Sales and Marketing Director - Automotive

  • Automotive Headhunters
  • £90,000 to £110,000
  • South East
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading brand in the automotive industry who are looking for a Sales and Marketing Director to lead their ambitious expansion plans to European markets. Based in the South East, our client is a leading and successful brand in the UK automotive market with an enviable reputation in their sector, and are now looking to grow into key European markets, including France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

The successful candidate will be a proven team leader and self-motivator, with a track record of exceeding sales targets and delivering strong returns on investment. The role will report to the Managing Director and have responsibility for a marketing team of 10 and a national sales team of 15 but will be required to expand the sales team to cover the planned European market entries over the next 3 years.

The right calibre candidate will preferably have experience of both marketing and sales, with a background in the automotive industry being desirable. Excellent commercial awareness is essential, as the role will be managing a substantial budget that will require effective management and reporting back into the board. Examples of having improved the return on investment for a company would be advantageous. Development of a strategic sales and marketing plan will also be required, coupled with overseeing the successful implementation of the plan.

The successful candidate will be an ambitious individual who enjoys a new challenge and wants to play an integral part in making a successful company even more successful.

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