National Sales Manager

Advocate Group
North West
£65,000 + Bonus and Car
Closing date
30 May 2021
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National Sales Manager

North West

£65,000 + Bonus and Car

Do you want to be part of a business that has its sights set on being the brand leader within the UK? Do you want to be instrumental in this growth?

We are currently recruiting for a heritage brand that is well established in the UK as well as globally, you will be responsible for leading a field sales team of around 8 with the scope to double this in the coming years. You will support the Sales Director to ensure the brands achieves and maintains the position of the UK’s most preferred brand, by driving market share and sales through the retailers.

The company are dedicated to investment not only in the brand but in the people. You will be supported and invested in to grow and develop within the role, whilst also developing the team reporting into you.

You will come from a sales background, with experience managing a premium brand, ideally in the consumer goods space. You will have demonstrable examples of when you have driven a sales team to grow the portfolio value. You will also have demonstrable experience of growing and developing a team.


  • Support the Sales Director to define the sales strategy ensuring the brand becomes the market leader in the category.
  • Lead, manage and develop a sales team to deliver the strategy to the retailers and in turn the customers.
  • Analysing team and sales performance against defined KPI’s.
  • Oversee implementation of ranges, displays and training in-store with the team.


  • Premium brand experience
  • Demonstrable experience managing a sales team
  • Demonstrable experience growing and developing a high performing sales team
  • Started career with key account and grown through to being a sales manager


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom

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