UK Sales & Marketing Manager

Job ID: 8403


Date posted
4th November 2019
South East
United Kingdom
£55,000 to £65,000
£High Basic + Superb Commission + Car


UK Sales & Marketing Manager (Wholesaling) £55-65k Neg Basic Plus High OTE + Car

Our client, a leading independent Electrical Wholesaling business now seeks a commercially minded Head of Sales for their expanding UK business.
With a strong client base to work with and an impressive National branch network, this role is truly unique and calls for a strong sector experienced professional to help build their brand awareness and exploit business opportunities with various markets segments including Industrial End Users / Contractors / FM's / Health & Education sector clients across the UK in order to deliver exceptional customer service via a regional sales and leadership team.


  • To develop the business by acquiring new and developing existing customers
  • To grow market share in agreed product lines and customer segments.
  • To support sales initiatives with turnaround branches which do not meet the Company’s sales and profit targets or operational standards
  • To maintain the overall cost base in line with budget and improve productivity levels aligned to sales growth.
  • To work with the Managing Director and marketing team to drive national marketing and promotional initiatives at the regional and branch level.
  • To work in conjunction with the Board Directors to ensure that the Region(s) supports the Company’s customer service standards.
  • To work with preferred suppliers regionally to obtain the best possible deals and marketing support.
  • To recruit, select and develop people to meet the needs of the business.
  • To support and coach people in the team to improve their performance and that of the Company.
  • To develop a succession plan with HR for key roles / people development.
  • To communicate the objectives of the business to all staff in the region(s).
  • To behave in a way to reinforce the core values of the business.
  • To help drive the development of the business at a national level through contributions at the Management Committee meetings.


  • Ideally has worked for a minimum 5 years in the wholesale trade with multi-site experience.
  • Proven man-management ability…preferably with a dispersed team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must possess a “can do” attitude
  • Results driven - motivated by achieving new and exacting targets
  • Achieves results by personifying organisational values, i.e.: team player, integrity, customer focused, standards, and takes pride in their position.
  • Financially astute
  • Comfortable with analysis of key performance ratios and budget / P&L setting
  • Able to identify and analyse market trends
  • Confident and professional in appearance - communicates well at all job levels - respected and listened to – able to make immediate impact.
  • Customer focused - can socialise and negotiate with customers to ensure their needs/expectations can be met. Flexible working style and able to multi-task


Ideally educated to Degree level but proven ability and achievement in career accepted

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