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Sales Director

Cavendish Maine
upto £85K, Car, Bonus, Great Benefits
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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A respected market leader within the Commercial Interiors sector, who have experienced rapid growth over the last 10 years are looking to strengthen their senior management team with the key recruitment of a National Sales Manager.

The organisation has been expanding and are constantly looking for new business opportunities. It is an exciting time to join and develop your career within this leading company who want their employees to grow and develop along with the company. 

About the role

This role is critical to the sustainable growth and ultimate success of the business within the next decade and key points are;

  • Achieve sales and margin objectives for the organisation.
  • To manage and inspire the regional sales managers and sales representatives.
  • Identify and develop a training plan that creates a more professional and effective sales team.
  • Implement and monitor a clear pricing policy that reflects the aims of the business.
  • Develop promotional programmes that help to stimulate sales.
  • Develop relationships internally to help to achieve greater overall sales.
  • Build strong personal relationships with Key Accounts.
  • Manage the work programmes of relevant staff to ensure optimum productivity, personal development and impact on KPIs.
  • To lead on implementation, reporting and reviewing of strategic and operational sales plans to drive sales and revenue.
  • To inspire the sales team to effectively manage their time balancing the need to protect revenue with spending time hunting new business.
  • To stay abreast of progress and direction in the market place to capitalise and lead on future development.

About the individual

  • You will have experience working within Building Products or Commercial Interiors sector ideally.
  • Have experience of managing a team of Sales Managers and Sales Reps effectively. 
  • Ideally have experience within the Commercial or Merchant, Retail market place.
  • Working to and achieving sales and margin budgets.                                               
  • Have used KPIs to influence and drive an organisation.                                                           
  • The incumbent will have a demonstrable track record of success of partnerships with National Customers and multiple Retailers.
  • Large Team Leadership.
  • Good motivator.                                                      
  • Can communicate clearly and precisely key objectives.                                                          
  • Computer literate, including CRM systems.                                                 
  • Good numeracy and written skills.                                                   
  • Have shown leadership in previous roles.                                                     

Package upto £90K, Bonus, Great Benefits and Bonus.

In the first instance please forward your CV to Russell Cripps

Reference: RC/0709

Candidate care:

By responding to this advert, you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
United Kingdom
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