International Sales Manager | British Brand | Award Winning

Location
England, Hampshire, Basingstoke
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Strong Bonus & Package
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
01 Jan 2019
Ref
JM/ISM-LDN/001218
Contact
James Myerscough
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


For someone who has the confidence, common sense, skill and imagination - this role could be wonderfully exciting and as big as they want it to be!

The Company

My client is a recognised British business who are disrupting the non-food market with their sustainable development and ethical products. Continuous growth has created an opportunity for an International Sales Manager to come on aboard and achieve great things! This business has an incredibly high achieving culture and this position is pivotal to the businesses future success.

The Role Responsibilities
  • Immediately take over running of existing international accounts. Create joint business plans for each that maximise the available opportunity in each territory.
  • Support launches into new territories and new retailers.
  • Set-up new accounts, including all the logistical and regulatory procedures and begin shipping
  • Answer international enquiries for new business.
  • Work with International wholesale partners in managing smaller international opportunities.
  • Work closely with the UK brand team to ensure the brand look and feel is appropriately applied across the world.
  • Work closely with supply, finance and legal teams to minimise risks of launches and brand reputation.


Experience & Knowledge
  • An Account Manager with extensive experience of International Accounts OR UK grocery channels.
  • Extensive experience of working with distributors and major retailers
  • Used to multi-functional work across logistics, regulatory, sales, marketing and finance.
  • Cosmetic, hair & beauty, baby and FMCG experience
  • Previous experience in a consumer goods or other B2B environment, with very good analytical skills
  • Performance analysis skills to monitor performance versus strategy and to continually improve
  • Excellent copy writing skills and ability to write and present to an agreed tone of voice
  • Experience of working closely with marketing and senior teams to align on strategy and execution


The Person

The selected candidate will be degree educated and be able to demonstrate that they can balance a wide variety of tasks in their lives. You can demonstrate all of the following:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to challenge
  • Ability to have cooperative relationships with peers, management and customers
  • Taking feedback in a positive manner
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Confident but receptive
  • Sense of humour and positive disposition essential
  • Robust; this role can be demanding at times and requires a thick skin


Next Steps

A world class career is just one click away. If this role is for you, hit 'apply now' or for more information and a confidential discussion contact James Myerscough at Better Placed Ltd on 0113 236 4040

*This position is expected to have significant interest. Due to the volume of applications we often receive, we're sometimes unable to respond to all unsuccessful applications. If your application has been successful, you can expect to hear from us within 1-2 days.

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