Our UK manufacturing business at our brand new facility at Pilsworth at Jct 3 on the M66 is looking to expand its commercial team.

With a focus on textile braiding, the business manufactures a wide range of ropes and braided elasticated cords in technical synthetic fibres. These are sold into many industries both in the UK and all over the world. The variety of markets makes for an interesting customer base, with opportunities to develop both existing relationships and new markets to provide customer’s bespoke products.

We have a brand new facility to house a brand new sales team. We wish to develop our sales by way of offering the positions of: Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, and Sales Support People all with outgoing personalities to provide a lively enjoyable sales environment in our newly acquired modern facility.

The Sales Manager role:

  • You will be required to be confident, energetic and to perform with a positive attitude in prospecting for new business
  • To explore routes to many areas of new business in pursuit of prospects and, ultimately, sales
  • To become an integral member of the Sales & Marketing team, contributing to the development and planning of sales & marketing strategy and business direction, building relationships with prospects and existing customers
  • Contribute to and drive the Company marketing requirements

Other skills & experience required:

  • Previous business development experience, dealing with potential buyers at all levels
  • Excellent communication, good negotiation and leadership skills
  • Good PC skills, Microsoft packages literate, and previous CRM usage
  • A sound understanding of marketing skills
  • Be well motivated, results driven and a good team player
  • Professional telephone manner and successful appointment making record
  • 5 years + in a similar role
  • A-level or higher standard of education
  • A commercial background in technical textiles and/or mechanical engineering would be an advantage, but not essential

Salary: Negotiable


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