Regional Sales and Training Manager

Field based, South UK

Salary: £Competitive

Permanent, Full time

About the Brand:

Craghoppers is a recognised developer and marketer of high performance apparel and equipment and is owned by The Regatta Group.

With over 50 years’ experience, Craghoppers is one of the leading UK brands in technical outdoor, travel and lifestyle apparel clothing and accessories, designed and engineered to protect our customers, wherever they travel and whatever the climate.

The Role:

We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a Regional Sales and Training Manager who will be managing all aspects of the allocated Southern territory within Craghoppers UK wholesale, ensuring the brand is well represented through all channels and anticipated growth. As a member of the UK wholesale team, you will make a significant contribution to the growth of the business and build strong relationships with our customers whilst continuing to open new accounts and train staff about brand.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Achievement of annual, seasonal and monthly budget and profit targets within the Southern Regional Accounts
  • Together with the Country Manager, build and deliver a short and long term strategy for the region, linked to the overall business strategy
  • Plan and deliver impactful range presentations at seasonal launches and sell in appointments
  • Order book management, ensuring forward order targets are achieved and that conversion is managed effectively and efficiently
  • Ensure regular contact with the key personnel within the Key Accounts, carry out regular business review in season, and act as conduit between key office staff and their opposite numbers within the accounts
  • Manage the marketing plans for each of the Key Accounts, supported by the Craghoppers Marketing Manager, ensuring that budgets are adhered to and Craghoppers are getting the best value from each investment
  • To ensure that the brand looks at its best in-store and on-line, with supply and implementation of seasonal assets, including imagery, in-store unitary (where applicable and agreed) and that POS materials are kept up to date
  • Timely completion of monthly reports, weekly movements, contact reports and all other forms of admin

Required Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for this role will already be working in the outdoor industry and able to demonstrate a successful pedigree in sales and have an understanding and appreciation of both the outdoor market and brands with a passion for both.
  • Be an enthusiastic and active outdoor participant with strong communication skills, who is well organised, self-motivated and used to working with targets.
  • Comfortable working both as a team and remotely by self.
  • Computer literate and hold passport and full driving license.

If you have the drive, relevant experience and top-quality sales skills to help build the Craghoppers brand, we would love to hear from you.

What’s in it for you?

For the successful applicant we will offer a competitive salary, performance related bonus, company car, 30 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, company pension, Craghoppers clothing allowance, staff sales scheme, travel expenses and tools of the trade. If you’ve got the qualities to become part of the Craghoppers team we’d like to hear from you. 

How to apply

To apply for the position of Regional Sales and Training Manager please visit here  and click on ‘Apply’ to upload your detailed CV and complete the application form outlining why you would like to work for Craghoppers, and detailing your last 2 years remuneration including any bonus and other benefits.

Closing date for applications: Friday 5th October 2018.

If your initial application is successful you will be contacted shortly after this date to arrange an interview.  

Posted:
17 Sep 2018
Closing date:
05 Oct 2018
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