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Head of Sales & Marketing - Engineering

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Recruiter: Huxley
Listed on: 13th January
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £70,000 - £90,000
Type: Permanent

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A successful and leading engineering business who research, develop and manufacture complex machinery in-house are looking for a Sales & Marketing Director to take the reins and lead the company into a new era of development and growth. As Sales & Marketing Director you'll be responsible for multiple aspects of the business and will need a solid understanding of manufacturing and distribution along with production and supply chain. Working closely with the MD, you will be an integral part of this business unit and the wider company as they step into an exciting part of their journey. You will need to be able to exploit your experience at a senior level to provide direction, planning, resourcing and execution of the strategic plan focusing on the sales and marketing needs to ensure the company meets or exceeds its growth targets. I've listed some of the responsibilities & required skills below; Responsibilities:

  • Market - Constantly monitor and report the competitive and customer landscape, trending change and planning appropriately to maximise any opportunity
  • Management Team - Support the management team in the development, preparation and delivery of objectives of the Company's Annual Operating Plan
  • Customers - Continue to build high level relationships at customer sites to build a strategic understanding of customer's business and effectively manage their CRM system. Own the customer journey from enquiry through to delivery
  • Continuous Improvement - Develop and implement strategies to accelerate adoption of continuous improvement philosophies
  • Marketing - Develop, implement, and manage external communications plans including voice of the customer and global customer surveys. Analysis of SAP and CRM data to drive informed decision making.


  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven success with Sales / Marketing and Business Management
  • Track record in a complex, technical sales environment (engineering would be advantageous)
  • Ability to develop multi-year marketing plans
  • High level commercial and strategic ability coupled with technical knowledge
  • Be able to show authoritative leadership at all levels, internally and externally
  • Degree qualified or MBA would be advantageous

This role will suit you if you are strategically focused with technical knowledge and proven success in driving sales growth, excellent customer service management and are able to analyse market trends and data to identify improvement area & future opportunities. Salary will be dependent upon what value you can bring to the business but as a guideline something circa £80,000 + bonuses and a competitive benefits package including company car, laptop, mobile phone. If you'd like to be considered for this role then please apply with a copy of your latest CV.

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Huxley Engineering, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales