Sales Representative

Location
East Anglia
Salary
£25,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted
12 Sep 2017
Closes
12 Oct 2017
Ref
AL/19305
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Title:  Sales Representative

Region:  East Anglia

Sector:  Landscaping and Garden products

Salary: £25,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance

Code:  AL/19305

The Company

Cavendish Maine are delighted to be partnering with one of the market leaders in the fencing and decorative timber industry. They are now seeking for an innovative and dynamic individual to help drive their products into the UK market, this includes selling into garden centres, timber merchants, builder merchants and retail outlets across East Anglia.

The Role

As a Sales Rep, you will assume responsibilities for trade & retail accounts as agreed with your line manager, you will as part of your duties, be the key person responsible for reports and administration across allocated trade & retail accounts. Initially you will be responsible for the day to day running of all accounts within your specified area, along with ad-hoc projects as required by the business. You will report directly to the National Account Manager.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Create and follow a journey plan that achieves the business targets
  • Build trusting relationships
  • Present the benefits of stocking the brand and be proactive in winning display space
  • Identify new opportunities
  • Report against the area sales plan

The person for this Sales Representative role:

We are looking for someone with a background in FMCG sales and someone who is keen to learn and submerge themselves into a niche, but growing industry. A proven ability to manage a sales area with regular field sales visits is crucial. In addition, we are looking for:

  • Based in the East Anglia
  • A dynamic individual and a self starter
  • A proven track record in customer retention
  • Excellent sales skills. Able to influence decisions and close for sales orders
  • Great personality – positive, likeable, good sense of humour, builds relationships easily
  • Embraces being accountable for the area performance and prioritises constantly in order to meet targets
  • Possess the potential and desire to progress to a more senior role
  • Due to the shape and size of the products an element of physical fitness is required

Footnote

If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.

Due to the overwhelming Application response, we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine

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