Cavendish Maine have been retained by the largest manufacturer of Artificial Grass in Europe. With manufacturing and research facilities across Europe, South America and China a sector leading business with a turnover in excess of £150m.
Due to expansion of their UK business my client is looking for a Sales Manager to develop new business routes to market where they are not yet active.
Traditional root to market in the UK has been through builder’s merchants and artificial grass installers. This role is new and the incumbent will be tasked with pursuing new business channels that could include -
- Projects: Building and construction companies, architects, specifiers and contractors for big projects, these would include hotels, apartments, leisure sites and municipality landscaping projects.
- Organized retail is another untapped market in the UK my client is not selling into retail currently. This is an important route to market they would like to explore.
- My client has an e-commerce site selling directly to the consumer. This is active in several countries in Europe and will needs monitoring and marketed in the UK.
We are looking for candidates who are new business pioneers, finding and organizing sales within those channels.
This is a new business role with long lead times and wouldn’t suit someone used to quick sales wins. Hopefully candidates will be able to bring experience and contacts within one or more of these target sectors. My client is particularly keen to attract a candidate who has sold to architects and specifiers for new building and refurbishment projects.
Being a leading manufacturer with many different and varied products and a strong development team in the factory my client sees huge success potential for this person. Their offering can been incredibly flexible, able to suit any application.
If you are new business focused with any experience of selling a product to Architects, Specifiers or main Contractors please get in touch for more detail on the client.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a market leading European business with ambitious plans for expansion in the UK.
My client are offering a flexible package for the right candidate with a basic salary plus bonus, company car or allowance as well as home office set up.
If you feel this is a role suited to your experience please get in touch.
Contact: Craig Tindall
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