Sales Manager / Head of Retail Sales

Posted 4 April by Wallace Hind Talent Solutions Easy Apply

We’re on the hunt for a Head of Sales to help grow our share of the UK retail space. We are a Heritage Brand with a portfolio of products that operate in the value to luxury range of their category. We need someone who has the passion and hunger to help grow a business and set the strategy!

SALARY: £ 55,000 Base, bonus, Car or Car allowance and Excellent Benefits package

LOCATION: The role is based just outside of Milton Keynes, but we expect you will more than likely be Midlands based.


As UK Retail Sales Manager you will be responsible for growing sales in the UK market via a small team and personally manage some of the major multiples and key accounts.  The business has identified massive growth potential within the major retailers and etailers and seeks an inspirational leader who can open doors and create opportunities. This is a senior role reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with the Operations Director. Our UK business is destined for growth and it’s an exciting time for you to develop this potential.

REQUIREMENTS - UK Retail Sales Manager / Head of Retail Sales

You will have a successful track record in Retail Sales within a branded product portfolio and be able to demonstrate success of working with distributors and high street retailers and the ability to develop successful sales strategies. You will mentor and develop the existing sales team bringing best practice and processes to add value to the wider business.

Sectors of particular interest could include but not exclusively Stationery, Art & Craft, Toys, Gift, Luxury Goods, Watching

Team fit is vital – you will need personal credibility to be able to lead an established team who have long standing industry contacts and superb customer relationships.

PERSON - UK Retail Sales Manager / Head of Retail Sales

We are looking for an inspirational and dynamic leader who can generate growth and add value to a growing market. Ideally a graduate with strong consumer goods sales experience at a senior level within Major Retailers, Distributors and Key independent accounts. You must be Numerate and financially agile and comfortable with rebate and commercial propositions.

THE COMPANY - UK Retail Sales Manager / Head of Retail Sales

We are a heritage brand with an portfolio of products that provide consumers with highly regarded branded consumer goods. This specialist division, which is a leading brand, combines a strong British heritage with outstanding new product development and remains at the forefront of innovation.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: Arts & crafts, stationery, non-food, pet care, household goods, office products, electrical, consumer goods, luxury goods.
Role: UK Sales Manager, Retail Sales Manager, Sales Controller, National Accounts Sales Manager, Sales Director or Senior National Account Manager. Retail Channel Manager

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Philip Monkman quoting UK Retail Sales Manager / Head of Retail Sales and reference PM14746  DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

Reference: 34823135

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