Sales – Marketing & Communications Director

Ambitious growth objectives and market expansion, explosion of the digital world, increasingly savvy consumers and ever more ways to interact with them: today’s Sales/Marketing/Communications functions are all having to face major changes that significantly impact their strategies and processes.

More and more often, these functions are being entrusted to executive interim managers – seasoned professionals who have honed their skills in a wide range of businesses and industries.

Sales & Marketing Director background and skills

You have a track record of creating and executing inventive sales and marketing approaches in different contexts and environments, in line with the company’s objectives. Ideally, you have already been involved in structuring a sales and marketing department. With a keen eye on the market, you are able to spot trends and pinpoint growth opportunities to adapt products and services to customer needs.

Result-oriented, you are able to set ambitious targets and the action plans needed to achieve them. You analyse sales and marketing performance and regularly identify areas for improvement. 

You have extensive knowledge of the array of digital marketing levers.

Strengths of an executive interim Sales & Marketing Director

  • Cross-functional and strategic vision 
  • Strong digital culture 
  • Cross-functional collaboration 
  • Analytical mindset, incorporating KPIs in decision-making
  • Ensures a consistent customer experience 
  • Effective written and verbal communication abilities

An excellent communicator, you are able to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely. You find satisfaction in encouraging and instilling inspiration within a team.

Our assignments

6 to 12 months assignment



In France or abroad

managers de transition expérimentés

Using executive interim management within a Sales & Marketing Department

Are you looking for a Sales Director who can help you rethink your distribution channels or your after sales service? Someone who can inspire your sales team and restructure the sales function? Do you need a Marketing Director who is well versed in digital technology and will know how to successfully launch a new offer in your target market(s)? Do you need an expert in Asian markets to help you expand your foothold there? Do you need a Communications Director who has mastered the art of omnichannel communications to spearhead a rebranding initiative?

An assignment with Valtus

The right solution for your specific needs

Your Valtus Partner will identify your challenges and draw up a set of requirements to suggest a Sales & Marketing Director who aligns with your needs.

During the assignment

The Sales & Marketing Director you choose to work with will start by assessing your company’s specific situation and recommend a step-by-step action plan which he will then implement. Ongoing updates with the Valtus Partner and the executive interim occur throughout the assignment.

Concluding the assignment

The interim manager, along with the Valtus Partner, will present a final report, which will include his recommended next steps. He will prepare the files to be handed over to the person who might be taking over his role. We will request your feedback and invite you to take part in our client satisfaction survey.

Directeur Commercial et Marketing : témoignages

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Corinne Aussenac 
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Jamy Michel
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