SALES MARKETING MANAGER FURNITURE MANUFACTURER
Our client is a Canadian manufacturer of high end furniture for the residential market. Furniture is manufactured to order, and sold to consumers through appropriately positioned retailers of all sizes (from large department stores to specialized boutiques), not only in Canada, but also across the USA and in other international markets (Europe, Latin America, Middle East). They have their headquarters north of Toronto, where the position is based.
We are looking for a Sales Marketing Manager who is experienced in the residential home furniture manufacturing industry.
Manage key accounts, maintaining long term relationships and maximizing sales opportunities within them. Support sales agents to ensure customer follow up and prompt and efficient service.
Proactively work with current and new customers and create new channels.
Work closely with marketing and advertising on promotional ideas.
Assist with new product launches.
Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key accounts.
Ensure the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to customer needs and objectives.
Identify and grow opportunities and collaborate with sales agents to ensure growth attainment.
Make product knowledge presentations in house and at customer locations.
Conduct and coordinate pre and post sales meetings with customers.
Participate in trade shows.
Assist in development of marketing communication tools.
Sales experience in the home furnishing industry.
Energetic dynamic personality.
Strong leadership skills and communications skills, both verbal and written.
Excellent interpersonal skills including listening, coaching, diplomacy, and conflict resolution.
A Sales Manager who provides support to the sales teams i.e. goes on calls periodically with Account Managers, trains the Account Managers, trains the Sales Associates, and trains / inspires the customers (the retailers). etc.
Willingness to travel, including weekends.
Highly self motivated.
PC literate in Microsoft Office packages.
Salary is around an 80k base, commensurate with experience plus bonuses.
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