Head of Sales and Marketing for innovative low carbon start-up (Midlothian based)

Are you a talented Head of Sales and Marketing with a passion for sustainability?  Would you like to be part of a forward looking innovative start-up focussed on sustainable building materials?

Can you demonstrate that you have experience of sales & marketing?

If so then you could be perfect for my client Sisaltech.


The Role:

In the Head of Sales and Marketing role you'll report to the CEO and will be primarily responsible for implementing their vision to help tackle the climate emergency through promoting sustainable insulation products.


Specifically you'll be tasked with delivering marketing strategies & activities and managing your team efficiently.


This position is based in Sisaltech's Roslin office, so please ensure that's within a reasonable commutable distance for you before you apply.


The Candidate:

To be the right person for Head of Sales and Marketing role you will need direct experience of sales & marketing.

We also need you to have prior experience of managing a small team and IT systems & Microsoft products.

It's important that you have strong communication skills.

You'll also need to be the following:

- Sales oriented

- Adaptable

- Honest and trustworthy

- Motivated and enthusiastic

- Interested in sustainability



The Package:

The basic salary for the Head of Sales and Marketing role is between £30,000 - £40,000 per annum.

You can earn an extra bonus should the company hit its targets. Full details about the scheme will be revealed on application.

You'll also get the benefit of flexible working hours with the role.


The Company:

The East Africa Sisal Company Ltd have been around since 2014 and they are an ethical and innovative start-up business which designs and sells sustainable insulation products. They launched their  Sisaltech insulation brand in 2020 and therefore much of their current focus is on raising the profile of the product and on promoting the benefits of natural and low carbon building materials as part of the fight against climate change.

Sisaltech is a company that people really enjoy working for. People join them for many reasons, such as they:

- Are a growing company with ambitions

- Are open to considering flexible working, such as part-time hours, hybrid working and other flexible options

- Can make a positive impact on the planet

- Are an ethical business

- Are given responsibility quickly


Think that this Head of Sales and Marketing role is right for you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

Click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.


You could be right for this Head of Sales and Marketing position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Sales and Marketing Manager, Sales and Marketing Director, Sales and Marketing Executive, Sales and Marketing CO Ordinator, Brand Marketing Executive, Chief Marketing Officer or as a Brand Marketing Manager.


The company is at the very early stage of their sales and marketing journey so you will have a blank canvas to develop a successful sales and marketing operation from scratch.  Currently the company has one sales person and is about to take on a Marketing Assistant. You will need to be able to form and grow a successful team with them, as well as working well with the CEO and other team members.   


  • Must be honest and trustworthy
  • Must be an excellent marketer with demonstrable history of success
  • Must be motivated and enthusiastic
  • Must be able to lead and work as part of a team
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal



  • Experience with construction and building materials
  • Knowledge of and interest in climate change and sustainability
  • Good IT skills
  • The confidence to propose new and improved processes and effect positive change

Salary is in the range of £30,000 - £40,000 depending on your level of experience.  Plus small company bonus when sales targets are exceeded. 

As Head of Sales and Marketing you will have the opportunity to implement the company's vision to help tackle the climate emergency through promoting sustainable building materials.  

Salary £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus company bonus

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Closing Date for Applications

EH25 9RE

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