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    Head of Sales & Marketing

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Date posted: 22/01/2019
  • Job reference: 37404_1548174559

Our client is a leading specialist manufacturer, with roots firmly planted in Lancashire, but operating on a world-wide basis.

With an annual turnover of around £20m and employing around 200 people, they are seeking an experienced Head of Sales and Marketing to lead the Sales & Marketing Team in order to develop and expand their marketing capability.

Reporting to the MD, the successful Head of Sales and Marketing will be responsible for:

Participating and contributing as a key member of the leadership team

Development of and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans to achieve corporate objectives

Managing, developing and coaching the sales and marketing teams

Continually analysing markets, customers, channels, market trends, competitors and opportunities

Determining and implementing the optimum marketing mix for each product group and for each geographical location

Developing and managing the digital marketing strategy

Continuous development and enhancement of the distribution network

Co-ordinating with R&D in the development and marketing of new products

Stakeholder management with relevant departments

Managing sales & marketing budgets

Attendance at trade shows and exhibitions

The successful Head of Sales and Marketing must be able to demonstrate:

A proven record in sales and marketing leadership

Excellent communication and networking skills

Extensive B2B experience

The ability to travel widely

Good experience and understanding of marketing strategy and implementation

People management experience

Solid understanding of marketing principles

A degree in Business, Marketing or similar

A full and clean driving licence

French, German or Spanish written and/or spoken aren't essential but will be advantageous

Clayton Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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