Sales and Distribution Manager

Sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, chemistry, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.

Sales and Distribution Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sales and Distribution Manager to join our team.


  • Work in collaboration with the marketing team to develop and implement sales, marketing and other promotional activities;
  • Track sales and generate reports;
  • Establish key sales plans, including processes and strategies for distribution, contracting, business planning and forecasting;
  • Determine strategic planning related to new product lines, establish new distribution networks for products;
  • Ensure sales efforts align and support overall organizational strategy, both long- and short-term;
  • Plan, direct and evaluate the implementation of proactive sales procedures;
  • Preparing reports & information;
  • Manage all day-to-day branch operations including safety, inside sales, warehouse operations and inventory control;
  • Assist in the analysis of sales figures, customer reactions and market trends to anticipate product need and plan product ranges or stock;
  • Innovate better ways of forecasting new product introduction to ensure that first orders are correct and minimizing stock outs or dead inventory.


  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business or related field;
  • Strong consumer focus and ability to foster lasting relationships;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in distribution, sales or marketing with track record of successful sales management;
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.