National Account Manager - Industrial Distributors

Global manufacturing Group requires an experienced National Account Manager / Channel Sales Manager to manage, at head office level, the day to day relationship with the UK’s top Industrial Distributor Groups

SALARY: up to £55,000

BENEFITS: OTE circa £65,000 Company Car Group Pension Additional Group Benefits

We are a global manufacturing group operating in 56 countries employing over 50,000 professionals worldwide. Our products and solutions are at work all over the world. From the spaces we live and work, cars we drive through to the mobile devices we rely on, you are never more than a few steps away from one of our innovative, specialist products or solutions.

This division develops, manufactures and markets technically advanced industrial lubricants and line marking systems, through a network of established distributors to key industrial end-users worldwide. Market sectors include Metal Working, Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Industrial MRO, Aerospace, Marine and Offshore.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: National Account Manager - Industrial Distributors

A detailed brief will be made available to those who are short listed but in summary and as part of our European sales operation, we wish to recruit an ambitious Channel Sales Specialist to manage and develop, at head office level, the day to day relationship with the UK’s top Industrial Distributor Groups.

LOCATION: UK - Home based but with extensive travel throughout the UK and Ireland. 1 day per week on average based from our Northern UK head office.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: National Account Manager - Industrial Distributors

We would be delighted to receive applications from individuals who:
· Have a complete understanding of all B2B industrial distribution channel dynamics including end user market development and product range applications
· Have a proven track record of successfully selling to the UK’s top Industrial Distributor Groups outlined above for another manufacturing organisation. Product wise, this could be any industrial consumables as the sales process and routes to market are the same or similar
· Have a demonstrable track record of delivering and implementing differentiated sales/marketing/ growth strategies with and through National Industrial Distributor Groups
· Can interact effectively with all levels of customers (distributor and End-user alike) and communicate / energise a UK sales team to deliver ambitious distributor development plans at branch level

As an indicator of suitability, it is highly likely you will have undertaken one of the following job roles:
· Job Title - National Distributor Sales Manager / Industrial Distribution Sales Manager / Trade Sales Manager / Channel Sales Manager / Industrial Channel Specialist / Key Account Manager

FUTURE PROSPECTS: National Account Manager - Industrial Distributors
· Succession planning is an integral part of our recruitment process and it is imperative we employ individuals who have the desire and capability to take on greater responsibilities in the future, both here in the UK and if desired globally.
· We offer the genuine potential for career development within our company and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting National Account Manager - Industrial Distributors and reference JG15048 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.