Territory Manager (Distributor Team)
Home based – We have exciting opportunities in the London, Surrey, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire areas.
Salary £30,000 - £36,500 based on experience plus bonus, company car, fuel card, 25 days holiday, pension, staff discounts and flexible benefits package including childcare vouchers and more!
We are AkzoNobel, home to world class brands such as Dulux, Cuprinol, Hammerite, Polycell and are known around the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them.
If you are an experienced sales professional who hits targets and is focused on adding value to our customers, simply apply to be a part of our Trade, Retail and Automotive team.
As a Distributor Territory Manager, you will maximize sales and profit for our for our Independent and large scale outlets (trade, retail and automotive brands) with designated customers in your sales territory. As part of this exciting role you will focus on delivering volume, sales, margin & cash collection targets as well as developing new business opportunities. This will involve maintaining and developing existing and new customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods as well as quality of service. You will build strong customer relationships and execute sales plans, marketing initiatives, new product launches, promotions and more to grow profitability. You will review our brand presence and maintain our brand leadership status by regularly merchandising our products to gain maximum awareness in store. Important will be the ability to deliver customer service levels that ensure the market continues to use AkzoNobel products above all others.
The successful candidate will have gained experience in sales / account management within a FMCG or relevant sales environment and have a focus on continuous improvement to business processes and performance. You will be good at building relationships at all levels and possess excellent communication and financial skills. You will have an understanding of category management and an eye for effective merchandising. Self-motivated, you excel at achieving targets and are resilient in negotiations. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments.
A full driving licence is required to carry out the duties of this role.
AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while bringing colour to peoples lives. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be territory manager in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.