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Office, Middle Managers
United Kingdom
Job description


Established in 2009, Ryan Aviation Recruitment is a global leader of contract aviation recruitment formed by industry professionals. We provide a comprehensive list of services to our clients and candidates within the aviation field. Our Specialities include TRI/TRE’s, Captains, Senior First officers, First Officers, Flight engineers, Ground Engineers, Cabin Crew, Executive & Operations personnel, Aviation consultancy, Aircraft ferry & Delivery flights.

We are delighted to be supporting a leading cabin interior maintenance and support company, with their requirement for a Sales Manager to be based at Gatwick, UK.

Job Title: Sales Manager

Location: Gatwick, UK

Role Purpose:

The Sales Manager is responsible for revenue growth by marketing and promoting component repairs and maintenance and spare sales. This individual will also be required to build a rapport with the existing customer base, and develop and maintain business plans regarding aftermarket sales, repair and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer management with a plan to develop and expand aftermarket business
  • Monitor and coordinate the quotations and sales of spare parts, and MRO services to the customer base
  • Promote spare part sales, repair and overhaul capabilities, maintenance to existing and new customers
  • Develop product sales plans, market targets and sales forecasts
  • Collect and analyse data to define opportunities to grow and improve aftermarket performance
  • Participate in the development and review of the aftermarket strategy
  • Work to increase customer satisfaction and retention. Maintain direct contact with current and prospective customers
  • Prepares sales presentations, contracts, and proposals
  • Participates in special projects such as major promotions and new marketing initiatives
  • Completes special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Conducts on-site meetings when necessary at the customer’s location
  • Ability to travel within the UK and internationally



  • Experience in component repairs, MRO support agreements and parts and sales trading. Other aviation experience is also an advantage
  • Ability to build financial/operational business plans
  • Manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to determine cash flows and P&L impacts
  • Aircraft interiors experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and organisation skills are required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, with some experience with Microsoft Project, and Access