Sales and marketing director
Job DescriptionOur client is a company making game-changing STEM educational toys that help young learners become creative thinkers. They are currently looking for a Sales & Marketing Director to join their team. The successful candidate should have at least 3 years’ experience in Marketing and at least 3 years’ experience in managing a Sales team of not less than 3 people.Job ResponsibilitiesActive participation in the strategic planning of the company in collaboration with senior management in order to improve the profitability and operation of the business.Manage effectively the inhouse and external Sales & Administration personnel to achieve their objectives, implementing a CRM system.Manage and grow all 3 main business streams of the company, toy sales to distributors and retailers, Classroom solutions and software to schools and Ministries of Education, e-commerce sales to Consumers via own side and Amazon.Develop and implement a detailed Business Plan on two new strategic directions of the company, the creation of a subscription box service and the development of a network of own and franchised concept edutainment stores.Overview and analyse international markets, trends, consumer behaviors, financial indicators, commercial practices.Submit regular reports to management about activities, market presence, ongoing plans, customer development, sales volume and other important elements.Organize market research to understand the customers, user needs and trends and propose improvements and new products or services.Manage the customers effectively and forecast sales setting sales targets and objectives.Develop and oversea a general marketing plan, allocate relevant budget and supervise its implementation (offline and/or online).Organize the company’s stand at international trade fairs and other conferences.Set and monitor goals and success indicators for department staff.Collaborate with the quality assurance department, issuing required safety certificates, laboratory inspections, order inspections and other inspections.Work closely with the other departments such as Finance, R&D and Production to make sure that operations are streamlined and cost effective.RequirementsAt least 3 years’ experience in managing a Sales team of not less than 3 people.At least 5 years’ experience in account management, in selling and exporting products or services ideally in the field of Toys, Technology or Education.At least 3 years’ experience in Marketing.A University degree in management or relevant to STEM fields.Excellent command of English language both verbal and written.Ability to travel abroad regularly.Strong negotiating skills and team building skills to ensure results are achieved on time.Excellent Sales, Communication and presentation skills.Excellent organisation, planning and time-managementAbility to work remotely and under pressure meeting deadlines.Ability to guide, evaluate and mentor others.
Επαρχια Λεμεσός, Limassol — Agios Nicolaos