Customer Relationship Manager required for Colourtrend Stockist area: Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Limerick, Kilkenny
Colourtrend is Ireland’s leading independent paint manufacturer, producing a stunning range of interior and exterior paints which are sold through our network of stockists and our own branded flagship stores.
Reporting to the Head of Sales, the Customer Relationship Manager using their extensive knowledge of product and market will be responsible for maintaining and developing the relationship between Colourtrend and our stockist network.
Key responsibilities will include:
• Contribute to the development of a targeted sales growth plan including achievement of sales targets and strategic objectives.
• Maintain and grow existing Stockist business through education, marketing, merchandising, specification and communication initiatives.
• Identify and generate new business for brand distribution, through new Stockists and Interior Designers.
• Engage with Interior Designer, Architect, Specifiers & Painters network to grow the brand.
• Organise, promote & participate in stockist, painter, interior designer and customer education, training & demonstrations, both in store in conjunction with stockists & through dedicated events.
• Continuously building and monitoring market and product knowledge to articulate the Colourtrend proposition.
The candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role demonstrating:
• Strong background in sales within the sales/ retail environment, preferably in home interiors or paint.
• Proven premium market and industry knowledge.
• Experience of product training & demonstrations.
• Discipline, high organisation skills and evidence of being a self-starter.
• Strong negotiation, relationship, communication and presentation skills, both verbal & computer.
• An ability to be a team player, collaborate well with others across the organisation and thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
• Full clean driving license and flexibility to travel nationwide, will be responsible for stockists in Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Limerick, Kilkenny.
Please send full details to Caitriona Costello, Human Resource Director, Colourtrend, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Co Kildare or email your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Colourtrend is an Equal Opportunities Employer.