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Job Vacancies: Grow your career in international wool textiles

Michell Wool is Australia’s oldest and largest exporter of Australian Wool fibre and has been associated with the international wool textiles industry for more than 150 years.

25th January 2024

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Adelaide, South Australia

Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable

Job Vacancies

International Sales and Relationship Manager - Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide based role, servicing the South Asia region

International Sales and Relationship Manager – United Kingdom

UK based role servicing the UK and Europe region

About the company

Michell Wool is Australia’s oldest and largest exporter of Australian Wool fibre and has been associated with the international wool textiles industry for more than 150 years. From its Global headquarters in Adelaide, South Australia, the Michell family oversees a company with manufacturing and processing facilities in Australia and China, together with a network of local agents and business partners. Michell is renowned as a consistent, reliable supplier of quality wool fibre.

© Michell Wool

About the opportunities

We currently have two opportunities for International Sales and Relationship Managers - one based in the UK, servicing the UK and EU region - and the other based in our global head office in Adelaide, South Australia servicing the South Asia region. As a wool/textiles salesperson, you will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and overseeing delivery of fit for purpose wool products to our customers.

You will be expected to develop and maintain strong personal and business relationships with wool/textiles suppliers that would enable Michell Wool to pursue new business opportunities in the global markets.

If you are a motivated and experienced wool/textiles technician salesperson looking to grow your career in the wool/textiles industry, then this could be the move for you.  Relocation support will be available for the successful candidates.

© Michell Wool

About Adelaide, South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia, stands out as an enticing destination for those considering immigration for work. Renowned for its exceptional quality of life, Adelaide offers a perfect blend of professional opportunities and a relaxed lifestyle. The city's affordable cost of living, coupled with its vibrant cultural scene, pristine beaches, and accessible green spaces, makes it an attractive place to live and work. Adelaide's welcoming community and strong emphasis on work-life balance create an environment where individuals can pursue fulfilling careers while enjoying a high standard of living. For those seeking a dynamic and friendly city to embark on a new chapter in their professional journey, Adelaide beckons with open arms. 

About you

To be successful in these roles, you will need to have a solid wool/textiles technical background, understanding of the wool/textiles industry and manufacturing pathways, both in Europe/UK, or South Asia as well as excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. You will also to be responsible for the entire European/UK markets or South Asia for Michell Wool, be able to work independently, work as part of our Global Team, and be willing to travel frequently within the allocated regions.

How to apply

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about wool/textiles and wants to make a positive impact on the industry and at the same time grow their career.

To learn more about Michell Wool and to apply for either of these outstanding opportunities, please either email David Jeffries, Group People & Culture Manager at [email protected], to arrange a confidential discussion or visit our website and submit a cover letter and your resume.


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