SALES & MARKETING DIRECTOR

Principal Connections has been retained to recruit for the Senior Executive post of Sales & Marketing Director on behalf of a prominent international Leisure, Travel and Tourism Company with offices in Ireland.

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Sales & Marketing Director will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for the strategic growth of the Corporate and Retail channels, identifying new business opportunities and managing Sales and Marketing efforts for the Irish operations.   

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Principal responsibilities inherent within this tremendous role will include: directing the company Sales and Marketing strategy towards profitable growth and operations of the company; overseeing the Sales department, developing and implementing Sales strategies, gathering performance data, creating reports for senior management and shareholders to provide strategic advice and direction to the business; effectively managing the commercial development activities; and leading the planning and implementation of business marketing and growth strategies.  

REQUIREMENTS

This is a highly demanding but rewarding post, which requires exceptional strategic vision, outstanding leadership, as well as sound commercial development, finance transformation, innovation and management abilities.  The appointee will be responsible for empowering and developing the inherent experience that exists within the business and operating as a key member of a successful Senior Leadership Team. 

Suitably qualified and interested candidates will be experienced in operating at Sales & Marketing Director within the Leisure, Travel, Tourism or Consumer sectors.  In depth experience of developing and implementing Sales and Marketing strategies.  In addition, candidates will have proven ability to manage and lead the strategic, commercial and financial activities of such an organisation.  Proven track record of driving the top line sales growth and improving results month by month. 

The Sales & Marketing Director will be a results orientated individual who possesses excellent leadership, relationship building, and business development, strategic, financial and commercial acumen.  

LOCATION

The position is Dublin based with limited travel throughout the European Union as required. 

Our client is opposed to discrimination and the best candidate will be appointed regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity or other grounds. 

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence, to our retained executive search partners, Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting Reference: ‘Sales & Marketing Director’, and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae on or before 12:00 Noon on Friday 10th May 2019 for the attention of: 

Darren McCabe, Practice Leader

Principal Connections – Irish Arm of Agilium Worldwide LLC

Add: 95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2

E-mail: apply(@)principalconnections.ie  

Tel: +353 (0)1 703 88 92

Web: www(.)principalconnections(.)ie

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