Sales & Marketing Director

A competitive basic salary plus benefits (incl. car), bonus and equity opportunity
20 May 2022
03 Jun 2022
Business Development, Marketing, Sales
Contract Type

We are currently seeking a Sales and Marketing Director for a private equity backed, engineered solutions group. The business has a Midlands HQ, with a national remit.  It designs and manufactures safety-critical components for wear-resistant applications and supply customers operating across a number of large and growing end markets. 

Their engineered led solutions have created a “sticky“ customer base, with high levels of repeat revenues providing a solid platform to deliver  £33m of sales and very positive EBITDA in the current year to December.  The business has a strong product development pipeline, but there is also growth potential from existing products launched recently, to generate a c£60m revenue and £10m EBITDA business by 2025.

The Sales and Marketing Director will report to the CEO and take responsibility for the strategic sales & commercial leadership that will deliver the global sales objectives. These will be achieved by maximising profit margins and generating successful sales onto new & existing customers in the Renewables and Offshore Oil and Gas sectors.

Key accountabilities:

  • Responsible for planning, developing & implementing the global sales strategy in accordance with the business plan & in conjunction with the executive team
  • Lead the sales drive & deliver the revenues to meet the business plan
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to create innovation (product development, process development)
  • Conduct domestic & overseas sales visits in the pursuit & development of strategic sales
  • Create a culture of customer service/care which exceeds customer expectations & global best practice
  • Monitor competitor activities and develop a detailed network of market intelligence, focusing on product & development opportunities, developing markets, products & technical advances
  • Provide strategic guidance on corporate marketing activity including target markets, communication strategy, identifying the value proposition, using the best methods/tools to create lead generation and to maximise the organisations exposure
  • Propose & agree the sales budget for the ensuring period in terms of product quantities & product prices
  • Attend exhibitions and PR functions and be prepared to travel within the UK and overseas on business

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree calibre with an engineering or technical background and at least 10 years working at sales leadership level within the off shore oil, gas or renewables sector.
  • A leader that presents excellent communicator skills, highly organised and gravitas to building strong internal & external relationships at a senior/board level
  • Experienced in all aspects of sales & marketing management. Be able to co-ordinate multiple activities, handle key accounts and have a proven track record of leading teams to create success.

Personal attributes

  • A natural leader with exceptional EQ, demonstrates passion and commitment and inspires the same in others.
  • Entrepreneurial, large company discipline combined with small company attitude.
  • Hands-on, combining strong strategic planning skills with an eye for detail and a willingness to roll-the-sleeves-up when necessary.
  • Motivated, focused and driven, absorbs pressure and delivers results.
  • Unquestionable integrity, sets high standards for themselves and others


  • A competitive and attractive basic salary plus benefits including car allowance, pension, life insurance, healthcare etc. will be available.
  • Equity will be available, quantum tbc.
  • Bonus scheme depending on personal and company performance against budget.