Area Sales Manager to a leading Gift Company with global presence; 

Location
Home Based
Salary
Competitive Basic Salary (commensurate with experience)
Posted
01 Mar 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Area Sales Manager to a leading Gift Company with global presence;

Territory; Greater London.

Responsibilities towards; Garden Centres, Farm Shops, Visitor Attractions & Tourist Attractions.

We are looking to secure an experienced Area Sales Manager, responsible for the Greater London area. Responsible for a portfolio of fast moving impulse gifts across pre-determined channels, we look to secure a “self-starter”; an ambitious and motivated sales professional to drive sales and relationships across both new and existing businesses. Based on territory, with prior experience within the gift industry, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a consistent work ethic, a committed approach, and a clear understanding of result achievement.

Responsibilities;

  • To build and develop profitable sales across responsible channels in line with prescribed targets  
  • To target new business opportunities and successfully convert within territory
  • Service current retail accounts with regular visits and communication, building strong relationship with customers
  • Regular liaison with head office sales support on behalf of broader customer delivery
  • To introduce new products with seasonal demands to customers across territory
  • To adopt and deliver external sales reporting requirements
  • To attend and represent Company at trade shows and industry events, as required

Candidate;

  • Previous experience within the gift industry, ideally across garden centre and/or visitor attraction sectors
  • A proven track record at building and developing profitable sales achievement within the gift industry
  • Excellent people skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Proficient with IT skills, specifically external sales reporting
  • Self-motivated and driven, with a desire to be a part of a successful team

Remuneration;

  • Competitive Basic Salary (commensurate with experience)
  • Commission/Bonus Program
  • Company Vehicle
  • Pension
  • iPad/Mobile phone

Start Date; Immediate

Closing Date; 15th March, 2018

Location; Home Based

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