Job Type: Management / Saddlery / Sales
Are you looking to take the next step in your career, seeking to join a world leading company? Bring your exceptional sales team management skills and passion for the equestrian industry to a diverse role working for the world's leading saddle brands. Take this opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading equestrian sales teams. Inspired, professional, motivated and above all else, happy to be working together to deliver great results.
We have a fantastic opportunity for an equestrian industry sales business manager, to join our team at Saddlery Brands International. With further expansion to our UK team, we are seeking to recruit a UK Sales Manager to; lead, motivate and fully manage our UK Team of Business Development Managers.
High performance Bates saddles and easy-care Wintec saddles have earned a reputation for excellence and innovation with many patented creative solutions for optimising horse and rider performance.
The Saddlery Brands International team take a customer service driven approach, offer saddle fitting advice, industry leading training programmes and community focussed strategies that will work in conjunction with our extensive marketing support to generate strong sales growth with our retail partners.
As the company’s ambition in the UK is clearly delivering at a high level, we are now seeking to recruit an additional member to the UK Team. An experienced, committed, professional UK Sales Manager. The role is Head Office based in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, with regular travel to work closely with our UK Team of BDM’s, Retail Customers, Saddle Fitters and Events in the UK.
Within the range of equestrian products, the saddle category is unique within the equestrian market and requires a higher level of knowledge, advice and after sales service.
The UK Sales Manager is responsible for team management of the UK Business Development Managers. Ensuring they are developing profitable relationships with our retail customers in order to achieve profitable sales growth, improve the distribution of the Bates & Wintec brands, and exceed the budget targets set.
Critical Success Factors
Competitive candidates will need to display: commitment, motivation, equestrian industry business experience, a team leading personality, team management skills and experience as outlined below.
Sales Team Manager Responsibilities and Duties
Sales Manager Qualifications and Skills
Compensation, Mobility and Next Steps
The company is offering a competitive salary and benefits package. There is a real opportunity to take on greater responsibility as the business grows. Based at the companies UK Head Office in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire and with substantial travel around the UK for client meetings, trade shows, events and building relationships with customers.
If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please attach your CV and a cover letter including your salary expectations.
Interviewing of competitive candidates will take place through November 2019.
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