Head of Retail & Commercial Sales - Fitness Tech

Michael Page Sales
England, South East England
£75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Closing date
9 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced and driven retail sales and commercial sales leader to join this new brand to the UK market!

Coming from a background in fitness equipment, technology, fashion or apparel / FMCG you will be part of something very special, growing sales across the UK market and supporting the development of an exciting brand.

Client Details

The latest in indoor fitness technology - The Head of Retail & Commercial Sales - Fitness Tech


The Head of Retail & Commercial Sales - Fitness Tech will:
  • be responsible for managing retail (initially John Lewis & Selfridges) and the b2b / commercial sales channels
  • build strategic relationships, driving sales and profitability
  • responsible for leading retail experience shop in shops, field sales demonstrators and driving revenue / profitability goals with channel partners across the UK
  • have a unique remit for sourcing / partnerships, design development and sales of the UK lines in apparel and its leadership across sales channels


The Head of Retail & Commercial Sales - Fitness Tech will:
  • have a proven track record of positioning premium brands across sales channels in highly competitive markets
  • be strong on leading through influence, collaborating cross-functionally
  • play an integral part in creating a consumer-savvy, key account management culture
  • have experience in recruiting and leading the development of a high-performing the sales team
  • be well-educated to degree level
  • have experience of new business generation across b2c and b2b
  • have experience of managing retail customers to include John Lewis and Selfridges + others
  • be strong analytically, have very high level presentation and communication skills
  • be nationally mobile - we are flexible on location to an extent, however we need someone to have access regularly to the South East England region
  • perhaps have had some European and International experience on top of their domestic experience
  • come from a Sports, Fashion/Apparel, Tech, Fitness Equipment background
  • be a positive, energetic, driven individual outgoing and bring a great vibe with them!

Job Offer

£75,000 to £85,000 salary (this includes car allowance) + excellent annual bonus


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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