Head of Sales

Head of Sales

  • Post Date:October 2, 2017
  • Apply Before: November 2, 2017
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Job Description

Our client is looking to appoint a new Head of Sales to join their dynamic and fast-paced Senior Management Team. Candidates must be able to bring an idea from concept, through to design and into the marketplace – and have a proven track record in successfully doing so.

This role will be based in Dublin with national and international travel required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate must have a good technical and working knowledge of the automotive industry. 
  • Key skills to work with new and existing customers to ensure that product development and positioning will meet with market demands.
  • Sales & Marketing plans to support tenders for new contracts and to pursue new tender opportunities.
  • Identify customer requirements, capture their ideas and provide immediate feedback to appropriate company personnel so that opportunities can be identified and cost analysed.
  • Personally deliver key sales targets / key accounts.
  • Develop excellent relationships with existing customer base and conduct regular visits as well as developing relationships with potential new customers.
  • Liaise with management across all departments to support them in meeting and exceeding budgeted revenue and profit targets.

Required Personal Traits:

  • Third level qualification in the area of Management, Business, Sales, Marketing or Engineering.
  • 5 years management experience in Sales or Marketing.
  • Ideally have technical knowledge of the automotive industry or related trade areas
  • Proven track record in motivating a team to achieve a targeted and measureable plan.
  • Strong experience of meeting sales targets and in expanding revenue
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Exemplary customer service and relationship management skills
  • Experience in office administration at executive level
  • Systems driven
  • Ability to travel nationwide and internationally as required.
  • Full clean driving licence