Commercial Director - Pet Industry

Southern England
Highly Competitive Salary + Package + Benefits
27 Jul 2018
27 Aug 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Commercial Director - Pet Industry

Highly Competitive Salary + Package + Benefits

Southern England

Due to an expansion, and an acquisition of a large business within the Pet industry, one of Clear Edge’s top clients is now looking to bring in a highly experienced Commercial Director with excellent business and sales acumen to join them to develop and manage this new side to their business.

My client is now an unrivalled player in the Pet industry and this new side of the company has been established for over 50 years. With an extensive product portfolio and multiple well-known brands, the company now has room to grow and develop through the Grocery and Retail channels in order for them to succeed in line with their sales vision moving forward.

As Commercial Director, you will have prior experience managing a team of sales professionals within the Consumer Goods industry. You will be dynamic, charismatic and have the ability to offer support, motivation and guidance to your team. In this role, you will be directly managing the National Sales Team and the Field Sales Team, made up of 10 sales professionals. You will be reporting and interacting directly at board level and will have the ability to share your input on the sales strategy.

The ideal candidate:

  • Pet industry experience is necessary
  • Man-management experience at Director level
  • Proven ability of developing and growing a team and subsequent account base
  • Board level strategy and planning
  • Commercially minded
  • Ability to put across forward thinking ideas

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to join a growing and thriving business, and for someone that is ready to take the next step in their career within the Pet industry. Pet industry experience is necessary to be successful in this role, along with a prior history of managing and growing a sales team. The ideal candidate would be located in or around Hertfordshire in order to be able to visit the office when necessary.

To be considered for the position please call James Fowler on 0113 205 4970, alternatively, send your CV to

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