Pragmatic manager of a group of sales professionals pioneering in the US while working for a solid and financially stable global organization: SoudalAccumetric.
As the VP Sales & marketing for retail, your leadership skills will come to good use in managing the current sales team of 5 fte, in hiring and managing reps, and ultimately in running a brand. Additionally, since this is a very pragmatic organization, you will be given the opportunity to build upon your hunter sales skills by developing a new group of target clients in the retail sector. You will be utilizing your up-to-date network of small hardware store chains (franchise and independent), buying groups and distributors which you have acquired in your past work experience and you will continue to run multiple tradeshow per year. As an experienced and disciplined self-starter, you will get the opportunity to develop prospects through Manufacturer representatives from your home office or the manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown, KY. As a road warrior, you understand that direct and in-person interaction with prospects is crucial to convert them to clients and with SoudalAccumetric you will receive a lot of freedom to manage your own calendar and build your own pipeline. Through you extensive experience, you'll be able to assist Soudal and their customers with planograms, new product launches, line reviews. You decide what you do, how you do it and when you do it as long as you operate within the company's general guidelines.
Since its foundation in 1966, Soudal has been a privately-owned company that by now employs over 2000 qualified and enthusiastic professionals globally who share a common passion for their product lines, varying from sealants, adhesives and PU-foams to cleaners, aerosols and primers for various applications in the professional construction market with a strong emphasis on the windows installation and windows manufacturing markets. In the United States SoudalAccumetric employs over 100 skilled and motivated professionals and has its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown (KY). The culture of this 'flat' US-organization can be described as entrepreneurial, informal and casual.
FUN. Soudal is serious about having fun.
They understand that people who enjoy their job and work-life balance are the most effective and productive employees.