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Sales Manager

Location:
Loughborough, Leics, United Kingdom
Salary:
£50,000
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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Lawrence Gary Snell

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Loughborough

LE11 5EB

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acw7eu@r.postjobfree.com

Personal Overview

You will find that I possess a solid background developing and restoring businesses into profitability and establishing a long term base for sustainable growth in a wide variety of industries. As a person completely responsible for taking ownership of projects and developing new targets by providing sound business judgments and managerial guidance to achieve clear goals and profitability. Attention to detail with the ability to multi-task while maintaining the skill to think outside the box are attributes that I bring to any position. Sales orientated on a global basis with experience of multi-cultural manufacturing and business negotiations.

Key Achievements

Developing and establishing 2 start-up companies here and in the US market place.

Growing the turnover off an established service company by 400% over 3 years, which lead to it being sold on by its founders.

Development of an In-House Training Programme within the Hotel Industry for Trainee Managers and Supervisors.

The establishing of an extensive network in the US for a new Service/Technology Company and its unique services.

The design, manufacture of distribution for a new range of products in the UK and European Market.

Development of key staff in various positions.

Responsible for the growth of a Recruitment company from infancy to a solid market performer.

Employment History

April 2011 to Present Direct Sales-Sharps Bedrooms

Direct design and Sales of fitted Bedrooms

Negotiation of final product and price

August 2009 to March 2011 Management Consultant- self employed

Specialising in B2B sales

Research of Industries and market place.

Business Development of new products.

Negotiating with individual companies and major corporations.

January 2006 to July 2009. Almond Pollination Company, President and Director.

Supplying services and research to the Agricultural Industry in the US.

Research of Industry and market place.

Company Start-Up and design and branding of products

Negotiating with individual growers and major corporations and co-operatives.

Dealing with Industry Groups, Government Department and Regulatory Boards and Institutes.

Responsible for all Sales and Marketing of the company.

Established an excellent industry network and a good public relations image for the company.

Sales at Board level of contracts with of a value of up to $7million.

Sales of pre-contract research and product development.

Overseeing of Operations and Manufacturing.

Budgeting and Planning including company strategy and direction.

Directorship and reporting to Board of Directors

November 2000 to December 2005 Oxford Bee Company Ltd, Managing Director.

Supplying services and research to the Agricultural Industry in the UK and Europe.

Supplying Products to the Wholesale and Retail Trade in the UK domestic market and Europe.

Research of Industry and market place.

Start-Up of company.

Dealing with Industry Groups, Government Department and Regulatory Boards and Institutes.

Responsible for all Sales and Marketing of the company.

Design and Branding of company and products including point of sale.

Budgeting and Planning including company strategy and direction.

Sourcing for the manufacture of products in Asia and overseeing of ongoing products and quality control.

Training of staff in-house and customers.

Overseeing of Operations and Distribution.

Directorship and reporting to Board of Directors

July 1999 to October 2000 JNR Provisions, Sales Manager

Wholesale food supplier

Sales to the Wholesale and Retail trade.

Research and Development of Sales to Hospitality Groups.

Sale of the first £1million supply contract.

Costings and product selection and development.

General quotations and tenders.

September 1997 to July 1999 Self-Employed Management Consultant, Management Consultant

Consultant to new or existing business’s in the Hospitality Industry.

Staff Training and Recruitment

Sales and Marketing

Menu Planning and Costings

Budgeting, Planning and business analysis.

October 1994 to September 1997 MCS, Commercial Manager

Supplying services to the Hotel and Leisure Industries.

Responsible for all Sales and Marketing of the company.

Responsible for all quotations and tenders

Overseeing of Operations for contracts.

Research and Development of Sales to Hospitality Groups.

Overseeing of all Staff Training and Recruitment

Budgeting and Planning.

Responsible for increasing the turnover of the Commercial Division by 400% in 3 years.

Successful introduction of Major Hospitality group business.

Education

Pendle Hill High School- Gained 5 A Levels



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