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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Commercial Director

Newcastle, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: car allowance, pension, bonus

Our client is a well-established and rapidly growing manufacturing business that specialises in precision engineering. The company has expanded both in terms of its infrastructure, capital equipment and its people. It truly is a market leader in its field. To realise the next phase of its growth the business is looking to recruit a newly created Commercial Directors position to help lead and drive all of its commercial activity. The role which reports to the company Managing Director will form part of a small and agile leadership team. As such the breadth of the challenges and the opportunities will be extremely varied and will include:

  • Provision of strategic leadership and commercial activity for the company
  • The development of a sales & marketing strategy that will help deliver on the company's growth plans
  • Product development, innovation and vendor management
  • Overall execution and development for sales & marketing plan
  • Leadership and development of the engineering team

Candidates from either a 'corporate' background or experience within an SME will be considered providing they will relish working in a fast moving and entrepreneurial environment. The right individual needs to be an experienced commercial leader (or sales director) with strong relationship management skills and an eye for business development. The candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to both devise sales strategies as well as visibly leading from the front with customer relationships. It would be advantageous but not critical that candidates possess a background in automotive or related markets.

Role: Commercial Director
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Tyne & Wear

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