• Head of Sales

    Region:
    Leeds
    Closing date:
    20/08/2018

    Finest Brands International is the distributor of TOGGI apparel and footwear and CHAMPION Riding safety hats and body protectors, to the equestrian and country/lifestyle sector. We have an immediate vacancy and we are currently recruiting for a Head of Sales, a senior position reporting directly to the Managing Director.

    Position Summary

    As Head of Sales it will be your responsibility to grow UK sales and expand export sales, through strong leadership and excellent management of both our office sales and field based sales teams and to ensure that future ambitious forecasts are set and achieved.  

    Essential Criteria

    This is a position for a tenacious, motivated & ambitious professional with excellent communication skills.  Candidates must have been in a management role for at least three years and have a proven track record of driving brand awareness, with at least 5 years’ experience working in the outdoor, country life-style and equestrian industry.   

    The successful applicant will have;

    • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint etc
    • A proficient and proactive approach to data analysis & ability to create reports
    • A record of identifying & winning new business in the UK and overseas 
    • Proven track record of leadership, managing and supporting the developing of the sales team

    You will be provided with the resources needed to ensure the achievement of the Company’s goals, an excellent package to include an annual bonus and a car.

    Previous experience may include: Business Development Manager, Head of Sales, Sales Manager, Group Sales Manager, International Sales Manager, Export Sales Manager

    How to apply as Head of Sales for Champion & Toggi

    To submit your application for this exceptional Head of Sales position, click apply – you will need to submit your CV.

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  • Head of Design

    Region:
    Leeds
    Closing date:
    20/08/2018

    Head of Design required for a leading equine Apparel and Footwear retailer

    Finest Brands is a leading supplier of clothing, footwear and safety equipment to the equestrian and country/lifestyle sector. They have built 2 strong and reputable brands, Toggi and Champion, and provide a wide range of products to retailers throughout the UK.

    They are looking to appoint a forwarding thinking and tenacious designer with aspirations to include responsibility as a brand manager in their remit.

    This is an exceptional opportunity to work with two established and highly respected brands. The role involves researching, innovation, forecasting and leading a team in designing & sourcing seasonal collections.

    The Head of Design position comes with an excellent package including KPI bonuses and the potential for promotion.

    Head of Design Role Details and Requirements

    • Passion & fresh vision for the country & equine market / industry
    • Proven track record of strategically driving brand awareness & understanding buying patterns
    • Researching, innovative, forecasting, designing & sourcing seasonal collections
    • Demonstrate the ability to manage, motivate & inspire a team of designers, textile, footwear & graphic
    • Transferable interpersonal skills
    • Managing standards and the relationship with factories & suppliers in the UK and overseas
    • Ability to conduct fit work and quality control
    • Dedicated, loyal, hard working and self motivated 
    • Excellent IT skills, Adobe, word, excel, outlook etc
    • Managing critical paths
    • Managing presentions of collections to Board & sales team

    How to apply

    If you have the skills and experience to make a success of this Head of Design role click apply. You will need to submit your CV.

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