General Manager, Derbyshire
£Neg plus equity
We are looking to effect the buyout of the current owner’s interest in this specialist textiles/clothing business in Derbyshire. The company has enjoyed a solid track record of success to date and there is now an opportunity to take it to the next level, with additional sales and marketing input.
PLEASE NOTE you will be expected to invest personal capital (likely to be in the region of £25,000-£50,000) in order to partake in equity ownership.
The business provides a range of specialist clothing to public sector bodies across the Uk and overseas. The owner has decided to retire and there is an opportunity to lead a buystep back from the day to day running of the business and we therefore now wish to find a capable and experienced General Manager to run the business going forwards. You will become the lead individual working in conjunction with passive owners who will act in a Non Executive capacity. The role will be diverse and focussed on maintaining the excellent relationships with existing customers and at the same time, developing new revenue new customers and revenue streams. Key aspects for success will include:
A hands on, “can do” approach
A team oriented focus, with a natural motivational and coaching style
Proven experience in textiles or specialist clothing
Strong sales and marketing skills to take the busness to the next level
Experience in a growing private company environment
Growing a private company to the £5m+ turnover mark
Well-honed negotiation skills
In summary, you will be an ambitious individual who seeks your next big challenge, which will involve taking an equity stake. This is an excellent opportunity to make your mark on an already very successful business, where the future prospects are very exciting.
You will be expected to invest personal capital (likely to be in the region of £25,000-£50,000) in order to partake in equity ownership.