Sales and Marketing Manager

  • Location

    West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Lubricants & Chemicals

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Emma Bloomfield

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales and Marketing Manager to commercially lead and drive business for this leading European developer and manufacturer of lubrication products based in the Midlands.

Reporting directly to the General Manager for the UK & Europe you will have a proven track record of developing and implementing sales and marketing strategy. As part of a global business your responsibilities will be to define and manage the sales and marketing strategy for the UK, in addition to managing and developing the UK sales function. Previous team management experience and industry knowledge are essential. Typically you will liaise on a daily basis with UK management and operational teams, international group sales and commercial teams, customers, and suppliers.

Knowledge/ experience from the lubricants, wax, pharmaceutical or cosmetic raw materials industry is essential.


  • Develop, implement and implement continuous improvement strategies across the sales and marketing business function
  • Manage the implementation of the strategy ensuring budgetary commitments are met
  • Implement pricing strategies in line ensuring opportunities to maximise profitability
  • Prospect new business opportunities, identifying major new business opportunities
  • Demonstrate and grow strong relationships with key decision makers
  • Tactical marketing awareness as part of competitor analysis
  • Cross stakeholder communication strategy to ensure efficient customer satisfaction
  • Review technical specifications supporting the development of new products to market
  • Demonstrate collaborative working partnership with head office and affiliates



  • Business related degree highly desirable
  • An understanding of white oil, lubricants or wax products and their applications
  • Distributor and/or manufacturing experience
  • Extensive experience of B2B sales and account management
  • Proven experience of leading and developing a sales and marketing team
  • Previous experience as part of a leadership/senior management team
  • Tactical marketing awareness as part of competitor analysis
  • Able to build and develop good internal cross-functional and cross cultural relationships
  • Strategic mind set across key business functions
  • Budgetary and commercial acumen
  • Able to operate effectively within a group matrix structure
  • Demonstrates company’s core values of Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence


Excellent basic salary, good bonus potential, pension, healthcare, car allowance, laptop, phone, good career progression, and company longevity.

For full details contact Emma Bloomfield 0044 (0)1565 626754 or apply directly with a copy of your CV to



Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the lubricants and additives sector since 1998. We work with major oil companies, lubricant, additives and chemical manufacturers and independent blenders. We specialise in the recruitment of R&D, manufacturing, formulation, sales and marketing, operations, commercial, technical and engineering professionals across the UK and Europe.

Eleven Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK.


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