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, SEMrush etc)
  • Experience of implementing Social Media campaigns
  • Experience of running and devising Content Marketing campaigns
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in Digital/Social Media
  • Experience using Photoshop (or equivalent) is advantageous

Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing by one day per year of service up to 5 years
  • Healthshield cash plan and Perks discount scheme
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff discount
  • Annual Christmas party (pandemic permitting)

 Hours:

  • 8:45am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Key Accounts & Export Sales Manager 

Feridax (1957) Ltd founded in 1957 is the largest wholesale importer and exporter of motorcycle and cycle clothing and accessories brands in the UK. A unique opportunity has become available for a Key Accounts and Export Sales Manager. 

 

Location:  

Based in the Midlands, with UK and International scope 

 

Job description: 

Reporting to the Managing Director and Sales Director, the ideal candidate will devise, implement, and support the Company’s strategy in the development of its expansion into key international markets and manage the continued growth of several Key Accounts within the UK market. 

The role requires extensive travel around the UK, regular attendance at industry trade shows, and foreign travel developing key international clients and markets. 

This opportunity will ideally suit someone who is already operating at this level and who is looking for a fresh challenge in their career. However, we would also welcome applications from candidates who are currently operating at the level of “middle management” and are looking to make the next step to “senior management” for their career. 

 

Skills and Experience Required:  

  • An in-depth understanding of the UK motorcycle market is essential 
  • Strategic mindset 
  • Hardworking ethos 
  • High levels of professionalism 
  • Excellent communication  
  • Strong personal gravitas 
  • Excellent business acumen 
  • Dynamic approach to business 
  • Excellent organisational, negotiation and influencing skills 
  • Ability to motivate those around you to achieve success 

 

Benefits: 

An industry-leading remuneration and benefits package will be awarded to the successful candidate which will fully reflect both the responsibilities that come with this role and its importance to our business. 

Position Available: Immediately

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced PHP Web Developer to join the IT Department. You will be working closely with and reporting directly to the I.T Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting planning, creation, and implementation of several websites for both internal data management and B2C sales purposes. This opportunity is ideal for a back-end developer, or equivalent, who would like to further their skillset into a full stack developer, and gain experience advancing projects through the project lifecycle.

Essential Knowledge and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS
  • Experience in PHP
  • MySQL/SQL

Advantageous Knowledge and Experience:

  • OOP principles
  • MVC frameworks (especially Laravel)
  • Composer
  • Git version control
  • PHP unit testing
  • RESTful APIs, either working-with or creating
  • Working with Linux Servers and SSH access
  • DNS

Skills:

  • High attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm
  • Willing to take on new challenges
  • Ability to factor principal considerations into overall application design

Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing by one day per year of service up to 5 years
  • Healthshield cash plan and Perks discount scheme
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff discount
  • Annual Christmas party (pandemic permitting)

 Hours:

  • 8:45am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Position Available: Immediately

Job Description:

Feridax (1957) Ltd is the UKs largest wholesale distributor of motorcycle and cycle clothing and accessories. As the sole UK distributor for many of our brands, Feridax is responsible for managing associated social media accounts and websites, and promoting brands at races, shows and exhibitions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join the Marketing team to develop concepts for product and brand advertising across several physical and digital platforms and produce written content and copywriting for website and social media.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of graphics/artwork in line with the annual marketing programme:
    • Designing product catalogues, flyers, brochures, and other printed media
    • Generating drafts and mock-ups of proposed designs
    • Producing high quality original artwork for various media formats
    • Creating artwork for exhibition stands and large point-of-sale installations
    • Retouching photography
  • Production of content/copy following brand guidelines:
    • Formulating and scheduling social media posts
    • Creating product highlights and descriptions
    • Producing engaging, clear text for different advertising channels

Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • Degree level qualification in graphic design, fine art, illustration, product design, or equivalent
  • Proficient using an Apple Mac computer
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite:
    • Photoshop
    • InDesign
    • Illustrator
    • Premiere Pro
  • Experience producing print-ready high-resolution artwork
  • Ability to build designs to conform to existing brand guidelines
  • Experience writing content or copywriting
  • Understanding of social media campaign building and analysis

Skills Required:

  • Content writing, copywriting, and proof-reading abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management
  • Responsible attitude
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Multitasking to tight deadlines
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Creativity and artistry

Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro-rata), increasing by one day per year of service up to 5 years
  • Healthshield cash plan and Perks discount scheme
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Staff discount
  • Annual Christmas party (pandemic permitting)

Hours:

  • 8:45am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Location

  • Feridax (1957) Ltd, Park Lane, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 2NT

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@feridax.com