National Sales Manager

Ekkia S.A.S

Location: Nationwide
Closing Date: Thursday, June 30th 2016

Job Type: Customer Service / Management / Sales

Job Description

EKKIA is one of the largest suppliers of Equestrian equipment in Europe with head offices in France. We offer an incredibly wide range of products designed for horse and rider. The high quality brands we develop and our strong involvement in innovation and fashion allows our company to be constantly evolving.

We are currently seeking an experienced Sales professional to oversee the UK Team and sales activities, as well as manage a territory of their own.

The location of where this candidate resides is open for negotiation but ideally any of the following areas : North West, Wales or South West. 

The successful candidate MUST have a proven track record in field sales activity, having managed a territory before (min 4 years) and previous experience of managing others.

The successful candidate will be commercially minded, customer orientated, able to lead by example and able to oversee / monitor others with consideration and professionalism. This role will be accountable to the management at Head Office in France. 

Extensive daily travel and regular nights away are pre requisites for this role.

Visits to France to familiarise with the operations and meetings with the senior management team are to be expected as part of the role.

What we are looking for:

  • Proven track record in sales to retail trade
  • An experienced sales person looking for their next exciting challenge
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Availability to travel extensively throughout the designated area and beyond.
  • Knowledge of equestrian products or the equestrian industry and a good feel for textile . clothing would be a strong asset.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary with performance related commission
  • Takeover of existing clients with further growth opportunity
  • A company van with full sample collection
  • All travelling expenses paid including laptop, phone, hotel etc)

If you are interested then please send your CV and salary expectations to in the first instance.

For further details on our company and products please visit our website


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