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International Sales Manager - Consumer Electronics

Employer
Michael Page Sales
Location
England
Salary
£55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and successful International / European Sales professional from the consumer electronics world to join my client as their new International Sales Manager focusing on the development and growth of some key International markets.

Client Details

Consumer electronics client.

Description

The International Sales Manager - Consumer Electronics will be responsible for managing a portfolio of distribution partners across major international markets. Working closely with the Global Sales Director, they will develop and execute the strategic sales plan across the markets in question. They will continually look at range opportunities, monitor the retail opportunities in each market, continually research competition, market data and performance to work closely with each distributor to make sure they are maximising all sales opportunities.

Be a strong presence for the brand in each market, attending trade shows and fairs relevant for the industry. Be responsible for each P&L within the markets, agree on budgets and key commercial objectives as well as managing margins and profitability. Work closely with HQ on reporting all commercial activity, forecasting and all commercial opportunities for growth.

Profile

The International Sales Manager - Consumer Electronics will come with the following skills and experiences relevant to the role:
  • A background in consumer electronics, electronics accessories or Audio products.
  • Strong account management, retail and distributor management skills.
  • A strong track record in the above, and able to illustrate strong sales and commercial output and results.
  • International market experience - we are interested in candidates who have experience across mainland Europe but also Middle East and Asia.
  • Self-starter, proactive attitude and approach - business development as well as account management mindset.
  • Organised, with strong presentation skills - excellent gravitas.
  • Excellent financial and IT skills e.g. Excel, MS Office etc.
  • Background in distribution analysis and management, managing a network of distributors successfully but also research and change when required.
  • Candidates need to be flexible on international travel for the role and enjoy this part of the job too.


We are very flexible on the location of the right candidate therefore anywhere in England is considered, however they would need to attend sales meetings 3-4 times per year in the south east based office.

Job Offer

£55,000 to £65,000 basic salary (DOE) + bonus/commission + benefits + home-based contract.

Company

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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