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- July 31, 2023
The Wilkie Group has been at the forefront of innovation in Textile Technology for over 155 years. Recognised globally, Wilkie has a manufacturing footprint across the UK and China, and customers all over the world.
Unprecedented growth potential, coupled with ambitious leadership has created the opportunity for Wilkie to appoint a Sales Manager to operate across UK and European markets. The successful appointee will play a pivotal role in delivering this growth and contributing strongly to the future success of the group. The role can be based anywhere in Europe and will report to the Customer and Supplier, Relationship and Innovation Director, working closely alongside existing teams in both the UK and China.
Wilkie operate with an uncompromising commitment to forming successful partnerships with customers. This fosters collaborative and innovative thinking, enabling Wilkie to cement their place in the supply chain by focussing on and delivering the needs and wants of the customers’ customer. This is referred to as the Wilkie Advanced Textile Technology proposition. The Sales Manager will play a key role in a highly motivated and technically competent team, optimising sales activity to ensure the Advanced Textile Technology proposition is delivered successfully across UK and European markets.
- Act as the point of contact for UK and European customers at the Wilkie Group,
- Responsible for maintaining and implementing professional and formal sales processes for the sales operations in UK and Europe,
- Responsible in maintaining and developing relationships and sales throughout the UK and European territory,
- Responsible for sourcing, managing and closing leads,
- Responsible for producing an accurate sales forecast for the UK and European market,
- Expectation to travel frequently throughout the UK and Europe when necessary to provide sales and technical support.
We are looking to appoint a self-motivated, entrepreneurial and experienced Sales professional who has the ability to thrive on autonomy and is driven by success. Candidates should be highly skilled in both the origination and execution of new business. A background and proven B2B sales track record from a relevant industry sector such as textiles, manufacturing and heavy industry will be valuable sector experience to bring but is not a pre-requisite.
A natural communicator and negotiator, the successful candidate will be motivated by achieving ambitious targets, be skilled at developing new business and maximising the potential with existing customers. Ultimately, the right candidate will combine ability and track record with high potential, the calibre and ambition to progress in the organisation and excitement about the opportunity on offer.
Interested candidates should send their CV, with full remuneration details, to Graham Burns at email@example.com. For a confidential conversation, please call Graham on 0131 539 7087.
- UK / Europe