Area Sales Manager

South East - home based
Up to £28,000 + £2,000 bonus + car + laptop + phone+ credit card
03 May 2019
03 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
  • A leading European garden products manufacturer with subsidiaries in the US, Australia and China.
  • Over 50 years of trading history and experience.
  • Highly successful UK operation supplying hundreds of independent and multiple retailers.

The Company:

  • Founded in Germany over 50 years ago, this is an innovative manufacturing business that has captured market share by manufacturing high quality products at very competitive price points.
  • They have a reputation for exciting product development, and they continue to invest in the future.
  • An internal promotion has created this new opportunity.

The Role of Area Sales Manager:

  • Calling on independent garden centres and branches of groups, the job holder will work from home and create an effective journey plan that maximises customer contact.
  • Moving through the seasons your broad role will include pre-season order capture, building displays, in-season repeat orders and new stockist prospecting.
  • You will enjoy exposure to a range of business situations from sales presentations; terms negotiation; delivering in-store training and merchandising – but the core requirement is to build relationships with customers and make it easy for them to do business with you.
  • You will be part of a small, committed field sales team where flexibility is important in order to support each other and maximise results.



The person for this Area Sales Manager opportunity:

  • Based close to the M25 Hertfordshire, Essex, London, Surrey or Kent we are looking for an experienced field sales Representative who has called on garden centres or other independent retailers.  
  • You should enjoy outdoor living and feel excited at the prospect of working with some of the best garden centres in the UK.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential together with the ability to influence buyers to commit to more stock, a wider range and more display space. Ultimately you need to be able to close sales meetings with an order!

This is an excellent opportunity with a thriving business that supports personal development and will encourage on-going learning and training.

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


South East – home based


Name: Nick Hester       

Telephone: 01275 813030


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