Area Sales Manager: Lighting

Location
North, South or Midlands
Salary
£30k-£35k basic, £40k OTE, Car, Pension, Laptop etc
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Ref
882077-b
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Area Sales Manager: Lighting

Location: North, South or Midlands

The Role:

An excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager / Field Sales Executive has become available with a leading provider of lighting products.

This exciting new sales position will involve selling a wide range of products into independent retailers, hardware stores, national and regional electrical wholesalers, cash & carry and independent builders merchants throughout a designated sales territory.

You will be responsible for pro-actively identifying and opening new business accounts across these markets, building strong relationships with existing clients, develop and execute an effective journey plan, attend trade exhibitions, monitor competitor activity, advise customers on product offerings and achieve the agreed sales and profit targets for your area.

Successful applicants will need to possess recent experience in selling into the target markets and have a proven track record in opening new business accounts.

Our Client:

Our client is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of lighting products. Due to growth plans and restructure they are looking to appoint a new Area Sales Manager to their sales team. Excellent career development opportunities can be available for successful people.

Essential Requirements:

  • Recent experience in a field sales / new business development role, selling into independent hardware stores, DIY stores, builders merchants, electrical wholesalers and cash & carry.
  • Strong new business development skills.
  • Good relationship builder.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Pro-active and tenacious approach.
  • Highly self-motivated.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good organisational and territory planning skills.
  • Ability to learn technical information.

Package:

Basic Salary:  £30,000-£35,000

Commission:  £40,000 OTE

Benefits:       Car, Phone, Laptop, Pension

Job Ref:  882077-b

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