Head of Sales, UK

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2018
Closes
30 Sep 2018
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

POSITION TITLE: Head of Sales, UK

POSITION SUMMARY: Newby Teas are looking to maximize their exceptional global sales potential with the appointment of a creative and visionary Head of Sales, UK. This is the pivotal sales leadership role within Newby Teas. While the ultimate responsibility is UK sales performance, the Head of Sales UK may also take part in assisting with global sales initiatives.

This is a unique and rare opportunity for a driven individual to join Newby Teas and further cement their growing reputation as the world’s leading luxury tea brands.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

COMMERCIAL FOCUS

  • Driving UK sales, with particular focus on the luxury hotel, retail and gifting markets.
  • Securing major new contracts for Newby Teas such as a global hotel chain or supermarket brand.
  • Co-ordinating and reporting the global sales.
  • Designing and implementing sales processes and systems.

LEADERSHIP FOCUS

  • Lead, coach and develop the UK sales team with the proven ability to identify talent.
  • Create a disciplined and structured sales environment whilst also giving the UK sales team autonomy to operate

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

SECTOR EXPERIENCE

  • Senior level experience within a premium brand in the FMCG or Hospitality sector.
  • A significant network of contacts in HoReCa.
  • Developing Gifting market.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  • Newby Teas is a rapidly growing entrepreneurial business with an evolving structure. We are looking for candidates who thrive in this environment.
  • Newby Teas are looking for a Head of Sales UK with a proven track record of success.
  • An inspirational leader who is as skilled at personally landing a new contract with leading hotels chain.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • The candidate must believe wholeheartedly in the vision “To restore the glory of tea”
  • Highly creative and innovative thinker but also the structure and discipline to put meaningful sales processes into place.
  • Newby Teas is a registered charity with a significant proportion of its profits going to the N. Sethia Foundation. Candidates have to be able to embrace the dual purposes of a highly commercial operation and Newby Teas charitable status.
  • Team Player
  • Impeccable personal integrity, with genuine humility combined with huge drive.
  • Respectful nature who will seamlessly integrate into all levels of the Newby Team.
  • Able to have a long-term vision focused on the growth of Newby Teas, rather than a short-term individualistic approach.

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