National Sales Manager

Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
Salary £DOE, bonuses, pension and company car
Posted
20 Sep 2016
Closes
18 Oct 2016
Function
Sales
Sector
Footwear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Loake, seeking a proactive and ambitious Sales Manager for a highly successful and developing shoemaking business based at our factory in Northamptonshire. Experience of managing a sales team is preferable and driving high standards of customer service within our existing accounts as well developing new opportunities are essential.

As a lead member of the sales team the candidate will be reporting to the Sales Director and duties will include:-

  • Managing and developing existing accounts in the Midlands
  • Assist the UK sales team in creating new accounts and the development of existing accounts to stronger represent the Loake brand
  • Forecasting and planning
  • Achieving sales and profitability targets as well as monitoring the performance of the other members of the sales team
  • Working with the Sales Director on the In-House accounts and training of their retail staff

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following experience and skills:-

  • Possess personal integrity, self-motivation and the ability to work without constant supervision
  • Enthusiasm for selling, loving the products and driving a culture of success
  • A background in wholesale fashion sales or the retail fashion sector is preferable (although extensive experience is not required.)
  • Be articulate in presenting themselves and the business they represent especially when training or presenting
  • Have good familiarity with the Office suite of programmes (Office, Excel, PowerPoint mainly)
  • Possess a full, clean driver’s licence

Package

To secure the calibre of candidate we are seeking, we are offering a competitive package including:

  • Basic salary commensurate with ability and experience
  • Bonuses
  • Company Pension
  • Company Car

The company is committed to training and personal development and our plans ensure that there will be career opportunities in the years ahead.

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