Sales Representative

Location
Surrey
Salary
£27000 - £30000 plus 10% bonus + choice of car, phone etc
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Ref
NH/21374
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
  • Top quality pet food with strong brand name and reputation
  • Customer base of existing / prospect independent pet shops
  • Sell in new packaging, new deals and new POS material 

The Company:

This long-established pet food manufacturer has been supplying UK retailers, owners and pets for decades. Their brands have huge heritage with the independent specialist trade, but competitors have been eroding market share and it is time to respond with new packaging, promotions and flavours.  

Sales Representative – South East:

The new Sales Representative will cover the South East of England (Surrey, Berkshire, Middlesex,  London, Sussex, Kent, Herts, Essex, Beds), visiting independent pet shops to promote and support the company’s ranges.  

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create a journey plan that provides regular calls to all customers
  • Actively prospect for new stockists
  • Provide first class customer service
  • Communicate and reinforce the benefits of stocking the brands to retailers
  • Provide training and education to retail sales assistants
  • Create eye catching product displays using point-of-sale and promotional material
  • Report against your sales plan on a weekly basis

The person for this Sales Representative role – South East:

We are looking for a well-trained field sales Representative with experience selling to independent retailers. This could be a food or non-food FMCG, tobacco, drinks – if you have been used to dealing with decision makers and managing on-going customer relationships.

Other qualities we are looking for include:

  • Based in Surrey, Berkshire, Middlesex, London, Sussex, Kent, Herts, Essex or Bedfordshire
  • A proven track record of ability to open new retail accounts and grow area sales turnover
  • Experience dealing with independent shops and closing sales with the decision maker
  • Excellent sales skills – a good listener who can understand needs and sell benefits
  • Right personality – positive, likeable, good sense of humour, builds relationships easily
  • Enjoys running small training sessions and providing education to customers

The benefits:

The job holder will enjoy a competitive basic salary and bonus scheme plus choice of new car, laptop, printer and a smart phone.

Contact:

Nick Hester

Salary:

£27000 - £30000 plus 10% bonus + choice of car, phone etc

Job reference:

NH 21374

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

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