PADI Asia Pacific – Position Vacant

5 Feb

PADI Asia Pacific is pleased to announce an exciting new career opportunity exists for a dynamic and proven Sales Manager to lead our Sales team.  Strong customer focus, a great work location in Sydney, Australia and an excellent work environment. Please see below for the job description.

JOB TITLE:   Sales Manager

DEPARTMENT:   Sales & Field Services

REPORTS TO:   Director, Sales & Field Services

We are seeking a Sales Manager to join our Sales & Field Services team located in Frenchs Forest, Sydney, Australia. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities and operations of the Sales Department and leading a team of internal Sales Representatives.  You will work in conjunction with the Director, Sales & Field Services to facilitate the decision making process in the areas of strategic sales planning and product management.   In addition, you will operate as a member of the Management team and effectively collaborate with other departments and executives within the organization including PADI Worldwide and other Regional Headquarters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with Director, Sales & Field Services to lead the Sales team in meeting or exceeding sales goals, order processing, providing order related customer service and resolving member enquiries and/or requests.
  • Manage and develop all internal sales activity.
  • Motivate, inspire and lead the Sales team.
  • Develop, maintain and strengthen customer relationships.
  • Develop sales strategies, establish goals, monitor department performance and reporting.
  • Assist in the preparation and management of the annual sales budget and forecasting.
  • Represent PADI at Business Academies, dive shows and events as required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business or other relevant Sales qualifications preferred.
  • PADI Instructor, Course Director preferred.
  • 2 years experience within the Recreational Diving Industry.
  • Minimum 4 years experience in sales with a proven track record.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Strong commitment to serve the goals and direction of PADI Asia Pacific
  • Working knowledge of the PADI Educational System and its products
  • Excellent computer skills: working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and database programs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships
  • Excellent organisational, multi-tasking and prioritising abilities.
  • Excellent management and leadership ability.
  • Strong team player.
  • Goal oriented.

The Manager, Sales is required to live and operate within Sydney, Australia therefore appropriate citizenship or visa is essential.

Applications closing date:   Friday, 8th February 2013

To apply:

Please send your CV to:
Alison Vasek
Manager, Human Resources
PADI Asia Pacific

Email: alison.vasek@padi.com.au

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