Interim UK Head of Sales – 12 Months Maternity Contract

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Office Based (Covid Compliant) – Shoreditch, London
c£55,000-£65,000 DOE + Bonus & Market Leading Benefits
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Big Potato Games

Interim UK Head of Sales – 12 Months Maternity Contract

Office Based (Covid Compliant) – Shoreditch, London

Monday – Thursday; 4 Day Working Week

c£55,000-£65,000 DOE + Bonus & Market Leading Benefits

Big Potato Games are the brains behind some of the most innovative and fun new games on the international market, as well as one of the most exciting SME companies to work for in the industry. Established in 2013, they now employ over 30 people in their London office and their products are available in over 25 countries globally. The business enjoyed its best year in 2020, so there could not be a better time to join!

Distributed widely across the UK, Obama Llama, Blockbuster and Colour Brain are just a few of the extremely original offerings for a family night in or to enjoy with friends at the pub (when times allow!). Creativity and innovation are at the heart of the Big Potato business, their approach to product development and marketing have made them a Top 5 board game brand in the UK. A must-stock for both national and indie retailers alike.

Employee happiness and welfare led Big Potato to make a revolutionary move in 2019, introducing a 4-day week for all. This resulted in heightened productivity and an all-round happier team. They also offer holiday cash allowances, free counselling, regular company outings as well as lots of additional benefits making them market leaders in this field.

The UK Head of Sales position is one of the most pivotal roles in the company. You will be responsible for the whole of the UK market (excluding Amazon and the Big Potato website). This includes Grocery, Value and Department store customers, as well as managing their small but hard-working UK sales team. Your role will be to grow existing accounts as well as secure new business whilst mentoring the rest of the team to develop their territories. The role would be a maternity contract for around 12 months dependant on start date.

The ideal applicant would have a strong background in the non-food sector, with experience across the grocery and value channels as well as having a proven track record securing new business across these markets. Team management experience is preferred, a personal enthusiasm for Big Potato products is essential. An outgoing and personable character who is passionate about their work would fit in perfectly to this successful and tight knit team.

If you would like further information and to apply for the opportunity, forward your CV to to discuss further.

All third-party applicants will be forwarded to our retained partner Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd


Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

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0113 2054970
Lister House
Lister Hill
LS18 5AZ
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