UK Sales & Project Development Manager – Sports
Due to continued growth Notts Sport is looking to recruit a UK Sales & Project Development Manager to join its successful synthetic turf pitch department.
The role combines sales performance with project management. Technical experience and a proven track record of either sales or project management within the synthetic sports pitch industry is essential, with a combination of both a preference.
You will be working closely with a wide variety of customers at any given time including local authorities, education departments, schools, sports clubs, facility managers, sports pitch contractors and main contractors to sell the unique Notts Sport Design & Advisory Service.
You will also be managing & delivering large scale, high profile sports pitch projects from initial enquiry through to completion. This encompasses all aspects of the design, development, specification and delivery of synthetic turf pitch projects for customers throughout the UK, with you being on hand to offer expert advice and support throughout.
You will be office based and out on the road with responsibilities ranging from liaison with prospective clients and conducting the initial sales/technical discussions through all stages right through to following up at critical points during the life of the project.
Sales leads and contacts will be generated by both yourself and the company marketing initiatives within the United Kingdom.
You must be a friendly and professional person, trusted by clients and your colleagues, and driven to succeed. Technical knowledge of synthetic sports pitches will be required along with high levels of communication skills as is the ability to build strong, long term customer relationships across a wide variety of customer and supplier sectors. You should be able to manage your time effectively and keep up with the demands of the job which may involve overnight stays in any given working week.
I.T skills will be an advantage; Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) are key tools to deliver your key performance results.
Competitive salary and bonus scheme (subject to knowledge/experience). Company car, pension scheme, private health insurance, up to 25 days annual leave.
To apply for the position please send your up-to-date CV with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of the email “Job Application – Multi-Sports Project Development Manager.”
Deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 14th July 2017.