Sales Director Italy (m/f/d)

Job offer posted by a headhunter on Experteer

Desired areas of expertise:

Sales & Marketting
Brand Management

Are you an international FMCG executive with experience in sales and marketing as well as in managing a field sales organi-sation? Would you like to work at a unique and leading, owner-managed FMCG company? If so, you should continue reading the following lines:

Our client employs over 2,200 people worldwide and runs several manufacturing sites across the globe. The company is successful with its FMCG brands on a worldwide scale and truly lives the contents of its mission statement and core values. It acts globally and, at the same time, entrusts its key persons with a lot of responsibility.

For the management of one of our client’s most important markets, we are now looking for a Sales Director Italy (m/f/d).

In this unique role you will especially develop and implement short- and long-term sales/marketing strategies and objectives in order to increase volume, turnover and EBITDA. In this context, you will also focus on increasing product distribution, POS visibility and finding new consumers. You will, furthermore, improve the number of loyal consumers through a consumer-focused approach as well as strengthen the brands. You will lead the country product portfolio development as well as mar-keting initiatives specific to Italian consumers aligned with global brand guidelines.

The position is based in Treviso, Italy and requires substantial travelling.

As Sales Director you should especially have profound experience in
- marketing and sales in branded FMCG
- leading a field sales organization
- P&L and cost efficiency
- a multicultural working environment
- working for an owner-managed company (regarded as a plus)

Moreover, you display
- a solid structural thinking and a pragmatic approach
- the ability to build and maintain a motivated and interacting team
- a deep knowledge in formulating market entry strategies
- an international mindset and also a hands-on approach
- a first-class track record in delivering business growth

Last but not least, you should be an authentic and confident hard-working manager who inspires and motivates the sales & brand manager team for a state of the art execution on field by engaging them on a long term commitment for business suc-cess in an open and honest way.

Please send us your application documents in English.


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