06 Oct benchex UK Country Manager (independent franchisee)
- Do you want to achieve more?
- Do you want to start your own business – but you´re still looking for a great opportunity?
This might be what you´re looking for:
benchex UK Country Manager – as independent franchisee
Who we are and what we do
benchex is a consultancy firm specialising in the cooperation between brands and retail.
benchex is the European leader in retail barometers for non-food categories. We offer the benchex Retail Barometer© in most important European markets and guarantee both high quality and compatibility.
benchex supports brands achieving more with their retail partners. We provide structured feedback from brands´ most important target group and benchmark brands from a retailer perspective. This is an important step to identify brands´ individual competitive strengths and weaknesses and to efficiently improve collaboration.
benchex Retail Barometers© are run in different non-food categories and are conducted regularly in order to analyse developments.
Some of the brands we work with: Philips, Bosch, Siemens, Jack Wolfskin, WMF, Faber-Castell, Stabilo, Zwilling etc…
We further provide standardized consumer research (benchex Brand Audit©) which is a benchmarking of brands from a consumer perspective. All benchex projects are set-up in a multi-client approach.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for a UK Country Manager who supports benchex´ international growth strategy and is responsible for the overall UK business. He/she works as independent franchisee.
This includes our core offerings, the benchex Retail Barometer© as well as benchex Brand Audit© (standardized consumer research).
What benchex offers:
- Proven business model
- Unique brand – we are the only ones in most markets
- References in 8 categories in Germany and other countries (Germany, Spain, Turkey, Netherlands)
- UK Country Manager will be granted exclusivity for his/ her area
- All necessary Marketing and Sales tools, e.g.:
- Pitch Presentations
- Marketing automation tool
- Social Media community
- Terms & Conditions
- PR (also in UK – e.g. Outdoor category)
- Comprehensive trainings and support
- benchex furthermore executes all operations when conducting the field phase (getting feedback from retailers or consumers):
- provide online questionnaire
- servers & quality management
- compiling the final reports which then are presented to clients by UK Country Manager
- Highly motivated to create & grow a new business: acquisition of new business, talented cold caller, experienced lead manager, opportunity seeker – working independently and getting immediate response from the market is more important to you than the conveniences of a large organisation
- Proven track record of building a pipeline and delivering on individual sales targets
- App. 10 years experience either in Marketing/ Trade Marketing/ Category Management or Sales for a leading brand.
- Alternatively: experience with a top retailer and building up a comprehensive network among brands
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experienced and successful in presenting to top management functions
- Familiarity with marketing automation
- College degree or equivalent work experience
- Be comfortable cold- and warm-calling at an executive level
- Willingness to do occasional travel
Are you interested?
Great – let us know who you are and send us your CV to HR@benchex.de.