Sales Director

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    GRG Executive Search

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Andrew Carr

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Andrew Carr

Gleeson Recruitment Group (GRG Executive Search) have partnered exclusively with a Direct-to-Consumer business looking to recruit a Sales Director.

My client, a market leader in their field, is looking to recruit a Sales Director. This is a senior appointment, recruiting directly into the MD and oversee a large team of sales professionals.

My client operates a direct sales model and is looking for a seasoned sales leader to driver further growth within the group.

The role will encompass:

  • Leading an established and growing Direct Sales operation.
  • Contributing to company strategy towards maintaining profitable trading, whilst planning and executing effective changes which improve sales efficiency and unit profitability.
  • Developing strategic sales plans which reflect the longer-term objectives and priorities agreed with the Managing Director.
  • Overseeing the Direct Sales Team recruitment to ensure planned growth targets are met or exceeded.
  • Monitoring direct sales practices to ensure we continue to trade in a fully compliant manner.
  • Maintaining an effective sales team management structure.
  • Implementing national sales programs by developing field sales action plans.

The ideal candidates for this Sales Director role will possess the following skills/expertise:

  • Extensive sales experience in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and best practices.
  • Capacity to manage and work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Outstanding presentation, written and verbal communication skills.

Highly competitive package. Role will be office bases initially (Midlands) before reverting to a hybrid working pattern.

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