Sales Representative

West Sussex / Surrey
£attractive + 15% bonus potential + extensive benefits
28 Aug 2019
28 Sep 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
  • Work with market leading brands.
  • Manage your own high value sales territory.
  • Exciting innovations.

The Company:

With a very strong family of brands this international garden products manufacturer enjoys sales in almost 100% of the garden centre trade. The role of the Sales Representative is to control and develop products sales and in-store displays to create a trusting and profitable partnership with every customer.

The Role of Sales Representative:

Covering West Sussex and Surrey you will be tasked with delivering sales, profit and distribution goals through well-planned visits to established and new garden centre retailers. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Create a territory specific plan that delivers targeted results across sales, profit, distribution, display space, market share and growth.
  • Monitor and review sales performance – implementing recovery plans as appropriate.
  • Fully utilise CRM system to ensure comprehensive documentation of sales activity.
  • Support national / regional sales strategies and promotions.
  • Work with colleagues to improve operational efficiency and best practice.
  • Identify and secure promotional space. Work with merchandising colleagues to create impactful displays.

Candidate profile for this Sales Representative opportunity:

Living in Surrey or West Sussex we are looking for an experienced Sales Representative from a garden, FMCG, food or non-food background. Comprehensive training will be provided but a proven ability to sell to independent retailers is important. We are also looking for:

  • A disciplined self-starter, results driven and committed to achieving career recognition.
  • A skilled planner with the ability to lead by example and project a professional image.
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, a positive outlook and a clear focus on results.
  • Computer literate in PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Clear selling and negotiation skills.
  • Evidence of success in new business and account management sales roles.

The Rewards:

As well as an attractive basic salary this opportunity offers a performance-based bonus, company car, 26 days annual leave, life assurance, medical insurance, pension, long service awards and several additional benefits.

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


Name: Nick Hester       

Telephone: 01275 813030


Job Reference: NH/22218

Candidate care:

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If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us.

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

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