Area Sales Manager

East Midlands
to £35, 000 plus 25% bonus, company car and benefits
14 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
NH 18867
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title:            Area Sales Manager

Location:           East Midlands

Salary:              to £35, 000 plus 25% bonus, company car and benefits

Sector:              garden machinery

Job type:          permanent

Job reference:   NH 18867

  • Respected, branded garden machinery manufacturer
  • Internationally recognised
  • Well established customer base
  • High profile role within a specialist team

The Company:

An international, business and a UK manufacturer with a reputation for high performing products and strong brand identity. Supplies discerning UK homeowners and gardeners with an excellent product range via a network of committed dealers.

The role of Area Sales Manager:

The Area Sales Manager will cover the East Midlands region with responsibility for:

  • Covering Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire
  • Devising a journey plan and call objectives
  • Regular meetings with established customers to generate sales growth
  • Identification of appropriate new stockists
  • Develop strong, long-term, profitable business partnerships with customers
  • Negotiation of trading terms and promotions that achieves margin targets

The person for this Area Sales Manager opportunity:

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

  • At least 3 years of field sales experience and a successful track record
  • Experience of selling products through stockists is preferred but not essential
  • 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

The benefits:

A basic salary to £35,000 plus 25% bonus, company car, mobile, laptop, 25 days holiday and pension.


Name                Nick Hester      

Telephone         01275 813030