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Nikwax provides a challenging environment for staff with opportunities spanning manufacturing, design, engineering, sales, marketing, service and support. Our business is growing and we constantly seek motivated individuals to join our successful teams.

Current vacancies

If you would like to work at Nikwax, keep a look out for the latest career opportunities below.

Technical Sales Representative (Northern UK) (Closes 16th February, 2020) Click here to view

Join an international outdoor business as a Technical Sales Representative (Northern UK)

Nikwax is a leading international manufacturer of waterproofing products for clothing, footwear and outdoor equipment and leads the field in outstanding environmental credentials and sustainability. We are looking for a Technical Sales Representative to join our busy HQ Sales team

The Role

Maintain and increase sales to accounts, by building relationships with buyers and distributors that promote the understanding of how our products and services can make their business more profitable by:

  • Developing sales through designated accounts by building relationships with buyers and strengthening brand loyalty
  • Merchandising regional and national accounts to optimise sales
  • Presenting in store product training to independent and national stores to increase product knowledge and selling ability of sales staff
  • Prioritising time to maximise the effect upon the business through efficient call plans
  • Analysing sales data to identify problems or opportunities and develop strategies to address them
  • Utilising Nikwax reporting systems to ensure effective internal communication
  • Reporting to the Head of HQ Sales with customer and market feedback
  • Attending Nikwax trade and consumer events when required

The Person will be

  • Personable and organised
  • Able to drive things to a conclusion
  • Able to use own initiative to prioritise tasks
  • Understanding in the importance of customer service
  • Logical and analytical in approaching problem solving
  • Experienced in sales and training
  • Experienced in the outdoor industry and related sports
  • Educated to A level standard or equivalent Must have a full clean UK driving licence

The Rewards

  • work within a company where you can clearly see the effect of your efforts
  • work for an international company with values that you can believe in
  • work within a friendly and informal environment
  • competitive benefits and rewards

You will require your own transport due to our rural location.

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) & CV by no later than 16th February 2020 to:

Nikwax Ltd,
Unit F Durgates Industrial Estate,
East Sussex

Or e-mail:

Candidates must be able to provide evidence of their right to work in the UK.

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