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Sales Recruitment Agency London – Nigel Wright Group


Leading sales recruitment agency in London for the FMCG industry

Nigel Wright Group is a specialist sales recruitment agency based in London with over 30 years of experience recruiting top sales talent and building successful sales teams for consumer brands and manufacturers. Sales recruitment in London is highly competitive but our sector expertise and market-leading customer service are why we are recognised as the go-to senior sales recruitment agency in London for the FMCG industry.

Our recruitment specialists are experienced sales experts themselves and offer clients and candidates a professional service that surpasses the expectations of a typical recruiting process. We recruit across the whole discipline too, including sales executives, commercial and sales management, account management, category management, channel management, export management, field sales, ecommerce, business development, and sales training.

To outline your hiring needs in more detail, please contact one of our sales recruitment consultants in London directly. Candidates searching for their next sales role can find all of the latest sales jobs on our vacancies page We also encourage job seekers to send us their CVs and register for job alerts.

Our track record as a sales recruitment agency in London

Nigel Wright Group works with companies across the whole consumer and FMCG industry including those operating in the following sectors:

Sales recruitment agency London: notable director and management level placements:

Director and board-level appointments

  • Antler – Sales Director
  • Asahi – Commercial Director
  • Bounty – Sales & Business Development Director
  • Burton's Biscuit Company – Sales Director
  • Florette – Commercial Director
  • Greencore – Commercial Director
  • Hozelock – Commercial Director
  • Newell Brands – Commercial Director, Yankee Candle
  • Nuby – UK Sales Director
  • Speedo – Business Development Director
  • The Bountiful Company – Sales Director Western Europe
  • UK Greetings – Sales Director
  • Upfield Foods – Interim Account Director, Tesco
  • Valeo Confectionery – International Sales Director
  • Wrights Food Group – Commercial Director

Management level appointments

  • 58 Gin – Export Sales Manager
  • Charles Worthington – Head of Sales & Marketing
  • Farrow & Ball – Head of Sales
  • Glanbia – UK Sales Manager
  • Hallmark Cards – Area Sales Manager
  • Harman International – UK Head of Sales
  • HG International – UK Sales Manager
  • Hozelock – Country Sales Manager Poland
  • Mayborn – Head of European Sales
  • Medela – Head of Sales UK
  • Pipers Crisps – National Field Sales Manager
  • Pumpkin Tree Organics – Head of UK Sales
  • Samsung – Business Development Manager
  • Skechers – Regional Sales Manager
  • Warburtons – Commercial Manager

Market-leading customer service positions us ahead of other London sales recruitment agencies

We take customer service seriously and regularly survey our clients to ensure that high service standards are being met across our business. As well as gathering feedback from customers we also use the internationally recognised Net Promoter Score (NPS) metric to measure the effectiveness s of our service vis-à-vis other companies. Our current NPS positions us in the top percentile for business, worldwide, for customer service delivery.

Praise for our London sales recruitment company team

“The consultant met with me and worked hard to understand our business, our ambitions and culture. I was always impressed with their ability to digest feedback, suggest alternative places to seek out talent, and ultimately present highly relevant profiles.” Managing Director, 58 Gin

“Overall, this was a good experience and first impressions are that we are very happy with the candidate that we appointed.” HR Director, Burton’s Biscuits

“The consultant did an exceptional job in providing a strong shortlist and successfully making a placement with the business. The ongoing feedback on the candidate was extremely positive too.” Resourcing Manager, Carlsberg

“Nigel Wright has consistently demonstrated a strong understanding of our business and the type of people that fit in here.” Managing Director, Emmi UK

“The recruitment team supporting our business understood the brief and were personally attentive throughout the recruitment and interview process.” General Manager Europe, eos

“Our consultant demonstrated professionalism and had an excellent knowledge of the industry, as well as our business. Excellent service overall, and friendly people to work with too.” HR Director, Hozelock

“We received an excellent service from Nigel Wright, The consultant knew our business well – and the candidates even better – and tried to match both of our needs.” Managing Director, Medela

"We found Nigel Wright's consultants to be very professional and prompt with great listening skills who was able to truly understand our needs." National Sales Manager, Pipers Crisps

"I have worked with Nigel Wright on various roles and have subsequently recommended them to other sales directors who've been recruiting. They provided me with excellent candidates and made the recruitment process very efficient." Sales Director, Purity Soft Drinks

“The consultant arranged face-to-face meetings to get to know our business and used this insight to deliver a successful process. He kept us informed of developments, provided weekly update reports and managed our expectations openly and transparently. We’re delighted with the result and will happily use Nigel Wright again in the future.” Director, Silent Pool Distillers

“The initial consultant was an excellent headhunter. When they had to step aside for personal reasons, the stand-in contacts did a great job in fulfilling these critical assignments at our business.” European Human Resources Director, Skechers

"Nigel Wright was highly recommended to us because of it's expertise within the FMCG industry. We're certainly satisfied with the process, as we found what we believe is the right person for our role." Sales Manager, TePe

“The team at Nigel Wright ensured they clearly understood our business and the brief and were very questioning and challenging in their approach, as well as candid about our options. This enabled them to quickly secure a strong shortlist and enabled us to select from a strong field of high calibre candidates.” Interim Director, The Bountiful Company

“Nigel Wright provided us with the necessary breadth of expertise, market research and reach to ensure a customised, rigorous, and professional recruitment process. This gave us peace of mind that no stone was left unturned.” Vice President Global Sales, Wahoo Fitness

“We received a professional service throughout. The consultant was easy to work with and there when I needed them to be there.” Director of HR, Yankee Candle

"We had an urgent requirement for a sales director who would drive the on-trade growth of our business. Nigel Wright was accommodating right from the start. Nothing was considered impossible, and they were very keen and eager to take on the challenge. Within a few days, they had already identified one person who matched our requirements. And one week after starting the process, they had presented a shortlist of three strong candidates for the role. Engaging Nigel Wright for this appointment has been one of the best decisions I’ve made on our journey so far. CEO & Founder, Xīn and Voltaire

Contact our London sales recruitment agency team

To discuss your hiring needs or get on advice on your job search please contact our London sales recruitment team via the details below. You can find the latest sales jobs in London on our vacancies page. Don’t forget to send us your CV and register for job alerts.

Email: marketing@nigelwright.com (Our internal marketing department) with details of your recruitment requirements and we will respond on the same working day.

Telephone: 0204 551 9582

Office in London: 9 Appold Steet, London EC2A 2AP

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