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Director of Sales

Job reference: 
5685/INT
Location: 
South West
Employment type: 
Permanent
Salary and benefits: 
Six figure base + package
Job description: 

Our client has a long established and very successful family business and is firmly committed to a significant increase in both turnover and market share over the next five years.

As such, they require a Director of Sales to work with the Board to implement and deliver the strategic sales plan helping them to deliver both their short-term forecasts and their long-term ambitions.  It is also critical that you provide leadership and management to the Business Development teams, enabling them to achieve their potential, instilling in them the right values and behaviours, not only to succeed commercially, but to champion best practice and team inclusivity.  Additionally, you must work closely with all Board members and create a strong relationship, both cross-functionally and at all levels of management.

Candidates will be authentic and credible sales professionals with commercial and strategic awareness of how to build premium brands and experience of working in the food and drinks sector.  You will have a well-developed network and will have the personal and communication skills to work across the trades with a discerning client base in a competitive marketplace.  It is also imperative that you are innovative, proactive and with a strong moral compass who is both a team leader and a team player.

If you believe you have the skills, drive and personality to work with a market leader, please forward your CV, quoting Ref. No. 5685/INT to David Coombes.