Area Sales Manager

Yorkshire / North East
£33000 plus 40% bonus, company car and extensive benefits
01 Mar 2017
01 Apr 2017
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title:           Area Sales Manager

Location:          Yorkshire / North East

Salary:             £33000 plus 40% bonus, company car and extensive benefits

Sector:             Outdoor Power Tools

Job type:          Permanent

Job reference: NH/18191

  • Area Sales Manager role with world leading manufacturing company
  • Inherit high value area with the potential to develop
  • No industry experience is required as full training is available

The Company:

Our client is a high profile, international manufacturer with strong brand identity and loyal consumers in consumer in professional channels. The company is now looking for a skilled sales professional to work with their dealers in Yorkshire and the North East.

The Area Sales Manager will cover Yorkshire, the North East and Cumbria with responsibility for:

  • Driving new sales growth in a well established area
  • Developing strong, long-term, profitable business partnerships with customers
  • Planning and executing customer specific sales strategies
  • Negotiation of trading terms and promotions that achieve margin targets
  • Working within a team to communicate, share resources and secure support to ensure the customer experience is always exceptional

The Benefits:

A negotiable basic salary plus 40% bonus opportunity, company car, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, contributory pension.

The Area Sales Manager profile:

We are looking for an experienced and high calibre Area Sales Manager with the communication skills and commercial ability to represent this world leading brand. Specific qualities will include:

  • Living in Yorkshire or the North East
  • A proven ability to sell to decision makers
  • Substantial experience of call planning, preparation, structure and achievement
  • Skilled at fact finding, questioning and verbal clarity
  • Strong negotiation and objection handling skills
  • Empathy and the ability to build strong working relationships

Your experience will be as a home based Area Sales Manager with a successful track record of sales achievement and a logical, progressive career to date. You might have worked in consumer goods, industrial or business to business sales but we have a strong preference for someone who has sold a product rather than a service.

For more information and to apply please contact Nick Hester at Cavendish Maine:


Name                Nick Hester      

Telephone         01275 813030