Lyon Equipment Limited is an employee owned company. Our aim is to provide ‘equipment and expertise to venture further’ to the Watersports, cycle, outdoor, work at height and rescue industries.
In the Watersports industry our portfolio includes U.K. and Irish distribution for RTM / DAG Canoes Kayaks and SUP, TaHe Kayaks, Zegul Sea Kayaks, Robson and Egalis Paddles BiC and Nautix Windsurf products and Restube Safety devices.
Our extensive portfolio also includes quality outdoor brands making us a one stop shop for adventure, leisure and the professional Watersports market.
Whilst we stock products that cater for every Watersports enthusiast from leisure to specialist, our primary focus is the leisure end of the market including commercial Watersports providers, activity centres and leisure retailers.
Due to continued growth within Lyon’s Watersports division we are seeking to appoint a Sales Representative to cover the South of England and South Wales.
We are looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic and organised individual to further enhance the service we provide to our customers and suppliers within this sector. A strong, active passion for Watersports and knowledge of our products would be advantageous as would experience of work in the activity centre setting and retail.
The job is perfectly suited to someone from a Watersports retail and instructing background who is equally comfortable meeting face to face with customers as well as carrying out day to day administrative functions.
As a Sales Representative at Lyon, the successful candidate will work closely with the sales and marketing team to sell and promote our portfolio of brands to both new and existing customers.
The job will involve:
The person we seek will ideally meet the following criteria:
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in U.K. Watersports either through high level operation at activity centres (such as Head of Centre or Technical Advisor), or will have a successful history of Watersports sales and marketing.
The following qualifications and experience are considered essential for the role:
Desirable knowledge and skills:
The successful candidate will be provided with the following:
Hours of work:
This is a full time position which on average equates to 37.5 hours a week. We would expect the majority of work to be carried out between Monday and Friday, however this position will require regular overnight stays and some weekend working.
The benefits include:
Upon successful completion of a six month probationary period:
Please download an application pack from our website www.lyon.co.uk and return completed forms (and accompanying C.V. if you wish) by email or post to Debra Robinson, HR Manager:
Lyon Equipment Limited
Unit 3-7 Tebay Business Park
Closing date for applications: Friday 15th February 2019
Interviews for this post are likely to take place: Week commencing 25th February 2019.