Sales Representative

South West / South Wales
Up to £35,000 plus open-ended commission
08 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job title: Sales Representative

Location: South West / South Wales

Salary: Up to £35,000 plus open-ended commission & choice of car

Market: Garden Products

Job type: Permanent

Job reference: NH/20923

  • A specialist garden / gift / Christmas trade supplier with a real point of difference.
  • Offers a generous salary and 1% commission on all sales.
  • A quality, long-term employer with a focus on customer service.

The Company:

An established garden trade supplier with a quality reputation for products and customer service. The South West / South Wales area has been opened by the South East Representative and they now seek an experienced sales person in the West country to continue their growth. This is a quality business with a long-term perspective that is more interested in solid foundations than quick wins.

The Role of Sales Representative:

The Sales Representative will cover the South West of England and South Wales – ideally based in Gloucestershire, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Bristol, BANES, Wiltshire or Gwent. Responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and working to an effective journey plan that maximises customer contact time.
  • Regular meetings with existing and prospect customers to build strong relationships.
  • Identifying customer opportunities that will be met by your products and securing sales orders.
  • Planning every sales appointment in order to achieve objectives.
  • Driving sales growth and strong partnerships.

The person for this Sales Representative opportunity:

We are looking for a high calibre Sales Representative from a garden trade supplier. Specific qualities will include:

  • Home location in Gloucestershire, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Bristol, BANES, Wiltshire or Gwent.
  • Proven experience as a Sales Representative with a garden trade supplier.
  • Customer contacts within garden centres.
  • Skilled at dealing with independent retailers.
  • Strong merchandising skills with the ability to create eye catching displays. 
  • Strong negotiation and objection handling skills.
  • Empathy and the ability to build strong working relationships.

The Package:

As well as an attractive basic salary this opportunity offers an open ended commission scheme and choice of company car.

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


Name: Nick Hester       

Telephone: 01275 813030


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

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