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Sales Director

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Account Management, Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £85000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Wiseman

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

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Sales Director
£85,000 - £90,000 + benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a market leading Automotive Tier 1 manufacturer as Sales Director, heading up the UK team, working with a number of world class OEM customers. This role is easily commutable from most parts of the West Midlands including Birmingham, Telford, Wolverhampton, Warwick, Walsall, Worcestershire, Redditch, West Bromwich, Stratford-upon-Avon and surrounding areas.

The Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Drive sales and financial targets

  • Developing and executing a strategy for the businesses UK Automotive business covering the entire project life cycle from conception to completion.

  • Leading a team of Sales Managers, Key Account Managers and Junior Account Managers

  • Managing the relationship with existing customers, looking for greater product penetration

  • Develop the business with OEM customers

  • Develop, inspire, motivate and manage the team in line with the businesses model

  • Meeting and exceeding annual sales targets

  • Analysing competitors, their organization, distribution, strategy and pricing. Drive benchmarking exercises to ensure the business offer a competitive and attractive proposition based on cost, quality, delivery and customer buying experience

  • Building relationships with other participating departments and product line management to assist in the development of marketing and product strategies

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Sales Director with a proved record in Automotive supply.

Candidates without direct experience working in automotive manufacturing and supply unfortunately cannot be considered for this role.

It is essential you have -

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Automotive sales

  • Technical and/or commercial education (Bachelors, Masters degree or similar) background or product interest

  • A minimum of 2 years at Head of Sales or Sales Director level

  • Experience leading teams and driving performance

  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive results

  • A natural seller with strong business development skills

  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive results Competent in creating and holding professional presentations with demanding OEM customers

My client are looking to recruit as soon as possible so if interested please apply today!