Spear & Jackson Vacancy - Export Regional Sales Manager

Spear & Jackson Vacancy - Export Regional Sales Manager

S&J UK are looking to recruit an Export Regional Sales Manager to join the Export Sales Team in Sheffield. This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge and opportunity within the S&J UK business.

Reporting to the Export Sales Director and based at our Sheffield Site, the Export Regional Sales Manager will have responsibility for selling a broad-range of premium quality and industry leading hand and garden tools from the S&J and Eclipse portfolio.

The principal job purpose will be to ensure the effective management of the assigned sales territory and achievement of respective budgets. Working with existing agents/distributors and identifying and delivering potential business in new and existing markets within Africa and the Middle East.

The Export Regional Sales Manager will be office based with 25% of their time spent travelling to the sales territories/key markets to ensure the delivery of the export sales strategy by exceeding sales and margin budgets.

This role will be responsible for analysing business potential and promotional opportunities; undertaking regular forecasting, market assessment and reporting on competitor activity; contributing to new product development and attending/hosting trade shows.

The successful candidate will be ambitious, self-motivated, self-confident and ideally from a Tools, DIY background with good FMCG exposure. Experience with managing a sales budget, KPI’s and export planning is essential.

We are looking for candidates who are highly credible with first-rate communication and interpersonal skills; customer focussed with the ability to establish, manage and maintain first class working relationships and the ability to negotiate and influence, prospect, grow and close accounts.

In addition, to be considered for this role applicants must be in possession of a full driving licence, a flexible and dedicated approach to work, and will be comfortable with international travel/periods working away from home.

Interested/want to find out more? Please contact Gemma Wheatley, Group HR and Recruitment Advisor, sending your CV and covering letter to gwheatley@spearandjacksongroup.com


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