Senior Sales Manager

Location Hampshire
Salary Generous
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales and Marketing
Reference J7042
Position Title: Senior Sales Manager Europe, World's leading manufacture of composite rigging and cables

Type of contract: Full time role but can be combined with professional sailing commitments

Location: Europe (ideally Spain, SOuth of France or Hampshire)

Reporting to: Group Sales Director and General Manager

Key Working Relationships:-
Internal - Sales Managers, Project Managers, Design Team, Finance Department, Others Services
External - Agents, Sailing Teams, Naval Architects and Designers, Owner representative, Project Managers, Boat Builders, Riggers.

Objectives and Responsibilities:-
• Develop and manage a network of spar-makers, rigging businesses, agents
• Technical sale to owners, project managers, sailing teams, riggers and industry influencers
• Drive sales revenue and maximize profitability
• Contribute to product feedback and technical development
• Ensure customer & distribution development
• Maintaining and promoting our Brand Identity
• Attend major events in order to present the FF product portfolio
• Development of customer strategies and addressing white-spot potentials
• Accounts assignment based on language and employee location

• Experience as professional sailor in major regattas or racing program: i.e. The Ocean Race, Vendée
Globe, Americas Cup, TP52, Figaro circuit
• Strong experience in technical sales, preferably business development and management of a
distribution network
• Technical background as engineer, Naval Architect or professional rigger
• Speaking and presentation talent very appreciated
• English mandatory, Spanish or French as a plus
• Working knowledge of CRM or similar tools appreciated
• Available for extensive travel to meet customers
• Based in Spain, South of France or Hampshire, UK
• Salary (extremely competitive) based on experience, including a bonus incentive

*Great Opportunity* This is a rare and, genuinely, fantastic opportunity to join a truly amazing team at the World's leading manufacturer of composite rigging.

For the right person, this will be the ultimate role.

Please contact Rob Hannan in complete confidence to find out more about this opportunity.

Direct / third party applications will be forwarded to Rob Hannan at Marine Resources.

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