Sales Manager - Signage
Our client is a sign and graphics company based in Manchester. They offer clients a large verity of signage and large format print products including wayfinding signage, built up letters, vehicle graphics, exhibition stands, promotional banners, window graphics and interior / exterior signage.
They are currently looking to recruit a Sales Manager to head up a team of x 3 direct reports, internal Sales Account Managers.
The successful candidate will be responsible on a day to day basis for the management of a team, all of whom manage a set portfolio of clients/accounts. The candidate must have the right experience and personality to combine managing the team to hit their targets with excellent client management skills themselves - this is a hands on position, so managing their own clients to hit their own targets is part of the remit. You will report directly into the Management Team.
- You must be comfortable managing performance, time keeping, conducting 1 to 1s and if required assisting in the disciplinary process.
- You must have a strong understanding of signage/branding and graphics across a broad spectrum
- You must be comfortable in discussing briefs with clients, conducting regular client meetings, quoting, chasing and project managing jobs through to completion utilising their Design, Production and Install teams.
The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Business Development Manager, Production Manager, General Manager and Director to ensure Targets and Plans are robustly designed and met. (This is a close knit Management Team, so the right personality and attitude are essential.)
This is a key position in the business and will be based at company site with regular travel around (mostly) Greater Manchester to service clients.
*Excellent Microsoft skills are essential and experience of using our Clarity system would be beneficial.