Sales & Business Development Director
Aerospace - Sales - Defence & Security - Marketing, PR & Advertising

Job Title: 
Sales & Business Development Director
Job Type: 
Job sector: 
Defence & Security
Marketing, PR & Advertising
Base Salary: 
About this position: 

Our client is a leading manufacturer of specialist composite materials for Aerospace and Defence applications. Having significantly invested in their Manufacturing capability to drive growth they are looking to appoint a Sales and Business Development Director.

The Role: 
  • Reporting Directly to the board you will hold full strategic accountability for a global sales function focussing on increasing profitable revenues across new and existing accounts.


  • Operating in a customer facing and hands-on leadership role, you will lead and mentor a team with 4 direct reports whilst further developing strategic relationships with customers and third-party partners in UK and International markets.



The Person: 


  • Ideally holding degree level technical or business qualifications you will be a commercial astute senior sales executive with the ability to prove you can increase performance across Aerospace and Defence markets. Exposure to Major OEM’s and their key suppliers would be highly advantageous.


  • With exceptional customer facing communication and negotiation skills, you will have previous experience closing complex high value and often long term agreements with customers at a senior level.


  • The gravitas to represent a growing business on an international stage in a high profile autonomous leadership position.