Director of Sales and Marketing

Job Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight
Salary: Up to £60,000 pa
Reference: 15632910
Job Published: May 04, 2018 01:00

Job Description

Reporting to the board of Trustees on a quarterly basis on performance and risk, the Director of Sales and Marketing is a member of the executive management team accountable to the Chief Executive.

Director of Sales and Marketing
Salary: up to £60,000 pa
Cowes, Isle of Wight

Our client is a thriving youth charity that exists to widen access to maritime training, enhancing life skills and employment within the sector. As the world’s largest provider of maritime training ranging from water sports experiences, instructor training to superyacht officers they believe that the opportunity to have a life changing experience on the water and a maritime career should be accessible to all. They are celebrating their 30th anniversary, having provided their services to over 150,000 people.

Leading and developing the marketing and sales strategies, the Director of Sales and Marketing will be accountable for creative advertising and promotion activities including print, digital, social media, direct mail, PR and all marketing activity. Overseeing and evaluating market research is a key part of the role, as well as responsibility for achieving sales targets.

The post holder will be on the pulse with the latest advancements in marketing, thinking ‘outside the box’ and continually improving marketing activity and campaigns. With strong influencing and negotiating skills, you will meet with key clients, developing and maintaining relationships and also identifying new opportunities and partnerships.

With proven experience of delivering sales and marketing strategy increasing sales profits, the successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly organised and able to work at all levels within the organisation. Educated to degree level, strong IT skills including CRM are essential, with a Project Management qualification (e.g. Prince 2, or equivalent) being advantageous.

With the ability to generate ideas and use a solution focussed approach, the successful candidate will be pro-active in nature. Leading their sales and marketing functions this role will ensure that they are able to meet their student and beneficiary targets supporting more young people with personal development and gaining employment. With strong leadership skills and experience in a strategic leadership role, the post holder will bring commercial strength to the charity.

Closing date:                                           09:30 Monday 4th June 2018
Shortlisting calls via Skype/telephone: Friday 8th June 2018
Date for interview/selection:                 Monday 18th June 2018 at Cowes


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and they welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

No agencies please.

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