Export Sales Manager
Export Sales Manager FMCG Non Food housewares
Manchester, North West
Highly Competitive Salary Package
Minky is a family owned branded producer of quality non-food consumer goods supplying leading multiple retailers. Their products are used in nearly every home in the UK. They now have an ambitious plan to significantly build upon their £40m turnover both through the introduction of exciting new products and also by growing substantially their overseas markets.
Employing 400 worldwide but headquartered in the UK, this unique business designs and manufactures products in North Manchester yet operates international bases in Germany, France, the USA & China.
The company has world class products, facilities and systems. It also has a dynamic can do approach to business and is regarded as a great place to work. It is profitable and well financed.
This new position has been created both to strengthen the management team and to provide a major engine for future business growth. This thus presents an extremely rare and attractive opportunity for the correct candidate to join a fantastic business that is going places.
This new role will report directly to the CEO, whilst operating as an integral part of the Senior Management Team.
The Export Sales Manager Role:
+ To devise and execute strategies to grow profitable international sales both via distributors and direct with international retailers, as appropriate to the market.
+ To visit key customers and markets on a regular basis (this will involve international travel).
+ Ensuring that our customer service is to the highest possible standard
+ To participate in strategic discussions to ensure future international growth
The Candidate will have:
+ An excellent track record in growing profitable international sales in a similar industry you will probably be well connected with the international housewares marketplace.
+ with business acumen and commercially astute
+ Excellent commercial judgement, (including common sense) with good decision making skills
+ Probably a minimum of 5 years’ successful experience in a customer facing and similar role, dealing with blue chip retailers and developing distributors
+ Articulate with strong communication and presentation skills
+ Ideally possessing expertise in foreign languages and also degree educated.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a growing company with unrivalled prospects, fantastic package and the opportunity to grow together.
If you think the above sounds interesting then we would love to hear from you. Please include details of your location and current salary details with your application.