Area Sales Manager

Recruiter
Heaven Sends
Location
postcodes:CA, DH, DL, DN, HG, HU, LA, LS, NE, SR, TS, TD, YO
Salary
Very competitive salary, commission plus car and benefits
Posted
02 Oct 2019
Closes
02 Nov 2019
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Established over a decade ago, Heaven Sends has fast become one of the UK's leading wholesalers of fabulously quirky gifts, stylish home accessories, and seasonal decorations.

Renowned for their witty signs, distinguished clocks and shabby chic accessories, as well as fabulous festive decorations, it’s products are a firm favourite for many retailers across the UK.

An exciting Field Sales opportunity has arisen for experienced sales professional with a passion for gift ware and decorative accessories to manage and develop the North East territory which ranges from Galashiels to Hull. Regular travel to the Birmingham Head Office will also be required.

This position will be remotely based covering the following postcodes: CA, DH, DL, DN, HG, HU, LA, LS, NE, SR, TS, TD, YO

Position Summary

You will be managing existing accounts within your territory to create year on year growth whilst seeking out new business and establishing company presence in the market.

You will develop strong working relationships with existing clients, presenting them with new ranges and dealing with bespoke requests. This will involve utilising the showroom and attending Trade Shows throughout the year.

Area Sales Manager Person Specification

To hit the ground running in this excellent sales role you will have a track record of successfully developing and growing sales within a territory, ideally within the Gift Ware Industry.

You will need to be intelligent, articulate, enthusiastic and keen to fit in with an already successful sales team. You will also have an organised and structured approach and have a good level of IT literacy. Essentially, you must have the enthusiasm not only to develop existing customers but also to seek new business opportunities and achieve targets set. 

Essential Requirements 

  • Effective sales, business development, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to travel extensively within your territory to visit clients – full clean UK driving licence is essential
  • Experience of and ability to work to high targets whilst handling multiple priorities
  • Experienced and able to work effectively with minimal supervision while delivering sales targets
  • Excellent time and territory management skills
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Suitable skills / experience: Sales Executive, Field Sales Executive, Field Sales, Sales Manager, Field Sales Manager, Business Development Manager, BDM

How to apply

If you have the desired skills and experience and would like to be considered for this Area Sales Manager job then we would like to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role along with your salary expectations.

Anticipated response makes it possible to only contact those candidates we wish to invite for interview following receipt of CV.

NO RECRUITMENT OR ADVERTISING AGENCIES PLEASE - DIRECT APPLICANTS ONLY

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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