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Sales Manager - New Zealand

Advertiser: Blundstone Australia Pty. Ltd.More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
6 Nov 2019
Location
Auckland, Auckland Central
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Sales, Management

Sales Manager - New Zealand

About Us

In New Zealand, we're proud to be the custodians of two beloved boot brands, Blundstone and John Bull. Blundstone was established in 1870 and John Bull in 1934 and both are proud to offer tough, no-nonsense footwear for work and play.

Decades of innovative design and production mean Blundstone and John Bull now oversee a global supply chain bringing together the best ideas, components and designs to complement a wide range of products - from gumboots, lace-up safety footwear for men and women, heavy industrial footwear and casual boots. Our products are developed by our team based in Australia and New Zealand who use the best resources available from all over the world to develop footwear that keeps pushing the boundaries.

The passion of our people has helped determine how our products and our brands have evolved. Our people are dedicated, highly skilled, innovative and focused on our customers. We seek and attract people who understand that the power of the team will get the best results for the people who decide to wear our products.

 

The Role

Working from Auckland, you will have responsibility for developing and maintain strategies to optimise sales outcomes across the Blundstone and John Bull brands throughout New Zealand. You will oversee the successful implementation of strategies and make recommendations that benefit market share, as well as managing and negotiating relationships with national major key accounts.

You will have direct responsibility for management of the sales team, providing leadership and guidance that contributes to the achievement of key performance indicators for the team overall.

You will provide high quality advice to the Global Head of Sales on sales strategy, sales management, policy and procedures and ensure successful implementation of marketing objectives and coordinate cooperative promotional campaigns.

 

About You

You will be an outstanding negotiator and possess communication skills that allow you to form close relationships with your team and your customers regardless of format. Your experience in direct customer liaison will allow you to successfully represent Blundstone and John Bull in the market. Your previous experience in similar roles will assist you to analyse processes and gather insights that seek to continuously improve the customer experience and foster end user engagement.

You will be a natural leader and ensure that your team is supported with appropriate planning, direction and supervision that allows them to achieve sales outcomes.

 

Our ideal candidate will have/ Essential Requirements:

  • Extensive management of a sales driven team in a similar environment;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills;
  • Extensive industry, market and consumer knowledge and understanding;
  • Ability to provide Category Management solutions within various reseller environments;
  • Self-motivated with high levels of Initiative and creative thinking;
  • High level of computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Excel; and
  • Willingness and flexibility for Australasian travel.

 

The Benefits

In return we can offer you a dynamic and rewarding position in our market leading, family owned business. We also have an attractive remuneration package including bonus with the flexibility of a company car or car allowance.

Does this sound like the perfect role for you? If so, please submit your application via Linked In (https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1554461141).  

Applications close at midnight on 17 November 2019. We are looking forward to hearing from you!  

Blundstone Australia are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and have commitment to creating an inclusive environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees.

About Us

In New Zealand, we're proud to be the custodians of two beloved boot brands, Blundstone and John Bull. Blundstone was established in 1870 and John Bull in 1934 and both are proud to offer tough, no-nonsense footwear for work and play.

Decades of innovative design and production mean Blundstone and John Bull now oversee a global supply chain bringing together the best ideas, components and designs to complement a wide range of products - from gumboots, lace-up safety footwear for men and women, heavy industrial footwear and casual boots. Our products are developed by our team based in Australia and New Zealand who use the best resources available from all over the world to develop footwear that keeps pushing the boundaries.

The passion of our people has helped determine how our products and our brands have evolved. Our people are dedicated, highly skilled, innovative and focused on our customers. We seek and attract people who understand that the power of the team will get the best results for the people who decide to wear our products.

 

The Role

Working from Auckland, you will have responsibility for developing and maintain strategies to optimise sales outcomes across the Blundstone and John Bull brands throughout New Zealand. You will oversee the successful implementation of strategies and make recommendations that benefit market share, as well as managing and negotiating relationships with national major key accounts.

You will have direct responsibility for management of the sales team, providing leadership and guidance that contributes to the achievement of key performance indicators for the team overall.

You will provide high quality advice to the Global Head of Sales on sales strategy, sales management, policy and procedures and ensure successful implementation of marketing objectives and coordinate cooperative promotional campaigns.

 

About You

You will be an outstanding negotiator and possess communication skills that allow you to form close relationships with your team and your customers regardless of format. Your experience in direct customer liaison will allow you to successfully represent Blundstone and John Bull in the market. Your previous experience in similar roles will assist you to analyse processes and gather insights that seek to continuously improve the customer experience and foster end user engagement.

You will be a natural leader and ensure that your team is supported with appropriate planning, direction and supervision that allows them to achieve sales outcomes.

 

Our ideal candidate will have/ Essential Requirements:

  • Extensive management of a sales driven team in a similar environment;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills;
  • Extensive industry, market and consumer knowledge and understanding;
  • Ability to provide Category Management solutions within various reseller environments;
  • Self-motivated with high levels of Initiative and creative thinking;
  • High level of computer literacy, particularly in Microsoft Excel; and
  • Willingness and flexibility for Australasian travel.

 

The Benefits

In return we can offer you a dynamic and rewarding position in our market leading, family owned business. We also have an attractive remuneration package including bonus with the flexibility of a company car or car allowance.

Does this sound like the perfect role for you? If so, please submit your application via Linked In (https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/1554461141).  

Applications close at midnight on 17 November 2019. We are looking forward to hearing from you!  

Blundstone Australia are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and have commitment to creating an inclusive environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees.

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