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Channel Sales Specialist

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF13689H Date posted 05/30/2024 Address Faraday Road, Swindon, England Job Type Full-time

Magnaflux, a division of Illinois Tool Works (Fortune 250), is a leading worldwide supplier of magnetic particle, dye penetrant inspection equipment and associated chemical products used for applications within the Aerospace, Automotive, Oil & Gas and Energy markets.

As part of ITW, we think and act like entrepreneurs. We embrace autonomy, make decisions and take ownership to create innovative solutions for our customers all over the world.

With over 85 years in the industry, Magnaflux offers employees an environment where they can realise their full potential.

In this exciting position, the Channel Sales Specialist is responsible for supporting and executing the EMEA Distribution/Channel Program strategy in close collaboration with the Regional Sales Team and Commercial Director.

They will work closely with sales and marketing management to execute our distribution strategy and create sustainable organic growth with our channel partners.

This role can be based remotely or within our facility locations in Essingen, Germany or Swindon, UK. 


  • Work with distributors to listen to and understand their business. Work together to develop and execute business plans to drive the Magnaflux strategy and create revenue growth.
  • Ensure distribution/channel partner program incentives are scaled to reward profitable growth by measuring results monthly, ensuring the strategic commitments to deliver organic growth are met.
  • Lead individual review meetings with distributor/channel partners to expand relationships, review activity, update plans and understand financial performance quarterly.
  • Monthly reporting and measurement of key end-user accounts for distribution/channel partners with end-users provided to internal Magnaflux team.
  • Own the relationship between the channel partners and commercial teams to strengthen and modify the customer experience. 
  • Define and manage expectations for distributors to deliver the ‘Magnaflux Value Proposition’ to our key end-users.
  • Support channel marketing activities and campaigns that promote brand and product awareness.
  • Ensure distributor/channel partners have websites that support Magnaflux, i.e., online shopping, preferred product fulfillment, and up to date content. 
  • Design and launch a training program that develops product and value proposition expertise with external sales teams.
  • Event planning and co-ordination for sales and distributors events. 
  • Additional duties and tasks as assigned.
  • Domestic and international travel up to 30%. 

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in business, marketing, or other relevant field and 2-5 years’ experience working within business development and/or marketing.
  • Understanding of sales strategy, marketing fundamentals.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PPT. Experience with Salesforce preferred.
  • Distribution, Business Development or Marketing experience of technical products in a B2B market preferred.
  • Experience analyzing data to make data-driven decisions and gaining buy-in to those decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to present complex data in a simplified manner.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel to other Magnaflux facilities and customers as required.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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