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Retail Sales Manager - Gaming

Michael Page Sales
England, Berkshire
£30000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + other company benefits
Closing date
5 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Job Details

My client, based in Berkshire, are a market leading manufacturer of computer games and trading cards and are looking to add a Retail Sales Manager - Gaming to their global business.

Client Details

Michael Page are delighted to be partnering with a well known global gaming and trading cards company who operate as a market leader across a number of countries and continents across the world. With first class developers and innovation at the heart of what they do they have released and continue to release some of the most popular games and trading card games across the world.

This is a great opportunity for a hungry, driven candidate to work with and learn from a very established team, develop your career and make some great friends along the way.


Retail Sales Manager - Gaming:

Role Purpose:

- The role will be supporting the Sales lead to manage an existing retail customer base delivering growth working across the mass channel retailers

- Targeting new business, the role will identify the key retailers and prioritise these. The role will also have ownership of each pitch including presentations and other material needed.

Key Accountabilities:

- Main responsibility is to drive sales with mass retailers through account management and business development

- Creating the strategic channel growth plan by market

- Developing and implementing sales plans by retailer

- Working with the UK marketing team to gain visibility and in-store space

- Monthly sell-out analysis, forecasting and reporting by retailer

- Build strong internal relationships and work cross functionally within the business.


Retail Sales Manager - Gaming:

- A proven track record within a sales or buying role

- Or an applicant with retail leadership experience

- Experience selling to retailers or e-tailers, although this is desired and not essential

- Experience with one or more of these retailers - HMV, Menkind, GAME, Hamleys, Smyths Toys, Toymaster + Waterstones - although this is desired not essential

- A proven track record developing accounts and growing them

- A proven track record opening new accounts

- Great organisational skills and high attention to details

- Forecasting, data & trend analysis

- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

- Excellent relationship builder

- A passion for trading card games / gaming.

Job Offer

Retail Sales Manager - Gaming:

- £30,000 - £40,000 per annum basic salary

- Company bonus

- Other company benefits

- 2 days a week working from home, 3 days a week in a Berkshire office


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

Join in the discussion in our LinkedIn group Michael Page Sales - UK


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