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Sales & Marketing Director - Leading volume housebuilder

£95,000 - £100,000

UK / South East

Construction, House Building & Development



Nick Frost
0161 638 0936

Nick is a Regional Manager at MRG and joined the business in 2015. Based in the Manchester office, he heads up MRG’s Northern Region covering the Midlands and the North. He has 18 years recruitment experience, with over 10 years focussed on the residential development sector.


Job Description

REF: 14034
Posted: 04 October 2018
Closes: 27 December 2018

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an experienced Sales & Marketing Director to join a fantastic team within Taylor Wimpey, the Home Builder of choice. Working with the communities where we build and for the customers who aspire to purchase their homes.

We require an experienced residential Sales and Marketing Director who can motivate a dedicated sales management team, be able to manage the creation of our interior designs and who can mentor and motivate our people to deliver an excellent journey for our customers at each touch point they will experience.

You will have full responsibility for the Sales and Marketing function from land appraisal, marketing research, setting prices and the management of all reservations through to customers moving into their new homes. Maximising selling prices and creating value is a key objective whilst maintaining the challenging sales rate you will set all of your team.

You will be the “keeper” of our brand and will ensure that the Sales and Marketing department operates in accordance within the Taylor Wimpey UK operating framework.

Key Responsibilities:-

Land Acquisition

  • Responsibility for all market research prior to land acquisition
  • Agree the right product and specification for the target locational market
  • Advice on the preferred mix of house types based on relevant market research within the geographical area
  • Provide the timely production of the relevant market and local competitor analysis for all land purchase exercises, including the market overview summary

Marketing Plans

  • Work to and influence the earliest opening of our development outlets, on time and to budget
  • Oversee the preparation, approval and production of brochures with relevant marketing material
  • Manage and take responsibility for all business branding, advertising including updating the website
  • Agree the target customer profile then brief the production of show home interior design, in conjunction with the Sales Managers, innovating where required to establish company best practice and benchmark guidelines
  • Maximisation of selling prices
  • Manage the blank canvas so our customers can maximise their selection of customer options

Customer Service

  • Deliver outstanding Customer Service in a customer centric way throughout all sales functions
  • Review, discuss and take action to improve customer satisfaction at each stage of their journey
  • Review, with your team all data in monthly customer satisfaction surveys on a development by development and overall business unit basis and take action as appropriate
  • To create a Sales and Marketing department that has a positive customer centric culture, developing skills and attitude to deliver outstanding customer service to purchasers at each stage of their experience

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Build on our culture of “safety first or not at all”
  • Ensure that all sales department staff have and work in line with the appropriate Health & Safety training

What’s in it for you?

This position represents an incredible opportunity to lead a Sales & Marketing Department that will have a major impact of the future growth and development of the regional business. The post offers a salary level which will ensure Taylor Wimpey are able to attract industry leading professionals. In addition to basic salary Taylor Wimpey offer a generous benefits package.

So what’s next?

Please apply below or for further information, please contact Nick Frost via email on The Management Recruitment Group are Taylor Wimpey's retained recruitment partner for this position. Any direct applications or third party CV's will be forwarded to MRG.

If you are seeking a career move but this position is not right for you please browse the other vacancies on our website. We are specialists in Residential recruitment and have a range of posts available. We also welcome speculative applications.