Export Sales manager

Organisation Orchard Toys
Location Norfolk
Company Summary

Orchard Toys, based in Wymondham, Norfolk, have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Export Sales Manager to join their enthusiastic and motivated team.

Reporting to the Sales Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing existing distributor relationships across 40 export markets as well as seeking opportunities and potential in new markets.

The candidate will have excellent account management skills and a proactive approach to sourcing opportunities in unfamiliar territories. Experience of selling to the USA would be an advantage.

The role will involve travel throughout the year, but will be primarily office based.  Whilst we would prefer the candidate to be based in our Wymondham office, we appreciate that this may not be practical, so we will consider applications from home based candidates.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing, supporting and developing distributors within key existing markets
  • Setting distributor objectives and conducting regular performance reviews
  • Identifying, qualifying and appointing new distributors in new markets as part of growth strategy
  • Negotiating distribution agreements and contract
  • Attending UK and international tradeshows where required

Qualifications & experience Required:

  • A demonstrable record of success in Export Sales / Business Development
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Speaking any other languages is advantageous but not essential

Key Personal Skills Required:

  • A passion for product and the ability to embrace the company’s values, combined with a strong team ethic
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and presentation skills with both customers and colleagues.
  • Self-starter that can work independently and take ownership of tasks
  • Confident in working to monthly targets and reporting performance
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
Closing Date Friday 4th January 2019
Contact Details If you believe you fit the specification, please submit your CV, along with your salary expectations and a covering letter to: careers@orchardtoys.com