National Sales Manager

Based Hampshire / Wiltshire / Dorset
to £50,000 plus annual bonus plus car, mobile, ipad
24 Mar 2017
24 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title:          National Sales Manager

Location:         Based Hampshire / Wiltshire / Dorset

Salary:             to £50,000 plus annual bonus plus car, mobile, ipad

Sector:             Clothing / Fashion / Footwear

Job type:         permanent

Job reference: NH/18446

  • Branded supplier of casual outdoor clothing now sold through 700 retail outlets
  • Achieving annual growth of 30% and stocked by some leading high street names
  • Established and growing field sales team
  • Ambition to achieve UK and International growth

The company:

A successful and fast growing British fashion clothing and footwear manufacturer with a strong outdoor living identity. Now stocked by 700 independent retailers throughout the Uk and by some leading names in department store and outdoor living retail. Three new export countries opened in the last year and huge ambition for further growth.

The role of National Sales Manager:

As a National Sales Manager you will be office based with travel throughout the UK (and some international). You will work with the MD to devise and deliver a growth strategy that encompasses independent retail, Key Accounts and Export Sales – leading the sales team in all areas.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Regular accompaniments with your field sales team
  • Meetings with new and existing key accounts to present spring/summer and autumn/winter ranges
  • Performance reviews with European distributors
  • Identify and open new export distributor accounts
  • Actively participate in trade exhibitions in order to identify new customers

The person for this National Sales Manager role:

We are looking for a highly skilled Sales Manager with experience of selling a branded product range to leading UK retail accounts. In addition, we hope to find the additional qualities:

  • Based in Hampshire, Wiltshire or Dorset in order to be accessible to the office
  • A proven sales leader at a strategic and tactical level
  • Experience dealing with key retail accounts with proven skills in negotiation and presentation
  • Excellent sales skills. Able to build sales arguments, influence decisions and close for sales orders
  • Right personality – positive, likeable, good sense of humour, builds relationships easily
  • Passionate about outdoor living and highly motivated to work in this trade

The benefits:

The job holder will enjoy a negotiable basic salary plus a performance based bonus scheme that will fully reward contribution, a fully expensed vehicle and all business expenses.  This is an opportunity to participate in the senior team of a successful and ambitious business.

For more information and to apply please contact:


Name                Nick Hester      

Telephone         01275 813030