Sales Manager

Location
England, London
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
26 Nov 2016
Closes
24 Dec 2016
Ref
SL41
Marketing Disciplines
Business Development
Industry Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

You will be the face of the brand to the wholesale market, and have excellent presentation and selling skills. With a creative mind, you will be in a position to leverage your network and work autonomously in a rapidly growing company

About the Role:

  • Full ownership of the UK Wholesale account and P&L, managing key customers from John Lewis to Amazon, Selfridges to Fenwick.
  • Pro-actively identify new customers and acquire profit generating accounts
  • Implement key marketing activities in the Wholesale environment which uphold the premium brand image
  • Objective to become the market leader in this sector by 2020

Responsibilities:

  • Drive sustainable sales and margin growth in the UK, in line with KPIs, by closely managing existing and developing new business
  • Manage brand image, identity and direction in the UK Wholesale market
  • Present detailed information on customer accounts, strategy and P&LS to internal contacts
  • Ensure that high standards of customer service are set and that customer forecasts are planned and maintained
  • Act as a brand ambassador that lives and breathes the brand and vision
  • Showcase expertise of the UK region and an understanding of the Wholesale landscape, distributors and strategic accounts

About You:

  • Candidate to be commercially aware, have good organisational and analytical skills combined with a "can do" attitude
  • To be successful candidate will need to display a confident, articulate personality combined with a passion and drive for success
  • Travel will be required across the UK to visit customer base at both a Head Office and Store level
  • Ability to present with gravitas, and communicate with senior stakeholders
  • 3 years + wholesale management experience
  • Fully proficient in Microsoft package
  • Retail /E-Commerce background

PLEASE APPLY ASAP - INTERIVEWS TAKING PLACE 1st and 2nd WEEK of DECEMBER