Head of Retail Sales

Recruiter
Ibell Recruitment & Staffing Ltd
Location
Luton
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Retail Sales - If you’re a seasoned senior level retail sales manager, possessing broad commercial experience and a background in leading nationwide operations for small to medium sized businesses, then this opportunity may be of interest to you…

This UK and Ireland division for a global distributor, with offices and warehousing based in Luton is seeking to appoint an experienced Head of Retail Sales to spearhead the growth and management of its sales operation, delivering profitable growth across the region

Working closely with the wider sales and marketing team and reporting directly to the Managing Director, you’ll be adept at developing strategic plans for the development of an existing national retail business and possess demonstrable experience of successfully managing high profile national accounts

As Head of Retail Sales, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Achieving agreed sales targets, with a focus on margin and efficiencies
• Developing and maintaining strong customer relationships
• Identifying and developing new business opportunities
• Contract negotiation and management
• Analysis and reporting
• Collaborating with the marketing team to deliver relevant campaigns
• Managing, coaching and mentoring sales and merchandising staff where required
• Building effective working relationships with the wider business teams (customer services and warehousing etc.)

A highly experienced retail sales professional and manager, you’ll be a confident leader, with a proactive ‘can-do’ approach, an analytical mind and excellent all-round communication and presentation skills. The ability to nurture and develop strong internal relationships with other business functions is also essential, as is the confidence and skill required to identify sales opportunities with existing accounts and open new ones.

As Head of Retail Sales, Travel within the UK and Ireland will be involved as required.

On offer in return is a basic starting salary of c£45,000 - £50,000 per annum (negotiable subject to experience), along with a bonus (to 30%), pension, life assurance and 25 days annual holiday entitlement and other benefits.

An excellent Head of Retail Sales opportunity, based from Luton, Bedfordshire and with a nationwide focus.

If you fit the above profile, please forward your CV by applying today or call Gavin Ibell on (Apply online only) for more information and to discuss your suitability

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