Sales and Marketing Development Manager

England Permanent £90,361 - £117,469
  • Fantastic opportunity to join a marketing leading brand with big growth ambition
  • You will be establishing the EMEA business in a high potential role

About Our Client

Vertellus is a dynamic international company, headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with more than a century of leadership in the manufacture of health, agriculture and performance chemicals. Our company is also a leading provider in the world of speciality chemicals for the agriculture, nutrition, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, medical, personal care, plastics, coatings and many other industrial markets. Our products are in the things you use every day - toothpaste, deodorants, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, detergents, plastics, adhesives, inks, tires and more. Our culture is built on mutual trust and respect for all employees so that we can focus on providing the best products and solutions to our customers.

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading organisation in what will be a remote based role in Europe. The Sales & Marketing Development Manager will responsible for growing the European Castors business, which has significant growth potential. The role will be looking to penetrate the automotive supply chain through targeted business development endeavours.

Role Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage pre-existing accounts within Europe within the thermoplastics / polyurethane product segments.
  • Execute a high degree of prospecting for new markets and products for the business.
  • Consistently deliver on monthly and quarterly AOP (Annual Operating Plan) targets of volume, revenue and profitability
  • Develop and executes strategic account plans for major customers and communicate Vertellus value propositions aimed at developing new business.
  • Work closely with customers and prospects to manage developmental projects from initial formulation development to product and ingredient registration to commercial launch.
  • Acts as a liaison between the customer and Vertellus field marketing and technical support.
  • Build and maintain a healthy project pipeline.

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge, Skills & Interaction:

  • Strong business development experience, with a proven track record of overachieving sales targets within the speciality chemical sector.
  • Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships with multiple stakeholders within a customer base across different levels and business functions.
  • A strong technical understanding of Elastomers / Coatings / Adhesives / Sealants with market experience selling into the Automotive supply chain,
  • Excellent organisational skills and analogical capabilities.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to operate remotely in a self sufficient role.
  • Will have excellent presentation skills and be able to deliver strong technical content to wide ranging audiences.
  • A keen problem solver, who will work with clients in order to create commercially viable product solutions.
  • Able to travel extensively when required, in a position that can be based anywhere in Europe.
  • EmbodiestheVertellus Core Values:
    • Accountability: takes ownership and holds him/herself and other accountable
    • Deliver Results: takes personal responsibility for performance and business results
    • Bias for Action: plays to win and gets the job done
    • Integrity: acts ethically, with integrity to act and do in the right way


Education & Qualifications:

  • University level business or technical degree, (Chemistry or technical subject is preferred)
  • Ready to travel extensively (60%) throughout the region

What's on Offer

Excellent package depending upon experience

Jack Chambers
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+44 113 388 9070

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