Sales and Marketing Manager

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
to £60,000 plus bonus, car and benefits package
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019
Ref
NH/21303
Function
Marketing, Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job title: Sales and Marketing Manager

Location: Hertfordshire

Salary: to £60,000 plus bonus, car and benefits package

Market: Garden / DIY

Job type: Permanent

  • Long established manufacturing business with outstanding brand equity
  • Proud owners of a royal warrant
  • Highly capable UK team with the resources of a global group.

The Company:

Founded over 70 years ago, this high-quality consumer goods manufacturer combines ‘heritage brand’ status with innovative and exciting new product development. The demand for new technology in the market requires a sales and marketing strategy that aligns all personnel in all channels – hence the creation of this role.    

The Role of Sales and Marketing Manager:

Based at the company’s head office in Hertfordshire; the job holder will lead, manage and control all UK sales and marketing functions to achieve revenue and margin targets across traditional and new channels. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership of the field and office-based sales and marketing team. 8 heads at present.
  • Develop a local sales and marketing strategy that is consistent with the European strategy
  • Investigate and analyse markets to exploit new business and new product opportunities
  • Develop and direct strategies for market research, pricing, promotions, merchandising and customer service. Liaising with external agencies where appropriate
  • Plan and execute new product launches with accompanying consumer and trade marketing.
  • Cross functional liaison with finance, manufacturing, product marketing and HR

The person for this Sales and Marketing Manager opportunity:

This role is likely to be 70% office based and a home location in Hertfordshire, Essex, London or Cambridgeshire is important. We are looking for an experienced and qualified Sales and Marketing Manager with experience in a non-food consumer goods business such as garden or DIY products, white goods, brown goods or technology. Other criteria include:

  • At least 7 years of experience in a senior sales and marketing role
  • A marketing or business qualification, ideally to MBA level.
  • Multi-channel experience encompassing retail and ecommerce
  • A proven leader with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to conceive and drive long and short-term strategies that achieve sales advantage

This is an excellent opportunity with a thriving business that supports personal development and will encourage on-going learning and training.

For more information and to apply please contact Nick Hester at Cavendish Maine recruitment quoting reference: NH/21303

Contact:

Name - Nick Hester      

Telephone - 01275 813030

Email - nick@cavendishmaine.com

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