Marketing and Sales Team Leader

The Role:

This pivotal role involves working alongside the Sales and Marketing teams to ensure the maintenance of the marketing and sales strategy for specific region/s and customers. It includes the management of high valued sales accounts and strategically developing sales/marketing campaigns to support the development of these accounts and business strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management, development and implementation of the strategic Sales and Marketing plans
  • Customer relationship management via various strategic planning documents
  • Customer retention and strengthening connections and relationships within the craft industry
  • New business development experience is essential
  • Ensure full implementation of marketing and sales strategy working with other team members
  • Build a cohesive relationship with the sales administrators and coordinators who will form part of a regional team
  • Plan marketing campaigns which will strengthen and develop customer relationships
  • Work with product development department on potential new growth areas within the industry and make suggestions where applicable
  • Provide weekly updates and present to management the progress/performance of accounts along within any industry updates
  • Notifying manager on product developments within your specified region is essential
  • Sales budget responsibility and management for yearly and monthly targets
  • Travel to various trade and consumer shows
  • Visit customers as and when required – working within a specified region to strengthen and grow relationships
  • Review and implement the sales administrators/coordinators KPI’s. These are reviewed twice per year to ensure the team are on track to achieve targets.

The Candidate: 

  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Must be able to engage with business professionals at senior management level 
  • Must be highly motivated to achieve goals set and push accounts to their full potential.
  • Must have previous experience working in a similar environment and managing a team. 
  • Must be articulate, friendly and outgoing in order to convey a variety of ideas and concepts.
  • Ability to work to a very high standard whilst under pressure.
  • Must keep up with developments in the global craft industry and spot/anticipate trends.
  • Must have a good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Must be organised and have excellent time management skills 
  • Must be able to use word, excel, powerpoint and other Microsoft packages to a high standard 
  • Must have a good understanding of CRM systems 

The Package:

  • An excellent starting salary
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme after completion of probation period
  • Free Parking

If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    8th May 2019
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £28,000 plus bonus

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