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Sales Manager

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands, W. Midlands, England

  • Sectors:

    Sales & Marketing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + + bonus +car

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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    about 1 month ago

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    Emma Bryan

Sales Manager



£45,000-£55,000+ package

The Role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for a global Aerospace/ Defence manufacturer as a Regional Sales Manager. My client is looking for a dynamic and driven Sales Manager, who is responsible for delivering sales growth through establishing, maintaining and expanding the customer base within a defined geographical area/region. Responsibilities include:

  • Experienced in supporting large multinational customers and their supply chains as well as bespoke orders

  • Deliver a year over year growth in revenue for the assigned customer base

  • Meet both annual and long-term growth expectations

  • Serve customer's strategic and tactical business goals and objectives

  • Add value & identify new business opportunities with existing customers

  • Ensure businesses solutions are understood

  • Support the development and implementation of world leading processes

  • Proactively market, approach/target customers, respond to and generating leads and qualifying opportunities

  • Development of growth strategies for the Defence business

  • Planning and analysing the strategic direction for development

  • Setting and meeting order intake, sales and contribution margin budgets

  • Developing and deploying growth strategies against key accounts

  • Understanding the needs of the existing customer base

  • Managing product and service portfolios - ensure all critical aspects of the market are addressed

  • Preparing budgets for sales, costs, profit and cash generation

  • Participating in business reviews and feedback presentations

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager with a proven track record of success within highly regulated industries


Candidates without direct experience working in aerospace / defence manufacturing and supply unfortunately will NOT be considered for this role.

  • HNC standard or higher in engineering subject

  • Mechanical engineering bias

  • Experience working as a Sales Manager

  • New business as well as account management is essential

  • Ability to develop new customers whilst sustaining existing

  • Track record of dealing with large and complex bids in a selling environment

  • Resilient and tenacious with a desire to drive improvement

  • Able to work self-motivated - proactive in the market, approaching customers, responding to leads and qualifying opportunities

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills across all levels


  • Degree, Masters degree or similar - Technical degrees will be favoured

The Business

My client is a leading player in aerospace/defence with a strong presence on a global basis. With almost 200 locations across 20+ locations it is a fantastic opportunity. The business believes their success comes from its people

The Package

  • £45,000- £55,000

  • car
  • up to 25% Bonus

  • Days

Commutable from: Tamworth, Burton on Trent, Loughborough, Leicester, Nuneaton, Coventry, Rugby, Redditch, Solihull, Birmingham