International Sales Manager

Location: Preston
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Reference: ISM002

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Are you an experienced and passionate Sales Manager who is seeking the opportunity to use your skills and experience within a market leading, global business?


Due to recent retirements, our client is looking for a candidate with sales and account management experience who is looking for their next step as International Sales Manager. You will be responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities for assigned accounts and areas. Working consistently towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth, in line with the company vision and values.


We are looking for a dependable dynamic team member with sales experience who is looking to progress into a key account management role.


Key Responsibilities/Objectives:

Regular communication with directors, other managers & colleagues.
Exhibition organisation and efficacy assessment.
Develops a business plan and sales strategy for the market(s) that ensures the attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
To maintain existing sales and to improve ROE (Return of Capital Employed)
Comprehensively monitor customer purchase patterns making use of various IT analysis tools and pivot tables.
Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets and build existing ones with new and existing products.
To establish and maintain the brand. To identify and be receptive to opportunities.
To present a good image of the products and the Company
To be aware of competitor activity – their strategy, pricing and weaknesses.
To develop sound product and market knowledge.
Attend trade association meetings and events.
Resolving contractual and commercial problems.
Budget preparation.
Customer credit limits and risk management.
Prepare presentations for customers and for sales and management meetings.


Key Skills & Experience:

Prior industry knowledge, particularly Fire, Commercial Vehicle and Spill Containment an advantage
Efficient presentation and communication skills
Use of pivot tables, ability to extract information. Familiar with Epicor software desirable
The capacity to adequately handle work stress
Solid problem solving, decision making and analytical capabilities and excellent attention to detail
Diligent and Trustworthy
Dynamic and Energetic Team leader
Relationship building internally and externally and Networking
Persuading & Influencing
Leading & Supervising
Sales experience
Language Skills ideally Spanish desirable
Degree or equivalent or Sales experience
Driving Licence



25 days holiday (includes 4 days Xmas shut down) + bank holidays
Company Car & Car parking
Tea & Coffee
Healthcare scheme
Home working permitted up to 2 days a week


Working Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8-5 with 4:30 finish Friday

Core hours as stated but additional to suit business demands are expected


Closing date is 24th June 2019

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to us