We recruit commercial directors for world-leading businesses in the south east of England for UK based B2B sales management roles (business to business), in which sales staff aim to win new contracts in order to sell their products or services to other businesses. Commercial directors are responsible for the development of client relationships, identifying new opportunities and coaching the sales team to drive business growth. B2B commercial directors often find that there is the opportunity to advance very quickly in this highly competitive market if they can build up a good sales record.
Commercial jobs call for confident people to work within a sales team with good interpersonal skills, who work well under pressure and can cope with difficult clients and accounts. Our job listings show the variety of posts available with fantastic opportunities to join sectors including software, medical and FMCG, from commercial directors, VP and head of sales opportunities to entry-level sales executive jobs. Commercial director basic salaries in the east and south-east region typically range from £70,000 to £137,000, depending on the industry and the head office location.
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The South East is a large size region and the most populous within UK with a population of approximately 9.1m that accounts for 13.7% of the national total. The region is a fast growing and very prosperous area with the second largest regional economy in the UK (after London). The South East has a more varied economy than many other regions, with less reliance on the public sector and industries such as ICT, pharmaceuticals, biotech, healthcare, high tech engineering and aerospace that are thoroughly established within the region.
The area has a heavy concentration of internationally-significant engineering businesses, with a large number of aerospace and defence companies throughout the territory, particularly in large towns such as Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Chelmsford. The space industry is well developed and strong in the region, and there is a high propensity among businesses in the region to export.