Our client, an extremely dynamic automotive logistic company is seeking a Head of Sales and Marketing to join the company, and continue to strengthen and improve on its position as the main suppliers of vehicles transport and storage in Ireland.
This role will form part of our Senior Management Team.
- Lead the development of an expanded product range.
- Develop new markets for the company.
- Develop a concise understanding of the future of the motor industry.
- Pursue sales potential within transport, workshop and compound operations.
- Instrumental in conceiving and executing a plan to fill spare operational capacity.
- Pursue new tender opportunities.
- Continue to develop the Sales and Marketing function in line with changing market requirements.
- Coordinate and manage supplier with regard to new product/service introductions, marketing literature and brochures etc.
- Develop excellent relationship with existing with potential new customers.
- Engage and supervisor as required in completing new tender for OEM activity.
- Manage website and social content and activity.
- Day to day sales activity.
- Third level qualification in the area of Management, Business, Sales or Marketing.
- Degree and background in engineering.
- 5 years minimum management experience in Sales or Marketing.
- Dublin based role but must be very flexible and willing to travel nationwide and internationally frequently.
- Technical knowledge of the industry in which our client operates, or of the motor trade or of related trade areas.
- Ideally with a background in the motor industry, either at dealership, supplier or OEM level.
- Industry experience in dealing with HGVs, Local Authorities, Engineering advantageous.
- Experience in assisting with new technical product design or placement advantageous.
- Proven track record in bringing an idea from conception, to design and successfully into the marketplace.
- Proven track record in motivating a team to achieve a targeted and measureable plan.
For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.
The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.
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