Director of Sales and Marketing

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: October 01, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 715139
  • Consultant: James Palmer
  • Industry: B2B Sales
For over 50 years, our client has been one of the largest Canadian manufacturers of in-store communications & merchandising solutions for retail.

With a key member of the leadership team retiring, they are adding a Director of Sales & Marketing to the team. As a key member of the leadership team, you will help in the creation of the strategic direction moving forward and lead a team of 15.

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Sales and Marketing is responsible for establishing the sales and marketing strategies, leading and developing a great team of people, and managing the P&L of the department.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Working with the rest of the executive team to develop the strategy and goals of the company
  • Defines performance measurements to ensure sales organization success. Aligns reporting, training, and incentive programs with these performance management priorities.
  • Design, implement and manage sales forecasting, planning, and budgeting processes
  • Analyzes the market to determine customer needs and identify new market opportunities
  • Through market and customer insights help new product development in conjunction with the design team
  • Supervise & develop a strong team through coaching, training, and leadership
  • Maintains personal contact with key customers in assigned markets
  • Responsible for all marketing elements of the business, including branding, advertising, literature, website
What we are looking for includes:
  • BA with 5 to 10 years proven sales experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 5 years sales management experience, ability to direct staff as required
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable, extroverted personality, well organized
  • Excellent demonstrated computer skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must hold a valid passport and ability for international travel

An excellent salary is offered including bonus structure and great benefits. Excellent career growth opportunity with a well-known industry leader. Only candidates who are currently entitled to work in Canada will be considered.

If this sounds like an opportunity where you could flourish, please get in touch with James Palmer today. MacDonald Search Group is committed to diversity in hiring. You can reach James at 604-687-6464 or If it is not for you but you know someone who would be a good fit, please feel free to introduce us! Thank you for your interest in the role.