National Sales Manager

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the company:

My client is an internationally renowned Pet Accessories company who is looking to make their first employee footprint in Australia. With reputable brands and products already in the retail and speciality market across the world, they are looking to continue their market dominance as a result of strategic growth plans driven by their International Sales Director.

About the role:

Reporting to the International Sales Director based in the UK, this role will be responsible for setting up sales & operations across the Australian market. By leveraging their global history, you will be tasked with driving new and existing business objectives throughout the pet retail (Pet Barn etc) and speciality channels, whilst also developing robust commercial plans for new product initiatives and local team growth. Working collaboratively with the global office, you will be responsible for managing all national forecasting, reporting and new business proposals.

Skills & experience:

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in a national account management, national sales and/or operations management capacity within an FMCG environment. You will possess the ability to work as a collaborative partner with the global business - building strong rapport, relationships and effective communication across all internal and external stakeholders to continue the successful development of the Australian market.

If you have experience working within a start-up or small to medium size business, managing strategic sales plans and have a proven ability to drive positive growth and development opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you!

**Pet / Animal experience will be advantageous but not a deal breaker**

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