Sales Representative

North of England, based North Yorkshire, North East
£25,000 - £28,000 + commission on all sales, company car, credit card, ipad
06 Sep 2018
06 Oct 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title:          Sales Representative

Location:         North of England, based North Yorkshire, North East            

Salary:              £25,000 - £28,000 + commission on all sales, company car, credit card, ipad

Sector:             Garden centre products

Reference:       NH/20769

  • Field sales role calling on garden centres
  • Large established customer base
  • Good quality product range, from a company with a great reputation

The Company:

A privately owned, successful, agile garden products supplier with high levels of ambition. The company has a large number of established customers and a reputation for quality products and high service levels. This role covers an established sales area with a large number of live accounts.  

The Role:

Area: Hull / Sheffield / Crewe heading North to include Cumbria, the North East and Southern Scotland. The ideal location is North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough, Sunderland or Newcastle.

Home based, you will be covering an established area calling on independent garden centres and the branches of several groups. You will meet with buyers to review the sell-through of your products, agree promotional activity and sell in new lines in order to reach monthly sales targets. There will be some prospecting to identify and convert new stockists.

This is a large sales area so needs careful planning in order to get maximum value from each day. The company supports nights away from home as required and one night each week is likely.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Posses at least 3 years of experience as a Sales Representative, Account Manager or Area Sales Manager
  • Be based in North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Newcastle
  • Have proven track record of ability to open new retail accounts and grow area sales turnover
  • Have experience dealing with independent retailers and closing sales with the decision maker
  • Have excellent sales skills and be able to build sales proposals, influence decisions and close
  • Embrace being accountable for the area performance and prioritise constantly in order to meet targets

The benefits:

A basic salary to £28,000 plus commission on all sales, company car, mobile, ipad, 25 days holiday

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

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