Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear

 

Careers at Nikwax

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.

Deputy Commercial Director (Closes 25th April, 2021) Click here to view

Benelux Office Coordinator (Closes 2nd May, 2021) Click here to view

Join an international outdoor business as Deputy Commercial Director

The Nikwax Group operates within the expanding Outdoor market, providing a range of aftercare products for a variety of clothing, footwear and equipment. We require a Deputy Commercial Director to support our Commercial Director.

The Role

Improve Nikwax sales, profitability and brand awareness by assisting in defining the direction of the company, leading the team to the fulfilment of its goals, and continually developing and promoting key competitive advantages by:

  • working with the Commercial Director to propose the direction of the company, leading the team to the fulfilment of its goals, and continually developing and promoting key competitive advantages
  • facilitating the creation of sales, with marketing and development plans driven by defined goals and measurable effects
  • ensuring the effective execution of sales, with marketing and development plans through effective team management
  • driving top level projects that are happening in the company to completion, utilising Nikwax CRM system in compliance with company policy
  • giving regular feedback and guidance to the people who report directly and ensuring that all employees get appropriate feedback on their roles and performance
  • ensuring the profitability and sustainability of the company.

The Person will be

  • passionate about consumer satisfaction
  • able to set clear goals and organise around those goals and prioritise
  • understanding of the key function of clear and consistent communication in the success of any enterprise
  • educated to a degree level or the equivalent, preferably in business or marketing
  • experienced in running a team
  • open to different cultural environment.

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.

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 25th April 2021 to:

Recruitment,
Nikwax Ltd,
Unit F Durgates Industrial Estate,
Wadhurst,
East Sussex
TN5 6DF

Or e-mail: recruitment@nikwax.co.uk.

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Join an innovative outdoor business as a Benelux Office Coordinator

The Nikwax Group operates within the growing international Outdoor industry, providing a range of aftercare products for a variety of clothing, footwear and equipment, as well as unique waterproof systems available through our premium outdoor clothing brand Páramo. The business has successfully managed its way through the recent Covid 19 crisis and has ambitious growth and development plans for the future. We are looking for a Dutch speaking Benelux Office Coordinator to support our very busy Head of Benelux Sales and to contribute towards our ongoing success.

The Role

Manage the Benelux Sales Office to ensure Nikwax customers are fully supported, whilst also supporting the Head of Benelux Sales and marketing activities by:

  • being the point of contact for any Benelux Nikwax customers wanting to place new orders and ensuring that orders are placed in a timely fashion
  • processing Benelux Orders inclusive of order entry, order confirmation, raising credits and the coordinating orders, as well as answering queries from Nikwax consumers and customers
  • responding to any comments on Benelux Social Media Channels
  • assisting the Benelux Sales team and Benelux Head of sales with both marketing and training events
  • utilising Nikwax CRM system in compliance with company policy
  • engaging in communication with customers by phone, email and any other methods to promote Nikwax products.

The Person will be

  • fluent in Dutch and English (both essential) - working knowledge of French would be an advantage
  • proven in a sales or a marketing environment
  • organised with strong communicative and analytical skills
  • passionate about the environment and outdoor pursuits
  • collaborative yet comfortable working independently.

The successful individual will work from home in the UK and from our offices in Wadhurst (at least once a month). They may also be required to occasionally visit The Netherlands and Belgium.

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.

To Apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your Covering Letter (clearly stating your salary requirements) & CV in English by no later than 2nd May 2021.

Recruitment, Nikwax Limited, Unit F Durgates Industrial Estate, Wadhurst, East Sussex TN5 6DF

Or e-mail: recruitment@nikwax.co.uk.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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

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