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Brand Manager (D1154)

  • Job added:   2 June 2011
  • Salary :   £ Negotiable basic salary, excellent bonus structure, company car
  • Location :   West Midlands
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Privately Owned Retailer C/o Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   David Southgate
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
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Our Client owns a well established retail business, with two outlets in the West Midlands. With impressive ROI figures, and a substantial trading history, the business flourishes on providing excellent levels of customer service and attention to detail.

The new position of Brand Manager will appeal to those seeking a career move from a General Sales Management role, allowing the successful individual to run one of the sites, with the support of an Aftersales Manager. Selling a distinct European Brand with its own character, both new and used vehicle sales and marketing would fall under this remit, together with used vehicle buying. An overview of Aftersales, CSI and general site management would be required on a day to day basis, but as the business is running successfully already most of the focus would concentrate on minor improvements, staff development and maintaining excellent working relationships with the Importer.

In the long term, we would see this role leading to a Directorship within the business, giving all the benefits of running an independent business and being involved in key decision making situations, without the risk of financial investment.

Applications welcomed from experienced General Sales Managers or General Managers in their first appointment seeking a step forward and “career stretch”.

Pre-selection questions (YES answers required)

Are you a General Sales Manager working in a structured Group or PLC, looking for more responsibility in a well run privately owned business?

Can you demonstrate outstanding leadership, motivational and organizational ability?

Are you capable of managing and motivating a medium sized team selling volume new and used vehicles to retail and business user clients in the West Midlands?

Can you demonstrate a commercial awareness that would allow you to manage a site with the support of an Aftersales Manager?

Do you have the potential to become a Director in a successful small business in the future?

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