Sales Director
Retail - Sales - FMCG / Consumer Goods
up to £90k

Job Title: 
Sales Director
Job Type: 
Director
Job sector: 
Retail
Sales
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
up to £90k
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
Ref: SDY/896/11
About this position: 

Our client is a globally established premium lifestyle and sports apparel brand with a leading presence across predominantly UK and European wholesale channels including retail and pureplay.

Due to a restructure, they are looking to appoint a European Sales Director to lead their next phase of growth.  

The Role: 
  • Reporting Directly to the Board and a key member of the European senior management you will own the European sales agenda.

 

  • Will lead a multifunctional team with 5 direct reports and work closely alongside peers, third party agents/distributors and customers to ensure group and joint business plans are achieved.

 

  • Will operate in both a hands-on and strategic manner to target growth across new and existing accounts, focussing on growth in the UK and European wholesale markets whilst ensuring brand performance exceeds group expectations.
The Person: 
  • Of degree calibre, you will have a proven track record in a relevant branded sales environment with extensive exposure to apparel/ fashion retail customers in the UK, additional European experience preferred but not essential.

 

  • The ability to prove you can increase commercial performance in a hands on and strategic approach to business management/ leadership.

 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the gravitas to represent the business at a senior level, on an international stage. Fluent English required, French and German a distinct advantage.