Careers

We are continually looking for new talent with a commitment to sustainability and a flair for innovation. If you think you would be the right fit for our Cambridge-based team, please get in touch.

Commercial

Business Research and Development Executive

The Business Research and Development Executive role will include:
• Supporting the BD, R&D and Marketing teams with day to day follow up of activities relating to customer projects e.g. shipping of samples, preparing and sending of information
• Actioning communications and prospecting campaigns developed with the broader commercial team
• Conducting desk based research into a range of specialty chemicals markets and product applications relevant to Xampla’s range of natural polymers.
• Supporting outreach activities and events as part of the commercial team –engaging with potential prospects and customers. This will include attending events in person within UK and possibly Europe.
• Preparing regular reports for the commercial team covering the pipeline, prospects and showing status against business KPIs and targets
• Monitoring competitor activities and preparing a monthly summary report to distribute within the business
• Maintaining and continuously improving the CRM system and ensuring records are up to date and well maintained with the direction of the Head of Business Development and Head of Marketing

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Marketing

Marketing Manager – Communications and Events

The Marketing Manager role includes:
• Development and coordination of integrated events plans in line with broader marketing strategy and KPIs
• Development and coordination of Xampla’s communications plans and
• Ownership of awards strategy and drafting award winning submissions
• Responsible for competitor analysis in communications and events channels
• Supporting the marketing team on other projects where needed activities in line with broader marketing strategy and KPIs

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Commercial

Business Analyst

We are looking for a Business Analyst to join our amazing Cambridge based technology company in a role that will make significant contribution to providing our planet with natural plant alternatives to the most polluting plastics and being part of solving this global problem of plastic pollution. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to gain first had commercial experience and interact face to face with customers. If you have a passion for sustainability then this could be the role for you.

• Researching
- A range of specialty chemicals markets and product applications relevant to Xampla’s range of natural polymers
- Xampla’s supply chain in a regional and global context, including factors that may influence our supply chain e.g. food security, increasing populations, crop seasonality, environmental impact of sourcing globally
- Regulation imposed in various markets, end-of-life processing in different geographies and sustainability trends in each product area and market
• Completing competitor analysis to understand competitive threats and potential collaboration opportunities
• Supporting outreach activities and events as part of the commercial team – engaging with potential prospects and customers
• Maintaining the CRM system and ensuring records are up to date and well maintained
• Leading continuous improvement of the CRM system with the direction of the Head of Business Development and Head of Marketing
• Actioning communications and prospecting campaigns developed with the broader commercial team

This role is a 6 month fixed contract.
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Our Culture

Xampla is the UK’s first university spin-out to be awarded B Corp status, combining profit with purpose.

We are proud to champion female talent and leadership at Xampla, with a gender balanced team made up of 38 percent women, far above the UK Tech Industry average of just 26 percent.

And our team comes from every part of the globe, drawing on talent from around the world.

Contact us

We are not presently recruiting for any open roles. However, if you feel you have something to offer our growing team, please send your CV and a short cover note to hello@xampla.com.

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