Sales Director - up to £65k - Manchester / Liverpool (Nationwide Travel Required) - Unique Retail environment!
We are looking for a process driven, passionate leaders! If you are an experienced Sales Director in a Retail / Hospitality environment and you are looking for your next step, in which you will be able demonstrate your commercial and strategic flair, alongside your coaching and development skills, read on!
Our client is a family-owned business that prides themselves in building long term mutually-respectful partnerships which continue to grow sustainable businesses for the benefit of all partners! The business is currently in a phase of growth and are looking for an Sales & Development Sales Director to work closely with the Managing Director, Commercial Finance and Operations on the development and roll out of ongoing Growth, Strategy and Development plans.
Alongside the motivation, coaching and development of the Sales Team (from scratch!) you will lead the tendering process and negotiation for new business space.
This is a field based role with minimal presence at head office. Your presence in stores will allow you to lead from the front and lead by example when face to face with customers and potential Clients!
Understanding shop floor management and impacting the customer journey positively is the key to ever increasing sales growth.
Sales and standards and are at the heart of this role and your ability to keep the team focused on both will be the key to your success.
You will understand retail first and foremost and your career to date will have been in predominately sales and service driven environments.
With sales at the heart of everything that you do and driving performance being your mantra you will not shy away from making the tough decisions when necessary.
A natural leader of people you will be adept at winning hearts and minds through a focus on asking the right questions at the right time.
You are focused, driven and committed to delivering the result in way that excites and energises those around you and allows you to gain their buy in to take them on the journey with you.
UK based this is a nationwide role and you will be out in the field for most of your working week leading from the front in the store estate and bringing the corporate strategy alive with your teams.
You will need to have excellent literacy and numeric skills and proven analytical ability
Above all you must be a rounded individual with a strong and outgoing personality with a story to tell people about, outside of your work life.
Please apply if you are curious and we will discussed the business and role in more details!